Issue: 19980401

Wednesday, April 1, 1998
April
4
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37
Friday, August 8, 2014
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Articles
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1,5
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0001.xml
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2,3
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GM Corp.: Chevy S-10
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GM Corp.
Chevy S-10
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0002.xml
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4
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Advertisements
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Metzeler Motorcycle Tire
ME 33
Metzeler Motorcycle Tire
ME 55A
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0003.xml
tableOfContents
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0004.xml
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6,7
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Kawasaki Motors Corp.
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Kawasaki Motors Corp.
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0005.xml
masthead
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0006.xml
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8
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Advertisements
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TEKNIC
Lightning Jacket and Pant
TEKNIC
Stinger Jacket and Pant
TEKNIC
Magnum 2pc Suit
TEKNIC
Violator 1pc Racing Suit
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0007.xml
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9
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DRAG SPECIALTIES: FatBook
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DRAG SPECIALTIES
FatBook
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0008.xml
article
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UP FRONT
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Victory in the desert
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David Edwards
SAVE FOR THE OCCASIONAL STAR-studded entombment of former popstar/mayor/congressmen, Palm Springs, California, is a sleepy little desert burgh best known for Bob Hope sightings, multitudinous golf courses and the highest per capita Mercedes ownership this side of Beverly Hills.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0009.xml
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11
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SUZUKI
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SUZUKI
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0010.xml
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12,13
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Advertisements
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Dodge
Sport 4x2
Dodge
Club Cab SLT 4x2
Dodge
Club Cab Sport 4x4
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0011.xml
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LEANINGS
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Shipping news
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peter Egan
SIGHT UNSEEN. IF EVER THERE WERE two words to send a shiver down the spine of the prospective motorcycle buyer, them are 'em, as my old English teacher used to say. Over the years, I've known several people who bought bikes over the phone, or by way of photographs and letters, but I've never done it myself.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0012.xml
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DENNIS KIRK
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DENNIS KIRK
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0013.xml
article
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TDC
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Small things
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Kevin Cameron
A MODERN HYDRAULIC SUSPENSION damper produces its damping force by using suspension movement to force oil through a system of orifices. Because the oil has viscosity, or internal fluid friction, it resists this. This resistance is used to bleed energy out of unwanted suspension movements.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0014.xml
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17,18,19,20
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0015.xml
article
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LETTERS
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LETTERS
Otto uh-oh
Triumph vs. Harley
Indian affairs
Reader Information
Effin' Goose
Staff infections
Luv ya, mean it
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I'm aware of J.S. Bach and P.D.Q. Bach, now in "First Fired, First Forgotten," Allan Girdler has invented a fictional relative for Karl Benz: "Otto Benz," said to be the inventor of the four-cycle engine. Allan means Nikolaus Otto, who tested a four-cycle engine in 1862.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0016.xml
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DAINESE: 200 CLASSIC
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DAINESE
200 CLASSIC
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0017.xml
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Memphis SHADES
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Memphis SHADES
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0018.xml
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Advertisements
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Öhlins
KX60
Öhlins
KX500
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0019.xml
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VANCE & HINES: SHORTSHOTS
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VANCE & HINES
SHORTSHOTS
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0020.xml
review
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24,25
DEPARTMENTS
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NEW IDEAS
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SuperFlow Corporation
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SuperFlow Corporation
CYCLEDYN MOTORCYCLE DYNAMOMETER
$14,500
Attention Super Lotto winners: Have a look-see at the CycleDyn dynamometer. Designed to measure rear-wheel horsepower and torque, the 1200-pound unit accommodates any motorcycle with a 48- to 72-inch wheelbase. It's equipped with Windows 95- based software, and can be operated from the saddle via remote-control keypad. Granted, at $14,500 the base CycleDyn Sport ain't cheap. (The top-of-the line Pro EC, which includes options for measuring additional data, costs a mind-boggling $31,450.) But talk about your ultimate garage accessory...
