Pierobon F042 hstreetPierobon, a Bologna-based brand that has been creating motorcycle frames since 1952, has released some info on its latest creation, the F042 hstreet.
Pierobon takes the same chassis technology it uses with MotoGP and World Superbike teams, and brings it to the street. Powering the F042 is Ducati 1100EVO engine, the same 95-horsewpower L-Twin found in the Monster 1100EVO.The rest is all dreamy Italian parts, including Termignoni exhaust parts, Brembo brakes and Marchesini wheels.Speaking of the F042 hstreet, Pierobon says: “The driving position is made more comfortable by the handlebars raised and aligned with the forks. Its natural habitat is the mountain roads where you can savor the stability and the accuracy in the curves.”For more on Pierobon, check out the company’s website at pierobonframes.com/en/Pierobon F042 hstreet Specs:
Frame: Pierobon tubular aluminum trellis frame, weight 6,36 kg
Swing Arm: Pierobon aluminum EN AW-6082 swing arm, weight 4,13 kg
Front Frame: Made in aluminum EN AW-6082, weight 0,89 kg
Rear Frame: Made in aluminum EN AW-6082, weight 0,77 kg
Fuel Tank: Pierobon aluminum hand made fuel tank, weight 3,48 kg, capacity 16L (includes 3L reserve)
Engine: Ducati 2V 1100EVO
Exhaust Suspension: Pierobon stainless steel exhaust pipe and Termignoni carbon fiber and titanium exhaust silencer “2-1” configuration
Front Suspension: Showa front forks L730 upside-down fully adjustable
Rear Suspension: Progressive cantilever linkage with fully adjustable Öhlins monoshock with length adjustment
Steering Kit: Pierobon aluminum triple clamp, weight 1,38 kg
Wheels: Marchesini aluminum wheels 17” with Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa tires
Brake System: Twin Brembo front radial calipers four pistons and 305 mm front discs 245 mm BREMBO rear disc, single piston Brembo rear caliper
Controls: Pierobon aluminum handlebars with raised clamps, weight 0,73 kg
Pierobon aluminum foot peg kit in aluminum, weight 0,52 kg
Fairings: Fiberglass bodywork
Colors: Frame ROSSO CORSA; Swing arm, front frame, rear frame and fuel tank NERO BURN OUT
Weight: Total weight 324 lbs., including battery, lubricants and 1.32 gallons of fuel
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