Issue: 20030701

Tuesday, July 1, 2003
July
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Thursday, August 21, 2014
12/10/2014 8:32:51 PM

Articles
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0001.xml
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2,3
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Nissan North America, Inc.: THE NISSAN FRONTIER 4X4
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Nissan North America, Inc.
THE NISSAN FRONTIER 4X4
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0002.xml
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4,5
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American Suzuki Motor Corporation: GSX-R 1000
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American Suzuki Motor Corporation
GSX-R 1000
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0003.xml
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LEATHERMAN: WAVE
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LEATHERMAN
WAVE
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0004.xml
tableOfContents
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0005.xml
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COBRA
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COBRA
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0006.xml
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GIVI USA, Inc.
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GIVI USA, Inc.
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0007.xml
masthead
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0008.xml
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DRAG Specialities
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DRAG Specialities
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0009.xml
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0010.xml
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UP FRONT
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Ten Rest 2003
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David Edwards
AROUND HERE, IT’S ONE OF THE RITES of Spring. First comes Daytona, always in the June issue, then the Ten Best Bikes voting in time for the July issue, which thanks to the vagaries of modern magazine publishing is put together the third week of April.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0011.xml
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TRIUMPH
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TRIUMPH
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0012.xml
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LEANINGS
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Accessory Fatigue
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Peter Egan
SPRING RAINS HAD NOT YET WASHED all the salt off our Wisconsin roads, but I had to go for a ride anyway. “I can go over the mufflers and wheels with some Windex and a rag later,” I reasoned aloud. “I’m sure that will get all the salt off. In the meantime, I must take this new motorcycle for a ride!” My voice rose in a crescendo of near-madness from cabin fever.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0013.xml
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Dunlop Tires: D208ZR
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Dunlop Tires
D208ZR
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0014.xml
article
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TDC
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Mixture formation
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Kevin Cameron
A MAJOR THEME AT THE RECENT DAYtona event was the problem of evaporating fuel fully in the short time available between the departure of gas spray from the injector tip and the occurrence of the ignition spark. At the 15,000 rpm now typical in 600cc Supersport bikes, this time is less than 4 milliseconds!
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0015.xml
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AFX
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AFX
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0016.xml
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DEPARTMENTS
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HOTSHOTS
Hit-and-myth Harleys
Honda's lost ponies
Boyz, boyz, boyz...
Copycat Captain
Be very afraid
Cunsultant overkill
Chopper Wars
Cycle World at war
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As validation of Peter Egan’s contention that the $25,000 Harley is a myth (“Egads, Egan!” Hotshots, May), I did in fact buy a 2003 Electra Glide Standard for $13,900 from Monty’s Cycle Shop in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts (that’s $13,700 list plus $200 for setup).
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0017.xml
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Advertisement
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0018.xml
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20,21
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Yamaha Motor Corporation: WAVERUNNER
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Yamaha Motor Corporation
WAVERUNNER
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0019.xml
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Dennis kirk, Inc.
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Dennis kirk, Inc.
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0020.xml
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Dennis Kirk, Inc.
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Dennis Kirk, Inc.
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0021.xml
review
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DEPARTMENTS
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NEW IDEAS
Alan Jones Art
Moto Lift
Master Lock Street Cuff
Hydrapak Air Scoop and Hip Sip
Corsa Leathers
Vance & Hines Power Shots
SixSixOne Protection
Art Works
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Art Works
Alan Jones Art
$50
Reigning AMA and World Superbike Champions Nicky Hayden and Cohn Edwards may have moved on to MotoGP, but artist Alan Jones has forever immortalized their title-winning efforts in full color Printed on heavy stock and signed by Jones, "The Kid" and "Relentless" go for $50 each.
Art Works
Moto Lift
$570
Going up? Give your back a break and your dirtbike the top-floor treatment with the Moto Lift. At its lowest level, the stand puts your bike at milkcrate height. Using the foot-actuated hydraulic pump raises it up to 35 inches, or waist-high. Pre-drilled for floor mounting, the powdercoated, all-metal unit comes with anodized frame downtube adaptor clamps and all necessary hardware. Suggested retail price is $570.