SuperFlow Corporation
FAST BLEND COFFEE
$10
To heck with all those foo-foo coffee houses, serious stuff is brewin' over at Fast By Ferracci. Catering to those jonesin' for java, the Italian company offers fresh-roasted whole coffee beans in 12-ounce retro-style oil cans, which are graced by racing photos of Eraldo Ferracci himself. A choice of two blends is available: 10/40- weight Caffe Leggero or 20/50-weight Caffe Forte. Suggested retail price is $10 per can.
SuperFlow Corporation
SHOEI HELMETS
$205
Harley-Davidson and helmet manufacturer Shoei have combined their corporate efforts, and the results are pretty spiffy. First up is the $205 Torque, a half-shell helmet that features fiberglass construction, zip-out neck curtain and the Motor Company's 95th anniversary paint scheme. Then, there's the Road Classic, a three-quarter-shell model. Priced at $225, it comes with an air scoop visor, brushed-nylon interior and anniversary colors. A full-face version is also available.
SuperFlow Corporation
DYMAG CARBON-FIBER WHEELS
$4545
Yes, $4545 is a lot to spend on a set of wheels. But Dymag's carbon-fiber wheels are hardly average. Approved for street use, the one-piece hollow-spoke hoops are 50 percent stronger than die-cast magnesium, and they're exceptionally lightweight. In fact, the front weighs just 4 pounds, while the rear tips the scales at 5.5 pounds. Furthermore, the rear wheel's modular magnesium hub can be modified to fit most any late-model sportbike.
SuperFlow Corporation
GSX-R GOLD VALVE KIT
$25
You say your late-model Suzuki GSX-R750 is a tad too twitchy for your taste? Try installing Race Tech's GSX-R Gold Valve Kit. Designed to improve straight-line stability, the $175 kit comes with two 10mm fork extenders, Gold Valves, O-rings and shims. An instructional manual and video are included. The fork extenders are also available separately for $25.
SuperFlow Corporation
LIGHT PANTS
$239
When Mother Nature rains on your parade, stay dry with Marmot's Thunderlight overpants. With full-length side zippers and elasticized, snap-down cuffs, the lightweight Gore-Tex garment slips easily over riding gear. Further features include gusseted inseams, articulated knees, adjustable elasticized waist and detachable stuff sack. Available in SXXL sizes, the $239 pants come in black and black/yellow.
SuperFlow Corporation
MAXIMUM SECURITY LOCKDOWN
$119 to $169
Billed as "the missing link in the ultimate motorcycle security system," Maximum Security Lockdown is designed to work with all cables, chains and locks. Constructed from case-hardened steel and then chromed, the Australian-made device bolts to your garage floor, and comes in two sizes, the larger of which is said to accommodate the beefiest of cable and U-locks. Prices range from $119 to $169, and both units come complete with a base, three sleeve anchor bolts and a protective cap. A $15 adapter ring is optional.
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0021.xml
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vanceandhines: CLASSICS EXHAUST
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vanceandhines
CLASSICS EXHAUST
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0022.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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HONDA SUPER-TWIN ON THE WAY
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David Edwards
GOOD AS HONDA'S VTR1000 Super Hawk is—it won CW's 16-bike sportbike shootout and was named Best Open-Class Streetbike of '97—company mucketymucks have always hinted that the best was yet to come. It may be here. Circulating in Japan are fuzzy illustrations and murky spy photos of the VTR1000R, a hotted-up, high-buck version of Honda's sporting V-Twin.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0023.xml
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ROUNDUP
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GUZZI MAKES ITS QUOTA
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What has to be the world's weirdest dual-purpose bike is once again rolling off Moto Guzzi's assembly lines. The original Quota was a half-hearted attempt to cash-in on the "heavy enduro" market pioneered by the BMW GS series. The new bike is a more determined effort, upgraded along the lines of the V11 cruiser that came away the surprise winner in last month's "Lucky 13" mega-shootout.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0024.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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CHARGE OF THE LIGHTBULB BRIGADE
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Andy Saunders
THE ELECTRIC MOTORBIKE Company, in Sebastopol, California, claims to make the "world's first practical electric motorbike." Scott Cronk, 32, EMB president and founder, whose father helped build the Lunar Rover, knows that the market in the U.S. for affordable electric motorcycles is tiny.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0025.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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BIMOTA BLUES
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Bruno de Prato
What's happened to the Bimota 500 Vdue, the two-stroke buzz-bomb that was splashed across the world's moto-mags a few months back? Missing in action, is what, held back by a mysterious lack of performance in some early production bikes.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0026.xml
article
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27,28
ROUNDUP
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SUPERIOR SOUNDS
OLD BIKES, EH?
