Issue: 19930401

Thursday, April 1, 1993
April
4
True
32
Monday, August 4, 2014
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Articles
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0001.xml
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2,3
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Advertisements
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Metzeler
ME55A METRONIC
Metzeler
ME99A PERFECT
Metzeler
ME33 LASER
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0002.xml
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4
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FORD: Ranger STX
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FORD
Ranger STX
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0003.xml
tableOfContents
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5
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0004.xml
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6
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SBS
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SBS
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0005.xml
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6
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YUASA
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YUASA
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0006.xml
masthead
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6
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0007.xml
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7
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Advertisements
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DRAG SPECIALTIES
oil filter housing cover for FXST
DRAG SPECIALTIES
skull mudflaps
DRAG SPECIALTIES
A/C aluminum mirrors
DRAG SPECIALTIES
leather grip covers
DRAG SPECIALTIES
"Badlands" custom end caps
DRAG SPECIALTIES
Large aluminum license frame
DRAG SPECIALTIES
"Round Series" mirrors
DRAG SPECIALTIES
Brake pads
DRAG SPECIALTIES
"Accutronix" aluminum risers
DRAG SPECIALTIES
"Hotop" custom taillight
DRAG SPECIALTIES
Stag seat with fringe
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0008.xml
article
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UP FRONT
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Green machines
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David Edwards
IF YOU’RE A BIG FAN OF THE INTERNAL-combustion engine, the words land like a Riddick Bowe body punch. The author proclaims that the automobile's "cumulative impact on the global environment is posing a mortal threat to the security of every nation that is more deadly than that of any military enemy we are ever again likely to confront." The statement was penned not by some posy-sniffing eco-weenie padlocked to a giant Sequoia, but by none other than Albert Gore Jr., recently sworn in as the 45th vice president of these United States, the man who is but a massive coronary away from being the most powerful individual in the world.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0009.xml
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9
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Southern Comfort Company
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Southern Comfort Company
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0010.xml
article
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LEANINGS
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You ain’t goin’ nowhere
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Peter Egan
BOB DYLAN SEEMS TO HAVE WRITTEN A song for every nuance of emotion at one time or another in his long career, and the one I borrowed for the title of this column always seems fitting for the winter non-riding season. Great opening verse: Clouds so swift/Rain won't lift/Gate won’t close/Railings froze/Get your mind off wintertime/You ain’t goin’ nowhere.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0011.xml
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11
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DENNIS KIRK
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DENNIS KIRK
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0012.xml
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12,13
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Yamaha Motor Corporation: GTS1000A
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Yamaha Motor Corporation
GTS1000A
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0013.xml
article
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TDC
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Spring to action
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Kevin Cameron
MOTORCYCLE ENGINES, HAPPILY, ARE in a constant state of evolution. Take the lowly valve spring, for example. Early camshaft designers asked metal to do things it was incapable of, as "square" lift profiles impacted against tappets at steel-shattering rates of acceleration.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0014.xml
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15
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ARMY
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ARMY
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0015.xml
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16,17
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Advertisements
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Dunlop
SPORTMAX Radials
Dunlop
K591 Elite SP
Dunlop
491 Elite II
Dunlop
D402 Touring Elite II
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0016.xml
article
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LETTERS
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LETTERS
GTS remarks
Big Bang
Saint Pete
Tag along
Reader Information
Crockery
Hidden meanings
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I am writing in regards to your February article on the Yamaha GTS-1000. First of all, let’s consider the person who wrote the article, Tom Isitt. This man writes books on Harley-Davidsons and 17th-century English medicine, and suddenly he is an authority on high-technology motorcycles?
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0017.xml
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19
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VANCE & HINES: SS2-R
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VANCE & HINES
SS2-R
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0018.xml
review
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DEPARTMENTS
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NEW IDEAS
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Gerard Design
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Gerard Design
helmet painting
$150
In need of a custom-painted helmet? Gerard Design can help. It carries a complete line of AGV, Arai, Shoei, Simpson and Bell helmets priced comparably to those from mail-order houses. Gerard (7103 Owensmouth, unit-B, Canoga Park, CA 91303; 818/703-6589) can paint the helmet to your specifications, or you can choose to let one of the company’s artists use his imagination. Gerard also repaints used helmets, if you don’t want to part with your old skidlid. Painting prices start at $150.
