Crossplane is finally explained


Yamaha’s crossplane crankshaft has been credited with winning races and improving the rideability of its most potent sportbikes.

Even CMG’s features editor, Costa Mozouris, says the effect of Yamaha’s crossplane technology is a more rideable motorcycle. Yes — but what is it? No one knows … or do they?

Now CMG readers can know the whole story, with a brilliant visualization technique we like to call "YouTube."

Watch and learn, Locust … er, Grasshopper.




  1. By the way, that MatchGuard thing is far from obvious what you are supposed to do… especially with a question like 0+8. Explanation in a faq maybe or even just say answer the math problem formed by the following random characters.

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