Art Works
Master Lock Street Cuff
If you love it, lock it! Yes, thieving scumbags want to steal your motorcycle. Perhaps the Street Cuff, with its all-steel construction, nine-link chain and 3-inch shackles, will keep your ride safe. Rubber trim protects paint and brightwork, and should someone break the chains of love, the cuffs come with an up-to-$4000 guarantee. Get ’em in standard black ($100) or metallic “SS” finish ($180). Add a leather belt holster for $15.
Art Works
Hydrapak Air Scoop and Hip Sip
$50
Stave off dehydration with the latest from Hydrapak. Just two of the company’s 14 products, the $50 Air Scoop and $50 Hip Sip hold up to 70 ounces of fluid, and feature such innovations as the EasyFlo shut-off bite valve and reversible EasyClean reservoir. Made from the same material used to produce baby bottle nipples, the former can be oriented in your mouth at any angle and still provide high water flow. The wide opening provided by the latter greatly aids cleaning and filling.
Art Works
roadrace-inspired jackets
$399
Never heard of Corsa? Nor us, but the Maryland-based outfit is ready to make its mark alongside the major players in the dead-cow biz with a line of roadrace-inspired jackets for both men and women. Sold in a variety of colors, some with licensed race-team logos sewn on, all jackets are constructed of 1.4mm grade-A leather, and feature padded armor and kevlar inserts. Pricing starts at $399. Pants and one-piece leather suits are also available, of corsa.
Art Works
Vance & Hines Power Shots
When it debuted two years ago, Harley-Davidson’s V-Rod rocked the motorcycle universe with its cool metallic styling and liquid-cooled V-Twin engine. But that muffler! Retailing for $589, V&H Power Shots feature slash-cut styling, removable baffles and 360-degree heat shields. Slip-on design makes for an easy installation.
Art Works
SixSixOne Protection
$125
TOUGHEN UP! OR BETTER YET, BE SMART AND AVOID INJURY BY wearing protective gear from SixSixOne. Makers of all things padded, the company sells a broad range of chest/back/shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand and knee/shin products, all engineered to meet your crashing needs. The Defender roost deflector, for example, is molded with pockets that stand away from the body for enhanced protection and airflow. It’s available in yellow, red, blue or clear/black for $125. Look cool and be even cooler in the $50 Half Jacket, a gray/blue version of the under-jersey Straight Jacket roost guard. Boasting bio-foam construction and lycra-covered neck and arm openings, it has adjustable straps with quick-release buckles. For a mid-priced glove with many top-level features, look no farther than the Comp with its embossed, top-of-hand Thermaweld padding, synthetic-leather-and-mesh palm and velcro closure. Get ’em in red, blue or black in XS-XL sizes for $20.
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0022.xml
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Yamaha Motor Corp.
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Yamaha Motor Corp.
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0023.xml
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ROUNDUP
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KNOCKOUT NAKED BIKES!
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Matthew Miles
NAKED BIKES ARE ALL the rage these days, but what might the future hold for this exciting niche? Most of the top bike-makers already produce at least one high-handlebar, minimally faired model. But all-around competency may not cut it in a class clearly defined by inyour-face aggression-witness the Aprilia Tuono, BMW Rockster and Triumph Speed Triple.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0024.xml
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ROUNDUP
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THE $310,000 FIXXER-UPPER
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David Edwards
The bluest of blue-chip collector bikes? If the results of an April auction are any indication, you’re lookin’ at it, an older-restoration 1907 HarleyDavidson that hammered down at a staggering $310,000, a world record for any bike at auction.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0025.xml
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ROUNDUP
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LAST CALL FOR MILWAUKEE
CONCEPT CRUISER
STOP, THIEF!
WORK TO RIDE, RIDE TO WORK
OFF-ROAD WRITE-OFF
PUT ME IN THE CIRCUS...