Gerard Design
Sport 2000 radial tires
Continental’s radial performance tire, the Sport 2000, is Z-rated and claims to offer precise steering and excellent feedback. Initial availability will be limited, says Continental (41 Strong Street, Wellington, NJ 07057; 201/471-8890), to three front and three rear sizes for popular high-performance sportbikes. For additional information and prices, contact your local motorcycle dealer.
Gerard Design
Adjustable Shock System
$700
Works Performance’s Adjustable Shock System—two custom-made shocks and a remote hydraulic adjuster—allows owners of late-model Harley Softails to easily and quickly alter their motorcycle’s ride height by as much as 2 inches with a twist of the remote adjuster’s knob. American-made of aircraft-quality materials, the rebuildable system retails for $700 from motorcycle dealers or directly from Works Performance (8730 Shirley Avenue, Northridge, CA 91324; 818/701-1010).
Gerard Design
Cycle World reprints
$11
Reprints of original Cycle World road tests are available from Whitehorse Press. Each softbound, 80-page book includes all of the articles written about a particular marque during a specific period. Motorcycles covered in the series include BMW, BSA, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, Norton, Suzuki, Triumph and Yamaha. The price for each guide is $11 plus shipping, from Whitehorse Press, 154 West Brookline Street, Boston, MA 02118, or phone 800/531-1133.
Gerard Design
Alpha road-racing suit
$1000
The flagship of Fieldsheer (485 E. 17th, Suite 400, Costa Mesa, CA 92627; 800/726-2065), the Alpha roadrace suit is made of top-grade leather and features Kevlar Keprotec, a combination of Kevlar, cordura nylon and elastic, inside the arms, thighs and behind the knees for improved comfort and strength. Leathertaped, three-way stitching is used throughout, and foam faced with plastic armor is fitted at the shoulders, elbows, forearms, hips, knees and shins. The Alpha suit is available from motorcycle dealers in all sizes and in four color combinations for $1000.
Gerard Design
Designer Tank and Seat Skins
$70
If it’s time to make your sportbike look a bit different from your buddies’ bikes, give Second Look (P.O. Box 661721, Sacramento, CA 95866; 916/920-8113) a call. The company makes multi-colored naugahide seat covers and fleece-backed vinyl tank covers that compliment stock colors and designs. The price for either a seat cover or a tank cover is $70.
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0019.xml
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21
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Advertisements
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TEKNIC
SILVERSTONE RACING SUIT
TEKNIC
SILVERSTONE GLOVE
TEKNIC
LIGHTNING JACKET
TEKNIC
MAGNUM BOOT
TEKNIC
OTISCA RAINSUIT
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0020.xml
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22,23
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Harley-Davidson
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Harley-Davidson
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0021.xml
article
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24
ROUNDUP
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YAMAHA TO GO STANDARD?
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Jon F. Thompson
SPORTBIKES NEARLY have become passé in Japan. Now, everything is coming up standards, with three of the Big Four motorcycle manufacturers offering such equipment. And now Yamaha is set to enter the burgeoning retro-standard class with a motorcycle called the XJR400R, producing it in a chassis size that should make it easy to upgrade the bike into a 600- or 750-class machine.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0022.xml
article
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24
ROUNDUP
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BIMOTA PRESSES ON WITH GP STREETBIKE
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Alan Cathcart
Bimota continues to make progress with its revolutionary grand-prix-style Tesi 500, which will use Bimota-developed fuel injection to feed a two-stroke engine that burns straight gasoline and relies on traditional four-stroke-style bottom-end lubrication.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0023.xml
article
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25
ROUNDUP
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SUZUKI'S BARE-BONES BLASTER
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Matthew Miles
AMERICAN RIDERS HAVE been denied the pleasure of two-stroke streetbikes for nearly a decade, but in Japan, small-bore two-strokes are hot stuff. And one of the hottest of them is Suzuki’s RG125 Wolf. Aimed at entry-level enthusiasts, this little cutie uses a steel perimeter chassis and box-section swingarm, and is fitted with a conventional fork, link-type rear suspension, clip-on bars and disc brakes.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0024.xml
article
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25
ROUNDUP
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BORN-AGAIN BEEMER BOWS
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Jon F. Thompson
WITH THE PRESS INTROduction of the all-new R259-powered BMW R1100RS set for late January, advertisements showing only the engine of the new bike began showing up in the January editions of the European motorcycle press. But In Moto, an Italian publication in which one of those ads ran, went BMW one better.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0025.xml
article
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25,27
ROUNDUP
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ETC.
