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With its unique, minimalist style, the Harley-Davidson Softail has conquered a lot of fans. The motorcycle is now available in Slim configuration, which is basically a stripped down version of the base model.

Among the features offered by the new Harley-Davidson Softail Slim you’ll find black-rimmed wheels, round black air cleaner cover, Hollywood-style handlebars and fat chromed front forks. The vintage look of the motorcycle is underlined by its chopped rear fender and the low slung profile.

But what makes this bike truly desirable is its twin cam 96B counter-balanced engine. This unit has evolved on the legacy of the Flathead, Knucklehead, Panhead, Shovelhead, Evolution and Twin Cam 88 engines that made Harley Davidson’s motorcycles famous. The engine has a 1,688 cc displacement and rewards you with a peak torque of 132 Nm achieved at 3,250 rpm.

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Harley Davidson revealed the 2013 International version of its popular Dyna Fat Bob model. The bike is propelled by a strong air-cooled Twin Cam 96 Harley engine mated on a 6 speed cruise drive transmission (the 2013 US model is packed with a Twin Cam 103B unit with a displacement of 1,690 cc).

As far as styling goes, the 2013 Harley-Davidson Dyna Fat Bob FXDF features a drag-style handlebar combined with an aggressive front end, coil over rear chrome shocks and a dual chrome headlamp. You also get a premium paint job which further enhances the custom look.

To offer a smooth ride the motorcycle is equipped with adjustable suspension which suits a wide range of riding styles. The company’s engineers have also spent a lot of time to reward the Harley-Davidson Dyna Fat Bob’s rider with top notch ergonomics. Thereby you are treated with forward-mounted controls, engine idle temperature management strategy and a comfortable saddle.

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The International version of the 2013 Softail Fat Boy Special Lo is a tasty looking custom bike manufactured by Harley Davidson. The motorcycle draws inspiration from the iconic Harley choppers that made history in the ’60s and ’70s.

The 2013 Fat Boy Lo FLSTSB version features a black-out paint scheme which gives it a unique appearance. It’s also worthy of being mentioned that the motorcycle is available in a limited number and features exclusive commemorative anniversary styling elements and premium features.

The international version of the Softail Fat Boy Special Lo is propelled by a Twin Cam 96B counter-balanced engine (the USA model comes with a Twin Cam 103B unit) which features a lightweight piston design for enhanced refinement and maximum performance. The engine offers a maximum torque of 117 Nm at 3,000 rpm and is paired with a six speed gearbox. The Harley-Davidson Softail Fat Boy Lo FLSTSB delivers an average fuel consumption of 5.6 l/100 km.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Harley-Davidson Softail Fat Boy Lo FLSTSB (international version).

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The 2013 Triumph America has a lot to love. It comes with a classic design language, lots of chrome, a capable engine and is packed with a long list of modern features. At the heart of the 2013 Triumph America lies a traditional British parallel-twin which is the lightest in the class and delivers a maximum output of 60 hp @ 6800rpm and 72Nm Nm of torque at 3300rpm.

The 2013 Triumph America also features new ergonomics which put the rider lower and closer to the controls, for a more pleasant riding experience. The Triumph America weighs only 250kg being one of the lightest bikes in its class and has a comfortable seat height of 690 mm.

For the year 2013, Triumph has also updated the America’s chassis which now features new wheels and tires for improved handling and aesthetics.

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Triumph revealed the 2013 version of the Rocket III Roadster model. The bike is powered by a 2.294 cc water cooled engine which delivers 146 hp at 4750 rpm and 163 lbs of torque. The engine is mounted on a high quality chassis which includes a 43 mm upside down fork, twin rear shock absorbers and standard anti lock brakes.

The 2013 Triumph Rocket III Roadster sports a classic design and is available in black finish. The aggressive design of the bike is enhanced by the twin headlights, the low slung stature and the elongated pipes. The Triumph Rocket III Roadster also features a comprehensive instrumentation package, delivered neatly in the classic twin clock design.

The company says that its 2013 Triumph Rocket III Roadster offers an average fuel consumption of 29 MPG city and 45 MPG highway. The bike’s price tag is set at $14.999.

