The venerable Ducati Monster celebrated its 20th anniversary last year, and the line is set to kick off a new era with the launch of the 2014 Monster 1200 and 1200S. Powered by the same superbike-derived engine that powers the Multistrada and Diavel, the new 1200 takes the Monster family to new heights in terms […]
A Walkaround With The Mugen Shinden San TT Zero Winner + Video
Earlier today, John McGuinness earned his 21st Isle of Man TT victory, claiming the top step in the TT Zero electric motorcycle race aboard the Mugen Shinden San. His single-lap race time of 19:17.300 means he averaged an astonishing 117.366 mph, destroying the existing lap record of 109.675 mph set last year by Michael Rutter aboard the MotoCzysz. Unfortunately, due to health reasons, the Michael Czysz could not field a team this year.
In this video, Mugen’s UK Project Manager, Colin Whittamore tells us more about the Shinden San during testing before the TT. The details of the Shinden are quite spectacular, as, other than the obvious propulsion differences, the Shinden is equipped with MotoGP- or World Superbike-level components. Check out the video below to see more.