Issue: 20041201

Wednesday, December 1, 2004
December
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Monday, August 18, 2014
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Articles
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0001.xml
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NISSAN: SHIFT_muscle
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NISSAN
SHIFT_muscle
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0002.xml
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BMW: R 1100 S
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BMW
R 1100 S
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0003.xml
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SHOEI SAFETY HELMET CORP.: TZ-R
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SHOEI SAFETY HELMET CORP.
TZ-R
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0004.xml
tableOfContents
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0005.xml
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DUNLOP
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DUNLOP
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0006.xml
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All Power Sports: Battery Tender
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All Power Sports
Battery Tender
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0007.xml
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10
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Advertisements
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CruzTOOLS
Sliding T-Sockets PowerDrive
CruzTOOLS
Folding Tool Set OUTBACK'R
CruzTOOLS
Roadside Tool Kits
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0008.xml
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D&D Design, Inc.: MOTO-TOTE
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D&D Design, Inc.
MOTO-TOTE
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0009.xml
masthead
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CYCLE WORLD
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0010.xml
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DRAG Specialties
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DRAG Specialties
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0011.xml
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Advertisements
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Kawasaki
KX250F
Kawasaki
KX65
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0012.xml
article
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COLUMNS
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The remarkable Mr. Desmedt
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David Edwards
IT IS EXACTLY THE KIND OF PLACE YOU'D expect to find raw, stripped-down choppers being built, a nondescript brick-front warehouse within spitting distance of the East River, in a gritty Brooklyn neighborhood whose only nods to urban beautification are tagged walls and razor wire glinting in the sun.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0013.xml
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Advertisement
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0014.xml
article
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COLUMNS
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A minor odyssey
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Peter Egan
SINCE 9/11,THINGS HAVE BEEN DIFFERENT. There was a strange shift in American psychology following that murderous event, and it seemed for many months that no one, including Barb and me, wanted to venture very far from home. Lavish trips and endless hours in airports suddenly seemed pointless.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0015.xml
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0016.xml
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DENNIS KIRK.
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DENNIS KIRK.
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0017.xml
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TDC
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Heavy duty
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Kevin Cameron
MOTORCYCLE DURABILITY HAS TO INcrease constantly. As one dealer declared to me, “The stronger the manufacturers make the bikes, the harder people abuse them. Five years ago, the clutch on our liter-bike was good for one burnout and people complained when it wouldn’t survive 10.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0018.xml
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MotoGP
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MotoGP
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0019.xml
article
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DEPARTMENTS
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HOTSHOTS
World's Best Bike
Missing in action
Maxxers attack!
Sand man
Klassy guy
Genius!
Request from Iraq
Worth the wait?
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Great article in search of the One True Bike ("World's Best Streetbike," October, 2004). Recently separated, I was looking to move on from my Suzuki SV650S and was considering the Honda VFR, the Yamaha FZ1 or the BMW R1200GS. I trusted you, bought the FZ1, and fell in love 100 feet from the sales lot.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0020.xml
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0021.xml
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LINE-X
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LINE-X
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0022.xml
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RIDE STRAIGHT
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RIDE STRAIGHT
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0023.xml
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Advertisements
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American Suzuki Motor Corporation
RM65
American Suzuki Motor Corporation
RM85
American Suzuki Motor Corporation
RM125
American Suzuki Motor Corporation
RM250
American Suzuki Motor Corporation
RM-Z250
American Suzuki Motor Corporation
RM-Z450
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0024.xml
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MSF
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MSF
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0025.xml
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FORD
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FORD
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0026.xml
review
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DEPARTMENTS
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NEW IDEAS
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Toy Quest
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Toy Quest
Toy Quest Minimoto Maxii
A top speed of 18 mph? Hey, that's pretty fast if you're only 10 years old! The $300 Minimoto Maxii is more than twice as powerful and 30 percent larger than the $200 Sport Racer introduced earlier this year, and looks remarkably like a Honda CBR1000RR-only smaller, lighter and battery-powered. The singlepassenger, drum-braked machine has enough juice for 45 minutes of riding; a complete recharge takes 6-8 hours. And talk about incentives: If junior's homework or afterschool chores aren't finished, mom and dad can hold the ignition key hostage.