HARLEY'S KC CONNECTION
RIDE THE WILD, WILD WEST
TEN YEARS ON TWO WHEELS
FOR A GOOD TIME, CALL...
NEW KID ON THE BLOCK
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Entertain friends at your next garage party with the sounds of GP racebikes from 1948 to 1974. Narrated by eight-time World Champion Phil Read, the Superior Sounds of Classic Racing Bikes CD consists of the exhaust notes of more than 70 different grand prix bikes, including Honda's famous six-cylinder 250, the MV Agusta Triple, the Moto Guzzi V-Eight and, for you tiddler buffs, a 50cc Kreidler.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0027.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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PIT BIKES PLUS
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MOTO-MINIMALISM IS the theme behind two Honda tiddlers shown at the Tokyo Motor Show. The FB-B prototype looks for all the world like a skateboard with a motor stuck out back and a handlebar hung up front—and check out the wooden floor board!
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0028.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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EURO-DELIVERY DUCKS
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Here's your chance to buy a new Ducati, meet the people who built it, then break-in the beast on a twisty-road European vacation. Chicago-based Lotus Tours and Ducati have set up a "Fly-Buy-Ride" factory delivery program that goes into effect this summer.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0029.xml
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Yamaha Motor Corporation: WR400F
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Yamaha Motor Corporation
WR400F
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0030.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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25 YEARS AGO APRIL, 1973
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Don Canet
Never a magazine to shy away from digging up the dirt, CW previewed the 125 Can-Am in this issue. An offroad prototype built by snowmobile manufacturer Bombardier, the bike featured a unique approach to rotary-valve two-stroke engine design—its carburetor was conventionally located behind the engine rather than off to the side as was usual with rotary-valvers.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0031.xml
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ROUNDUP
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YAMAHAS YOU CAN'T HAVE
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YEAH, YEAH, WE KNOW. Old news these bikes; one a run-of-the-mill VMax, the other a retro monster bike of the inline-Four variety. Big deal, right? Have a closer look. First, Mr. Max—called the "V-Max Special" in this iteration—has fenders and dummy fuel tank made of carbon-fiber.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0032.xml
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ROUNDUP
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HIGH SPEED ON ICE
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Here's a surefire way to make your local speed-skating ace look slow! Jawa's latest ice-racing motorcycles utilize the same laid-down engine configuration that recently debuted on longtrack speedway bikes. The benefits are said to he improved stability and less of a tendency to wheelie at the start.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0033.xml
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Budweiser
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Budweiser
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0034.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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UPS & DOWN
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UP: To Jim Lawson and Peter Laird, for turning their pastimes into a pen-and-ink epic. Avid motorcyclists, the pair have come up with Planet Racers, a 276-page "graphic novel" (that's comic book to you and me) that follows the exploits of bike racers Godman Falcon and Methania Fitts in the Planet Race Series of 2999.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0035.xml
review
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ROUNDUP
Quick Ride
HONDA CB1300
More of an old thing
HONDA
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HONDA
CB1300
Yasushi Ichikawa
THE RETRO-STANDARD craze continues in Japan, and Honda has unleashed what may be the ultimate evolution of the UJM, the four-cylinder CB1300. No technical details were offered, but the CB1300 is basically a big-bore update of the CB1000.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0036.xml
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B&WT Co: KOOL
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B&WT Co
KOOL
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0037.xml
article
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34,35
CW COMPARISON
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LIGHT IS RIGHT!
