The new KRGT-1 is an evolution of the earlier technology mannequin by ARCH Motorcycles, a bespoke efficiency cruiser producer co-owned by actor Keanu Reeves.
Los Angeles-based ARCH Motorcycles, based by Keanu Reeves, has unveiled the newest iteration of the corporate’s flagship efficiency cruiser, the 2020 KRGT-1, simply forward of the world’s most well-known motorbike present, the EICMA 2019 in Milan, Italy. The new KRGT-1 will not be an all-new motorbike, however an evolution of the earlier technology mannequin, with over 20 main adjustments involving greater than 150 newly designed and manufactured elements. The new ARCH KRGT-1 will get redesigned bodywork, upgraded suspension, ergonomic enhancements, up to date braking elements and new security options.
“The KRGT-1 was originally designed to realise the potential and push the boundaries of what an American v-twin motorcycle could offer,” says ARCH motorbike co-founder Gard Hollinger. “Our new KRGT-1 stays true to the original objective while further developing and refining the motorcycle’s design and performance elements to enhance the overall riding experience.”
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The ARCH KRGT-1 is powered by a 124 ci (2,032 cc) S&S/ARCH v-twin engine with an in-house designed downdraft induction system together with proprietary K&N Engineering air filter for higher stream. The exhaust system can also be an ARCH-designed 2-into-1 stainless-steel header system, with a Yoshimura carbon fibre muffler. And it is stated to ship low-end torque from only a slight twist of the throttle, with peak torque rated at 164 Nm.
There’s a brand new race-inspired billet aluminium swingarm which is alleged to extend rigidity and reduce unsprung weight, and suspension is dealt with by a totally adjustable Ohlins rear shock on the rear, and the entrance suspension has additionally been upgraded to a 48 mm, Ohlins fork with NIX know-how. The KRGT-1 now comes with Bosch-developed anti-lock braking system which improves braking efficiency, stability and security. Other high-end bits embrace a reshaped cowl and display, in addition to a brand new sprint. The carbon fibre fenders have additionally been reshaped to raised stream with the bike’s design strains. According to ARCH Motorcycles, the brand new KRGT-1 is tailor-made to particular person ergonomic and beauty necessities, making every motorbike distinctive, and is constructed on the firm’s south LA space store.
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