Engineering

Race Ducati 1198R ECU swap and chassis upgrades taking bike to next level of handling ability

Posted May 11th, 2016 in Ducati, ECU Remap, Engineering.

This race-spec Ducati 1198R is owned by a local race team from Lincoln; we’ve tuned the engine for them and after their first test session the bike was back with us after an issue (which was down to the ECU). We fitted our own ECU and we’re happy now – it seems the original had […]

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One-off Brembo brake caliper mounting brackets – not as simple as it looks!

Posted March 4th, 2016 in Brembo, Engineering.

Sometimes people come to us with very specific requirements for certain needs, and as we’ve got a very fancy engineering shop out back, staffed by clever blokes we like to put it to good use. This customer loves his bikes, but only has the use of one hand (all of his controls were on the […]

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Meet our new baby – a Haas VF4. You won’t believe what it can do…

Posted August 25th, 2014 in Engineering.

BSD has a large engineering shop out back behind the bike workshop – we turn out a lot of specialised pieces for local industry as well, of course, parts for motorcycles. This is a Haas VF4 CNC 4-axis milling machine which we installed a week or so ago. It expands our ability for the general […]