Issue: 19930501

Saturday, May 1, 1993
May
5
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32
Sunday, July 20, 2014
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Articles
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0001.xml
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2,3
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METZELER
ME55A METRONIC
METZELER
ME99A PERFECT
METZELER
ME33 LASER
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0002.xml
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4
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Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.
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Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0003.xml
tableOfContents
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0004.xml
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6,7
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Ford: RANGER SPLASH
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Ford
RANGER SPLASH
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0005.xml
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SCANDINAVIAN BRAKE SYSTEMS
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SCANDINAVIAN BRAKE SYSTEMS
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0006.xml
masthead
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0007.xml
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9
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DRAG SPECIALTIES
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DRAG SPECIALTIES
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0008.xml
article
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UP FRONT
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Made in Europe
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David Edwards
WITH PENCIL POISED ABOVE NOTEPAD, I pressed the BMW engineer about the new R1100RS. It was one day before the Boxer Twin’s official unveiling, and I was trying to get a jump on the rest of the journalists on hand for the bike’s introduction. “So, what’s the frame made from, steel or aluminum?” I asked.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0009.xml
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11
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B&W T Co.
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B&W T Co.
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0010.xml
article
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LEANINGS
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Electra Glide report card
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Peter Egan
TOUCHY BUSINESS, THESE HARLEYS. I have discovered since buying my new FLHS Electra Glide Sport that owning a Harley has exactly the same effect on people as professing an interest in country music or opera. Mention Hank Williams or Giacomo Puccini in mixed company and you will find the group immediately cloven into those who are enthusiastic, or at least sympathetic, and those whose eyes glaze over, hoping for a quick change of subject.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0011.xml
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13
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DENNIS KIRK
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DENNIS KIRK
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0012.xml
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14,15
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BMW
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BMW
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0013.xml
article
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TDC
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Anatomy of a spark
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Kevin Cameron
IN AN IGNITION SYSTEM, A SPARK PULSE is produced in either of two ways: in the traditional Kettering ignitions of old (the kind you could work on and actually hope to fix), or in modern capacitive-discharge systems. In the Kettering systems, primary current in a coil, wrapped around an iron core, creates a magnetic field.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0014.xml
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17
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GM Corp.
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GM Corp.
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0015.xml
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18,19
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American Honda Motor Company, Inc.
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American Honda Motor Company, Inc.
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0016.xml
article
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LETTERS
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LETTERS
On the warpath
On the right path
Reader Information
Wottle she do?
Hey, Harley
Brain drain
Manly machines
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My husband and I have been reading with great interest the unfolding saga of the Springfield, Massachusettsbased Indian Motocycle Company and its president, Philip Zanghi. We were die-hard proponents of Indian’s revival until Zanghi took us for a ride.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0017.xml
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HONDA
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HONDA
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0018.xml
review
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DEPARTMENTS
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NEW IDEAS
Sinisalo Flexguard Jacket
Eze Bleeder
Green Company Mighty Mat
MMF Racing Soft Ties
I.S.R. six-piston brake calipers
Works Performance BMW K-bike shock
Green Company
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Green Company
Sinisalo Flexguard Jacket
$185
Designed for off-road and dual-purpose use, Sinisalo’s new Flexguard riding jacket is made in Sweden of water-resistant Belcord nylon and features windproof zippers, a rear storage pouch, padded back protection and stretch-Kevlar panels at the shoulders, elbows and forearms. The Flexguard is available in sizes MXXXL in blue/pink/purple, black/red or blue/black color combinations. The Flexguard carries a suggested retail price of $185 and is available from your local dealer or direct from Sinisalo Pacific (2781 Avenue Hopkins, Suite 10, Valencia, CA 91355; 805/257-3386).
Green Company
Eze Bleeder
$20
If you hate conventional methods of bleeding hydraulic brake and clutch systems, the Eze Bleeder may be the tool for you. Rather than try to pump air down and out the bottom of a hydraulic system, the Eze Bleeder pushes the trapped air up-the direction it wants to go naturally. The Eze Bleeder is a one-person tool that greatly reduces the time it takes to bleed a hydraulic system, claims its maker. The Eze Bleeder sells for $20 and can be ordered from Sport Trucks of Connecticut (95 Tolland St., East Hartford, CT 06108; 203/528-1990).