CLASS GOES TO EUROPE
INTERNATIONAL NETWORKING
THE FEDS STEP IN
ON TO JEREZ
NEW PRESIDENT FOR HARLEY-DAVIDSON
TOP LEVEL CHANGES AT AMERICAN HONDA
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CLASS Motorcycle Safety Schools is offering a two-day riding seminar at Austria’s Salzburgring as part of Edelweiss Bike Travel’s upcoming 12-day tour of the Swiss Alps. Price for the trip, which is scheduled for early August, is approximately $4700 per person.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0026.xml
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GM Corp.
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GM Corp.
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0027.xml
article
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27
ROUNDUP
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FRESH FACE FOR KTM’S FOUR-STROKE
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Ron Griewe
IT WAS A LONG TIME COMing, but KTM’s LC4 600 four-stroke finally gets a major mechanical overhaul for ’93, and a stablemate in the form of the LC4 400. The new 400—like the 600, a four-valve, sohc design—has been competing in prototype form for more than a year, gathering class trophies at numerous European enduro races.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0028.xml
article
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27
ROUNDUP
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GILERA GETS SERIOUS
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Roland Brown
Gilera, once a power to be reckoned with in world markets and on world racetracks, is on the verge of introducing a new line of motorcycles that the Italian company hopes will return it to its former prominence. The new line will be powered by V-Twin engines of about 1000cc, and will include sport, touring and even custom models.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0029.xml
article
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28
ROUNDUP
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25 YEARS AGO APRIL, 1968
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Ron Griewe
The cover of this magazine gave us an up-close-and-personal look at a new Harley Sportster, which was tested inside. Cover blurbs ballyhooed a test of Bultaco’s new 360cc Bandito two-stroke off-road racer and an interview with car racer and motorcycle enthusiast Dan Gurney.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0030.xml
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ROUNDUP
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BEST-HANDLING HARLEY EVER?
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WHILE HARLEY-Davidson continues to struggle to develop an engine for its long-overdue VR1000 race-bike, a British-Swedish alliance has produced a machine that may be the best-handling Harley of all time. The bike is called the Claymore H-D, and is the product of Claymore Racing, which is based in Upsalla, Sweden.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0031.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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NEW LIFE FOR OLD KAWASAKIS
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Roland Brown
DO YOU JUST HAPPEN TO have a much loved but considerably frayed old Kawasaki Z-bike stuck away in the back of your garage? Would you get it out and ride it if it just wasn’t so, well, shabby? If your answer to these questions is yes, a British firm called Specials has good news for you.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0032.xml
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Advertisements
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MICHELIN
A89X front
MICHELIN
M89X rear
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0033.xml
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30
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Advertisement: SLICK 50
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SLICK 50
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0034.xml
review
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ROUNDUP
QUICK RIDE
HARLEY DYNA LOW RIDER
Success story in the making
HARLEY
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HARLEY
DYNA LOW RIDER
David Edwards
CHANGE COMES SLOWLY at Harley-Davidson—for good reason. In the past decade, America’s sole remaining motorcycle manufacturer has become a bona fide success story by giving its customers just what they want: meaty, all-metal motorcycles with made-in-the-USA styling, powered by whacking great V-Twin motors.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0035.xml
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ROUNDUP
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UPS AND DOWNS
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UP: To Inside Motocross magazine, for its captivating look at motocross racing. The large-format, high-gloss quarterly is edited by journalist/photographer Fran Kuhn and is filled with stunning photography and a variety of entertaining, well-written features.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0036.xml
