CMG has a BW’s 125 for a few months. Editor ‘arris writes the first installment on how we’re finding Yamaha’s latest addition to the BW’s family.
Rene heads out of Pakistan, into Iran with the hope of getting to the ‘Stans to the north. Only thing is, his carnet says otherwise.
Steve Bond heads to California to check out their classic tourer – the Electra Glide, the “but I can’t be bothered to put me feet down at stops” Tri Glide and the new V-Rod member, the Muscle.
After the woeful tales of how Team CMG fared at the P2D, we thought we should let you know how the KTM 690 Enduro and the 530 EXC did too.
Harley-Davidson’s three-wheeled road bike, the 2009 Tri Glide Ultra Classic, will likely be the most expensive non-CVO* Harley offered in Canada. The Tri Glide is based on the Electra Glide touring motorcycle, but was built specifically to handle the loads of a three-wheeler. Longer forks (increased by 1.775 in), increased rake (32 degrees from 29.25) … Continue reading Harley's three-wheeler not cheap
We catch up with Rene as he spins his wheels in the Middle East, unable to find a way out.
Harley-Davidson has introduced a 2009 line-up with revisions to almost every model, including touring models with new chassis and other upgrades, a new V-Rod, a Dyna Street Bob with retro styling, an updated Heritage Softail Classic and a trike! Tourers like the Road King Classic get a new chassis. TOURING GETS NEW CHASSIS The seven … Continue reading New Harleys for 2009
Buell’s 1125CR cafe racer loses the fairing but still has issues with the air scoops. NEW 1125CR STREETFIGHTER The second new model using the new Helicon Rotax 1125 engine has arrived with the introduction of the 1125CR. The bike is "my vision of a 21st century café racer," said Erik Buell, chairman and chief technical … Continue reading New Buells revealed
New Triumph Thunderbird 1600 Triumph has shown its U.K. dealers several 2009 models, including a Thunderbird 1600 cruiser with a belt final drive and a six-speed gearbox. The Thunderbird’s 1594 cc liquid-cooled parallel twin will make about 100 hp. There are large twin discs up front, a big disc in back, twin shocks, standard forks, … Continue reading Triumph shows big cruiser
The wrap up of the Team CMG diaries and the CMG Online awards for various acts of accomplishment, bravery, stupidity and crashing!