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Can a motorcycle have four wheels?
Full-lean, low speed circles tighter than you're ever likely to dare on a conventional bike
The extra element of safety could tempt drivers who'd never dare venture onto two wheels
Is it a bike? Is it a quad? Is it a car?
4mc: virtually impossible to fall off
Blindfolded, you'd swear you were straddling a quite normal big-capacity scooter
The 4mc is still a motorcycle, despite the number of wheels
Thanks to its four-wheeled design and ingenious suspension system, which means it can go to full lean, complete with a rider, without falling over even at a standstill
MOST tests involve a long process of careful assessment to judge the relative benefits and disadvantages of the bike in question, painstakingly attempting to judge whether the new machine has any clear advantage over its competitors. But on swinging a leg over the only existing 4MC prototype there's just one big question to be answered - can a motorcycle have four wheels? Ben Purvis finds out.
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