review
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32,33,34,35,36,37,38,39,40,41
CW COMPARISON
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POWER PLAY
HONDA CBR1000F vs. KAWASAKI ZX-11 vs. SUZUKI KATANA 1100 vs. YAMAHA FJ1200
HONDA
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HONDA
CBR1000F
$7499
HONDA
ZX-11
$8799
HONDA
KATANA 1100
$7299
HONDA
FJ1200
$8999
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WE PRESENT PROOF HERE THAT THE THEORY of Evolution works, at least when applied to motorcycles. If he were around today, old Charlie Darwin, who in 1859 published an abstract suggesting that current life forms evolved from older life forms, could study these Openclass sportbikes and their predecessors, and recognize his theory at work.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0037.xml
article
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36,37
CW COMPARISONS
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A SUPERBIKE LIKE NO OTHER
SUPERCHARGED, FUEL INJECTED AND IRREPLACEABLE, WITH MORE HORSEPOWER THAN A ZX-11
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Jon F. Thompson
SUPERBIKES ARE NOT SUBTLE. THIS ONE certainly is not. It exists because its owner, Fresno, California-based collector Paul Watts, asked a highly skilled and respected German engineer to build, with no regard to cost, the ultimate motorcycle.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0038.xml
article
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38,39
CW COMPARISONS
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HONDAS BETTER BRAKING SYSTEM
IS THERE LBS IN YOUR FUTURE?
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KEVIN CAMERON
BRAKE! YOU GET ON THE BINDERS FOR AN EMERGENCY stop. Fortune favors the experienced rider, who instinctively and from long practice balances his braking effort correctly between front and rear brakes, according to the load each wheel is carrying, and gauged to available traction.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0039.xml
article
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FEATURES
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Z POWER!
TWENTY YEARS AGO, KAWASAKI DROPPED A BOMB CALLED THE Z-1
Z ONE AND ONLY
THF Z IN ANGER, PART 1
Z TIMELINE
1975 Z-1B
1976 KZ900LTD
1977 KZ1000
1978 Z1-R
1981 KZ1000 CSR
1982 KZ1000R1 ELR
TURBO Zs
FALL FROM GRACE
RETURN TO POWER
THE Z IN ANGER, PART 2
ALWAYS A TRETT
1983 SPECTRE 1100
1984 NINJA 900
1985 ELIMINATOR 900
1986 ZX1000R
1988 ZX-10
1990 ZX-11
1993 ZR1100
TERMINATOR I
THE ULTIMATE Z-1?
Z END
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JOHN BURNS
BY NOW, EVERYBODY WHO cares knows that Honda built the first modern Four, and certainly the 1969 CB750 has earned its place in motorcycle history. But Kawasaki’s Z-1, introduced in 1973, was different. Call it the first modern superbike.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0040.xml
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GEICO Indemnity Company
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GEICO Indemnity Company
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0041.xml
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48,49
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.: CBR600F2
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
CBR600F2
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0042.xml
review
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50
CW EVALUATIONS
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FOG CITY FOG SHIELD
Seeing is believing
MWV
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MWV
Fog City Fog Shield
$11.95
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MANY ANTI-FOG PRODUCTS offer some relief from faceshield fogging, but none that we’ve tested remain consistently effective for more than a few rides. Modern World Ventures (300 Brannan Street, #502, San Francisco, CA 94107; 415/546-0506) claims that its Fog City Fog Shield will, if properly installed and maintained, prevent fogging in virtually all temperature and humidity conditions, in addition to lasting the normal life of the faceshield.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0043.xml
review
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CW EVALUATIONS
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MOTION PRO TIRE IRONS
Flat-fixin' made easier
Motion Pro
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Motion Pro
tire irons
$25
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TUBELESS TIRES HAVE LESSENED THE need for tire repair, but dirtbike riders and owners of older streetbikes can still find themselves with a flat easily enough. Fixing a puncture on the trail or by the side of a road is never easy. But this unpleasant task can be less distasteful if you have a really good set of tire irons along.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0044.xml