420 pounds... 130 horsepower.... 170 mph...maybe downsizing isn't such a bad idea after all
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BRIAN CATTERSON
THE ROAD TO SPORTBIKE high performance, it would appear, is paved with metal shavings. How else can you explain the prevailing design philosophy that "less equals more" and "smaller is better than bigger?" It's difficult to determine where this line of thinking got its start.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0038.xml
review
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CW COMPARISON
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HONDA CBR900RR
SHARPENING THE BLADE
Honda
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Honda
CBR900RR
$9999
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BACK WITH A VENGEANCE—THAT'S the best way to describe the $9999 1998 Honda CBR900RR. Whereas the original 1993 Double-R was a track-bred repli-racer, and the revised 1996 model a softer-edged sporting streetbike, the '98 version combines the best of both.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0039.xml
review
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38,39
CW COMPARISON
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KAWASAKI ZX-9R
NINJA MOST NIMBLE
KAWASAKI
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KAWASAKI
ZX-9R
$9999
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EVER SINCE ITS FIRST 900cc STREETbike, the 1973 Z-1, Kawasaki has been renowned for its powerful engines. And with 127 horsepower on tap at the rear wheel, the $9999 ZX-9R is no exception. But what is newsworthy this year is that after decades of using brute force to net a favorable power-to-weight ratio, Mean Green's engineering team has finally seen fit to refocus its efforts on weight reduction.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0040.xml
review
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40,42
CW COMPARISON
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SUZUKI GSX-R750
A MILD CASE OF INJECTION INFECTION
Suzuki
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Suzuki
GSX-R750
$9299
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TRIED AND TRUE (IN RED OR BLUE) best describes the 1998 Suzuki GSX-R750. Essentially identicat to 1996-97 Gixxers, the '98 model has one significant addition: electronic fuel injection. Drawing on their experience with the TL1000 Twin, Suzuki's engineers equipped the GSX-R with the same Denso engine-control module and sensors, and a double dose of Mikuni injectors.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0041.xml
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Mazda North American Operations: B4000 4x4 SE Cab Plus
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Mazda North American Operations
B4000 4x4 SE Cab Plus
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0042.xml
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Advertisements
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DUNLOP
D207 GP
DUNLOP
D207 ZR
DUNLOP
D205
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0043.xml
review
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CW COMPARISON
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YAMAHA YZF-R1
Honey, I shrunk the superbike
Yamaha
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Yamaha
YZF-R1
$10,199
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LOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING, BUT IN the case of the new-for-'98 Yamaha YZF-R1, they're not. This bike looks like a refugee from the grand prix wars for one simple reason: It is. The R1's project leader previously worked in the company's racing department, and that influence shows.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0044.xml
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FEATURES
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FUTURE SPORT
NEW TECH FOR THE NEXT MILLENNIUM
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Steve Anderson
WHEN CONFRONTED BY MACHINES LIKE THESE "LIGHT is Right" sportbikes—and specifically the new YZFR1—you can be sure some fool will ask, "Where do we go from here? Is this the zenith of sportbike development?" Rest assured, just as with any other time when people started mumbling about the limits of performance—as in, say, 1979 with the introduction of the CBX, or in 1989 with the ZX-11—the show has only just begun.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0045.xml
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NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc.
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NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc.