Toy Quest
Moose Racing Dual Sport Lighting Harness
$76
Take the guesswork out of fitting your latemodel four-stroke off-roader for dual-purpose duty. The $76 Dual Sport Lighting Harness has just three components to connect, so mounting a headand taillight is easy. Sealed bullet connectors, an AC regulator, H4 headlight connector and quick-fit stator wiring are all part of the package as is a multifunction engine stop and headlight on/off switch.
Toy Quest
Weld Racing Forgewire Wheels
$1400
Weld Racing is taking a different tack with its new Flare Series Forgewire one-piece, aircraft-grade aluminum wheels for 2000-and-newer Harley-Davidsons. Aside from high style, the key feature is the integrated sealed-bearing hub, said to result in a truer, lighter wheel that allows the spoke design to continue to the hub face. Forgewires are available in 18and 21-inch diameters and 2.15to 10.5inch widths. Prices start at $1400 and include a lifetime structural warranty. Matching car and trailer wheels are also available.
Toy Quest
Oxtar T.C.X Pro Supermotard Boots
$280
What's the difference between supermotard boots and motocross boots? Worn-out soles, that's what! To deal with the accelerated wear of heels dragging on asphalt, Italian cobbler Oxtar has introduced its new T.C.X. Pro Supermotard boots, the replaceable soles of which are secured with full-length Velcro panels and three screws through the metal toepiece. Available in silver/black in sizes 7.5 to 14, the boots retail for $280 and replacement soles cost $50.
Toy Quest
Momo Design Grips
$130 to $240
Famed Italian auto-accessory-maker Momo Design has turned its attention to motorcycles. Its first product is a collection of high-end handgrips. All four styles-Carbon, Komposit, Twin or Leather-feature machined-aluminum ferrules and endcaps. Prices range from $130 to $240.
Toy Quest
Suomy Spec 1R Extreme Helmet
$650
Italian manufacturer Suomy is taking its Spec 1R helmet to the Extreme! Consider the Ultra Tech Opalescent Iridium Face Shield, which boasts a hydrophobic coating that allows water to roll off the surface, an anti-infrared coating to block heat and an anti-fog coating. Then there's the Alcantara liner, made from the same material used on high-end sports cars and furniture. Not to mention the advanced venting system that combines a Ram Air Intake at the forehead with an Air Wedge Top Diffuser. Add to that the Extreme's selection of four Ultimate Graphics and you've got a helmet that lives up to its name. It's offered in sizes XS-XXXL for $650.
Toy Quest
Panoptx Diablo CV
$180
Speed-rated sunglasses? Panoptx's new Velocity Series is equipped with patented, removable, foam-covered rubber evecups that seal out harmful ultra-violet rays and keep wind from reaching your eyes at speeds up to 80 mph. The "sport-wrap" shape and snug fit keep the glasses in place. Retailing for $180, the Kona CV (shown), Diablo CV., Gust CV and Convertible CV are fitted with guaranteed-for-life NXT PureTec photochromic lenses that shift from light to dark, depending on conditions. Prescription lenses are available upon request. I I T PG5/
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0027.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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ALL-NEW SUZUKI GSX-R1000!
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Kevin Cameron
SUZUKI IS THE MASTER of making serious sportbikes at prices riders like. Staying competitive at a price calls for cleverness on many levels. The latest recipient is the 2005 GSX-R1000, which has to run in a new pack of literclass big-dogs.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0028.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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MOTO-STREET SUZUKI
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Mark Hoyer
Check your driver's license at the dealership door: Suzuki is releasing the DR-Z400SM streetbike! Supermoto racing has had a big impact on two-wheeled sport in the U.S. over the last several years, and Suzuki is looking to capitalize on the growing popularity with this DR-Z400S dual-purpose-based bike.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0029.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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MUNICH SHOW-STOPPER
VENOMOUS KTM
ANOTHER DEUTSCH NUDE
TITANIUM TNT
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BMW shocked show-goers at last September's lntermot Show with a sneak peak of its forthcoming naked bike, the K1200R. Basically a K1200S minus the fairing, the R shares the S-model's Duolever front suspension, aluminum frame and forward-canted 1157cc inlineFour.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0030.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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TRIUMPH TURNS IT UP!