review
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51
CW EVALUATIONS
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FRENTUBO KEVLAR BRAKE LINES
Beyond braided-steel
FRENTUBO KEVLAR
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FRENTUBO KEVLAR
BRAKE LINES
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ONE OF THE FACTORS THAT lessens a rider’s confidence in his brakes is a soft, mushy-feeling brake lever. Movement of the brake lever activates a hydraulic piston in the bike’s master cylinder to pressurize brake fluid that ultimately pushes the brake pads against the rotors.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0045.xml
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51
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0046.xml
review
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52,53,54,56,57
CW COMPARISONS
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SUPERBIKE SHOOTOUT 1993
HONDA CBR900RR vs. SUZUKI GSX-R1100 vs. YAMAHA FZR1000
HONDA
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HONDA
CBR900RR
$8299
HONDA
GSX-R1100
$8199
HONDA
FZR1000
$8399
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HORSEPOWER and handling. They are the cornerstones of sport motorcycling. Take a look at today’s sportbikes and you’ll find plenty of each. The power-packed ZX-11 and the slick-handling 600cc middleweights are perfect examples. But if you’re after the Maximum Sportbike, one that combines big-league horsepower and a high level of handling, you want an Open-class superbike.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0047.xml
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55
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Suzuki: Intruder 800
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Suzuki
Intruder 800
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0048.xml
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57
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Suzuki
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Suzuki
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0049.xml
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58,59
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Competition Accessories Inc.
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Competition Accessories Inc.
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0050.xml
review
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60,61,62,63
CW RIDING IMPRESSION
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RF600R
FIRST RIDE ABOARD SUZUKI'S NEXT-GENERATION 600
Suzuki
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Suzuki
RF600R
CHRIS DABBS
SIX YEARS AFTER ITS INTRODUCTION, SUZUKI’S AGED but capable 600 Katana is being retired. Though the Katana will remain in Suzuki’s European lineup in 1993, it will be joined by an all-new 600-class machine, a model designed to eventually replace the Katana as Suzuki’s all-around middleweight sportbike when that popular model is finally laid to rest, probably in 1994.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0051.xml
article
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FEATURES
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WHERE THERE'S A WILL
HANDICAPPED MOTORCYCLISTS FIND A WAY TO KEEP ON RIDING
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JOHN DORRANCE
AT FIRST, SEEING THESE PEOPLE enjoying their motorcycles stretches our credulity. This can’t be right. These people are handicapped—some of them by accident, some of them by the cruelty and caprice of life itself. We may not express sympathy, but we damned sure feel it.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0052.xml
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68,69
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0053.xml
article
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70,71
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MOVING ON
DAVID BAILEY DISCOVERS LIFE AFTER MOTOCROSS
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Scott Rousseau
EVERYONE REMEMBERS DAVID BAILEY THE motocross superstar. But almost nobody remembers that day in January of 1987 when a mistake in practice cost him his career. At the time, Bailey was at the top of his game. He had already won every major U.S.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0054.xml
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71
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School of Motorcycle Repair
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School of Motorcycle Repair
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0055.xml
review
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72,73,74,75,76
CYCLE WORLD TEST
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KAWASAKI KLX650
THREE CHEERS FOR ANOTHER REAL DUAL-PURPOSE BIKE
EDITORS NOTES
KAWASAKI
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KAWASAKI
KLX650
$4699