Green Company
Mighty Mat
$15
Most modern motorcycles don’t leak oil, but if you own a dribble-prone vintage machine, you might want to buy a Mighty Mat from the Green Company (9811 Owensmouth Ave., #1, Chatsworth, CA 91311; 818/7018881). Said to prevent oil and other fluids from bleeding through to other surfaces, the Mighty Mat is claimed to absorb 10 times its weight. Recommended for tool chests, garage floors and shelving, the Mighty Mat, in a 24x36-inch size, retails for $15 at motorcycle dealers.
Green Company
MMF Racing Soft Ties
$15
Soft Ties are the kind of products that are so useful that we often wonder why their invention took so long. MMF’s Soft Ties are just like a normal tie-down except for an additional loop of nylon webbing that wraps around the handlebar and is secured in place by a coated-steel hook, so the Soft Ties won’t mar your handlebar’s finish. Soft Ties are sold by the pair and retail for $15 from MMF Racing (11783 E. Slawson Blvd., Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670; 310/693-9096).
Green Company
I.S.R. six-piston brake calipers
$455
Do you need additional stopping power for your Honda RC30 or Suzuki GSX-R? Slater Bros. (P.O. Box 1, Mica, WA 99023; 509/924-5131) has the solution in the form of Swedishmade, six-piston I.S.R. brake calipers. These lightweight calipers are machined from solid billet and feature an individual brake pad for each of its six pistons, which, according to the maker, insures a more even grip on the brake rotor. Prices, which include pads, start at $455 per caliper.
Green Company
K-bike shock
$350
Not happy with your K-bike’s rear suspension? Then check out Works Performance’s replacement shock, a steel-bodied assembly that features a gas-charged remote reservoir and Works’ innovative ARS adjustment system for varying loads and/or aggressive riding. The BMW shock is available for all K-bikes and retails for $350 from your local dealer or direct from Works Performance (8730 Shirley Ave., Northridge, CA 91324; 818/701-1010).
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0019.xml
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Specialty SPORTS LIMITED
SILVERSTONE GLOVE
Specialty SPORTS LIMITED
LIGHTNING JACKET
Specialty SPORTS LIMITED
MAGNUM BOOT
Specialty SPORTS LIMITED
OTISCA RAINSUIT
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0020.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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ALL-NEW YAMAHA SPORTBIKE?
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Jon F. Thompson
MOTORCYCLES HAVE TO start somewhere, and usually that somewhere is the imagination of a designer. He devises a concept, and if corporate brass likes the concept, the bike is built as a one-off showbike. The enthusiast public usually doesn’t get to see concept bikes before they receive the corporate thumbs-up, and that’s why news of this bike, presented in the Italian magazine Moto Sprint as the Yamaha FR-Z900, is so surprising.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0021.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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TY250Z: ONE TRICK TRIALS BIKE
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Yamaha’s first aluminum-framed dirtbike is the TY250Z. It uses a Deltabox frame made of a combination of internally webbed, castand extruded-aluminum. Dry weight is a claimed 169 pounds. A three-quart fuel tank snuggles between the frame’s side rails.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0022.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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THE JAPAN-ITALY CONNECTION
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Matthew Miles
IN A WORLD ENMESHED BY global economics, the notion of producing a Japanese motorcycle in some country other than Japan is not too far-fetched. For an example, check out Honda’s new NSR125R, a motorcycle designed in Japan but built in Honda-Italia’s Atessa manufacturing facility.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0023.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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BMW TO ABANDON THE FORK?
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Jon F. Thompson
HOT ON THE HEELS OF THE introduction of a radical front suspension system for its revised Boxer Twin comes news that BMW is developing a single-sided-swingarm front suspension system for its four-cylinder K-bike line. According to a BMW spokesperson, the company’s engineers have not yet solved problems associated with use of a single-sided front swingarm, and therefore are not yet ready to fit the system to the K-bike line.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0024.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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ETC.
SUZUKI’S GOOD SCHOLAR PROGRAM
ON THE LIST
VIEWING THE WORLD’S GREATEST TRACKS
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 MONTHS?