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Mark Hoyer
WE THOUGHT TRIUMPH had gone and burned its bankroll developing the Rocket III, but lo, it wasn't so! Check out the Speed Triple and its sweet new styling: Twin semi-underseat exhausts exit out a truncated tail. Depending on whether or not you squint, the wheels are fiveor 10-spokers.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0031.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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NASTIER NINJA TIMES TWO
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Brian Catterson
Following on the success of the ZX-10R winning Best Superbike in Cycle World's 2004 "Ten Best Bikes," Kawasaki has treated its '05 middleweights to similar re-do's. The 636cc ZX-6R and 600cc ZX-6RR both have new cylinders and heads, plus a central ram-air intake system that feeds oval-shaped 38mm throttle bodies with two injectors per cylinder.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0032.xml
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Hard-Krome: K-2
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Hard-Krome
K-2
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0033.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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25 YEARS AGO DECEMBER 1979
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Mark Cernicky
On the cover dressed in black and elegantly posed was a Yamaha XS Eleven Special. For three years the XS was the tuning fork flagship, and this dark horse tipped the scales at 584 pounds, 100 lubs lighter than one of its competitors, the six-cylinder Kawasaki KZ1300.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0034.xml
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ROUNDUP
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HONDA 2005: SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
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Mark Hoyer
ALAS, THERE IS NO Techno Cruiser in the Honda lineup for 2005, but there is the new VTX1800F, a sport cruiser with a huge number of factory customization options. The 1795cc, fuelinjected Twin is available in three levels of finish, Spec 1, 2 or 3.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0035.xml
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ROUNDUP
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CRF450 GETS X'D
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Mark Hoyer
Trail riders and enduro racers rejoice: the 2005 Honda CRF450X is a reality. Based on the CRF450R motocrosser, the $6999 X gets the fourth-generation aluminum frame with forged headstock and swingarm plates, while the spark-arrestor-equipped sohc engine is now electric-start (yes!), with a wide-ratio five-speed transmission.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0036.xml
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Z1R
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Z1R
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0037.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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Ups & Downs
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UP: To authors Kathleen 0' Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear, for doing it right. The best-selling fiction-writing couple are traveling the country on a BMW R1100RT to promote their new book, People of the Raven, a novel about "the prehistory of America."
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0038.xml
article
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ROUNDUP
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Quick Ride
YAMAHA YZ125
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Ryan Dudek
DOES THE NEW, ALUMInum-framed 2005 Yamaha YZ125 live up to its hype? That depends on whether you were sucked in by the Four-Stroke Revolution or prefer the agility and response of the "dying" twostroke. With its new engine, frame and suspension, this latest YZ has been completely redesigned to take on the 250cc four-strokes that have come into prominence in the 125cc class.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0039.xml
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Advertisement: Winston
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Winston
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0040.xml
review
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CW COMPARISON
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7 FOR STURGIS
From the Badlands to the Black Hills to Devil's Tower, mega-cruisers rock the rally
BOSS HOSS
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BOSS HOSS
ZZ4
$37,050
BOSS HOSS
CVO FAT BOY
$27,995
BOSS HOSS
VTX1800N
$16,669
BOSS HOSS
VULCAN 2000
$19,804
BOSS HOSS
ROCKET III
$19,330
BOSS HOSS
KINGPIN
$20,799
BOSS HOSS
WARRIOR
$24,880
DAVID EDWARDS
MY FIRST DAY AT THE BLACK HILLS CLASSIC, I WAS INVITED BY THE mayor of Sturgis to go on a little ride, part of a 240-bike flotilla that-thanks to South Dakota's finest at every stoplight-rolled unimpeded the 65 miles to VIP parking at Mount Rushmore.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0041.xml
article
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LIKE A STURGEON
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Confessions of a Sturgis Virgin
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Brian Catterson
She was stunning, the sort of girl you’d see in a Playboy centerfold, and damn near as naked. Tall, blonde, tan, statuesque—and did I mention nearly naked?-wearing nothing more than two pasties over her nipples, a g-string and a pair of very, very high heels.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0042.xml
