Motorcycles

Victory’s Big Custom Bike — Arlen Ness Vision Tour

Victory motorcycles tend to fill the bill as highly customized turnkey units right off the showroom floor. Polaris Industries, owner of Victory, called upon custom bike guru Arlen Ness to produce limited signature series editions of select bikes. For 2011, … Continue reading

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Kawasaki Vulcan Vaquero — Bagger that Cowboys Up

A couple of years ago, Kawasaki introduced the monstrous Vulcan 2000 as a heavy cruiser — emphasis on heavy. The Vulcan 2000 line has been put on hold in favor of the Vulcan 1700 stable, which boasts Kawasaki’s first traditionally … Continue reading

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Suzuki GS 500F — a Civilized Sport Bike

For those aspiring riders who do not want to be associated with the cruising bike genre, and who find themselves unable to ante up the funds required for the acquisition of an ultra-high performance sport bike, Suzuki might have the … Continue reading

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Harley-Davidson Wide Glide — Old School Chopper

Looking for bike executed in “Old School” style right off the showroom floor? If so, then the Harley-Davidson FXDWG Wide Glide from the Dyna family may be just what you need. The latest Wide Glide hearkens back to the factory-custom … Continue reading

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Kawasaki Z1000: Better Naked Ride

The Kawasaki Z1000 is all-new, the latest in a long line of “naked” Kawasaki street bikes. Old rules and engineering were tossed out and the latest iteration Z1000 actually began with a clean sheet of paper, drawing upon more than … Continue reading

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Victory’s New American Motorcycle — Vision 8-Ball

The 2011 Victory 8-Ball lineup consists of the Vegas 8-Ball, the Kingpin 8-Ball, the Hammer 8-Ball and at the head of the pack, the Victory Vision 8-Ball. The first three models are powered by the new 97 horsepower Freedom 106/6 … Continue reading

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Custom Cruiser — Honda Shadow RS

Honda returned to its roots with the Shadow Spirit 750 C2 in 2008. The first Honda Shadow appeared with the 1983 Shadow 750. Today, the Honda Custom Cruiser stable has grown dramatically, with the Shadow Phantom and Shadow RS, Fury … Continue reading

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