INDIAN MAGAZINE ANNOUNCED
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School-age buyers of Suzuki RM motocross bikes are eligible for a $500 savings bond. To qualify, candidates must purchase a 1993 RM80, RM125 or RM250 from an authorized Suzuki dealer, and complete and return the application form. They then must compete in at least five motocross events and maintain a 3.0 grade-point average throughout the school year.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0025.xml
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The Pinkerton Tobacco Company: Red Man
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The Pinkerton Tobacco Company
Red Man
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0026.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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HONDA GOES ITALIAN
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Jon F. Thompson
HONDA MOTOR COMPANY of Japan and Piaggio of Italy have signed an agreement that underlines the growing trend in international joint ventures. Under the terms of the agreement, Honda will provide key components-motorcycle engines, for instance-to Gilera, one of the marques owned by Piaggio.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0027.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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NEW SWEDISH V-TWIN SHOWS POTENTIAL
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Jon F. Thompson
AN ALL-NEW V-TWIN engine, weighing 83 pounds complete and mildly tuned to produce 100 horsepower, is set to go on sale in Britain. The engine is called the Folan V-Twin and will be sold by Colin Hill Racing ( 197 Godstone Road, Kenley, Surrey, CR8 SBN England; phone 011-44-81-660-3728).
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0028.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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TT600: ONLY FOR ITALIANS
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EVERY COUNTRY HAS ITS own special brand of hardcore enthusiasm, but you’d be hard-pressed to find a harder-core, more enthusiastic bunch than the Italians. The Yamaha TT600 is evidence of that. It is, strangely enough, a street-legal, dualpurpose Yamaha that has never seen the inside of a proper Yamaha factory.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0029.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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HOGS OF WAR
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Jon F. Thompson
AN ARMY MAY MARCH ON its stomach, as Napoleon once said, but it also gets around on motorcycles. Britain’s Ministry of Defense knows that, and recently turned to Harley-Davidson to build 1570 military motorcycles for the Royal Corps of Transport and the Royal Corps of Signals.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0030.xml
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ROUNDUP
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25 YEARS AGO MAY, 1968
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Mitch Boehm
Lyndon Johnson was president, the war in Vietnam was going badly, and the so-called Summer of Love was blooming in San Francisco. Like the country, motorcycling in America was experiencing a host of changes, many of which were being written about in the pages of Cycle World magazine.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0031.xml
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Kawasaki
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Kawasaki
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0032.xml
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Advertisements
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GOOD YEAR
AQUATRED
GOOD YEAR
WRANGLER GS-A
GOOD YEAR
EAGLE GS-C
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0033.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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QUICK RIDE
NORTON INTERPLUS Game warden turned poacher
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Roland Brown
THE BIG YELLOW MACHINE cruises smoothly and easily at 90 miles per hour, feeling relaxed and longlegged. There’s so little vibration that you might guess you’re coasting. But you’re not. This is the Norton Interplus, built not by Norton but by a small firm in England called Classic Plastic (Ashwellthorpe Industrial Estate, Ashwellthorpe, Norwich, Norfolk, England; phone 011-44-50841-8366).
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0034.xml
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ROUNDUP
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UPS AND DOWNS
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UP: To AAA World magazine, the voice of the American Automobile Association, for its informative article on sharing the road with motorcyclists. In the article, author Jim Bennett recommends that motorists should “look for motorcycles, make sure the motorcyclist sees you, treat the motorcycle with the respect it’s due, see the road from the motorcyclist’s perspective and steer clear of the reckless.” DOWN: To syndicated advice columnist Abigail Van Buren, for her negative reference to motorcycles.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0035.xml
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THE NEW DODGE
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THE NEW DODGE
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0036.xml
article
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FEATURES
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BRAVE NEW BEEMER
BMW GOES FOR BROKE WITH THE NEW R1100RS SUPER TWIN
THE MAKING OF THE R1100RS
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KEVIN CAMERON
AT LEAST ONCE DURING BMW’S LONG HISTORY, LEGend has it, management has proposed giving up motorcycle production altogether. When that happened, we are told, elderly stockholders came down from the hills and voted solidly to continue the two-wheel tradition no matter what.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0037.xml
article
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FEATURES
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R32: TAPROOT OF BMW'S FAMILY TREE
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Jon F. Thompson
Just another old crock that’s too valuable, and too maintenance-intensive, to ride? Take another look. This is the BMW R32. It is more than a motorcycle. It is an internal-combustion cornerstone of one of today’s most significant and influential companies, and in its own way it is a two-wheeled bookmark in the volume of 20thcentury time.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0038.xml
article
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FEATURES
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R1100GS: NEXT NEW TWIN?