article
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FENDER WARS
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How the fat fender came to be
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Craig Vetter
It probably went something like this: It is Christmas season, 1945. Harley-Davidson's president, William H. Davidson, is reviewing the latest draft of the February, 1946, Enthusiast in-house magazine. "What's this?" he exclaims, scanning a picture on page 14 of the Peoria IT parking lot.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0043.xml
article
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SPECIAL SECTION: STURGIS SHOOTOUT
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STURGIS SURVIVAL GEAR
BMW VENTING MACHINE
HEIN GERICKE SPEEDWAY
OLYMPIA SPORTS AIRGLIDE
REV-IT AIRFLOW
POWER TRIP SAN JOSE
ROADGEAR AIRTEK
TRIUMPH RAPTOR
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Another tine mesh... That bastard Murphy and his damn Law were at it again in Sturgis. Having sweltered through one too many South Dakota scorchers, we ordered up a seven-pack of mesh riding jackets for this mega-mix cruiser comparison. Black Tshirts and bare arms-the Sturgis uniform-was not an option; none of us likes sticking to the sheets after a simple tip-over.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0044.xml
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SPECIAL SECTION: STURGIS SHOOTOUT
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STURGIS SCRAPBOOK
A Black Hills album
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David Edwards
Good thing Michael Lichter was not the world’s best jazz drummer. Had he not hung up his sticks in 1977 and turned to photography, the Harley-Davidson cult/culture would not be nearly as well documented. For an insight into the man’s prolific nature, log onto his excellent website www.lichterphoto.com and rummage around-maybe purchase a poster, a limited-edition print or his book, Sturgis, from which these photos were taken.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0045.xml
review
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CYCLE WORLD TEST
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TRIUMPH TIGER 955i
Lincoln Navigator of Adventure-Touring?
EDITORS' NOTES
TRIUMPH
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TRIUMPH
TIGER 955i
$10,499
STEVE ANDERSON
YOU KNOW, YOU DON'T SEE LINCOLN NAVIGATORS OR CADILLAC Escalades grinding over the boulders of the Rubicon. No, the Queen Mary class of SUVs, four-wheel drive or no, spends most of its time on paved asphalt, far away from those thorn-scribed pinstripes and other indignities that off-road use can inflict.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0046.xml
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Har1ey-Davidson: MotorClothes
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Har1ey-Davidson
MotorClothes
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0047.xml
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GEICO: Cycle-Gard
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GEICO
Cycle-Gard
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0048.xml
article
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American FLYERS
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FRANKENZUKI
Dale Walker unleashes a monster
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Mark Hoyer
YOU'RE A LEADING Suzuki engine builder and retired record-setting Pro drag racer. You’ve got a bike sitting around the shop you sold to a friend long, long ago, and now it’s back. You're bored. Naturally you end up with a 160-horsepower, monoshock GS 1000 roadracer called “Frankenzuki.” Well, you do if you’re Dale Walker of Holeshot Performance.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0049.xml
article
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American FLYERS
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LETTING GO
A watershed Superbike goes home at last
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Bruce Armstrong
"NOTHING?! What do you mean, nothing?! Not the guns, not the collection of Road & Track magazines, not the motorcycles?" This is what I got for asking my oldest daughter what in the "Funhouse," my combined office/shop in Santa Barbara, California, she wanted should I get run over riding my KTM. Nothing-no thing.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0050.xml
article
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American FLYERS
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NOT (QUITE) A ClASSIC TRIUMPH
How to make an old/new Pikes Peak special
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Allan Girdler
EDDIE MULDER IS always on, never at a loss for a quip or an insight, so it’s not always easy to tell when he’s joking or when the wool is headed for one’s eyes. On this occasion Mulder is astride a Triumph 750, the machine on which partner Scott Dunleavy was top qualifier last year at the Pikes Peak hillclimb in Colorado.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0051.xml
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AGUSTA: F4 1000
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AGUSTA
F4 1000
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0052.xml
article
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American FLYERS
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QUICKER GIXXER
In thrust we trust
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Matthew Miles
