This three-wheeled motorcycle is the official support vehicle for the third major cycling race of the year.
If we spoke a few days ago about Skoda’s presence in La Vuelta a España 2019, as the official car of the competition and sponsor of the Regularity Green Jersey, now is the time to focus on the official support vehicle of the Spanish round.
Indeed, under this denomination, we refer to the Yamaha Niken 2019, the curious and striking Japanese motorcycle, which has three wheels and a three-cylinder engine and 847 cm3.
Now, if you’re a lover of motorcycles or cycling (or even two specialties), you’ll know it’s not the first time this model is seen turn-based.
Fruit of the agreements with RCS, organizer of the Tour of Italy, and ASO, the Tour and the Tour itself, we have already seen this season the Niken follow the cyclists in such famous events.
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Thus, after a well deserved rest after the Tour de France, Niken’s fleet is already traveling on our roads, supporting teams and officials of the race.
Thus, between August 24 and September 15, they will go with the cyclists to go through the 21 stages (including 9 in the mountains), after which they will add 3,272.2 km of course, which separate the Salinas. from Torrevieja, in Alicante, from the city of Madrid, where the final podium will be installed.
Recall that in addition to offering great stability, among the peculiarities of this bike, it appears to show a futuristic fairing and offer an angle of inclination of up to 45 degrees. If you want to see it in action, we leave you a video: