AMERICA’S LEADING MOTORCYCLE MAGAZINE
VOL. 49 NO. 9
CYCLE WORLD (ISSN 0011-4286) (USPS 571-310), SEPTEMBER 2010, volume #49, issue #9, is published monthly by Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Inc., 1633 Broadway, New York, NY 10019. Periodicals postage paid at New York, NY 10001 and at additional mailing offices. Authorized periodicals postage by the Post Office Department, Ottawa, Canada, and for payment in cash. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Cycle World, P.O. Box 422515, Palm Coast, FL 32142-8704; U.S. and Canada: (800) 456-3084, Foreign: (386) 597-4375; cycleworld@emailcustomerservice. com. It the postal services alert us that your magazine is undeliverable, we have no further obligation unless we receive a corrected address within one year.
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10 FIRST LOOKS: 2011 Yamaha TDM1200/ FJR1300 By Blake Conner
10 BIMOTA DB8 By Bruno dePrato
12 UPDATE: Team Cycle World SuperBike By Kevin Cameron
15 QUICKRIDE Honda GL1800 Gold Wing Airbag
16 QUICKRIDE 2011 Harley-Davidson XR1200X
26 NCR LEGGERA 1200 SPECIAL Titanium makes light, right? By Blake Conner
30 NCR MILLONA16 World’s most desirable sportbike? Si! By John Burns
32 2011 SPORTSTER SUPERLOW Another radi(c)al new development from Milwaukee. By John Burns
36 KTM'S 2011 350 SX-F New, fresh, radical. By Ryan Dudek
38 2011 TRIUMPH SPRINT GT Sport-touring in the land of the clans. By Paul Dean
44 TEN BEST BIKES Class of 2010.
50 HONORABLE MENTIONS Best of the Rest.
41 LONG-TERM WRAP-UP BMW F800GS.
56 BELL VORTEX Apocalypse now!
56 AEROSTICH LIGHT-WEIGHT PORTABLE BAG Stuff happens: Always have a way to carry it.
68 REAL RACING Max Biaggi doubles at Miller. By Kevin Cameron
8 UP FRONT The Ride Electronic By Mark Hoyer
22 TDC At the Track By Kevin Cameron
24 LEANINGS The DR650 Appreciation Society By Peter Egan
52 NEW IDEAS