WILLOW GOLDEN
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If riding Harleys with CW staff members on a backroads-America tour to Milwaukee for The Motor Company’s big 100th-birthday bash sounds like your kind of party, well whattaya waitin’ for, an invitation?! Find out more about the August 20September 1 run by logging on to www.lotustours.com or get ’em on the blower at 312/951 -0031.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0026.xml
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ROUNDUP
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NEWS FLASH: KX-F AND RM-F MOTO-THUMPERS
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Jimmy Lewis
WHEN THE JAPANESE outdoor motocross nationals start up, the trick machines roll out. As expected, two (or one, depending on how you look at it) of this year’s most anticipated models were there: the jointly developed Kawasaki and Suzuki 250cc four-strokes-the green KX250N1 and the yet-to-benamed yellow version, which is coded XRMO. Exactly who developed what is still a mystery, but from what we were able to gather, Suzuki penned and bench-tested the motor, while Kawasaki developed the chassis and will build the entire machine.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0027.xml
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ROUNDUP
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WACKY WHEEL
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Matthew Miles
Famed automotive stylist Franco Sbarro, for whom “nothing is impossible,” unveiled his radical “motorized wheel” at the Geneva International Auto Show this past March. One of several recipients for this amazing creation, which somehow fits a 160-horsepower Yamaha YZF1000 engine and transmission, airbox, gas tank, radiator, disc brake and suspension within a 22-inch wheel, was a recumbent called the “Monotrace.” Working with wheel-maker O.Z., the 64-year-old Italian combined the comfort of feet-forward sportscar seating with a motorcycle’s unique ability to lean into corners.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0028.xml
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icon: ALLIANCE
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ALLIANCE
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ROUNDUP
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25 YEARS AGO JULY, 1978
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Matthew Miles
"GS750, XS750E, CB750A, R80/7: At the end of the trip, which of these bikes would you kill for?" That was the question editors posed to readers on this month's cover. The answer, discovered on a route that took staffers from CW's editorial offices in Newport Beach overlooking the Pacific Ocean to the desert landscape bordering the Salton Sea and back was the "seductive" Boxer Twin.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0030.xml
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ROUNDUP
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SUPER SIX
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MAKING NEW FROM old is not always easy. It’s important to retain the soul of the bike, to preserve its cultural legacy and still leave the door open for current thinking. Working on a Honda CBX more than two decades after it was launched, Dais Nagao, a designer at American Honda, retained only the most magnificent element of the original: its monstrous aircooled six-cylinder engine.
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BIGGER, BETTER VESPA
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Bruno de Prato
Not so many months ago, Piaggio looked set to steamroll the entire Italian motorcycle industry. Having already bought Derbi and Gilera, it went after the Cagiva Group and legendary holding MV Agusta. That buyout failed for several reasons, but Europe’s largest maker of two-wheeled motor vehicles is still turning out new product.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0032.xml
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EXIDE TECHNOLOGIES: CHAMPION BATTERIES
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EXIDE TECHNOLOGIES
CHAMPION BATTERIES
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0033.xml
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ROUNDUP
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Ups & Downs
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UP: To Ducati, for a half-century of winning. Brit Neil Hodgson’s victory on the Team Fila 999 in round two of the World Superbike Championship at Phillip Island, Australia, came on the 50th anniversary of the Italian firm’s first-ever race win.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0034.xml
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ROUNDUP
Quick Ride
KAWASAKI VULCAN 1600 CLASSIC Noble knockoff
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Steve Anderson
IF HONDA WANTS TO BREAK cruiser ground with exotic styling statements such as the Rune, Kawasaki offers an alternative approach with its Vulcan 1600 Classic. Instead of blazing trails, Kawasaki is content to make the closest replica that trademark law will allow of a Harley-Davidson Road King, but with traditional Japanese cruiser features, such as shaft drive and a price one-third lower than The Real Thing.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0035.xml
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Kawasaki Motors Corp.
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Kawasaki Motors Corp.