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0046.xml
article
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FEATURES
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TALES OF THE CITY
Big Apple Bikers
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KARISSA S. WANG
When you think of New York City, you might think potholes, skyscrapers, 12-hour workdays, mercenary taxicab drivers and just a little traffic congestion. You're probably not thinking motorcycle enthusiasts. But those ingredients create a devout—indeed, almost religious—fraternity of adept city slickers on bikes in the Big Apple.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0047.xml
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Motorcycle Mechanics Institute
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Motorcycle Mechanics Institute
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0048.xml
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COBRA
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COBRA
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0049.xml
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PIRELLI: MT66 "ROUTE"
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PIRELLI
MT66 "ROUTE"
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0050.xml
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SUZUKI: Intruder 1500LC
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SUZUKI
Intruder 1500LC
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0051.xml
review
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58,59,60,61,62
CYCLE WORLD TEST
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MZ MASTIFF
Not just for mischief
EDITORS' NOTES
Motorrad of North America
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Motorrad of North America
MZ MASTIFF
$7195
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SO, YOU'VE JUST VIEWED A "CRUSTY DEMONS OF DIRT" STUNT VIDEO AND HAVE an itch for a ride on the wild side. Problem is, pavement is your preferred riding surface, and while a traditional dual-purpose bike is enticing, you're looking for something with a bit more pizzazz.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0052.xml
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CYCLE WORLD TEST
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MZ BAGHIRA
Head-high explorer
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Matthew Miles
NO QUESTION, THE BUG-EYED MASTIFF IS VERY cool, but with its wide, 17-inch wheels and sticky low-profile rubber, it's best suited to terrorizing repli-racers in the canyons. Fun, in other words, but not terribly versatile. If it's all-around ability you want, consider the dual-purpose Baghira.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0053.xml
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Advertisements
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BRIDGESTONE
M77
BRIDGESTONE
M78
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0054.xml
article
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64,66,68
FEATURES
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SUPER-DUPER DUKE
KTM creates a motard monster
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BRIAN CATTERSON
REMEMBER PROJECT SUPER DUKE, THE HOT-ROD STREET Single that ran in the September, 1996, issue? Well, forget about it. That Duke was fast, but the bike shown here is even faster. How much faster? Fast enough that after taking it for an impromptu lap of CW's on-site test track/parking lot, Off-Road Editor Jimmy Lewis proclaimed it the most powerful four-stroke Single he'd ever sampled.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0055.xml
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SCANDINAVIAN BRAKE SYSTEMS
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SCANDINAVIAN BRAKE SYSTEMS
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0056.xml
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vanceandhines: PRO PIPE
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vanceandhines
PRO PIPE
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0057.xml
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Advertisements
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ARAI HELMETS, LTD.
RENEGADE BRIGHT SILVER
ARAI HELMETS, LTD.
SIGNET/E COLIN EDWARDS REPLICA #3
ARAI HELMETS, LTD.
CLASSIC/E OPEN FACE
ARAI HELMETS, LTD.
QUANTUM/E "RAPTOR" WHITE/YELLOW
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0058.xml
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Guidant Specialty Mutual Insurance Company
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Guidant Specialty Mutual Insurance Company
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0059.xml
article
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70,71,72,73,76,77
FEATURES
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WFO, Mate!
How an English rowdy taught Americans to go fast
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JOE SCALZO
I READ CYCLE NEWS NOT SO MUCH FOR ITS HOT NEWS AS FOR ITS GEEZER ITEMS: Every week I breathlessly consult "In The Wind," the gossip page, to discover what the old berserkos and hairpins of my generation are up to, who has divorced who this time, who has been overthrown and run out of office, who has gotten creamed playing vintage racer, or who has completely cracked up in his dotage and done something so disgraceful that he has been sent to the jug.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0060.xml
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74
74,75
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[no value]
ford
[no value]
ford
[no value]
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0061.xml
article
78
78,79,80,82
FEATURES
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VIVA IMOLA!
Twenty-five years ago, Ducati’s new 750 V-Twins needed an image boost. With a spectacular 1-2 finish at the inaugural Imola 200, they got it.
