If you say the word “magnum” when you are a hunter or a military man, he will decide that this is a cartridge of increased power. And he will be right. However, there is such a Magnum, which you can communicate with without a weapons license. This is a model of a motorcycle brand Victory
What do we know about American motorcycles? At first it seems like a lot. Even a person who is not infected with Motovirus will easily call Harley-Davidson. Be sure to tell at the same time a common story that this company was created by Russian emigrants Kharlamov and Davydov. However, this, perhaps, his knowledge will end. Some will still recall (thanks to the iconic Roger Donaldson film) the Indian brand. A not-so-advanced motorcyclist may recall Buell and be very surprised that these motorcycles have not been produced for six years now. Finally, some will come to mind the monster-shaped custom Continue reading
This year, Yamaha introduced the fifth generation of its flagship maxi scooter, while departing from the once-given concept of the “city lighter”. In what direction did the fantasy of Japanese engineers move this time?
The Yamaha TMAX is an iconic device. Since the advent of the first generation of this maxi scooter in 2001, each new generation has occupied the top lines of European CVT ratings. Such success is fully justified, because it was TMAX that made a real revolution in the world of large “stools”.
It differed from its competitors in a frame with high torsional stiffness, and most importantly, a pendulum rear suspension with a chain drive and a motor tightly mounted in the frame. While other manufacturers continued to use the engine crankshaft and CVT as a rear suspension arm, the innovative 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