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0036.xml
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CW RIDING IMPRESSION
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DUCATI MULTISTRADA
All roads lead to Roam
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MARK HOYER
IT WAS HARD NOT TO FEEL SORRY FOR THE OLD SHEPHERD TENDING HIS FLOCK near the winding road on the south coast of Sardinia, a large Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea. He was just minding the herd, as he's probably done for the past 50 years or so, smoking a mangled, hand-rolled cigarette and holding his wooden staff, surveying the rolling hills and lush greenery that his beasts wandered through and fed upon.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0037.xml
review
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CYCLE WORLD TEST
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Suzuki SV650
As surprising as a gourmet meal in a brown paper bag
SUZUKI
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SUZUKI
SV650
$5899
MARK CERNICKY
ARE YOU BROWN-BAGGING IT AGAIN while your co-workers head off to some trendy new restaurant where the drinks are cold and the waitresses hot, their favorite “dish" the one in the short skirt? They leave mocking you, but you know that inside your unassuming paper sack is a smorgasbord of favorite vittles, packed by your one-and-only true love.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0038.xml
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GEICO: Cycle-Gard
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GEICO
Cycle-Gard
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0039.xml
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44b
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GEICO
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GEICO
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0040.xml
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EDITORS' NOTES
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REACHING OUT TO ITS RIDER LIKE A handshake from an old friend, the SV650 is like someone you’re meeting for the first time, but you swear you’ve met before. I liken it to the original Volkswagen Beetle: It’s a bike for the people who ride bikes for all the good, simplistic reasons people ride motorbikes.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0041.xml
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SCANDINAVIAN BRAKE SYSTEMS: STREET CERAMIC
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SCANDINAVIAN BRAKE SYSTEMS
STREET CERAMIC
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0042.xml
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Öhlins
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Öhlins
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0043.xml
review
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CW RIDING IMPRESSION
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DAYTONA 600
Does Triump's late middleweight have what it takes?
DAYTONA
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DAYTONA
DAYTONA 600
$8699
MARK HOYER
TRIUMPH IS COMPLETELY off its nut, 100 percent whacked. Non-Japanese factories just don't take on the Big Four head to-bead. Ducati doesn't do it, Aprilia doesn't do it, BMW doesn't do it, nobody does it. And yet, here is Triumiph, the restarted upstart that's been rebuilding the.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0044.xml
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Z1R: Z1R HELMETS
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Z1R
Z1R HELMETS
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0045.xml
article
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CW RIDING IMPRESSION
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MOTO GUZZI BREVA
Wind of change
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BRIAN CATTERSON
AS PARTY FOULS GO, THIS WAS a classic. In the midst of the press luncheon for the new Moto Guzzi Breva V 750 IE, International Marketing Director Roberto Mucci knocked over a pewter sugar bowl, spilling its considerable contents across the table.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0046.xml
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0047.xml
review
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CYCLE WORLD TEST
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KTM Adventure 950
KTM doesn't make just dirtbikes anymore
KTM
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KTM
KTM ADVENTURE 950
$11,998
JIMMY LEWIS
ROAD TESTS ARE NOT IN THE OFF-ROAD Editor’s job description. If a bike rolls through the CW offices without knobbies or a spark arrestor, it doesn’t really register on my radar screen. But you-know-who was first in line when the new KTM 950 Adventure showed up.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0048.xml
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VANCE & HINES
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VANCE & HINES
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EDITORS' NOTES
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A LOT OF THE 950’S INTERNATIONAL press kit was devoted to the “TravelEnduro” segment of the market, some 40,000 units strong in Europe, all multi-cylinder bikes from the Suzuki V-Strom to the Honda XL650V Transalp to the BMW R1150GS. To me, KTM’s Adventure seems built as well as the best of them.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0050.xml
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SUZUKI
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SUZUKI
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0051.xml
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FEATURES
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TEN BEST BIKES 2003
BEST STANDARD
BEST TOURING BIKE
BEST MIDDLEWEIGHT STREETBIKE
BEST SUPERBIKE
BEST OPEN-CLASS STREETBIKE
It's been a very, very good year
BEST DUAL-PURPOSE BIKE
BEST ENDURO BIKE
BEST MOTOCROSSER
BEST SPORT-TOURER
BEST CRUISER
SUZUKI
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SUZUKI
Suzuki SV650
SUZUKI
Honda GL1800 Gold Wing
SUZUKI
Yamaha YZF-R6
SUZUKI
Suzuki GSX-R1000
SUZUKI
Aprilia Tuono
SUZUKI
KTM 950 Adventure
SUZUKI
KTM 450 E/XC
SUZUKI
Honda CRF 450R
SUZUKI
BMW K 1200GT
SUZUKI
Victory Vegas
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Suzuki SV650 THE SUZUKI SV650 IS NOT A beginner’s bike. Well, actually, it is. But expert riders can also take great pleasure in its many and wide-ranging virtues.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0052.xml
review
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FEATURES
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Honorable Mentions
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Ducati
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Ducati
DUCATI 999
Some love it, some hate it, but all have to admit the new Ducati 999 deserves an Honorable Mention. It was never going to be easy to replace the iconesque 916 and its successors, the 996 and 998, but Ducati designer Pierre Terblanche deserves credit for creating an entirely new look-one that is sure to be imitated in the future. The fact that the 999 ushers in a number of technical innovations while being a functionally better and easier-to-maintain motorcycle only makes its inclusion here that much more deserved.
