Issue: 19980101

Thursday, January 1, 1998
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Monday, August 18, 2014
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Articles
cover
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1,4
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0001.xml
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2,3
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Dodge: Ram
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Dodge
Ram
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0002.xml
tableOfContents
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4
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0003.xml
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5
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CAMEL
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CAMEL
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0004.xml
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6,7
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YAMAHA: V-Star C1assic
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YAMAHA
V-Star C1assic
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0005.xml
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8
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Hein Gericke
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Hein Gericke
CONCORD JACKET AND BOOTS
Hein Gericke
V-PILOT JACKET
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0006.xml
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8
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Memphis SHADES
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Memphis SHADES
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0007.xml
masthead
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8
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0008.xml
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9
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DRAG SPECIALTIES
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DRAG SPECIALTIES
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0009.xml
article
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UP FRONT
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Crystal-ball classics
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David Edwards
THE SCENE IS A MOJAVE DESERT DRY lake bed, looking much the same as when the primordial oceans rolled back a half-million years ago. On its caked surface sits the world's most famous Vincent V-Twin, Rollie Free's Black Lightning, a.k.a. The Bathing Suit Bike.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0010.xml
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11
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Anheuser-Bush, Inc.: Budweiser
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Anheuser-Bush, Inc.
Budweiser
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0011.xml
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12,13
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Kawasaki: Vulcan 1500
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Kawasaki
Vulcan 1500
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0012.xml
article
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14
LEANINGS
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Slimey Crud Cafe Racer Run
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Peter Egan
IT STARTED FOUR YEARS AGO AS AN IDEA kicked around at one of our casual monthly Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang meetings. And by "casual" I mean these meetings are nothing more than a bunch of guys in leather jackets standing around in someone's garage or driveway, alternately gazing at motorcycles and examining the labels of the beer bottles they're holding.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0013.xml
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15
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DENNIS KIRK
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DENNIS KIRK
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0014.xml
article
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TDC
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Rolling spaghetti
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Kevin Cameron
EVERY TIME I BOIL SPAGHETTI, I THINK about rubber. Rubber is a mass of writhing, whirling, tangled long-chain molecules, and the spaghetti strands in the pot look like my imagination's picture of rubber. The analogy needs help because, in a finished rubber product, the rubber molecules are pinned to each other—cross-linked in many places by chemical bonds.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0015.xml
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17
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B&WT Co.
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B&WT Co.
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0016.xml
article
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LETTERS
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LETTERS
Cruiser complaints
Keepers
Single seeking same
Flexible terms
Reader Information
Street Xtreme
Wild about Wendy
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How come nobody is making a nice laid-back cruiser with a kick-ass in-line-Four? I like the styles everyone is putting out, but I'm getting really sick of these damn V-Twin clones! So, here it is, my concept bike for the cruising future: Why doesn't Suzuki yank that Vee motor out of an Intruder 800 and slap in the Bandit 1200's fire-breathing Four?
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0017.xml
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19
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KTM Sportmotorcycles USA Inc.: 400 R/XC
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KTM Sportmotorcycles USA Inc.
400 R/XC
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0018.xml
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20
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EDELWEISS BIKE TRAVEL
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EDELWEISS BIKE TRAVEL
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0019.xml
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20
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America Online, Inc.
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America Online, Inc.
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0020.xml
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21
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FIRSTGEAR
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FIRSTGEAR
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0021.xml
review
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22,23
DEPARTMENTS
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NEW IDEAS
COOL RIDE PRODUCTS BIKE BARN
FINISH LINE MOTORCYCLE CARE PRODUCTS
STIFFIE SEAT COVER
CERTINA MICK DOOHAN WATCH
ACERBIS GHOST PLASTIC
1998 MIKUNI CALENDARS
BELL2 FORCE JACKET
AEROFLOW BMW R1100RT AEROSCREEN
Cool Ride Products
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Cool Ride Products
BIKE BARN
$399
Okay, so the Bike Barn from Cool Ride isn't really a barn. It is, however, a convenient way to protect your bike from dirt and debris. Designed for indoor or outdoor use, it comprises a waterproof nylon cover and folding galvanized-steel frame. Approximately 10 feet wide and 5 feet long, the lightweight unit accommodates even full-size touring bikes. Available in blue or black, the Bike Barn carries a suggested retail of $399. Locks and a low-wattage heater are offered as options.