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David Edwards
The next new-style BMW Twin to hit the streets will most likely be the R1100GS dual-purpose bike, shown here in an artist’s design sketch. Also look for an RT version, tailored for long-distance riding, and perhaps a standard-style model.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0039.xml
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RS ERGONOMICS: ONE SIZE FITS ALL
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Kevin Cameron
Better to fit machines to people than for people to fit themselves to machines. After all, people were here first. Yet how many 1971 Triumphs went unsold because few riders were tall enough to find comfort on their towering saddles? What about the sportbikes with pegs so high, and bars so far away, that they seemed built for 6-foot riders with 18inch inseams?
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0040.xml
article
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FEATURES
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TELELEVER: THE VIEW FROM SANTA FE
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Matthew Miles
BMW’S new R1100RS is the second mass-produced motorcycle to use an unconventional front end. Yamaha’s innovative GTS1000, with its swingarm front suspension designed by Sante Fe, New Mexico’s James Parker, was the first. Although his allegiance lies with true swingarm designs, Parker feels that the BMW effort has potential beyond the new Boxer.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0041.xml
article
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CW RIDING IMPRESSION
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ABOARD THE RS
SAMPLING BMW’S WUNDER-BOXER
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David Edwards
AHEM. DON’T LOOK NOW, BUT BAVARIAN MOTOR Works may just have skunked the rest of the motorcycle world. BMW’s new R1100RS, it wouldn’t be too hard to argue, is the most advanced streetbike ever made, despite using an engine design that first saw the light of day during the time Warren G. Harding occupied 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0042.xml
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Harley-Davidson, Inc.
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Harley-Davidson, Inc.
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0043.xml
article
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CW RIDING IMPRESSION
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TRIUMPH DAYTONA 1200
FROM ENGLAND, EUROPE'S NEW HORSEPOWER KING
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ALAN CATHCART
WHEN THE NEW TRIUMPHS were released at the 1990 Cologne Motorcycle Show, they received almost immediate and universal acceptance. All did, that is, but one model. The top-of-the-line Daytona 1000, the company’s defining sportbike, was a flop.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0044.xml
article
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FEATURES
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TRIUMPH USA ON THE WAY?
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THE MEN WHO OPERATE TRIUMPH MOTORcycles Ltd. say the company hopes to begin selling motorcycles in the United States in 1994. “We looked at the U.S. situation very seriously with a view to doing something in ’93,” said Triumph Marketing Manager Mike Lock.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0045.xml
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Advertisements
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Avon Tires, Ltd.
ST22 FRONT
Avon Tires, Ltd.
