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Hardware: New Supermoto Kit From

Motostrano recently released a new Supermoto Kit to compliment its existing conversion kit options for Supermoto customers. The new kit, Quick Switch Kit Race, provides budding supermoto racers and track day goers a complete Supermoto set-up that allows for easy installing and un-installing of supermoto parts for the rider who wants to easily switch between the two modes with one bike.

This kit was developed with riders with one bike in mind, those who frequently ride in the dirt and want to use their same bike on local Supermoto Tracks. The kit includes industry-leading wheels made up of Excel Rims, Buchanan Spokes and Talon hubs and Dunlop race slicks (for closed circuit track use only). The brake set-up includes a Moto-Master racing kit with 320mm rotor, 4 piston caliper, a stainless steel brake lilne and Brembo 13mm radial style master cylinder. This set-up allows the rider to install or remove the brake set-up as a complete system, without requiring brake bleeding during the install. Further, the brake kit is made up of best-in-class race-grade products used by the top Supermoto racers in US and World Supermoto championships.

"It's a collection of parts that past customers have asked for quite often," said Motostrano owner Joe Witherspoon. "We decided to pre-package the parts to give customers this option or even the idea of the option when planning their Supermoto build-out."


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