Ducati
HONDA Interceptor
Last year’s Best Open-Classer and winner of last July’s “World’s Best Streetbike” shootout, the ultra-refined Honda Interceptor wowed us with power, poise and-finally!-available hard luggage. This year, Big Red made no changes to this capable all-rounder, save for spraying the anti-lock-brake version a stunning shade of silver. Though consigned this year to Honorable Mention status, the VTEC-equipped V-Four continues to blur the line between sport and touring with an ease not duplicated by any other motorcycle.
Ducati
KAWASAKI Z1000
Quad stainless-steel pipes jutting skyward like mortars, a throaty growl therefrom that’s been heard and relished for decades: the high-performance wail of a Kawasaki inline-Four. But that sound is about the only traditional thing on the new Z1000. From it edgy naked styling, compact stance and big-bang motor, the big Zed is an impressive ride. Not quite up to the standards of a certain Aprilia, mind you, but neither does it drain your bank account as badly. Think of it as furious fun at a fabulous price.
Ducati
HARLEY-DAVIDSON Screamin' Eagle Road King
Around here, it’s known simply as “that engine.” As in, “That engine ought to be in every Harley-Davidson,” or “Put that engine in an Electra Glide, and Honda’s Gold Wing might have something to worry about.” Said powerplant is a fuel-injected Twin Cam 88 that’s been treated by H-D’s Custom Vehicle Operations to a big-bore kit and stroker crank, bumping displacement to a very healthy 103 cubes. Fifty-state legal for sound and emissions, and carrying a full warranty, it’s only available in one model for 2003, the $28,000 limited-edition Screamin’ Eagle Road King. That is just wrong...
Ducati
HONDA CRF 150F
Based on the shear number of vehicles sold and the multitude of people these bikes are bringing to our sport, there really ought to be a category for the Best Playbike. Out of the bunch of players in the market, Honda’s new CRF150F is about as well-rounded and multi-tasking as a playbike can be. It’s powerful enough, tough enough, suspended enough and fits plenty of folks, large or small, skilled or not. You can’t help but have fun on one!
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0053.xml
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Arai Helmets, Ltd.: RX-7 Corsair
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Arai Helmets, Ltd.
RX-7 Corsair
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0054.xml
review
78
78,80
Long-Term Wrap-Up
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BMW F650GS Dakar
Little Beemer, Big Heart
Quotes from the logbook
BMW
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BMW
F650GS
$8600
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FOR CYCLE WORLD'S MUCH-LIKED long-term F650GS Dakar, one last ride turned out to be exactly one too many. With 10,000 mostly happy miles on the clock and all spiffed up for its last photo shoot before being returned relatively unscathed to BMW, one of the magazine’s marketing guys borrowed the Beemer for a run up the coast.
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Progressive Casualty Insurance Co.
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Progressive Casualty Insurance Co.