Cool Ride Products
MOTORCYCLE CARE PRODUCTS
$3
After years in the bicycling industry, Finish Line has dipped its proverbial toes into the waters of motorcycling. The result is a full line of user-friendly maintenance products ranging from a portable parts washer to bio-degradable degreaser and detailer to synthetic chain wax, plus all points in between. Prices range from $3 to $30.
Cool Ride Products
SEAT COVER
$60
So, you mistook this Honda CR250R for your old Schwinn Stingray? Easy to do, what with Stiffie's Old School metallic vinyl seat cover. Available in white, blue, green, gold and black, it fits most late-model dirtbikes, and costs $60.
Cool Ride Products
MICK DOOHAN WATCH
$1500
With the Mick Doohan Limited Edition, Swiss watchmaker Certina provides the GP champion's fans with a stylish way to tell time. Based on the company's chronograph-style DS model, the $1500 Doohan-signature timepiece incorporates speed-, distance- and time-control systems. Plus, the stainless-steel watch is shock- and water-resistant. Unfortunately, only 1000 were manufactured, so act now.
Cool Ride Products
GHOST PLASTIC
$27
No, you haven't suddenly developed X-Ray vision. The CR250R pictured here is decked out in Acerbis' new Ghost Plastic. Designed not to crease when bent, the transparent parts fit most late-model dirtbikes, and are available in red, green, yellow, blue and orange tints. The five-piece set includes front and rear fenders ($27 each), sidepanels ($50) and radiator shrouds ($50).
Cool Ride Products
1998 MIKUNI CALENDARS
$15
With the holidays past and the new year beginning, it's time to preview the '98 Mikuni calendars. Choose from Garage Girls, Iron & Lace, Fast Dates, Berm Busters and Ripped Pavement, and cover your walls with scantily clad lovelies draped across dirtbikes, Superbikes, GP roadracers or custom Harleys. Featuring photography from Kinney Jones, Gold & Goose and Jim Gianatsis, the calendars sell for $15 each.
Cool Ride Products
FORCE JACKET
$290
Fashioned from 1.3mm cowhide, Bell2's Force jacket was crafted with warmer climes in mind. Perforated across the chest and arms, and with zippered vents in back, the mesh-lined jacket has removable dual-density armor in the shoulders and elbows, and a sewn-in backpad. Additional features include zippered and snap-down cuffs, an elasticized waist and three pockets. Available in black only, the jacket carries a suggested retail price of $290.
Cool Ride Products
BMW R1100RT AEROSCREEN
$175
If you need a bigger, more protective windscreen for your BMW R1100RT, look no farther than Aeroflow's $175 Aeroscreen. Constructed from machine-cut heat-molded polycarbonate, the adjustable screen is 3.25 inches taller and 4 inches wider than stock. It's flared at the top and sides to redirect airflow, and features a larger intake scoop.
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0022.xml
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Corbin: VTR-BAG
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Corbin
VTR-BAG
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0023.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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HONDA'S EURO-SPECIALS
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David Edwards
LAST MONTH'S RUMOR mill was bumping hard against redline with news of a two-stroke stunner from Honda, a 500cc V-Twin sportbike patterned after Mick Doohan's GP racer. A perfect birthday present on the occasion of the company's 50th anniversary, it was to be a showcase for Honda's much-ballyhooed, clean-burning ARC technology, the supposed savior of the sordid, smoky two-stroke engine.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0024.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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VIVE LA V-TWINS!
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Alan Cathcart
FRANCE IS GETTING TRÈS serious about its V-Twins. We already knew about the Voxan Roadster (Roundup, October, 1997), a 1000cc banana-yellow streetfighter; now comes the company's next two efforts, the Cafe Racer and the Scrambler.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0025.xml
article
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25
ROUNDUP
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WR400 FOREST THUMPER
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Trail riders rejoice! Yamaha will offer an enduro version of its recently announced YZ400F, itself based on the Supercross/MX GP-winning works YZM400 four-stroke. Powered by a more versatile version of the MXer's dohc five-valve Single, the '98 WR400F is equipped with a larger 3.2-gallon gas tank, enduro-spec lighting, trip-meter, wide-ratio five-speed gearbox and trail-tweaked Kayaba suspension.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0026.xml
article
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25,26
ROUNDUP
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etc.