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JOHN L. STEIN
TO DUCATI LOVERS, THE 1974 750 SUPER Sport is the Holy Grail that launched the company a Superbike maker. But the SS, and in a sense contemporary Ducatis as well, owe their existence to a handful of factory racers like the one seen here. Rome wasn’t built in a day, but the Imola bikes nearly were.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0062.xml
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81
81
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[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
BIEFFE
AIRTECH
BIEFFE
B14 POLE POSITION
BIEFFE
BR16
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[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0063.xml
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83
83,84,85
[no value]
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0064.xml
article
86
86,88,90
FEATURES
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YELLOW FEVER
Fast By Ferracci's Ducati 748 has the competition seeing red
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[no value]
NICK IENATSCH
ERALDO FERRACCI HAS A VISION. WHEN HE closes his eyes, he imagines a motorcycle that produces precisely 102 horsepower at the rear wheel and weighs exactly 395 pounds—no more, no less. His vision includes a pair of liquid-cooled cylinders displacing 855cc, a set of Ducati emblems proudly displayed on a fly-yellow fuel tank and a slew of Japanese 600s trailing in the bike's wake.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0065.xml
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87
87
[no value]
[no value]
Southern Comfort Company
[no value]
Southern Comfort Company
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0066.xml
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89
89
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[no value]
DUNLOP: CruiseMax
[no value]
DUNLOP
CruiseMax
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0067.xml
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91
91
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
shoei
X-sp
shoei
Black
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0068.xml
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92
92,93
[no value]
[no value]
Yamaha Motor Corporation: Royal Star
[no value]
Yamaha Motor Corporation
Royal Star
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0069.xml
review
94
94
CW EVALUATION
[no value]
MSR WINDSTOPPER GLOVES
Giving wind chill the cold shoulder
MSR
[no value]
MSR
WINDSTOPPER GLOVES
$30
[no value]
RIDING DIRTBIKES AMIDST THE BLISTERing, blustery cold of winter certainly requires some compromises, especially where your hands are concerned. Double and triple layers will keep your digits warm, but they reduce all-important feel for the controls.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0070.xml
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94
94
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[no value]
Bel-Ray Company, Inc.
[no value]
Bel-Ray Company, Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0071.xml
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95
95
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
Fieldsheer
Moto-Tek 1-Piece
Fieldsheer
Moto-Tek 2-Piece
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0072.xml
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96
96,97
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
Buell Distribution Corp.
M2 Cyclone
Buell Distribution Corp.
S1 Lightning
Buell Distribution Corp.
S1 White Lightning
Buell Distribution Corp.
S3 Thunderbolt
Buell Distribution Corp.
S3T Thunderbolt
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0073.xml
review
97
97
CW EVALUATION
[no value]
Z CUSTOM LEATHERS SUPER STREET PANTS
Not your typical trousers
Z CUSTOM LEATHERS
[no value]
Z CUSTOM LEATHERS
SUPER STREET PANTS
$395
[no value]
MOST MOTORCYCLISTS PROBABLY CONsider custom-tailored leather riding pants a frivolous expense, right up there with a polished speedometer bezel and color-coordinated handgrips. After all, who needs leather pants when you already have a one-piece roadracing suit hanging in the hall closet?
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0074.xml
article
98
98
CW BOOK REVIEW
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WAYNE RAINEY HIS OWN STORY
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[no value]
Matthew Miles
IT WOULD BE EASY TO FEEL SORRY FOR Wayne Rainey. The three-time 500cc World Champion seemed to have everything—talent, wealth, a loving family—until a paralyzing crash nearly took it all away from him. Yet even before his unfortunate accident, Rainey was not happy, as journalist Michael Scott has documented in his book, Wayne Rainey—His Own Story.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0075.xml
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99
99
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[no value]
PROGRESSIVE
[no value]
PROGRESSIVE
[no value]
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[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0076.xml
article
100
100,101,102,103,104,105,107,110,111
RACE WATCH
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THE RIGHT STUFF
Jeff Emig on top
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[no value]
ERIC JOHNSON
SOAKING WET AND COVERED IN MUD, JEFF EMIG CHOKED BACK TEARS as he spoke into the ESPN microphone. The date was October 4, 1992, and Emig, after piloting his shrieking Yamaha YZ125 through the dark brown slop of Budds Creek, Maryland, had just clinched his first AMA National Motocross Championship.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0077.xml
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101
101
[no value]
[no value]
Jack Daniel Distillery: Tennessee Whiskey
[no value]
Jack Daniel Distillery
Tennessee Whiskey
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0078.xml
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102
102,103
[no value]
[no value]
Harley-Davidson
[no value]
Harley-Davidson
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0079.xml
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104
104
[no value]
[no value]
vanceandhines: SS2-R
[no value]
vanceandhines
SS2-R
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0080.xml
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105
105
[no value]
[no value]
DP BRAKES
[no value]
DP BRAKES
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0081.xml
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106
106
[no value]
[no value]
AGV: R3
[no value]
AGV
R3
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0082.xml
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107
107
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0083.xml
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108
108,109
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[no value]
MOTORCYCLE ACCESSORY WAREHOUSE
[no value]
MOTORCYCLE ACCESSORY WAREHOUSE
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0084.xml
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110
110
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[no value]
EAGLEMARK
[no value]
EAGLEMARK
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0085.xml
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111
111
[no value]
[no value]
DOWCO INC.: Rally Pack
[no value]
DOWCO INC.