ST23 REAR
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0046.xml
article
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FEATURES
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TRIUMPH NUMBER ONE
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Jon F. Thompson
WHEN SIEGFRIED BETTMANN CHOSE THE name Triumph for his 1886 line of bicycles, he did so for the most pragmatic of reasons: “Triumph” had the same meaning, and almost the same pronunciation, in the various European countries in which he hoped to market his product.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0047.xml
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AIR FORCE
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AIR FORCE
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0048.xml
article
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FEATURES
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900 SPRINT: TRIUMPH'S MISSING LINK
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Alan Cathcart
TRIUMPH IS CONCERNED. AREN'T FOUR-CYLINder motorcycles, well, Japanese? And aren't Triples undeniably British? Rather, old chap. Just ask any enthusiast who witnessed the sales strife, and resulting enthusiast blather, in the late 1960s when Triumph's Trident competed against Honda's 750 Four.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0049.xml
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59
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YAMAHA: WaveBlaster
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YAMAHA
WaveBlaster
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0050.xml
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61
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Suzuki: Katana 750
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Suzuki
Katana 750
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0051.xml
review
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62,63,64,65,66,67,68,70,72,74,76,77
CW COMPARISON
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SUPER STANDARDS
ELEVEN BIKES THAT SET NEW STANDARDS
BMW K75
BMW R100R
HARLEY-DAVIDSON DYNA LOW RIDER
HARLEY-DAVIDSON SPORTSTER
HONDA CB750
HONDA CB1000
KAWASAKI ZR1100
SUZUKI GSX1100G
SUZUKI VX800
YAMAHA TDM850
YAMAHA V-MAX
BMW
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BMW
K75
$6590
BMW
R100R
$8240
BMW
DYNA LOW RIDER
$12,550
BMW
SPORTSTER 883
$4775
BMW
CB750
$4399
BMW
CB 1000
$6999
BMW
ZR1100
$6999
BMW
GSX1100G
$6499
BMW
VX800
$4899
BMW
TDM850
$6999
BMW
V-MAX
$8299
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THE WORD “STANDARD” MEANS SIMPLY A MEASURE OF comparison, a degree or level of excellence. It’s an upbeat kind of word. In the world of motorcycling, however, the word is somewhat less upbeat, having come to denote not a machine that sets a standard, but one that is ordinary, or basic.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0052.xml
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Ford
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Ford
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0053.xml
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71
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Blue Coral Inc.: BLUE BUSTER
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Blue Coral Inc.
BLUE BUSTER
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0054.xml
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73
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON: Heritage Softail
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON
Heritage Softail
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0055.xml
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75
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GEICO Indemnity Company: Cycle-Gard
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GEICO Indemnity Company
Cycle-Gard
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0056.xml
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78,79
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General Motors Corp.: GMC TRUCK
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General Motors Corp.
GMC TRUCK
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0057.xml
review
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80
CW EVALUATION
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LEATHER REPAIR
Quick fixes for crashed cowhide
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red-white-and-blue Bates deluxe roadrace suit
$895
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THE LAST THING ON YOUR MIND WHEN you shell out big money for new leathers is that you’re going to fall off in them, which is really pretty dumb because that’s exactly the reason for buying them in the first place. Judging from a lot of club racers we’ve seen, though, not everyone is aware that trashed leathers can almost always be repaired.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0058.xml
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81
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Lorillard: Newport
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Lorillard
Newport
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0059.xml
article
82
82,87,88,90
CW PROJECT
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Winging It
20,000 MILES WITH HONDA’S KING OF LUXURY TOURING
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JON F. THOMPSON
THERE ARE SOME MOTORCYCLING TRUTHS THAT JUST can’t be argued. One of them is that when it comes to luxury touring bikes, Honda’s GL1500 Gold Wing is hard to beat. It’s got comfort, power, carrying capacity and protection from the elements.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0060.xml
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83
83,84,85,86
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DUNLOP
Dunlop Sport Tires
DUNLOP
Dunlop Touring Tires
DUNLOP
Dunlop Off-Road Tires
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[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0061.xml
article
88
88,90
PERSONAL PROJECT
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Long-distance DELIGHT
93,000 MILES AND STILL ROLLING
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[no value]
Matthew Miles
IF HONDA WERE TO IMITATE TOYOTA’S ADVERTISING campaign, where the ordinary consumer expounds on the virtues of his high-mileage vehicle, Charlie Sento would be a prime candidate for commercial stardom. Sento, a 52-year-old semi-retired telephone engineer, owns a meticulously maintained 1984 Honda GL1200 Aspencade with nearly 93,000 miles on the odometer.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0062.xml
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89
89
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USA-ARMY
[no value]
USA-ARMY
[no value]
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0063.xml
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91
91
[no value]
[no value]
Random Access, Inc.
