Ducati’s uber expensive and exclusive Desmosedici RR is basically a GP bike for the open road. It’s light, fast and for all intensive purposes a masterpiece of engineering. With almost 200 hp and a top speed of 190 mph the Desmosedici RR is a two wheeled force to be reckoned with. There are those however who look at machines of this caliber and simply think that they can be better and thus, take a shot at it, NCR is one such company. There goal in the motorcycling world is simple:
“To prove itself to the motorcycling market as a designer and manufacturer of very exclusive motorcycles that use the highest available technology and leading design to a knowledgeable and demanding customer”.
Behold the new NCR Millona 16, a machine that to put it lightly, is one of the lightest, fastest and most amazing road going motorcycles ever built. The NCR Millona 16 now makes over 200 hp at the rear wheel and utilizes carbon fiber bodywork, titanium engine components and at the end of the day achieves an amazing weight of only 319 lbs which according to the NCR website, “is lighter than the imposed minimum weight of a MotoGP motorcycle!”
The NCR Millona 16 is one of those rare machines that makes us remember why we ride motorcycles. Sure it’s out of reach for most of us but the fact that it simply exists keeps us all fired up about the hobby. Hmm… it may be time to hit the open road again.