With the advent of summer, we tested the flagship model of the legendary Indian family. I must say, the motorcycle was impressive – both in appearance, and in technical solutions, and at a price …
Say right away, very little is known about Indian motorcycles in the world. And Russia is no exception. Well, at least that was until 2005, when the now-iconic Roger Donaldson movie “The Fastest Indian” starring Anthony Hopkins starred (he played the famous New Zealand motorcycle racer Bert Monroe). True, it tells about a motorcycle in 1920, which after 45 years of tuning finally managed to overcome the 200-mile bar of speed (320 km / h). Therefore, the question of whether the brand is alive right now remained unanswered. By the way, some believe that Indian is an Indian brand, and you won’t refuse logic in them … Continue reading
Spark, storm, madness! The new Harley-Davidson FXDR claims the title of the most severe and “muscular” motorcycle brand, and the guys from Milwaukee know a lot about brutality. What is one of the main novelties of the season remembered for?
A Power Cruiser is a motorcycle class literally created by Harley-Davidson. No nostalgia and classic motives, instead of them – clean, hypertrophied “muscles” inside and out. That was V-Rod, a motorcycle that caused controversy among fans of the brand for almost two decades in a row: is it not real or, on the contrary, the most canonical “harley” of all time? Now you don’t have to argue about him – the FXDR who succeeded him leaves no room for discussion.
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Buying my first sports bike some five years ago, I could not imagine that I would play in the World Superbike World Championships. Moreover, I will become a pilot of the first Russian professional team.
At first I watched the races in the MotoGP and WSBK classes on TV, I really liked the beautiful bright motorcycles, and the stands clogged with public, and adrenaline. Soon I wanted to join this sport myself. I got a license, bought a Honda CBR-600RR sports bike and drove into town; I almost immediately realized that I risk my health and life every second – sports motorcycles are not designed to drive around the city. Then I decided to practice at the training ground in Dmitrov. There are no departure zones allowing the rider to slide along gravel when falling. Instead, some cliffs, one of which I immediately flew Continue reading