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
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
Many people dream of a cross motorcycle, because it gives people unprecedented freedom of movement. Unlike most sportbikes and urban models, such a motorcycle is able to move quickly enough outside of good roads, without threatening its owner with a fall and injuries. At the same time, the cross bike is much easier to manage than the enduro and other heavy types of equipment, also adapted for off-road driving. However, many simply can not afford a high-quality motorcycle, because cheap models of real sports SUVs with two wheels are practically not found on the Russian market. Therefore, you should learn how to make a cross bike with your own hands – this will help to save a lot of money and adapt the resulting equipment to your needs. Continue reading