[no value]
Random Access, Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0064.xml
article
92
92,93,94,95,96,98,100,102
FEATURES
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WEST BY CB750
REDISCOVERING ROUTE 66 ABOARD THE MACHINES THAT CHANGED MOTORCYCLING FOREVER
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[no value]
MITCH BOEHM
SCRAPE! THE CYLINDER HEAD CAME OFF with a minor yank. “There’s your problem,” said Jerry Post, the baby-faced mechanic at Farr’s Kawasaki/Suzuki shop who had pulled the engine from my sick CB750 just minutes before, “that piston is about to come apart.” He was right.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0065.xml
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97
97
[no value]
[no value]
Continental
[no value]
Continental
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0066.xml
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99
99
[no value]
[no value]
SLICK: SLICK 50
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SLICK
SLICK 50
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[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0067.xml
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101
101
[no value]
[no value]
YUASA
[no value]
YUASA
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0068.xml
article
102
102,104
FEATURES
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AWAKENING THE DREAM
SIXTEEN YEARS BEFORE HONDA’S MIGHTY CB750, THERE WAS THE LOWLY 3E
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Jon F. Thompson
THE JEWEL-LIKE MOTORCYCLE IN THE BACK OF JEFF Lloyd’s pickup, parked in Cycle World's parking lot, looked oddly familiar. It was a 1953 Honda 3E Dream, perhaps the only one in the country. We had seen it before, almost two years ago, in its original condition (see “California Dreaming,” CW, December, 1991).
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0069.xml
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103
103
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0070.xml
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105
105
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[no value]
BRIDGESTONE: Battlax BT50
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BRIDGESTONE
Battlax BT50
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0071.xml
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106
106,107
[no value]
[no value]
HONDA
[no value]
HONDA
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0072.xml
article
108
108,109,111,113
FEATURES
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MX TIME MACHINE
SUPERCROSS SENSATION JEREMY McGRATH TAKES HIS FIRST RIDE ON HONDA’S 1974 CR125 ELSINORE
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[no value]
RON GRIEWE
JEREMY McGRATH, AMERICA’S HOTTEST NEW motocross star, was only a year old in early 1973 when Honda announced its new 125 and 250cc Elsinore MX racebikes. Advertised as a ’73 model, the CR250 was at dealers by early summer, where it readily sold out despite skepticism concerning Honda’s ability to produce a two-stroke powerplant.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0073.xml
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110
110
[no value]
[no value]
CUSTOM CHROME, INC.
[no value]
CUSTOM CHROME, INC.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0074.xml
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112
112
[no value]
[no value]
TOYOTA
[no value]
TOYOTA
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0075.xml
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114
114
[no value]
[no value]
MICHELIN: 89X RADIALS
[no value]
MICHELIN
89X RADIALS
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0076.xml
article
115
115
FEATURES
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YESTERDAY'S HERO
MARTY SMITH’S CHAMPIONSHIP-WINNING RC125
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[no value]
Ron Griewe
BACK IN 1974, FACTORY MOTOCROSS BIKES HAD LITTLE in common with the bikes on the showroom floor. Only the fuel cap, shift lever, hand levers, control cables and seat base were production parts on Honda’s factory motocross bikes back then. The example shown here belongs to American Honda and was used by teenage sensation Marty Smith to win the ’74 125cc national championship.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0077.xml
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116
116
[no value]
[no value]
DONELSON CYCLES, INC.
[no value]
DONELSON CYCLES, INC.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0078.xml
article
117
117
FEATURES
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CZ 125
WHEN OLD IS NEW
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[no value]
Jimmy Lewis
IF YOU LIKED THE OLD 1974 Elsinore 125, you’ll love the new 1993 CZ 125. When motocross bikes started evolving at a blistering pace back in the mid-Seventies, CZ’s once-ultra-competitive air-cooled 250s and 400s got forward-mounted dual shocks-just in time for the singleshock rear-suspension revolution.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0079.xml
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118
118,119
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Advertisement: CYCLE WORLD
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0080.xml
review
120
120
CW EVALUATION
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ATAVIOS MONTEBELLO ATTACHE BAG
[no value]
ATAVIOS
[no value]
ATAVIOS
MONTEBELLO ATTACHE BAG
$36
Over-the-shoulder carry-all
WE COMMUTE, MOSTLY ON MOTORCYcles. When we do, we haul wallets, glasses, checkbooks, magazines, press materials, lunches, spare gloves, tools, parts, puncture-repair kits, letters from our moms, excuses from our doctors, and lots of other really important stuff.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0081.xml
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120
120
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0082.xml
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121
121
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[no value]
School of Motorcycle Repair
[no value]
School of Motorcycle Repair
[no value]
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0083.xml
review
122
122
CW EVALUATION
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YOSHIMURA ZYCLONE SLIP-ON MUFFLERS
[no value]
YOSHIMURA
[no value]
YOSHIMURA
ZYCLONE SLIP-ON MUFFLERS
$263
[no value]
FOR SOME RIDERS, THE COST AND COMplexity of installing a complete replacement exhaust system just isn’t worth it. Slip-on mufflers address this very issue and offer a viable alternative that still gives your bike a visual snap and an authoritative sound.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0084.xml
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122
122
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BEL-RAY
[no value]
BEL-RAY
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0085.xml
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123
123
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
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PIRELLI
MP7 SPORT RADIAL
PIRELLI
MT08/MT09 MATCH RADIAL
PIRELLI
MT68E/MT69E STRADA
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0086.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_19930501_0032_005_0087.xml
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124
124
[no value]
[no value]
CALIFORNIA Car Cover Co.
