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Featuring an agile design, a strong engine and a set of rugged tires, the 2014 BMW G 650 GS is a savage machine that can deal great with both the city streets and dirty tracks.

This versatile motorcycle is built around a 652cc, water-cooled, single-cylinder 4-stroke engine with four valves, two overhead camshafts and dry sump lubrication. The engine cranks out a maximum output of 50 Hp (37 KW) at 6,500 rpm and 44 Lb/Ft (60 Nm) of torque at 5,000 Rpm. All this power is kept under control by a constant mesh 5-speed gearbox.

Fire up the engine and it will reward you with a maximum speed of 106 Mph and a highway fuel consumption of 74 Mpg.

As far as prices are concerned, the 2014 BMW G 650 GS can be yours for no less than $7,850.

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The Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200 has just received a set of special seats signed by Corbin. The new Corbin Canyon Dual Sport Saddle promises enhanced comfort and versatility. It features a special design that offers an increased area of body contact and minimizes the sensitive pressure points to keep your position as relaxed as possible. Moreover, Corbin’s seat also comes with a convenient lower back support for the passenger and is covered in natural leather.

The saddle is made of Corbin’s exclusive Comfort Cell foam that in time, provides a personalized fit for your body.

Needless to say that the seat can be installed in a matter of minutes, as it was designed as a direct replacement.

The Corbin Canyon Dual Sport Saddle is available in two versions namely the standard model and the headed model. The first can be yours for no less than $493, while the latter comes with a price tag of $637.

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The Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero SE is a massive cruiser designed for those who love long journeys and strong machines.

It is powered by a four stroke, liquid cooled, SOHC, four valve per cylinder, 52° v twin unit with a displacement of 1,700 cc. The engine is paired with a six speed transmission with overdrive and delivers a maximum torque of 108 Lb-Ft at 2,750 rpm.

Like any respectable cruiser, the 2014 Vulcan 1700 Vaquero SE does its best to offer a comfortable riding experience. Therefore, once on board, you are met by a modern instrument layout with large round dials, a classy looking radio/stereo unit, a multi function LCD display and analog displays that include speedometer, tachometer and coolant temperature gauge.

The 2014 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero SE is offered with a starting price of $ 18,699.

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Until now, Mitas was mostly known for its off road tires, but with their latest product the company is entering in the competition of sports tires.

Their new Sport Force Radial Tire was developed in 4 years and respects the highest standards of quality and reliability. Like any respectable sport tire, the Mitas Sport Force Radial tire promises to reward you with a sticky grip, resistance to deformation and even tire wear. It can be used for sport, naked, supermoto and sport touring motorcycles and is available in three front and five rear sizes.

The new tyres are manufactured in Slovenia by Savatech, the former Sava rubber manufacturing division acquired by Mitas’ parent company CGS Holdings in October 2012.

Bojan Rupar, head of the motorcycle R&D department, said: “The Sport Force radial tire is the result of an intensive four years of complete in-house development work. It is based on our long-term experience in…motorcycle tire development, which together with the most modern materials and some innovative technical solutions has resulted in a very competitive product.”

The new sport tires were developed using modern technologies such as OGT 3D (3-D Optimum Groove Technology), SCT (Strong Carcass Technology) and FEA Finite Element Analyses / Optimized Footprint).

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Meet the 2014 Honda Interstate, an elegant tourer that is ready to hit the highways every time you want some adventures. The motorcycle is powered by a liquid-cooled, 52° V-twin, SOHC engine with a displacement of 1312cc. The engine features a single-pin crankshaft and dual balancers and rewards you with plenty of torque. The unit delivers an average fuel consumption of 46 MPG and is fed by a 4.4 Gallons fuel tank.

The 2014 Honda Interstate’ stopping power is assured by front and rear disc brakes that can be combined with an optional Anti-lock Brake System (ABS).

As far as suspensions are concerned the 2014 Honda Interstate is fitted with a 41mm front fork that offers 4.0 inches of wheel travel and a rear single shock absorber that provides 3.9 inches of wheel travel.

The 2014 Honda Interstate is offered with a base price of $13,240.

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Meet the fresh Yamaha FJR1300ES a bike that is around for 13 years and thanks to its constant upgrades continues to keep it up with the best models in its class.

After the last year’s model received important features such as traction control, ride-by-wire throttle, new headlights the new 2014 model year is packed with electronically adjustable suspensions.

