Sabertooth Motorcycles Has Been Granted 2 U.S. Patents For Innovative Rear-Wheel-Steering and Active Suspension.

WildCatThese innovative technologies will be integrated into the Sabertooth line of WildCat® trikes. The first of these technologies is SureTrac®, a Rear-Wheel-Steering system (patent number 8,607,913), which provides added stability and ease of turning. Sabertooth’s proprietary SureTrac® system will be standard equipment on the popular V8 WildCat® trike series and the new 850 cc, 104 hp WildCat “e” trike series.”Turning the handlebars on a conventional trike requires ever increasing force the faster the rider is going, and on slick roads the front tire can slide while the rear tires go in a straight line,” says Sabertooth Motorcycles Founder Ben Daniels. “Rear steering makes the trike much easier to turn and lets a two rear wheel trike handle nimbly while increasing safety and stability.”

Adding stability and providing a smoother ride is Sabertooth’s new proprietary DynaGrip® Active Suspension System (patent number 8,645,024). The WildCat® trikes will also be equipped standard with the DynaGrip® active rear suspension system that will provide a better ride and better handling than trikes with either conventional independent rear suspension or a suspension with a solid rear axle. Independent rear suspensions provide an overall superior ride, but generally perform poorly in turns. In turns, independent rear suspension systems allow compression of the shock absorbers on one side and extension on the other side. This results in body roll, which shifts the center of gravity to the outside wheel making the trike less stable. Solid rear axle suspensions, on the other hand, perform well in turns, but do not provide the smooth ride of an independent suspension on uneven roads. The WildCat® trike Active Suspension System incorporates an independent rear suspension for a smooth, comfortable ride and also functions to stiffen the rear suspension in coordination with the rider turning the handlebars, thus preventing the trike from leaning or squatting in turns. An active suspension provides a better quality ride in all scenarios, which represents a leap forward in trike technology.

Sabertooth® Motorcycles began in late 2005. In the world of increasingly look-alike, feel-alike motorcycles, Sabertooth saw a need for a new level of motorcycle for the experienced rider seeking a higher level of physical exhilaration and emotional satisfaction and introduced the V8 powered Sabertooth WildCat®. Today, Sabertooth is producing a full line of V8 motorcycles and trikes, in addition to smaller displacement models with advanced technology. Sabertooth Motorcycles.

8 Responses to “Sabertooth Motorcycles Has Been Granted 2 U.S. Patents For Innovative Rear-Wheel-Steering and Active Suspension.”

  1. 1 Sharkey Mar 28th, 2014 at 11:02 am

    Cool tech but I’m not sure if I would class trikes in with bikes or as a new category: “open air vehicle”…if there are not the same challenges, then is it really the same experience?

  2. 2 Terence Tory Mar 28th, 2014 at 4:18 pm

    Patents and tech are just jim dandy.But I would like to see a video showing it portrayed in action compared to the same vehicle with the robot systems turned off.

    A trike like this has got plenty of potential as an electric vehicle as it can carry the excessive weight of batteries or H-cells without effecting it’s utility or ease of use.

  3. 3 RUB Mar 29th, 2014 at 4:22 am

    Sabertooth cycles should use the names the Bam Bam , Dino & Fred Flintstone on there models ! yaba daba doooooo !

  4. 4 HD Rider Mar 29th, 2014 at 10:36 am

    Maybe this technology will finally produce a trike that isn’t scary to go around corners on. A safer alternative for Geezers who can’t handle a real motorcycle.

  5. 5 Rob Campbell Mar 30th, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    I’ve never been interested in trikes, and I suspect I’ll never move over to one, but this is pretty intriguing.

  6. 6 Wilhelm Apr 3rd, 2014 at 7:13 am

    Body roll is the reason that cars have anti roll bars since the 50s.

  7. 7 BCinSoCal Apr 8th, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    Can’t wait for it to come out for two wheelers😃

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