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KAWASAKI’S NEW KLX650 is further proof that dual-purpose bikes are headed in the right direction after years of floundering. The KLX, decked out in black paint and wild, colorful graphics, marks an end to Kawasaki's flirtation with street-oriented, rally-style bikes such as the discontinued Tengai model and the current KLR650.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0056.xml
review
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74,75
CW COMPARISON
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KLX650 vs. HONDA XR650L
A QUESTION OF PRIORITIES
Kawasaki
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Kawasaki
KLX650
Kawasaki
XR650L
[no value]
BUILDING A DUAL-PURPOSE motorcycle is a study in the art of compromise. How street-oriented, how dirt capable, do you make it? Until recently, the answer from all the manufacturers was to bias design heavily towards road riding in an attempt to attract buyers to the dwindling dual-purpose segment of the market.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0057.xml
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77
77
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[no value]
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[no value]
Continental
CONTI TOUR
Continental
CONTI BLITZ
Continental
CONTI SPORT 2000
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0058.xml
article
78
78,79,80,81,82
FEATURES
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DIRT DINOSAURS
MOTORCROSS MAESTROS WHO MADE A DIFFERENCE
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[no value]
JON F. THOMPSON
THERE ARE THOSE WHO CONtend that dinosaurs are extinct, but that isn't quite true. Jeff Smith, Don Rickman, Roger DeCoster, John DeSoto and Brad Lackey are alive and well, and still kicking up dirt. These five helped invent motocross racing, which began as a clubby, low-pressure, amateur form of rivalry known as scrambles.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0059.xml
article
83
83,84
FEATURES
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SOLD GOLD BSA
STILL RACING AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
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[no value]
David Dewhurst
RICK DOUGHTY KNEW HE HAD MADE A MIStake. He’d just spent $3000 for a ratty motor, a broken frame, a swingarm and a rear wheel. To most people this accumulation would look like an expensive pile of junk, and even Doughty, owner of a restoration shop, began to question his own judgment.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0060.xml
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85
85
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[no value]
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[no value]
GOODYEAR
AQUATRED
GOODYEAR
EAGLE GS-C
GOODYEAR
WRANGLER GS-A
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0061.xml
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86
86,87
[no value]
[no value]
BMW of North America, Inc.
[no value]
BMW of North America, Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0062.xml
article
88
88,89
FEATURES
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DREAM BIKES EURO-STYLE
DESIGN EXERCISES OR A LOOK AT THE FUTURE?
[no value]
[no value]
Jon F. Thompson
THE ATLANTIC OCEAN ISN’T THE ONLY THING THAT SEParates Americans from Europeans. A vast gulf of attitudes, values and philosophies also separate us—not only as peoples, but also as motorcycle enthusiasts. American riders tend to be a practical lot.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0063.xml
article
88
88,89,90,92
DREAM BIKES EURO-STYLE
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BAKKER QCS1000
A MOTORCYCLING VISIONARY PERSISTS WITH HIS NOTION OF FUTURE BIKE
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[no value]
Roland Brown
THERE ISN'T A LOT OF UNITY IN EUROPE THESE days, but one thing most European motorcycle designers agree on is this: There’s a future in alternative front suspensions. That’s certainly the view of Nico Bakker, as evidenced by the QCS Mk.II, fresh from his Dutch workshop.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0064.xml
article
88
88,89,90,92
DREAM BIKES EURO-STYLE
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SPARTACUS ON WHEELS
FROM FRANCE WITH A BIT OF GENIUS
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[no value]
Leguevaques/Galtier Associates
DOES AN ARTIST’S ENVIRONMENT INFLUENCE HIS ARTISTIC vision? Painter Claude Monet, famous for impressionistic views of his garden, probably would say it does. So would Thierry Henriette, proprietor for the last 14 years of the Boxer Bike Evolution workshop in Toulouse, in southwestern France.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0065.xml
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91
91
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[no value]
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BIEFFE USA, INC.
Comp Boots
BIEFFE USA, INC.
