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2012 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide Custom – Road Test Review

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From the menacing, brushed-nickel skulls on its prow and tank, to the smoky graphics swirling around its sharknose fairing, Harley-Davidson’s 2012 FLTRXSE CVO Road Glide Custom means business. Even the names of its high-end accessories—Agitator wheels, Rumble Collection components and Heavy Breather air cleaner—are street tough. And Mr. CVO’s Screamin’ Eagle Twin Cam 110 V-twin is the Godfather of the ...

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2011 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer Road Test

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Vintage motorcycles are incredibly cool, but most riders are reluctant to put up with their drawbacks that can include meager power, lack of reliability and the potentially dangerous inconvenience of anti-stop brakes. What we would really prefer is a classic that performs like a modern bike—or a modern bike that looks like a classic. If you concur with the above, ...

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2012 BMW G 650 GS Sertão Road Test

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Sertão is Portuguese for hinterlands or back country, particularly the arid badlands of northeastern Brazil, the sort of place the new offroad-ready G 650 GS Sertão is designed to explore. From 2000-2010, the rock-hopping variant of BMW’s F 650 GS was called the Dakar, after the legendary rally that ran from Europe to the capital of Senegal, honoring Richard Sainct’s ...

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