The Sportster family, to which the Harley-Davidson Iron 1200 belongs, is a phenomenon in the modern world. While most manufacturers are chasing fashion, updating models once every seven years, our subject has already celebrated a half-century anniversary, without losing any relevance
To say that Sportster has not changed at all since 1957 is impossible – the designers played with the shape of the wings and the tank, experimented with lighting and the shape of the steering wheel, and the engineers tried to refresh the design. Any Harley-Davidson fan will tell how in the early 2000s he mourned the rejection of carburetors and how he worried about the appearance of “rubber” frames.
Then, under the auspices of improving comfort, the engine was excluded from the power structure of the Continue reading
It’s good to drive a motorcycle just for fun, but often you have to move from point A to B – to work, on business, home. The best road bikes are the ones that can handle everyday everyday trips. For frequent trips around the city it is better to buy a road bike, narrow and nimble, which behaves well on the road, helps in unusual road situations, quite powerful, comfortable. Be sure to provide a place for luggage, bags.
Note that the definition of “road bike” is conditional, differs from sports mainly in that the latter are more powerful, have a solid base that allows you to ride on impassable roads – sand, mud, clay. Road is not intended for motocross on difficult roads, rough terrain, but for fast, but not extreme driving on Continue reading
10. Ducati 1199 Panigale
Ducati motorcycles are constantly leading the Superbike championships. No wonder the 1199 Panigale starts the top ten most powerful and fastest sports bikes. Powerful engine in 195 l. from. it allows the bike to accelerate in 3 seconds to 100 m / s., but its maximum speed is 290 km / h with a weight of 188 kg. The bike inspires confidence in the driver with its balance.
9. Honda Blackdird
Model Honda Blackdird CBR1100XX comfortably placed in 9th place in the ranking of the most powerful and fastest motorcycles. It was released in 1997 in order to compete with Kawasaki, which then had the Continue reading