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2011 Aprilia RSV4 R APRC

Written by Randy Hayes on June 30th, 2011. Posted in Aprilia

RSV4 R model is the starting point of the range Aprilia Superbike class this year. With a price of 15,000 euros, is a super bike for normal people, a machine that allows them to experience the sensations that offers the engine inspired by GP 999cc liquid-cooled-four, and the compact aluminum, inspired also from the great award, everything wrapped by the aerodynamic fairing design.

2011 Ducati Monster 796

Written by Randy Hayes on June 29th, 2011. Posted in Ducati

Wiggling back and forth somewhere between the two models, Ducati 796 operates with a 803 cc engine with a cylinder bore of 88 mm similar to the Ducati 696 Monster’s but with a longer race, 66 mm (instead of the 57.2 mm) and higher compression ratios, 11:1(compared to 10.7:1’s 696). Internally, the engine has a […]

2012 BMW K 1600 GTL

Written by Randy Hayes on June 28th, 2011. Posted in BMW

BMW Motorrad presented the first images of six-cylinder engine that you will use for motorcycle K1600 GTL. The unit is not a six-cylinder engine of big capacity like BMW has accustomed us, but only has a displacement of 1649 cc – which is the largest engine ever built by BMW Motorrad. The engine develops 160 hp and 175Nm. According to the BMW, 125 Nm will be available from 1,800 rpm. Compression ratio of this unit is 12.2:1 and the fuel consumption will be extremely close to that of a four-cylinder units.

Harley Davidson Tri Glide Ultra Classic

Written by Randy Hayes on June 27th, 2011. Posted in Harley Davidson

The motorcycle manufacturer Harley Davidson has a very long history in this business and it has succeeded to stand put through the mix between the innovation and the advantage of tradition. The Company has produced a lot of types of bikes from the cruiser to the touring bikes, to the choppers and racers but this year the 2011 line has incorporated all this styles.

2011 Honda Shadow Phantom

Written by Randy Hayes on June 26th, 2011. Posted in Honda

Honda has been producing the Shadow Phantom model since the 80s. This type of motorcycle was built for long trips, it´s a cruiser. The main focus of the manufacturer has been the comfort because it is very important when you spend a lot of time on the bike. The Shadow bikes have been produced in many sizes from 125 cc up to 1,800 cc. However the new models of Honda Shadow bikes all have the size of 750 cc but they are all different in other ways.

2011 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700

Written by Randy Hayes on June 24th, 2011. Posted in Kawasaki

The Kawasaki motorcycle has reached the biggest horsepower through its latest Vulcan 1700 engine underlining the difference between the model Nomad and the Voyager. The center piece on this bike is the style which can be described as being sporty and aggressive with flowing lines.

2011 Yamaha Raider S

Written by Randy Hayes on June 23rd, 2011. Posted in Yamaha

The Yamaha manufacturer has started the Star line a few years ago in order to enter the cruiser motorcycle market. It was not easy because this market is already dominated by other companies from America who, unlike Yamaha, have been doing this for over a decade. Over the years the company has reached perfection as far as cruiser motorcycles are concerned but there is one category which is constantly evolving: the boulevard cruiser.

2011 Yamaha YZ 450F

Written by Randy Hayes on June 22nd, 2011. Posted in Yamaha

Yamaha is a Japanese producer which manufactures motocross bikes. Yamaha YZ 450F is a model produced by Yamaha and it is equipped with an engine of 449cc, a four stroke and an liquid cooler. The transmission on this bike has five speeds and a frame made by light aluminum which makes it easier to handle and corner. The model has titanium valves.

2011 Kawasaki KX 450F

Written by Randy Hayes on June 21st, 2011. Posted in Kawasaki

The KX450F is produced by the Kawasaki manufacturer and in part of the KX line. The models have evolved from the first one which was released in 1998 and it was called KX 125 to the newest model of the line, the KX 85 launched in 2011. This line of bikes was designed only for […]

2011 Honda Shadow Aero

Written by Randy Hayes on June 21st, 2011. Posted in Honda

The motorcycle Honda Aero is part of the series Honda Shadow which features other models such as Spirit Shadow, Sabre and VLX. The weight of the Honda Aero bike is of 519.4 pounds without fuel and other fluids and 553 pounds with the gas tank full and all the other necessities. The bike has a […]

Harley Davidson Fat Boy

Written by Randy Hayes on June 20th, 2011. Posted in Harley Davidson

Wiliam Harley drew his first sketch of a motorcycle in 1901 an thus the Harley Davidson motorcycles were born. Over the years a lot of different types of motorcycles were launched on the market but in 1990 an important thing happened. In the ’90s the Fat Boy model was introduced to the motorcycle lovers and […]