[no value]
CALIFORNIA Car Cover Co.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0088.xml
review
124
124,125
CW BOOK REVIEW
[no value]
A TWIST WRIST OF THE II
[no value]
California Superbike School
[no value]
California Superbike School
Twist of the Wrist II
$17.95
[no value]
LEARNING THE FINE ART OF MODERN sport riding can be a long and difficult task if you should decide to go it alone. Heck, something as pedestrian as programing a VCR is a perplexing problem for those who don’t consult the technical manual, so why would mastering a sportbike be any different?
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0089.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_19930501_0032_005_0090.xml
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125
125
[no value]
[no value]
YAMAHA
[no value]
YAMAHA
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0091.xml
article
126
126,127,128,132,134,136,138,139,142,144,145
RACE WATCH
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SECOND CHANCE
Sidetracked by bad luck and personal demons, two-time Grand National champ Ricky Graham is fighting back
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MITCH BOEHM
MAY 26, 1991. JUST ANOTHER SUNDAY in late spring for most folks, a day for early-morning motorcycle rides, cookouts and afternoon naps. But for two-time AMA Grand National Champion Ricky Graham, May 26, 1991, will forever be special. It was on that sunny afternoon at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois, that Graham won his first dirt-track national in nearly five years.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0092.xml
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128
128
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[no value]
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT OF AMERICA, INC.: YOSHIMURA
[no value]
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT OF AMERICA, INC.
YOSHIMURA
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0093.xml
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129
129
[no value]
[no value]
Dairyland Insurance Company
[no value]
Dairyland Insurance Company
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0094.xml
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130
130,131
[no value]
[no value]
CHAPARRAL SUPER STORES
[no value]
CHAPARRAL SUPER STORES
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0095.xml
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132
132
[no value]
[no value]
K&N
[no value]
K&N
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0096.xml
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132
132
[no value]
[no value]
Motorcycle Mechanics Institute
[no value]
Motorcycle Mechanics Institute
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0097.xml
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133
133
[no value]
[no value]
agv
[no value]
agv
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0098.xml
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134
134
[no value]
[no value]
CLYMER
[no value]
CLYMER
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0099.xml
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134
134
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0100.xml
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135
135
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
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METZELER
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0101.xml
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136
136
[no value]
[no value]
KRYPTONITE
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KRYPTONITE
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0102.xml
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136
136
[no value]
[no value]
SuperTrapp/Kerker Products
[no value]
SuperTrapp/Kerker Products
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0103.xml
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137
137
[no value]
[no value]
AMERICAN EAGLE LEATHERS
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AMERICAN EAGLE LEATHERS
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0104.xml
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138
138
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
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national cycle
AIR HAWK
national cycle
PLEXISTAR 2
national cycle
RANGER
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0105.xml
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138
138
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0106.xml
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138
138
[no value]
[no value]
TRAVELCADE
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TRAVELCADE
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0107.xml
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139
139
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Advertisement: CYCLE WORLD
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0108.xml
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140
140,141
[no value]
[no value]
Motorcycle Accessory Warehouse
[no value]
Motorcycle Accessory Warehouse
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0109.xml
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142
142
[no value]
[no value]
Consumer Information Center
[no value]
Consumer Information Center
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0110.xml
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143
143
[no value]
[no value]
Arai HELMETS
[no value]
Arai HELMETS
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0111.xml
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144
144
[no value]
[no value]
Barnett
[no value]
Barnett
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0112.xml
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144
144
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: AMERICAN BIG TWIN
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AMERICAN BIG TWIN
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0113.xml
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145
145
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0114.xml
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145
145
[no value]
[no value]
Arai HELMETS
[no value]
Arai HELMETS
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0115.xml
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146
146
[no value]
[no value]
NEESE INDUSTRIES, INC.: Signature Line
[no value]
NEESE INDUSTRIES, INC.