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The Triumph Speedmaster is one of the classiest bikes in Triumph’s lineup. Featuring a mean-looking design and a strong powerplant, the Speedmaster is ready to reward you with a rush of adrenaline every time you jump on the saddle.

The aggressive design of the bike is underlined by its low slung profile, slash cut pipes, short guards, black engine cases and cast wheels. To offer an even better riding position, the 2013 model received a 690mm seat height, while the handlebar is wider, higher and more pulled back than the previous model, offering a totally different riding experience.

The 2013 Triumph Speedmaster is powered by Triumph’s distinctive parallel-twin, air-cooled, DOHC, 865cc engine which cranks out a maximum power of 60 bhp @ 6800rpm and 72Nm of torque @ 3300rpm.

The 2013 Triumph Speedmaster is offered with a starting price of $8299.

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The 2013 Thunderbird Storm is a stripped down version of the base Thunderbird model. The new bike is available with a black paint job and features a more distinctive look and also more power than its cousin.

The unique style of the Triumph Thunderbird Storm is underlined by its tasty exhaust pipes and the twin headlights borrowed from the Rocket III and Speed Triple models. The bike was also built with comfort in mind so you won’t have any complains about the riding position, as you are met by a comfortable seat and an ergonomic handle bar.

At the heart of the Triumph Thunderbird Storm lies a 1700cc parallel-twin which delivers a maximum output of 97hp @ 5200rpm and 156Nm of torque at 2950rpm.

Other features offered by the Triumph Thunderbird Storm are the tank mounted speedo which includes a small built in tacho and on-board computer which includes clock, two trip meters and a fuel gauge.

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Californian Roland has multiple track records and the 1998 AMA 250GP Championship under his belt. After 32 broken bones he traded in his helmet and leathers for a computer and a welding torch, designing and building award-winning machines that mark him out as a fresh new talent on the custom scene.

Unconventional, outlandish and ‘way-out’, his designs have landed him a Biker Build-Off Rookie of the Year title and 2Wheel Tuner Brappy Award for Best Appearance Enhancement Product for his innovative Contrast Cut finishes.

One of the most dramatic models developed by Sands is the Yamaha V-MAX, a motorcycle that was launched for the first time in 1985 and has rebirth in 2008, becoming a biking icon.

At the heart of the Yamaha V-MAX Hyper Modified by Roland Sands lies a V-type 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves engine with a displacement of 1,679cc. The engine cranks out 200PS @ 9,000 rpm and has a peak torque of 166.8 Nm at 6,500 rpm.

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Marcus bought his first bike, a Yamaha RD350LC, at the age of 18. He knows what makes Yamaha unique. After bowing out of Moto Cross in 1992, following a serious accident, Marcus invested the proceeds from the sale of his machine into a set of tools and a bike-lift. He set up a workshop in a converted barn and established Walz Hardcore Cycles.

The German invented and developed the world-famous Drag Style frame, a new kind of custom bike. Europe’s most successful bike builder, his creations have appeared on 60 magazine covers and in more than 600 magazine articles and Marcus was the 2006 winner of the Discovery Channel’s hit show Bike Build-Off.

One of its latest creations is the hyper modified VMAX model which is and extreme bike “designed for visual stimulation, balancing aggression and aesthetics”

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Kawasaki’s VN1700 Voyager Custom is equipped with a long-stroke, liquid cooled, SOHC, 8-valve 1,700 cm3 V-Twin engine that rewards you with a maximum output of 73 PS at 5,000 rpm and a peak torque of 136 Nm at 2,750 rpm. Like the standard version, the Custom model features a fully electronic throttle actuation system which enables the ECU to control the volume of both the fuel (via fuel injectors) and the air (via throttle valves) delivered to the engine.

Other features of the Custom model include a short-style smoked wind deflector, a muscular front cowling, chromed headlamp cover, louvre-style fog lamp covers and generous side Bags. Furthermore, there is also a high-spec audio system which features twin 40 W speakers, radio and compatibility with an iPod, XM tuner or CB radio unit.

Another useful feature offered for the 2012 Kawasaki VN1700 Voyager Custom is the Electronic Cruise Control which can be conveniently controlled from the right handle. The system can be activated between 47 km/h and 137 km/h in 3rd gear or above.

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