Originally Posted by kirb
Cycle World had a similar article. Heavy throttle spring, Heavy clutch. Unrefined tranny. Fueling not sorted out on the low RPM end. Not too hard to sort out for production. You have to be confident in your creation to let the media flog your machine in an unrefined state.
I am keeping my eyes open for a price, but I suspect we won't see one for at least a year.
Better to wait a year and have the primary bugs all resolved than to come out too early with it and suffer the consequences of dissatisfied owners and bad press.
I hope they succeed, but given these turbulent economic times, I remain sceptical.