Rally Pack
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0086.xml
article
112
112,115,116,120,121,124,126,127,128,130,134
RACE WATCH
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Clipboard
Two-stroke swan song?
Peterhansel poised to capture sixth Dakar Rally
Antunez leads Arenacross Series
Emig wins AMA Pro Athlete Award
Paul Ricard, 1909-1997
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[no value]
Paul Seredynski
Alan Cathcart
No question, the 500cc Grand Prix class is the pinnacle of motorcycle roadracing. Still, there are problems. For example, the upcoming season has been characterized as “the world’s biggest Honda Cup Series.” That’s because NSR500s won all the races last year and often filled the forward grid positions.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0087.xml
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112
112
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MOTO GUZZI: V11EV
[no value]
MOTO GUZZI
V11EV
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0088.xml
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113
113
[no value]
[no value]
COLLETT ELECTRONICS LTD.
[no value]
COLLETT ELECTRONICS LTD.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0089.xml
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114
114
[no value]
[no value]
SPEEDVISION
[no value]
SPEEDVISION
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0090.xml
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115
115
[no value]
[no value]
School of Motorcycle Repair
[no value]
School of Motorcycle Repair
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0091.xml
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115
115
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
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CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0092.xml
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116
116
[no value]
[no value]
K&N Engineering, Inc.: air filters
[no value]
K&N Engineering, Inc.
air filters
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0093.xml
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116
116
[no value]
[no value]
American Heart Association
[no value]
American Heart Association
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0094.xml
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117
117
[no value]
[no value]
PIRELLI: Dragon radials
[no value]
PIRELLI
Dragon radials
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0095.xml
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118
118,119
[no value]
[no value]
COMPETITION ACCESSORIES
[no value]
COMPETITION ACCESSORIES
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0096.xml
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120
120
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
corbin
K12CDS Saddle
corbin
297 Backrest
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0097.xml
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120
120
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: S100 Total Cycle Cleaner
[no value]
[no value]
S100 Total Cycle Cleaner
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0098.xml
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121
121
[no value]
[no value]
Cruise America
[no value]
Cruise America
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0099.xml
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121
121
[no value]
[no value]
EDELWEISS BIKE TRAVEL
[no value]
EDELWEISS BIKE TRAVEL
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0100.xml
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122
122,123
[no value]
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0101.xml
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124
124
[no value]
[no value]
Bel-Ray Company, Inc.
[no value]
Bel-Ray Company, Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0102.xml
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125
125
[no value]
[no value]
DONELSON CYCLES, INC.
[no value]
DONELSON CYCLES, INC.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0103.xml
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126
126
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
Champions Choice, Inc.
Protect All Polish, Wax & Treatment
Champions Choice, Inc.
Cable Life
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0104.xml
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127
127
[no value]
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
[no value]
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0105.xml
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127
127
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0106.xml
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127
127
[no value]
[no value]
AUTOCOM
[no value]
AUTOCOM
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0107.xml
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128
128
[no value]
[no value]
Deltran Corporation: Battery Tender
[no value]
Deltran Corporation
Battery Tender
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0108.xml
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128
128
[no value]
[no value]
AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION
[no value]
AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0109.xml
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128
128
[no value]
[no value]
Performance Machine Inc.
