JCosta and Yasuni worked together when they tried square weights in the axial variator quite a while ago
That I seriously doubt given the circumstances.
they tried square weights in the axial variator quite a while ago, and found they didn't last as long as the round ones,
A few years ago an Autisa/Yasuni test bike had 20,000kms on original weights with no appreciable wear. I believe the square weight patent is Autisa/Yanusi but ...
and no, one of the founders didn't screw the other out of 900K euros.
Well that's what I was told. Owned 49% got dismissed as an employee by the 51% who then formed a seperate sales and marketing company IScooter which they owned 100%. I maybe wrong about the amount but I beleive I am correct about the situation.
But them Guttenberg invented the printing press and was out maneuvred by his partners. Sh1t happens.
Wasn't JCosta giving you wholesale prices before they had a distributor in your part of the world? You seemed to like them a lot when you were able to resell their products. I hear they are selling a lot of variators for the ADV 150 in Thailand these days.
I was the distributor but they knew it was never my day job. More like a paying hobby, after helping a guy on a 600 Silverwing with a sidecar get up hills. Eventually I also gave up my other business and went back to being a "consultant" as it paid better and was tax free.
But I did get 12 years of a relaxed lifestyle out of it. Now I just take money from the ATM.
Here the market has changed. I think guys with ADV150 who want more more performance will buy a 350. Also from a performance perspective, there are now a load of used 250/300 Forzas so they buy those and not PCX.
I am still interested in CVT as a technology.
I see no reason why you can't buy a box of Vespa 300 Yasuni units unless you already have.