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TRIUMPH: Daytona 600
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TRIUMPH
Daytona 600
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0057.xml
review
82
82
THE CW LIBRARY
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Sport Riding Techniques
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Sport Riding Techniques
$25
Matthew Miles
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPORT RIDING TECHNIQUES, CW Contributing Editor Nick lenatsch’s first book? The subtitle sums it up well: “How to develop real-world skills for speed, safety and confidence on the street and track.” A longtime street rider and championship-winning roadracer, lenatsch addresses many subjects within this largeformat, soft-bound volume.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0058.xml
review
82
82
THE CW LIBRARY
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BMW Motorcycles
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BMW Motorcycles
$35
Mark Hoyer
IN THIS BOOK’S INTRODUCTION, TITLED “GRIND THEM into Dust,” author Darwin Holmstrom makes the point that BMW riders are “different.” He’s right. Or rather, his friend whose quote he used is right. The Bavarian bikes’ ability to endure has attracted a durable people who simply want to ride a very long way.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0059.xml
review
82
82
THE CW LIBRARY
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The Motorcycle Helmet
[no value]
[no value]
The Motorcycle Helmet
$70
David Edwards
STRANGE CAT, RIN TANAKA. NOW 33, IN A FRUITFULLY misspent youth he journeyed from his native Japan to Mississippi to attend college and immerse himself musically in the Delta Blues. Somewhere along the line, the man got all freaky about skid-lids, as evidenced by his new book, The Motorcycle Helmet: The 1930s to 1990s.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0060.xml
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83
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HARD-KROME
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HARD-KROME
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0061.xml
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84
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J&P CYCLES
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J&P CYCLES
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0062.xml
review
84
84
CW EVALUATION
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Buff Wear
Cure for the common cold
Buff
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Buff
Buff Wear
$18.50
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WE’VE ALL BEEN THERE, HURRYING to get somewhere in the predawn darkness, f-f-freezing. Speeding up to get out of the cold sooner, realizing that the faster we go, the colder we get. Not helping one bit is that nasty blast of icy air that finds its way down the neck, no matter how tightly jackets are cinched.
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85
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SHOEI
Pastrana 2 Replica TC-3
SHOEI
Rabid TC-1
SHOEI
Rabid TC-2
SHOEI
Rabid TC-6
SHOEI
Pastrana 2 Replica TC-1
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0064.xml
article
86
86,87,88,89,90,92,94,96,97,99,100
RACE WATCH
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OPPOSED TWINS
Team Cycle World takes to the Daytona high-banks in the BMW BoxerCup
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BRIAN CATTERSON
JIMMY LEWIS
THIS CAN'T BE HAPPENING. I'M SITTING on the 11th row of the starting grid at Daytona International Speedway, in the 43rd position, and Jimmy Lewis is just to my left. What this means-and prompting the endless ribbing I've had to endure over the past couple of days-is that Cycle World's Off-Road Editor has out-qualified me, a supposed roadracer, for the inaugural American round of the BMW Motorrad BoxerCup Series.
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VANCE & HINES
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90
90
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Memphis SHADES
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Memphis SHADES
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Protect All, Inc.
Protect All Polish, Wax & Treatment
Protect All, Inc.
Cable Care Kit
Protect All, Inc.
Cable Luber
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92
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COBRA
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COBRA
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93
93
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Aprilia USA
`02 RSV Mille R
Aprilia USA
`02 RSV Mille
Aprilia USA
`02 Falco R
Aprilia USA
`02 Futura
Aprilia USA
`02 Caponord
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0070.xml
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94
94
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HYPERPRO
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HYPERPRO
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95
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AGVSPORT
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AGVSPORT
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CORTECH
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tourmaster
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tourmaster
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99
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BEL-RAY Company, Inc.: EXS Synthetic Superbike Motor Oil
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BEL-RAY Company, Inc.
EXS Synthetic Superbike Motor Oil
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0076.xml
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100
100
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S100: S100 Total Cycle Cleaner
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S100
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DUCATI
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DUCATI
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0078.xml
article
102
102,103,106,108,112,114,115,118,120,123
RACE WATCH
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Clipboard
MotoGP: Stars-and-Stripes-studded field
Seriously Supermoto!
