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Is set to 150 Low, which means maximum power but with a progressive delivery (150 represents Ducati's claimed horsepower measured at the crankshaft our test unit produced 136.5 rear-wheel hp on the CW'dyno). Simultaneously, DES adjusts preload and damping on the Ohlins TTX shock and damping on the 48mm Ohlins fork (fork preload is set manually) to a comfort setting, while DTC is set to level 5 of 8. In my first couple of hundred miles, I fooled around with every setting I could find. Most of...

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From companies with whom it has longstanding relationships. Cycle World has a history with Attack Performance Company principal Richard Stanboli served as the crew chief for two CW-backed Daytona 200 race efforts (Assault on Daytona, June, 1994 Daytona DNF, June, 1995) with staff ace Don Canet in the saddle. American Superbike-spec engines and technical support for the EMPro engine-management system will be supplied by Yoshimura Racing via its new engine lease program. In theory, this turn-key...

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QI am having a bit of a vibration problem with my 2009 Yamaha FJR1300. After about 50-60 miles of highway riding at cruising speeds (6580), my right hand goes numb and both legs up to my knees have a numb sensation. The right-side mirror gets quite blurry at these speeds, too. 1 bought the bike new and broke it in according to the owner's manual. I have taken the bike back to my dealer and contacted Yamaha's main office but have gotten no results or satisfaction. I've been riding for almost 40...

Cycle World

While Managing Editor Matthew Miles thinks about the guestion of whether or not a privately entered AMA Pro Racing American Superbike can be competitive, I think of my own experience in 1974, when Yamaha first released the four-cylinder TZ750A. Our dealer, John Jacobson of Boston Cycles, ordered one in a completely routine way for 3500. Its crankshafts and many of its other parts were based upon the same production module as the TZ350 and TA250 Twins, which, in turn, were based on the R5...

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Wf.ll awarf. of its aging customer base, Harley-Davidson has been hard at work rolling out new products aimed at attracting a younger demographic. No need to reinvent the wheel, however, as the venerable Sportster has proven to be an ideal platform to deliver hip styling and solid performance at an affordable price. The 1200 Nightster was the first Sportster model in Harley's Dark Custom series, followed a year later by the 883-based Iron, a sim-plistically cool bobber that effectively stripped...

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Of all tiif. metric-crl'tsf.r brands. Star gets it best. Part of its success stems from the company's ability to stay current with consumer interest. Baggers are hot right now, for good reason, and the Stratoliner Deluxe provides comfort, practicality and good touring capability. Based on the neo-classi-cally streamlined Roadliner a CWTen Best winner in 2006 , the Stratoliner was penned in Star's Long Beach, California-based design studio. The goal was simple Take an already impressive package...

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