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Three decades of Softail

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You know you’re getting old when you find yourself writing a history story about something that occurred during your lifetime. Thirty years back, when I was a high school freshman cultivating a mullet and a sparse “mustache,” Harley-Davidson launched one of its most iconic post-buyback motorcycles: the Softail. Here’s a highlight reel from the Softail’s …

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Suzuki displays turbocharged twin engine at Tokyo Motor Show

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By SR Staff This very finished-looking turbocharged parallel twin engine was on display in Suzuki’s area at the Tokyo Motor Show, and all signs are pointing to the powerplant being used in the production version of the Recursion likely coming out soon. Suzuki had a very finished-looking turbocharged parallel twin-cylinder engine on display at the …

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2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS First Ride Review

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By Troy Siahaan 2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS Editor Score: 82.0% Engine 17.0/20 Suspension/Handling 12.0/15 Transmission/Clutch 7.5/10 Brakes 8.0/10 Instruments/Controls 3.5/5 Ergonomics/Comfort 9.0/10 Appearance/Quality 8.5/10 Desirability 8.0/10 Value 8.5/10 Overall Score 82/100 I have a confession to make: I rode the Kawasaki Z800 in 2013, long before its U.S. introduction in Palm Springs, California this week. …