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About Motorcycle

Bhutan opened its doors to the outside world in the 1960s and since then modernization has been gradually stepping in. Although Bhutan has enhanced its economic and social development in all aspects, it has also remained true to preserving the country’s rich culture and tradition. Today, Bhutan is one of the most attractive tourist destinations because of our unique culture and tradition and the pristine natural environment.

Most adventure riders also seek out for the roads of Bhutan. The twists, the bends, the curves on all roads in Bhutan are incomparable to any other. What makes it so special? You will be riding your bike, literally at the edges while enjoying the vast diversity of forest, rivers and mountains. At every stop of your ride, it holds for you to see one of the many endangered species of birds, animals found in the virgin forest of Bhutan or a mystical fortress or temple that holds many legends. Your experience in Bhutan will definitely be thrilling and it is for certain that the more you ride in Bhutan, the more you will want to ride. Most of the motorable roads in Bhutan have very less traffic, which makes it even more adventurous for riders to enjoy the sharp narrow bends en route. Riding in Bhutan will give the riders an out of the box experience, with not only high winding motorable roads but a rich exposure to the country’s culture and tradition which are much observable.

AboutMotorcycle

Engine

Type Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, Spark ignition, Aircooled, Fuel injection
Displacement 499cc
Bore x stroke 84mm x 90mm
Compression Ratio 8.5 : 1
Maximum Power 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Maximum Torque 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Ignition System Digital electronic ignition
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 5 Speed Constant Mesh
Lubrication Wet sump
Engine Oil 15 W 50 API, SL Grade & above, JASO MA 2
Fuel Supply Electronic fuel injection
Air Cleaner Paper Element
Engine Start Electric/Kick

Chassis & suspension

Type Single downtube, using engine as stressed member
Front suspension Telescopic, 35mm forks, 130mm travel
Rear suspension Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel

Dimensions

Wheelbase 1360 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm
Length 2140 mm
Width 790 mm (Without Mirrors)
Height 1090 mm (Without Mirrors)
Seat Height
Kerb Weight 194 Kg (with 90% Fuel & Oil)
Fuel Capacity 13.5 Ltr

Brakes & tyres

Tyres Fr. 90/90 – 19
Tyres Rr. 120/80 – 18
Brakes Front 280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper
Brakes Rear 153mm Drum, Single Lead Internal Expanding

Electrical

Electrical System 12 volt – DC
Battery 12 volt, 14 Ah
Head Lamp 12V, 60 W / 55 W, HALOGEN
Tail Lamp 12V, P21/5W
Turn Signal Lamp 12V, R10W X 4nos

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P.O. Box: 1507, Block # 9B, Changlam
Chubachu, Thimphu, Kingdom of Bhutan
Mobile: +975 1711 1808
Tel: +975 02 339138, Fax: +975 02 324023
Email: bhutanknightmotors@gmail.com

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