KeiBi8 Rebel
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0066.xml
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93
93,94,95
[no value]
[no value]
Kawasaki: VOYAGER XII
[no value]
Kawasaki
VOYAGER XII
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0067.xml
review
96
96,98,100,101
CW RIDING IMPRESSION
[no value]
CB1000
HONDA’S HOMEBOYS BUILD THEMSELVES A MUSCLEBIKE
Honda
[no value]
Honda
CB1000
GRANT LEONARD
IT’S A COLD DAY IN HELL WHEN THE motorcycling press and public are treated to an insight into the conception and gestation of a new model from Japan. You might expect that a new bike is the result of extensive market research, and therefore constitutes a distilled response to the collective call from the world market.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0068.xml
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97
97
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[no value]
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[no value]
Avon
ST22 FRONT
Avon
ST23 REAR
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0069.xml
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99
99
[no value]
[no value]
SUZUKI: Katana 600
[no value]
SUZUKI
Katana 600
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0070.xml
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101
101
[no value]
[no value]
Suzuki
[no value]
Suzuki
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0071.xml
review
102
102,104
CW PREVIEW
[no value]
MAGNA 750
HONDA TAKES THE WRAPS OFF ANOTHER EARLY-RELEASE 1994 MODEL
Honda
[no value]
Honda
Magna 750
[no value]
LIKE MOST MOTORCYCLE MANUFACturers in the late 1980s, Honda floundered in the U.S. market. A host of economic and social factors contributed to the weakening of the company’s once-dominant sales position, though Honda brought some of the problems upon itself by largely turning its back on motorcycling’s core enthusiast group, a destructive move that cost the company a ton of market share, credibility and profit.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0072.xml
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103
103
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[no value]
Performance Motorcycle & Accessories
[no value]
Performance Motorcycle & Accessories
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0073.xml
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105
105
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
Pirelli
MP7 SPORT RADIAL
Pirelli
MT08/MT09 MATCH RADIAL
Pirelli
MT08/MT09 MATCH
Pirelli
MT68/MT69 TOUR-AM
Pirelli
MT68E/MT69E STRADA
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0074.xml
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106
106,107
[no value]
[no value]
Motorcycle Accessory Warehouse
[no value]
Motorcycle Accessory Warehouse
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0075.xml
article
108
108,111,114,115,116,121,122
RACE WATCH
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COMING HOME
World Superbike Champion Doug Polen returns to America to take care of unfinished business
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Don Canet
IMAGINE, FOR A MOMENT, THAT YOU’RE A PROFESsional roadracer, and a good one. In fact, you’re one of the world’s best. In the last two seasons, you’ve done what few men in the history of motorcycle racing have accomplished: win back-to-back world roadracing championships.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0076.xml
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109
109
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[no value]
Arai Helmets, Ltd.
[no value]
Arai Helmets, Ltd.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0077.xml
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110
110
[no value]
[no value]
INTERSPORT FASHIONS WEST, INC.
[no value]
INTERSPORT FASHIONS WEST, INC.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0078.xml
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111
111
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
Arai
Michael Doohan Replica #1
Arai
Doug Chandler Replica #3
Arai
Doug Chandler Replica #4
Arai
Doug Chandler Replica #5
Arai
Luca Cadalora Replica
Arai
Vintage Black/Blue
Arai
Vintage Wineberry
Arai
Flat Black
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0079.xml
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112
112,113
[no value]
[no value]
CHAPARRAL
[no value]
CHAPARRAL
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0080.xml
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114
114
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
ACCEL Motorcycle Performance Products
Super Coil
ACCEL Motorcycle Performance Products
U-Groove Spark Plugs
ACCEL Motorcycle Performance Products
8.8 Wire Set
ACCEL Motorcycle Performance Products
Mega-Fire Ignition Module
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0081.xml
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115
115
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
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[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0082.xml
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116
116
[no value]
[no value]
DelTran: BATTERY TENDER
[no value]
DelTran
BATTERY TENDER
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0083.xml
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116
116
[no value]
[no value]
Motorcycle Mechanics Institute
[no value]
Motorcycle Mechanics Institute
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0084.xml
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117
117
[no value]
[no value]
Ducati
[no value]
Ducati
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0085.xml
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118
118,119
[no value]
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.: CBR900RR
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
CBR900RR
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0086.xml
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120
120
[no value]
[no value]
agv: Spectre R1
[no value]
agv
Spectre R1
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0087.xml
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121
121
[no value]
[no value]
Chevy Trucks
[no value]
Chevy Trucks
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0088.xml
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121
121
[no value]
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0089.xml
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122
122
[no value]
[no value]
D.I.D Sweepstakes
[no value]
D.I.D Sweepstakes
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0090.xml
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123
123
[no value]
[no value]
ClassicMotorbooks
[no value]
ClassicMotorbooks
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0091.xml
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124
124
[no value]
[no value]
LAZER HELMETS INC
[no value]
LAZER HELMETS INC
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0092.xml
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124
124
[no value]
[no value]
KAL-GARD Coating and Manufacturing Corp.: Chain Kote
[no value]
KAL-GARD Coating and Manufacturing Corp.