GOTTA GETTA GOTO
INDIAN UPRISING
CAFE CRAZE
CW REIGNS IN SPAIN
VIRTUAL ISLE OF MAN
ACTUAL ISLE OF MAN
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Vintage bike fans looking for a well-kept 1940s BMW with sidecar would do well to forget the used-bike market and place a call to...China! Much like the Russian Ural, the Chinese GOTO resulted from copying one of the many BMWs left behind by the German army during WWII.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0027.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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BIMOTA'S BETTER TL1000?
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Brian Catterson
IT SEEMS THAT SUZUKI ISN'T the only company getting serious about the high-performance possibilities of the TL1000's V-Twin motor. At the same Milan Show where Suzuki pulled the tarp off its racy, beam-frame R-model Twin, Bimota rolled out its own version.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0028.xml
article
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26
ROUNDUP
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LIGHT-NESS MAKES RIGHT-NESS
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For anyone who thinks all Harley-Davidsons are heavy-metal boat anchors, bike-builder Arlen Ness has the answer: an H-D custom built almost entirely of aluminum. Except for the few items that had to be made of ferrous metal—things like the crankshaft, transmission gears, wheel axles, fork tubes, etc.—the latest Nessbike is alloy from stem to stern, including its frame, swingarm and all body parts.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0029.xml
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27
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Advertisements
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BRIDGESTONE
M77
BRIDGESTONE
M78
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0030.xml
article
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28
ROUNDUP
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25 YEARS AGO JANUARY, 1973
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Jimmy Lewis
Even in the early '70s, we were nothing but a bunch of gearheads. Why else would the editors have dedicated five full pages to charts and graphs detailing the delicate science of gearing? The article, titled "Gearing: How and why gear ratios are chosen, and what you can do to improve the situation," explained how changing sprockets is a viable way to distribute power the way you want it.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0031.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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PEOPLE-MOVERS ON PARADE
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David Edwards
IF THE UBIQUITOUS VOLKSwagen Beetle was the "people's car," then meet the people's trike and the people's scooter. Frankfurt's Motor Show was the location for the debut of two concept vehicles from German auto-makers MercedesBenz and BMW.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0032.xml
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Hein Gericke: Streetline
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Hein Gericke
Streetline
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0033.xml
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29
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SCANDINAVIAN BRAKE SYSTEMS
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SCANDINAVIAN BRAKE SYSTEMS
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0034.xml
article
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30
ROUNDUP
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Ups & Down
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UP: To photographer Mark Mclntyre, for shutter service above and beyond the call. Mclntyre is responsible for the art in the "Classic Motorcycles 1998" calender. His shots, masterfully lit and with sepia-toned old-timey photos as backdrops, make this the class calender of the new year.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0035.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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Quick Ride
SUZUKI RM250 Better-late berm-buster
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Jimmy Lewis
REMEMBER IN SCHOOL when you could miss a test and get a make-up? Well, that's what the professors at Cycle World magazine have arranged for the 1998 Suzuki RM250, which arrived too late to be included in last month's 250cc motocross comparison.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0036.xml
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31
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SUZUKI: TL1000S
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SUZUKI
TL1000S
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0037.xml
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32,33
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ford
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ford
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0038.xml
article
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34,35,36,38
SPORTBIKES KAWASAKI '98
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ZX-9R
Not a new makeover, a whole new bike
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DON CANET
IT'S HARD TO BELIEVE THAT SIX YEARS HAVE ELAPSED SINCE the introduction of Honda's CBR900RR, a landmark sportbike that rewrote the definition of "lightweight" and "powerful" in Open-class terms. Perhaps even more unbelievable is that until now, no other major manufacturer has invaded the CBR's domain.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0039.xml
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37
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motorradna
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motorradna
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0040.xml
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39
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Advertisements
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comtrad industries
Phazer
comtrad industries
Phantom
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0041.xml
article
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40,42,44
SPORTBIKES SUZUKI '98
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GSX-R750
Damn the carburetors, full speed ahead!
