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The Yamaha 01GEN is touted as a “multi-wheel crossover” – referring both to its on- and off-road capability – sporting two wheels at the front and a single wheel in the rear. It utilizes a similar front suspension setup to the Tricity scooter, with either front wheel supported by its own fork, enabling the bike to lean into corners. There are also two separate fenders, one for each wheel, resembling an insect’s pincers. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.
“The 01GEN is being called a ‘multi-wheel crossover’ concept, which certainly has a lot more syllables than ‘trike,’ but no matter you call it, this is a stunning piece of machinery. Yamaha says it’s designed for both the asphalt and off-road action, and that makes sense given its motorcycle-like upper half and ATV-like lower half,” says Hi Consumption.