[no value]
Performance Machine Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0110.xml
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129
129
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
SUZUKI
SAVAGE 650
SUZUKI
INTRUDER 800
SUZUKI
MARAUDER 800
SUZUKI
INTRUDER 1400
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0111.xml
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130
130
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0112.xml
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130
130
[no value]
[no value]
MOTORCYCLE SAFETY FOUNDATION
[no value]
MOTORCYCLE SAFETY FOUNDATION
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0113.xml
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130
130
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
GALFER BRAKING SYSTEMS
pads
GALFER BRAKING SYSTEMS
lines
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0114.xml
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131
131,132,133
[no value]
[no value]
CHAPARRAL
[no value]
CHAPARRAL
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0115.xml
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134
134
[no value]
[no value]
CLYMER
[no value]
CLYMER
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0116.xml
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134
134
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0117.xml
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134
134
[no value]
[no value]
EDELWEISS BIKE TRAVEL
[no value]
EDELWEISS BIKE TRAVEL
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0118.xml
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135
135
[no value]
[no value]
THE STYLES COMPANY
[no value]
THE STYLES COMPANY
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0119.xml
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136
136
[no value]
[no value]
BROCKTON CYCLE CENTER
[no value]
BROCKTON CYCLE CENTER
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0120.xml
article
137
137,141,142,144,145,146
DEPARTMENTS
[no value]
SERVICE
Wiring gone haywire
Smokey the unbearable
Gimme a brake break
A slippery subject
The glue from hell
The Long Ranger
Power, to a degree
[no value]
[no value]
Paul Dean
I'm going to do some rewiring on my 1973 Norton Commando and my 1961 Harley 250 Sprint. I talked to my landlord, an electrician by trade, and he said I should use 12-gauge copper wire because it will flow a lot of juice. A biker friend of mine, however, said that doing so could cause an impedance problem, and that I might need to use a very large battery with a high ampere rating in order to use that size of wire effectively.
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0121.xml
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137
137
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
Jardine
Billet Handlebar clamp, steering crown cover and fork caps
Jardine
Back Rests & Cruiser Racks
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0122.xml
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138
138,139
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0123.xml
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140
140
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0124.xml
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141
141
[no value]
[no value]
BELSTAFF
[no value]
BELSTAFF
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0125.xml
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141
141
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
National Cycle, Inc.
Billet Heavy Duty Windshield Trim Kit
National Cycle, Inc.
Holdster Windshield Bags
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0126.xml
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142
142
[no value]
[no value]
progressivesuspension
[no value]
progressivesuspension
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0127.xml
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142
142
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
Competition Chemicals
SIMICHROME
Competition Chemicals
BLUE AWAY
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0128.xml
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142
142
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0129.xml
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143
143
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
[no value]
ChatterBox HJC-90
[no value]
ChatterBox HJC-40
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0130.xml
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144
144
[no value]
[no value]
FM HELMETS
[no value]
FM HELMETS
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0131.xml
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144
144
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
CHIPPEWA
Style # 27909
CHIPPEWA
Style # 27862
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0132.xml
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145
145
[no value]
[no value]
TOUR MASTER: CORTECH JACKET
[no value]
TOUR MASTER
CORTECH JACKET
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0133.xml
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145
145
[no value]
[no value]
OPERATION LIFESAVER
[no value]
OPERATION LIFESAVER
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0134.xml
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145
145
[no value]
[no value]
AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE INSTITUTE
[no value]
AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE INSTITUTE
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0135.xml
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146
146
[no value]
[no value]
America Online, Inc.
[no value]
America Online, Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0136.xml
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146
146
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: Cycle World Buyer's Guide
[no value]
[no value]
Cycle World Buyer's Guide
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0137.xml
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147
147,148,149,150,151,152,153
[no value]
[no value]
CYCLE WORLD SHOWCASE
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0138.xml
article
154
154
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_19980401_0037_004_0139.xml
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155
155
[no value]
[no value]
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.: TACOMA 4x4
[no value]
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
TACOMA 4x4
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0140.xml
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156
156
[no value]
[no value]
Philip Morris inc.
[no value]
Philip Morris Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CycleWorld_19980401_0037_004_0141.xml