Some words only appear in print; you seldom hear people speak them. “Brandish” is one. Nobody ever says, “Is that a banana you’re brandishing?” or, “Don’t brandish that thing at me!” Another one is “harken.” I’ve only heard the word a couple of times, once at a Renaissance Fair and once at lunch with Hoyer, [...]Read Full Post | Comments(3)
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2012 Aprilia Tuono V4 – Road Test Tuono V4: Aprilia builds another awesome way to lose your license.
Photographer : Jeff Allen
Evidently, there’s a standard method of creating a naked sportbike and then there’s the Italian way. Most manufacturers have done it by producing minimalistic, significantly detuned sportbikes that are just as well-suited to urban commuting as they are to the occasional weekend romp. But the original Tuono, introduced a decade ago, changed the naked-bike landscape. [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Photography by Jeff Allen History will show that Cycle World’s first ride on Kawasaki’s ZX-14R happened at a dragstrip. Think back to the H1 and Z1 of the 1970s, Team Green’s first pacesetters, for the pattern this company has developed: big horsepower, industry-leading acceleration, physics-defying speed. The two-stroke H1 Mach III and four-stroke Z1 shocked [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
Photography by Jeff Allen It’s all relative, isn’t it? The last 16-inch-wheeled Victory we rode was the apehanger-equipped High-Ball just over a year ago, and I am happy to categorically state that for all-around riding and general comfort, the Judge is a distinct improvement, largely due to the deletion of that 15-inch-high appendage. Instead of [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2011 Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 – Dyno Run Video Road Test Editor Don Canet performance tests the 2011 Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 on the Cycle World Dyno.
2011 Ducati Hypermotard 1100 EVO SP – Dyno Run Video Road Test Editor Don Canet performance tests the 2011 Ducati Hypermotard 1100 EVO SP on the Cycle World Dyno.
2012 Victory High-Ball – Dyno Video Road Test Editor Don Canet performance tests the 2012 Victory High-Ball on the Cycle World Dyno.
2011 Harley-Davidson Blackline FXS – Dyno Run Cycle World’s Dyno Run of the 2011 Harley-Davidson Blackline FXS.
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