Four Score: Four winners in four GNCCs
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Michael Scott
Brian Catterson
Jason Weigandt
The 2003 MotoGP season had been heavily hyped, for many reasons. This year had all the hallmarks of the greatest Grand Prix season of all time. We had the greatest ever number of factories-with Japanese stalwarts Honda, Suzuki and Yamaha joined by Kawasaki; and now-and-then Italians Aprilia joined by none other than World Superbike series big-timers Ducati.
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K&N ENGINEERING, INC.
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K&N ENGINEERING, INC.
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K&N
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K&N
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104
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BROCKTON CYCLE CENTER
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BROCKTON CYCLE CENTER
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106
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COBRA
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COBRA
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0084.xml
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107
107
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Alpinestars
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Alpinestars
4w
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0085.xml
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108
108
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Golden Spectro
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Golden Spectro
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109
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SUZUKI
DR-Z125
SUZUKI
DR-Z125L
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0087.xml
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110,111
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Motorcycle Accessory Warehouse Inc.
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Motorcycle Accessory Warehouse Inc.
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CruzTools
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CruzTools
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Waterproof Battery Tender
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KTM SPORTMOTORCYCLE USA, INC.
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KTM SPORTMOTORCYCLE USA, INC.
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116,117
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CHAPARRAL
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CHAPARRAL
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0093.xml
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118
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The MOTO-TOTE
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The MOTO-TOTE
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118
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Cycle World Magazine
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0095.xml
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118
118
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AMI, INC.
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AMI, INC.
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0096.xml
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119
119
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AGV
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AGV
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0097.xml
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120
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GALFER: BREAKING SYSTEMS
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GALFER
BREAKING SYSTEMS
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0098.xml
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120
120
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Yamaha Motor Corporation.
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Yamaha Motor Corporation.
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0099.xml
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121
121
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SUZUKI
KATANA 600
SUZUKI
INTRUDER VL1500
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0100.xml
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122
122
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0101.xml
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123
123
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Performance Machine .Inc
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Performance Machine .Inc
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0102.xml
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123
123
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THOMSON EDUCATION DIRECT
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THOMSON EDUCATION DIRECT
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0103.xml
article
124
124,126,128,129,130
DEPARTMENTS
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SERVICE
Ghost of dynos past
Supermotard low-riders
Big gain or big pain?
FEEDBACK LOOP
Leak of the week
Recall Roster
HOMEBREWS
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Paul Dean
Paul Dean
I am trying to understand how a 1987 Suzuki GSX-R1100 (Cycle, November, 1987) could produce almost identical numbers at the strip as the latest FZ1 (CW, April, 2003). The Suzuki ripped off a 10.82-second, 123.40-mph run, while the Yamaha is unsignificantly quicker and faster at 10.70 and 125.82.
CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0104.xml
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125
125
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SIMPSON
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SIMPSON
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0105.xml
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126
126
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MICRON
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MICRON
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127
127
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128
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TOUR MASTER
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TOUR MASTER
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0108.xml
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129
129
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0109.xml
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129
129
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MOTORCYCLE MECHANICS INSTITUTE
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MOTORCYCLE MECHANICS INSTITUTE
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0110.xml
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130
130
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Motion Pro, Inc.
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Motion Pro, Inc.
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0111.xml
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131
131
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Cycle World
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0112.xml
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132
132,133,134,135,136,137,138,139,140,141
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CYCLE WORLD SHOWCASE
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0113.xml
article
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142
DEPARTMENTS
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SLIPSTREAM
Reader Information
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Editorial/Production: Offices are located at 1499 Monrovia Ave., Newport Beach, CA 92663; 949/720-5300. Editorial contributions are welcomed, but must be guaranteed exclusive to Cycle World. We are not responsible for the return of unsolicited material unless accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
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aprilia
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aprilia
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CycleWorld_20030701_0042_007_0115.xml
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144
144
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DODGE
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