Signature Line
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0116.xml
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146
146
[no value]
[no value]
KAL-GARD Coating and Manufacturing Corp.
[no value]
KAL-GARD Coating and Manufacturing Corp.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0117.xml
article
146
146,150
RACE WATCH
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Clipboard
Polen, Filice, DuHamel take roadrace openers
Peterhansel Wins Paris-Dakar
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[no value]
[no value]
Two-time World Superbike Champion Doug Polen began his quest for the 1993 AMA Superbike title in high style by winning the season opener at Phoenix International Raceway. The Phoenix finish was extremely close, with Polen, who qualified fastest aboard the Fast-by-Ferracci Ducati, finishing .01-second ahead of teammate Pascal Picotte and ’92 Superbike Champion Scott Russell aboard the Team Muzzy Kawasaki ZX-7R. Vance & Hines Yamaha’s Superbike rookie Colin Edwards ended up fourth after leading part of the race, with Team Muzzy Kawasaki’s Miguel DuHamel, who campaigned 500cc GP bikes in 1992, rounding out the top five.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0118.xml
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147
147
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TURN one
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TURN one
[no value]
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[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0119.xml
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148
148,149
[no value]
[no value]
Competition Accessories Inc.
[no value]
Competition Accessories Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0120.xml
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150
150
[no value]
[no value]
VANCE & HINES: SS2-R
[no value]
VANCE & HINES
SS2-R
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0121.xml
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150
150
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: CYCLE WORLD
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CYCLE WORLD
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[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0122.xml
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151
151
[no value]
[no value]
BIEFFE USA, INC.
[no value]
BIEFFE USA, INC.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0123.xml
article
152
152,153,154,155,156
DEPARTMENTS
[no value]
SERVICE
Cold-hearted Yamma
Flywheel fakery
Think synch
No diving, please
CBR600F-toothier
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
I own a 1991 Yamaha FZR1000 with 16,000 miles on it. Rick Tomicic (the chap who built Reuben McMurter’s RC30 engines) has given it a full-ra-dius valve job, cleaned up the ports and degreed the cams. I then installed a Dynojet Stage 3 kit and a Yoshimura carbon-fiber exhaust canister.
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0124.xml
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152
152
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[no value]
Cycle City
[no value]
Cycle City
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0125.xml
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153
153
[no value]
[no value]
D.I.D
[no value]
D.I.D
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[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0126.xml
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154
154
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Advertisement: SPORTBIKE
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SPORTBIKE
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0127.xml
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154
154
[no value]
[no value]
AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE INSTITUTE
[no value]
AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE INSTITUTE
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0128.xml
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154
154
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[no value]
MOTORCYCLE SAFETY FOUNDATION
[no value]
MOTORCYCLE SAFETY FOUNDATION
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0129.xml
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155
155
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0130.xml
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155
155
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0131.xml
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156
156
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Advertisement: CYCLE WORLD
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CYCLE WORLD
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[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0132.xml
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157
157
[no value]
[no value]
Motorcycle & Accessories
[no value]
Motorcycle & Accessories
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0133.xml
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158
158
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
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CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0134.xml
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159
159,160,161,162,163,164,165
[no value]
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CYCLE WORLD SHOWCASE
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0135.xml
article
166
166
DEPARTMENTS
[no value]
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_19930501_0032_005_0136.xml
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167
167
[no value]
[no value]
Yamaha Motor Corporation
[no value]
Yamaha Motor Corporation
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0137.xml
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168
168
[no value]
[no value]
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
[no value]
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19930501_0032_005_0138.xml