Even though it is packed with all the mechanical muscle you would expect from a bike of its origin, the Roehr 1250 could have been a bit more aggressive. It simply looks too clean considering the suppose sharpness in what concerns handling so, personally, I would have loved to see some aerodynamic cuts into the fairing, not the simple design with only a pair of air vents.
Due to its front end it will be immediate recognizable as it features the Ducati like nose (does that make it distinctive, what am I saying?) with the two headlights and air scoops while the signal lights are being incorporated into the permissive mirrors. Also, we would like to see how that windscreen works because when it comes to design it is very nice. Front fender creates the carbon fiber illusion and the alloy wheels would give you the impression that the American builder had stolen the designer from Triumph for the process. What I very much appreciate is the tank’s design which allows room for the rider’s knees and has that flat appearance of a veritable race bike. Further more, designers made sure that the seat won’t position the rider on its hands although the handlebars are fairly low and there is no passenger seat. I believe that they thought at the bike’s sportive character and simply didn’t want to torture people’s backs with a disturbing passenger riding position.
Oh, let’s not be bad with the nice looking thing. Yes, you may like it or not, but the combination of styles and the basic idea itself is a sure recipe for attracting customers who don’t think that much like we do and prefer this kind of simple, clean design.
Some may have wanted it to look a little more like for the 21st century, but as many will surely go for it just like this proving that performance comes first when it comes to the birth of a new motorcycle legend. A great expected success, the new machine has started with the right foot.