WHAT DOES A CORPOrate pilot do with his spare time and cash? Build a street-going Superbike, of course! A pilot since age 17, Ken Warner flies a privately owned, $25 million French-made Dassault Falcon-“heavy iron” in corporate jet-speak.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0053.xml
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VANCE & HINES
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VANCE & HINES
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0054.xml
article
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American FLYERS
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HOT WING
The anti-Gold Wing
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Mark Hoyer
BADASS" AND "MENACing" are not words that typically end up in sentences that include "Gold Wing." Even after its great makeover in 2001, with flashy color options, an aluminum frame and an extrta 300cc added to the signature 1500 Flat-Six, the Wing's image remains somewhat, shall we say, staid.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0055.xml
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0056.xml
review
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CYCLE WORLD TEST
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BUELL LIGHTNING CITYX XB9SX
Sheer Lightning
EDITORS NOTES
BUELL
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BUELL
XB9SX
$8695
DON CANET
WHEN BUELL INTRODUCED THE XB9S LIGHTNING TWO years ago, I was struck by the huge difference a simple tubular handlebar and lower footrests made to what was essentially a naked XB9R. But the real difference was more psychological. I found the Lightning liberating to ride.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0057.xml
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GP TECH
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GP TECH
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0058.xml
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CHAPARRAL
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CHAPARRAL
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0059.xml
review
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CW EVALUATION
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Alpinestars 360 Drystar Suit
What to wear when you're not on the racetrack
Alpinestars USA, Inc.
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Alpinestars USA, Inc.
Drystar Suit
$550
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IT SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE: A one-piece riding suit that can be worn comfortably over street clothes, is protective, foul-weather-friendly and a snap to put on and take off. The Alpinestars 360 Drystar oversuit is all those things and more.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0060.xml
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TRIUMPH: Triumph Rocket III
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TRIUMPH
Triumph Rocket III
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0061.xml
review
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80
CW EVALUATIONS
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T-Bags Magnetic Tankbag
Top-notch tank-top tote
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T-BAGS, THE COMPANY THAT MAKES those clever sissybar duffels for cruisers, is branching out, and if its first tankbag is any indication, meet the newest power player in the soft-luggage sweepstakes. This is quality kit, with stitching and hardware a cut above the norm-even the logos and zipper tabs exude class.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0062.xml
review
80
80
CW EVALUATIONS
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Hyperpro RSC Steering Damper
Taming a bucking bronco
Hyperpro USA
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Hyperpro USA
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$450
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HAVE YOU NOTICED HOW MANY SPORTbikes now come with steering dampers straight from the factory? That's because today's ultra-powerful, ultra-responsive machines need 'em! For those bikes that don't come standard with a damper, an aftermarket model can smooth out the handling without “putting a damper” on your Sunday ride.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0063.xml
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81,82,83,84
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0064.xml
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85
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ORBA
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ORBA
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0065.xml
article
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86
DEPARTMENTS
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THE CW LIBRARY
Norton Commando
Total Control
The Legend of Yoshumura
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No market was more important to British motorcycle manufacturers during their heyday than the United States. Despite this, our little one-time colony is often left out of marque histories published on the other side of the Pond. Such is not the case with Mick Duckworth's excellent book on the Norton Commando.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0066.xml
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87
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KTM
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KTM
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0067.xml
article
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88,89,90,92,94,96,98
RACE WATCH
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PLUCK OF THE IRISH
Fear factor? What fear factor?