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NICK IENATSCH
IN SUPERSPORT ROADRACING TRIM, SUZUKI'S GSXR750 exhibits few—if any—weaknesses. It's fast enough to have made the Muzzy Kawasaki team quit the class, light enough to make 600s jealous and quick enough to make full-blown Superbikes nervous.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0042.xml
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41
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Mazda North American Operations: B-Series Trucks
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Mazda North American Operations
B-Series Trucks
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0043.xml
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43,45,47,49,51,53
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0044.xml
article
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46,48
SPORTBIKES LAVERDA '98
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750S
Laverda turns the page
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ALAN CATHCART
EVER SINCE ITS DEBUT FIVE YEARS AGO, THE LAVERDA 650 has been a motorcycle in search of an engine to complement its acclaimed Nico Bakker-derived aluminum twin-spar chassis. Now at last, Laverda has that motor. The fuel-injected, liquid-cooled 750 is the first all-new (well, 90 percent new) engine to come on-line after the takeover of the company by wealthy industrialist Francesco Tognon three years ago.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0045.xml
article
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SPORTBIKES TRIUMPH '98
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T595 DAYTONA
A squeaky wheel gets oiled
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BRIAN CATTERSON
ONCE IN A WHILE, WE MAGAZINE ROAD-TEST TYPES COMplain about something vehemently enough that the manufacturer takes action. Case in point, the Triumph T595 Daytona. Last year's road tests of the new-generation three-cylinder sportbike all read pretty much the same: "Gorgeous motorcycle...giant leap forward for the revitalized British firm...shame about the flawed fuel injection, spongy suspension and the exhaust header that grounds in right-hand turns."
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0046.xml
article
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FEATURES
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Return of a Warhorse
Soldier of the salt, member of the family
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JON F.THOMPSON
IT WAS EARLY ONE SUMMER'S DAY 50 years ago, and Roland Free was slow. With sunlight reflecting up from the Bonneville Salt Flats harshly enough to toast the skin inside one's nostrils, Free was stuck at 148 miles per hour. Free figured his Vincent, owned by a writer/enthusiast named John Edgar, could do 150.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0047.xml
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57
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Metzeler Motorcycle Tire North America
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Metzeler Motorcycle Tire North America
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0048.xml
article
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58
FEATURES
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"He was my hero"
ROLLIE FREE REMEMBERED
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Jon F.Thompson
IT'S A CRUEL TWIST OF FATE that the most famous photograph of Rollie Free, which shows him roaring across the Bonneville Salt Flats on his Vincent, does not show his face. The photo is taken from the left, and Free, prone on the bike, has his head tucked down to the right of the fuel tank, watching the black line that marks the racecourse.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0049.xml
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59
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Advertisements
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CASTROL MOTORCYCLE OIL
4-Stroke Full Synthetic
CASTROL MOTORCYCLE OIL
4-Stroke Synthetic Blend
CASTROL MOTORCYCLE OIL
4-Stroke Conventional
CASTROL MOTORCYCLE OIL
2-Stroke Full Synthetic
CASTROL MOTORCYCLE OIL
2-Stroke Synthetic Blend
CASTROL MOTORCYCLE OIL
2-Stroke Conventional
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0050.xml
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61
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U.S. Department of Transportation
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U.S. Department of Transportation
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0051.xml
article
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62,63,64,66
FEATURES
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Sunday Morning Ride
To breakfast, with gusto
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BRIAN CATTERSON
BZZZZZ! IT'S SIX O'CLOCK IN the morning, and as on every other day of the week, I'm awakened by the incessant buzzing of the alarm clock I spring—tumble, anyway—from bed, grapple in the darkness for the alarm-clock button and mindlessly start toward the bathroom...where I suddenly remember that it's Sunday.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0052.xml
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65
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Advertisement: CYCLE WORLD
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0053.xml
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67
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GEICO Indemnity Co.: Cycle-Gard
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GEICO Indemnity Co.
Cycle-Gard
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0054.xml
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68
68,69
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Chevy: S-10
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Chevy
S-10
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0055.xml
review
70
70,71,72,74,76
CYCLE WORLD TEST
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1998 Harley-Davidson ROAD KING CLASSIC
CONTINUING THE TOURING-CRUISER TRADITION
EDITORS' NOTES
Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Inc.
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Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Inc.
