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15 Harley-Davidson 2012 New Edition

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 | 11:02 PM

Harley-Davidson introduced 15 new models in 2012 which will be marketed in the United States and Europe. All models derived from the type of Touring, Trike (specifically for the North American market) and Sportster.

Some models soon be marketed as soon as possible in the summer of this year. The rest soon be announced on July 20, 2011 in Anaheim, California.

Six HD Sporster 2012 consisted of various variants. Start which with lowest prices, Dark Custom with black steel chassis "Iron 883" until which good for racing, XR1200X.

It all offering the sensation with American V-Twin engine. For the Sportster, all variants using Michelin Scorcher tires. Harley offers 7 new color options, including the black side body with denim black, glossy black or match the color of the main body. Variant consists of SuperLow, Iron 883, Sportster 1200 Custom, Nightster, Forty-Eight and XR1200X.

Eight Touring HD use Twin Cam machines 103 is equipped with Automatic Compression Release and integrated oil cooling system.

The ability of the engine, 138.3 Nm torque obtained at 3500 rpm rotation. Using 6-speed transmission with Cruise Drive System. Then front shock absorbers 41.3 mm and rear with air regulator.

This model is offered in 12 colors, 6 of them new, that is: Road King, Road King Classic, Electra Glide Classic, Ultra Classic Electra Glide, Electra Glide Ultra Limited, Street Glide, Road Glide Custom, and Road Glide Ultra.

The third model is a Trike (Tricycle) and marketed only in North America. Advantages, there is entertainment system in the form of audio system from Harman Kardon Advaced Audio System, plus four powerful 80 watt speakers.

Another advanced feature is the cruise control and turning back with pure electric power. There are only three colors are offered: Vivid Black, Big Blue Pearl, and Ember Red Sunglo / Merlot Sunglo.

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Ducati Diavel from Rizoma

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Sunday, August 7, 2011 | 8:03 PM

Italian motorcycle manufacturer, Ducati, recently announced a partnership with one of Italy's leading home modifications.

Cooperation is woven is to change shape of Ducati Diavel that designed by Rizoma become better, in both form and function.

Currently Rizoma already known to many as the leading bicycle manufacturers are always responsible in producing motorcycle parts with high quality. Now, Rizoma attend to try change the display of Ducati Diavel become more powerful and addictive.

Diavel that designed by Rizoma from the forward-looking using an aluminum handlebar which is more innovative, forward snout which also uses aluminum, clutch cover more subtle, is available protector to protect the radiator. While in the back, Rizoma has prepared a specially designed plate.

Diavel is available in two variants, namely Arm Side and Side Mount. For the price, Ducati also offers two variants, among them, the standard Diavel priced $ 16,995, and Diavel Carbon priced at $ 19,995.

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10 Motorcycles of the Year

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 | 8:03 PM

Motorcycle magazine published by the United States, Cycle Word Magazine, recently announced 10 categories best bike during 2011. From 10 categories, the motorcycle manufacturer from Japan and Europe dominate the awards.

As reported in the magazine website based in California, Wednesday, July 3, 2011, it was divided in 10 categories: Standard, Dual-Sport, Open Streetbike, Cruiser, Middleweight Streetbike, Enduro Bike, Motocrosser, Sport-Touring Bike, Touring and Superbike .

In the category of Best Standard won Kawasaki Z1000. Not only that, Kawasaki also put Kawasaki ZX-6R as Best Middleweight Streetbike. While Suzuki RM-Z450 succeed to be excellent in the category of Best Motocrosser.

Not to be outdone, two European manufacturers BMW and Ducati got two awards. Ducati Diavel Carbon captures Best Cruiser, and Best Open Streetbike achieved by Ducati Multistrada 1200 Sport.

While the winner of Best Sport-Touring Bike seized by BMW K1600GT, so also in the category of Best Touring occupied by the BMW K1600 GTL.

Then the motorcycle from Sweden, Husaberg FE570S, was declared Best Enduro. Meanwhile, Best Superbike has been named to EBR 1190RS, and the last in the category of Best Dual-Sport seized by Triumph Tiger 800XC.

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