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GARY INMAN
"IF YOU SEE A STATIONARY YELLOW FLAG IT COULD mean there's a broken-down bike, a person or tractor on the track. If the flag's waving, the tractor may be moving." Welcome to Athea, the Irish village that's home to one of the newest events on the "Real Roads" race calendar.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0068.xml
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91
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Advertisements
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honda
Gold Wing
honda
CBW600RR
honda
FourTrax Foreman Rubicon
honda
VTX®1800F
honda
TRX 400EX
honda
CRF 450X
honda
Big Ruckus
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0069.xml
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93
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BROCKTON CYCLE CENTER
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BROCKTON CYCLE CENTER
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0070.xml
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94
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Motul USA, Inc.
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Motul USA, Inc.
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0071.xml
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95
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BROCKTON CYCLE CENTER
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BROCKTON CYCLE CENTER
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0072.xml
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96
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Tour Master: CORTECH
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Tour Master
CORTECH
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0073.xml
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97
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0074.xml
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98
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Motorcycle Stuff: REPSOL
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Motorcycle Stuff
REPSOL
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0075.xml
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99
99
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AMA SUPERMOTO CHAMPIONSHIP
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AMA SUPERMOTO CHAMPIONSHIP
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0076.xml
article
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100,102
RACE WATCH
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clipboard
Two-stroke roadracing thrives
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Nick Ienatsch
Two-stroke fans, don't despair! Sure, the AMA killed the 250cc Grand Prix class and yeah, 500cc GP bikes have been run over by four-strokes, but with the United States Grand Prix Riders Union, 125 and 250cc stroker pilots still have a place to race.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0077.xml
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100
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D.I.D Racing Chain: SPORT TOURING ENDURO
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D.I.D Racing Chain
SPORT TOURING ENDURO
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0078.xml
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101
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CYCLE GEAR
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CYCLE GEAR
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0079.xml
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102
102
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K&N Engineering, Inc.: HIGH-FLOW AIR FILTERS
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K&N Engineering, Inc.
HIGH-FLOW AIR FILTERS
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0080.xml
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102
102
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MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY COUNCIL, INC.
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MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY COUNCIL, INC.
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0081.xml
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102
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AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE INSTITUTE
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AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE INSTITUTE
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0082.xml
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103,104,105,106,107,108,109,110,111
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0083.xml
article
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112,114,116,117
DEPARTMENTS
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SERVICE
Rhinos vs. Schwinns
Lashing out
FEEDBACK LOOP
Techtips
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Paul Dean
I am curious about what makes some bikes more manageable than others in slow-speed, tight situations. My H-D Road King, fully loaded with two-up, feels like a rhinoceros when I attempt a U-turn on a narrow lane. When I climb aboard my buddy's BMW R1150RT, I can maneuver around a gas pump like I was on a Schwinn.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0084.xml
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113
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MOTORCYCLE MECHANICS INSTITUTE
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MOTORCYCLE MECHANICS INSTITUTE
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0085.xml
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114
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Advertisements
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Motion Pro. inc.
Throttles
Motion Pro. inc.
Levers
Motion Pro. inc.
Grips
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0086.xml
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115
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MOTORCYCLE ACCESSORY WAREHOUSE
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MOTORCYCLE ACCESSORY WAREHOUSE
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0087.xml
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116
116
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THOMSON EDUCATION DIRECT
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THOMSON EDUCATION DIRECT
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0088.xml
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116
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Advertisement
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0089.xml
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116
116
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American Heart Association: MEMORIALS & TRIBUTES
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American Heart Association
MEMORIALS & TRIBUTES
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0090.xml
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117
117
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.: Stupid hurts
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
Stupid hurts
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0091.xml
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117
117
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K&N Engineering, Inc.: HIGH-FLOW AIR FILTERS
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K&N Engineering, Inc.
HIGH-FLOW AIR FILTERS
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0092.xml
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118,119,120,121,122,123,124,125,126,127,128,129
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CYCLE WORLD SHOW CASE
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0093.xml
article
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130
DEPARTMENTS
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SLIPSTREAM
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Reader Information 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.
CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0094.xml
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131
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DUCATI: Ducati 999
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DUCATI
Ducati 999
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0095.xml
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132
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Nissan: V6
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Nissan
V6
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CycleWorld_20041201_0043_012_0096.xml