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BRP Delivers 100,000th Can-Am Spyder

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BRP, based on Valcourt, Québec, saw its 100,000th Can-Am Spyder roll off the assembly line on April 20, 2015. BRP and Pit Bull Powersports, a Can-Am Spyder dealer, presented the autographed 2015 Can-Am Spyder F3-S to its new owner, Missouri firefighter Brahm Wilson, during the banquet kicking off the world’s largest Spyder gathering, Spyderfest, held in Springfield, Missouri, April 29-May 3, ...

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Yamaha Introduces 2015 TMAX Scooter

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Yamaha says its new 2015 TMAX scooter offers more road-going performance than ever in a scooter that handles like a sportbike. The TMAX features a new-for-2015, 530cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, twin-cylinder engine that is also fuel-injected and designed specifically to deliver maximum fuel efficiency combined with excellent acceleration and power for effortless commuting and highway riding. The newly designed LED headlights, ...

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2015 Can-Am Spyder F3—First Ride Review

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Can-Am recently invited a group of journalists to sample its latest Spyder roadster on a two-day ride through rolling countryside ablaze in fall colors, in the Eastern Township outside of Montreal in Quebec, Canada. Visits to the Bombardier Recreational Products design center and factory filled out the agenda. With sport, sport-touring and touring riders already targeted with the Spyder RS, ...

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Motor Trike F6B Raptor—First Ride

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It’s hard to fathom, but with its bright red fenders, tank cover and trunk, contrasted with a blacked-out engine area, the Motor Trike Raptor trike appears even sportier than the Honda F6B two-wheeler upon which it’s based. The F6B Raptor is part of Motor Trike’s Adventure Series, which also includes the luxurious Gold Wing GL1800 conversion. The Raptor is its ...

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2015 Can-Am Spyder F3 – First Look Review

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After giving everyone a tease with the release of a single official photo but no specs for the all-new 2015 Can-Am Spyder F3, BRP has finally revealed the full monty on the fourth model to be added to its three-wheeled roadster lineup. Since the Spyder debuted in 2007, three models have been released—the RS, RT and ST—covering the sport, touring ...

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2015 Harley-Davidson Freewheeler: Ridden & Rated

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Following the release of the Low Rider, SuperLow 1200T and Street 500/750 earlier this year, Harley-Davidson recently launched its full 2015 lineup in Sonoma, California. The Road Glide returns with extensive updates, the new Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low and Ultra Limited Low accommodate shorter riders, and there are four Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) models: Limited, Road Glide Ultra, Street ...

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2014 Ural Gear-Up—Road Test

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The last time we tested a Ural sidecar rig (June 2012), it was like a carny ride from the 1960s. That basic Ural T was a thrill to drive around the city or suburbia, fling around in the local canyons or take on backroad day trips, and riding in the chair was exhilarating yet comfortable enough for a nap. Neighbors ...

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2014 Ural Motorcycles Lineup – First Look

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  Ural Motorcycles, a Russian manufacturer of motorcycles with sidecars, is launching its 2014 model lineup. The new Urals feature electronic fuel injection, disc brakes on all three wheels, a hydraulic steering damper and dozens of other upgrades–the biggest package of improvements in 10 years. “For many years we were watching other manufacturers launching new models after new models every ...

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Four Ferries on Two Wheels—Tour Testing the 2013 Suzuki Burgman 650 ABS

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“Wow, that’s a big scooter you’re on. I ride a Honda 1800 Goldwing, myself,” said Captain Rick Turner, pilot of the Ohio River ferry Loni Jo. “See all the motorcycles on here? It’s like this most weekends. Motorcycle riders love a ferry.” Indeed. Chugging towards the Kentucky shore, the barge’s deck was packed with motorcycles and trikes—plus a single 2013 ...

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