Chain Kote
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0093.xml
article
124
124,125,126,131
RACE WATCH
[no value]
Clipboard
1993 U.S. MX teams set
Flyin' Fred ready for take-off again
New AMA Superbike, supersport rules for '93
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
With spring approaching and the silly season behind us, the Big Four’s motocross teams are set for another championship chase. Reigning supercross and 250cc national champ Jeff Stanton is back with Honda, and, like last year, will contest three classes: supercross, and both the 250cc and 500cc outdoor national series.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0094.xml
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125
125
[no value]
[no value]
K&N
[no value]
K&N
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0095.xml
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125
125
[no value]
[no value]
LAZER HELMETS INC
[no value]
LAZER HELMETS INC
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0096.xml
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126
126
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
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[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0097.xml
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126
126
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
KWB
10-313 DAYTONA
KWB
10-346 MUZZY
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0098.xml
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127
127
[no value]
[no value]
DONELSON CYCLES, INC.
[no value]
DONELSON CYCLES, INC.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0099.xml
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128
128,129
[no value]
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.: GOLD WING
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
GOLD WING
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0100.xml
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130
130
[no value]
[no value]
Dairyland Insurance Company
[no value]
Dairyland Insurance Company
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0101.xml
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131
131
[no value]
[no value]
Intertec Publishing: CLYMER MOTORCYCLE REPAIR MANUALS
[no value]
Intertec Publishing
CLYMER MOTORCYCLE REPAIR MANUALS
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0102.xml
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131
131
[no value]
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0103.xml
article
132
132,134,136,139
DEPARTMENTS
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SERVICE
Stopping short
Bill the Stripper
Slippery subject
Fricasseed FJ filaments
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
In the interest of upgrading my Honda 1100’s braking system, I am looking for a company that drills front-brake rotors. Any suggestions? Tyrone Mondesir Brooklyn, New York Properly done, drilled brake rotors have two advantages: They are a little lighter and they are resistant to galling.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0104.xml
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132
132
[no value]
[no value]
Cycle City
[no value]
Cycle City
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0105.xml
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133
133
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
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[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0106.xml
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134
134
[no value]
[no value]
Dry Rider: Signature Line
[no value]
Dry Rider
Signature Line
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0107.xml
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134
134
[no value]
[no value]
Barnett
[no value]
Barnett
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0108.xml
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135
135
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0109.xml
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136
136
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
Travelcade
Road Sofa
Travelcade
Saddle Skins
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0110.xml
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136
136
[no value]
[no value]
AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE INSTITUTE
[no value]
AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE INSTITUTE
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0111.xml
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136
136
[no value]
[no value]
SPECTRO OILS OF AMERICA
[no value]
SPECTRO OILS OF AMERICA
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0112.xml
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137
137
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[no value]
Advertisements
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TURN ONE
10-355 POLEN
TURN ONE
10-347 YOSHIMURA
TURN ONE
10-348 COMMONWEALTH
TURN ONE
10-346 TEAM MUZZY
TURN ONE
10-345 VANCE
TURN ONE
10-121 DUCATI 851
TURN ONE
10-163 SUPERBIKE
TURN ONE
1O-164 GET A GRIP
TURN ONE
10-161 SCHWANTZ
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[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0113.xml
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138
138
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0114.xml
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139
139
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[no value]
Advertisement
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[no value]
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[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0115.xml
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140
140,141,142,143,144,145
[no value]
[no value]
CYCLE WORLD SHOWCASE
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[no value]
[no value]
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CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0116.xml
article
146
146
DEPARTMENTS
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SLIPSTREAM
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
We need your photos for Slipstream. We’re looking for photos that make us smile because they say something about motorcycling. Submissions should be made to Slipstream, Cycle World, 1499 Monrovia Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92663. To be returned, the photographs must be accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0117.xml
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147
147
[no value]
[no value]
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.: Standard Bed Deluxe V6
[no value]
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Standard Bed Deluxe V6
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0118.xml
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148
148
[no value]
[no value]
Philip Morris Inc.: Marlboro Lights
[no value]
Philip Morris Inc.
Marlboro Lights
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930401_0032_004_0119.xml