ROAD KING
$16,560
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WITH ONE FOREIGN MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURER after another jumping on the touring-cruiser bandwagon, it's easy to overlook the original. Harley-Davidson originated the category with its Electra Glide three decades ago, and has never stopped refining the art.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0056.xml
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73
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0057.xml
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75
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0058.xml
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77
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PIRELLI: MT66
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PIRELLI
MT66
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0059.xml
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78
78,79
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DUCATI NORTH AMERCA,INC.: ST2
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DUCATI NORTH AMERCA,INC.
ST2
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0060.xml
article
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80,81,82,83,84,86
FEATURES
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THE MILE
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JOE SCALZO
Call it the "euphoria button." Many two-wheel word jockies get their jollies by pushing it. Instead of dialing up the endorphins by going out for a jog or loading up on Prozac, we push the feel-good buzzer by writing up a motorcycle race, the same as the unknown scribbler quoted above.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0061.xml
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85
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SUZUKI: QUADRUNNER
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SUZUKI
QUADRUNNER
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0062.xml
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87
87
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Advertisements
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BRIDGESTONE
BT56
BRIDGESTONE
BT57
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0063.xml
advertisement
88
88,89
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Harley-Davidson: 1200 SPORT
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Harley-Davidson
1200 SPORT
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CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0064.xml
review
90
90,92
Long-Term Wrap-Up
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SUZUKI GSX-R750
STREET OR TRACK, A BLISTERING PERFORMER
SUZUKI
[no value]
SUZUKI
GSX-R750
$8999
[no value]
MY, HOW TIME FLIES WHEN you're having fun. From high-speed racetrack lapping to backroad blasting, our long-term Suzuki GSX-R750 certainly fit the bill of "Best Superbike of 1996," as crowned in that year's Ten Best Bikes balloting.A stunning performer in the canyons, our long-termer was also subject to plenty of commuting and errand-hopping.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0065.xml
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91
91
[no value]
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.: HP4
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
HP4
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0066.xml
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93
93
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0067.xml
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94
94,95
[no value]
[no value]
Kawasaki Motors Corp.: Ninja ZX-9R
[no value]
Kawasaki Motors Corp.
Ninja ZX-9R
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0068.xml
review
96
96
CW EVALUATION
[no value]
KISAN TIREALERT
Underinflation notification
Kisan Technologies, Inc.
[no value]
Kisan Technologies, Inc.
KISAN TIREALERT
$250
[no value]
ALL RIGHT, SMART GUY, HOW MUCH AIR pressure is in your motorcycle's tires right now? You don't know, do you? Sure, you could grab a gauge and find out, but if your bike was equipped with a Kisan TireAlert system, you wouldn't have to—a simple glance at the dash would tell you.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0069.xml
review
97
97
CW EVALUATION
[no value]
UNEEK CHAIN SCRUBBER AND SLUDGE AWAY
Getting rid of the grease
UNEEK CHAIN
[no value]
UNEEK CHAIN
SCRUBBER AND SLUDGE AWAY
$25
[no value]
REMOVING GUNK AND GRIME FROM A motorcycle drive chain—any motorcycle drive chain—can be an unpleasant, time-consuming task. Whether the chain in question belongs to a streetbike or a motocrosser, what should be a simple chore can quickly escalate into a full-blown project.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0070.xml
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97
97
[no value]
[no value]
Travelcade: SADDLEHEAT
[no value]
Travelcade
SADDLEHEAT
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0071.xml
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97
97
[no value]
[no value]
USO
[no value]
USO
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0072.xml
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98
98,99
[no value]
[no value]
Triumph Motorcycles America Ltd.
[no value]
Triumph Motorcycles America Ltd.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0073.xml
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100
100,101
[no value]
[no value]
COMPETITION ACCESSORIES
[no value]
COMPETITION ACCESSORIES
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0074.xml
article
102
102,103,106,107,108
RACE WATCH
[no value]
Max to the Front
The mysteries of Max Biaggi
[no value]
[no value]
KEVIN CAMERON
WHEN MAX BIAGGI LEFT THE APRILIA GP SQUAD FOR TEAM HONDA, the big question was this: After three successive 250cc world titles on the Italian bikes, could he confound his rivals as easily on another brand of machine? Did the championships stem from Biaggi's brilliant machine control, or were they merely the result of Aprilia's mature 100 horsepower and elegant chassis?