The new electronic suspension adjustment can adjusts to different riding conditions and offers a choice of four settings for preload, including “One Up,” “One Up with Luggage,” “Two Up,” and “Two Up with Luggage,” adding a choice of “Soft,” “Standard” and “Hard” for damping force adjustment for each setting. The suspension setup cab easily controlled using handlebar mounted buttons.

The motorcycle is propelled by the same 1298cc, liquid-cooled, inline, 4-cylinder; DOHC, 16 valves, fuel injected engine which is mated on a 5-speed transmission with multiplate wet clutch.

The new FJR1300ES is offered with a base price of $16,890. The old FJR1300A model that is not fitted with electronically adjustable suspension continues to be available next to the new ES series with a base price of $15,890.

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Harley Davidson has revealed the 2014 version of its famous trike, the Tri Glide Ultra. The vehicle has received the Rushmore treatment, so it comes with a few upgrades that make it better suited for the demands of today’s riders.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a 103.1 cu. in. twin-cooled, high output twin cam 103 engine that was tweaked for 2014 to deliver more low-end torque, more passing power and a throaty exhaust note.

As far as comfort is concerned, the Harley Davidson Tri Glide Ultra has received significant improvements in the passenger space, legroom, airflow and heat management departments. You also get new seat textures, revised back rests and fresh hand controls.

Other modifications were made to the motorcycle’s inner fairing that now features a fresh layout, a bigger display screen and new gauges.

The 2014 Harley-Davidson Tri Glide Ultra is offered with a base price of $32,549.

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Big, imposing and strong, the 2014 Star Motorcycle Stratoliner Deluxe is a comfortable cruiser designed for those who like to travel with style.

As far as comfort is concerned the Stratoliner Deluxe is loaded with a long list of features that will make your ride as enjoyable as it can be. Among them you’ll find a Garmin Zumo 665 GPS, a modern fairing with integrated speakers and connectors for iPod/iPhone players, a handlebar-mounted audio control system, hard saddlebags and a sculpted seat.

The motorcycle is propelled by a 113-cubic-inch (1854cc), air-cooled, 48-degree V-twin with four pushrod-activated valves and two spark plugs per cylinder. For optimum performances, the engine features computer-controlled, twin-bore, fuel injection.

The engine is mounted on a lightweight aluminum frame which is paired with a Controlled-Fill die-cast swingarm.

The 2014 model year brinbgs brings a revised clutch that has lighter feel tha the previous unit.

The 2014 Star Motorcycle Stratoliner Deluxe can be yours for no less than $17,240.

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Meet the 2014 Star Motorcycle Stratoliner S, an imposing tourer built using the latest technologies developed by the company.

At the heart of this stylish tourer lies an air-cooled 48° V-Twin; Pushrod OHV, 4 Valves/Cylinder engine with a displacement of 1854cc. It is linked to a 5-Speed transmission with multiplate wet clutch that delivers an average fuel consumption of 43 mpg.

The engine is mounted on an aluminum frame that offers a perfect compromise between light weight and rigidity. You also get a light, Controlled-Fill die-cast swingarm that was carefully forged to keep the motorcycle’s handling performances at a high level without affecting the rider’s comfort.

Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include a sculpted seat, a high tech headlight, classic clock-style instrumentation, leather-covered locking hard sidebags and a quick-removable windshield.

The motorcycle is offered with a base price of $16,990.

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If you want to mix sporty riding with the comfort of a modern tourer than you should take a closer look at the 2014 Kawasaki Concours 14.

This Japanese beast has all it needs to make your adrenaline level go crazy and at the same time, it’s able to reward you with a comfortable riding position and lots of storage places.
The motorcycle’s center piece is the Ninja ZX-14 based 1,352cc inline-four with variable valve timing. The engine was tuned to provide smooth power across an extremely wide rev range and delivers a maximum torque of 102.0 lb-ft at 6,200 rpm.

Needles to say that the motorcycle is also equipped with a long list of technological features like the K-ACT (Kawasaki Advanced Coactive-braking Technology) braking system, a high-tech traction control system (KTRC: Kawasaki Traction Control) or Kawasaki’s Intelligent Proximity Activation Starting System.

The standard 2014 Kawasaki Concours 14 is offered with a price of $16.199.

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