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0075.xml
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104
104,105
[no value]
[no value]
Yamaha Motor Corporation: Royal Star
[no value]
Yamaha Motor Corporation
Royal Star
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0076.xml
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107
107
[no value]
[no value]
Jack Daniel's: TENNESSEE WHISKEY
[no value]
Jack Daniel's
TENNESSEE WHISKEY
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0077.xml
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109
109
[no value]
[no value]
Motorrad North America
[no value]
Motorrad North America
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0078.xml
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110
110,111
[no value]
[no value]
MOTORCYCLE ACCESSORY WAREHOUSE
[no value]
MOTORCYCLE ACCESSORY WAREHOUSE
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0079.xml
article
112
112,118,120
RACE WATCH
[no value]
Clipboard
Quickest Streetbike Shootout III
Kocinski crowned World Superbike Champion
Chandler tops in AMA Superbike
[no value]
[no value]
Matt Polito
Matthew Miles
Once a year, the baddest street racers in the country put their egos on the line at Cycle World's Quickest Streetbike Shootout, held during the AMA/ Prostar Pingel Thunder Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park. There are three classes at the Shootout: Unlimited, for turbos, nitrous and extended swingarms; Modified, which allows extended swingarms but prohibits turbos and nitrous; and Stock, with no turbos, nitrous or extended swingarms.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0080.xml
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113
113,114,115,116
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: CYCLE WORLD
[no value]
[no value]
CYCLE WORLD
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0081.xml
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117
117
[no value]
[no value]
Anheuser-Busch Inc.
[no value]
Anheuser-Busch Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0082.xml
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118
118
[no value]
[no value]
National Parks and Conservation Association
[no value]
National Parks and Conservation Association
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0083.xml
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119
119
[no value]
[no value]
Big Twin
[no value]
Big Twin
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0084.xml
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120
120
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0085.xml
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121
121
[no value]
[no value]
KTM Sportmotorcycle USA, Inc.: Duke
[no value]
KTM Sportmotorcycle USA, Inc.
Duke
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0086.xml
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122
122
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: CYCLE WORLD
[no value]
[no value]
CYCLE WORLD
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0087.xml
article
123
123,125,127
DEPARTMENTS
[no value]
SERVICE
Bleeding Hartman
Plugging along
Oily in lowa
[no value]
[no value]
Paul Dean
I've put an entire '97 Suzuki GSXR750 six-piston front-brake setup on my '94 GSX-R1 100, and I'm having problems getting all of the air out of the system. I've been using the standard bleeding method of pumping the lever and opening the bleeders on the calipers, but the brakes still don't work until the lever is almost to the grip, and they're really mushy.
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0088.xml
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123
123
[no value]
[no value]
AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE INSTITUTE
[no value]
AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE INSTITUTE
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0089.xml
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123
123
[no value]
[no value]
Cruise America
[no value]
Cruise America
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0090.xml
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124
124
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: CYCLE WORLD
[no value]
[no value]
CYCLE WORLD
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0091.xml
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125
125
[no value]
[no value]
American Honda MotorCo., Inc.
[no value]
American Honda MotorCo., Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0092.xml
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125
125
[no value]
[no value]
Motorcycle Mechanics Institute
[no value]
Motorcycle Mechanics Institute
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0093.xml
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126
126
[no value]
[no value]
THE NATIONAL TRAVEL CLUB
[no value]
THE NATIONAL TRAVEL CLUB
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0094.xml
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127
127
[no value]
[no value]
DONAHUE HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC.
[no value]
DONAHUE HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0095.xml
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127
127
[no value]
[no value]
AEROSTICH
[no value]
AEROSTICH
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0096.xml
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127
127
[no value]
[no value]
Deltran Corporation: Tender
[no value]
Deltran Corporation
Tender
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0097.xml
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128
128,129,130,131,132,133
[no value]
[no value]
CYCLE WORLD SHOWCASE
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0098.xml
article
134
134
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_19980101_0037_001_0099.xml
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135
135
[no value]
[no value]
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.: TACOMA
[no value]
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
TACOMA
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0100.xml
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136
136
[no value]
[no value]
Philip Morris Inc.
[no value]
Philip Morris Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980101_0037_001_0101.xml