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If you love cruisers and you want to start your journey into their world with a middleweight model, then you should take a closer look at the 2014 Star Motorcycles V Star Custom.

This stylish motorcycle features an old school look with spoked wheels, a fat rear tyre and a classic teardrop fuel tank. You also get dual exhausts, a tank-mounted speedometer, custom-looking clear turn signals and lots of chrome.

At the heart of the 2014 Star Motorcycles V Star Custom lies a chromed and polished 40-cubic-inch (649cc) air-cooled, SOHC 70-degree V-twin which can reach the maximum torque at only 3000 rpm. It is paired with a wide-ratio five-speed transmission which is carefully tuned for cruising.

The engine is mounted on a stout, large-diameter steel frame. Needles to say that the frame’s shape was especially chosen to maximize the rider’s comfort.

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Triumph unveiled their 2014 iteration of the Tiger 800, a tough tourer which can go anywhere without breaking a sweat.

The 2014 Triumph Tiger 800 was always appreciated for its reliable character and is a popular choice among many adventure-lover riders.

The motorcycle weighs 210 kg (wet), is built on a rugged chassis and sports a liquid cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in line three cylinder engine with a displacement of 800 cc. The engine transfers its power to the rear wheel through a six speed transmission and rewards you with a maximum output of 95 PS at 9300 rpm and 79 NM of torque at 7850 rpm.

As far as efficiency is concerned, the Triumph Tiger 800 scores and average fuel consumption of 60 mpg.

The 2014 Triumph Tiger 800 ABS can be yours for no less than $10,999.

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KTM revealed the 2014 1190 Adventure R. The new model year keeps all the core values of its predecessors featuring an unstoppable character, faultless ergonomics and a great maneuverability.

One of the most important features offered for the MY 2014 is the new BOSCH Motorcycle Stability Control (MSC). Thanks to this new system which includes the innovative lean-sensitive cornering ABS feature, the 2014 KTM 1190 Adventure R can be considered one of the safest bikes in its class.

Other features offered by the 2014 KTM Adventure R include a multi-function cockpit, daytime running lights, LED indicators, adjustable ergonomics, adjustable windshield height, a luggage rack and case brackets. You also get offroad spoked wheels, an immobilizer, TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System), handguards and steel crash bars.

In its off road adventures, the bike is helped by a potent, 1,195cc, 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition liquid-cooled engine. The unit delivers a maximum power of 148 hp and is mated to a six speed claw shifted transmission.

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When it comes to adventure tourers, the BMW F 800 GS Adventure is one of the most desirable models. And there is no wonder why as it is fitted with state of the art technologies, comes with perfect ergonomics and is fitted with a comprehensive list of Adventure oriented features.

Among the most useful features offered by the F 800 GS Adventure you’ll find a high windshield, a fuel tank protector and saddle bag mountings.

As far as colors are concerned, the 2014 BMW F 800 GS Adventure comes in Sandrover Matte or Racing Red.

The bike is propelled by a 798cc, water-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line, two-cylinder engine with four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts and dry sump lubrication. The engine delivers a maximum output of 63 KW (85 Hp) at 7,500 rpm and 61 Lb/Ft of torque at 5,750 rpm.

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KTM has finally revealed its new 2014 1190 Adventure. The new motorcycle is fitted with a set of special features which make it better suited for adventures on two wheels.

One of the special features offered by the 2014 KTM 1190 Adventure is Bosch’s new MSC (Motorcycle Stability Control) which further enhances the bike’s safety. Other features worthy of being mentioned include C-ABS, MTC (Motorcycle Traction Control), a multi-function cockpit, daytime running lights and LED indicators.

The KTM 1190 Adventure weighs only 230 kg (wet) and is powered by a strong 2 cylinder, 4 stroke, spark ignition, liquid cooled engine with a displacement of 1,195 Cm³. The unit is brought to life by an electric starter and delivers a maximum output of 148 hp. Its power is transferred to the rear wheel through a six speed, claw shifted transmission.

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Triumph launched its new 2014 Thunderbird LT at EICMA. The motorcycle is loaded with a long list of comfort features which make it a great choice for touring lovers.

It is powered by a 1597 cc, Liquid-cooled, DOHC, Parallel-twin engine that delivers a maximum power of 86PS at 4850 rpm and 146NM of torque at 2750 rpm. The engine is fueled by a 22 liter fuel tank and is mated to a six speed constant mesh transmission.

Compared to the previous generation, the 2014 Triumph Thunderbird LT comes with lighter bars, whitewalled radial tires, laced rims and a 3-piece headlight.

Other features worthy of being mentioned include embossed saddlebags, a passenger backrest, spacious floorboards and a mid-sized windscreen.

As far as paint jobs are concerned, the 2014 Triumph Thunderbird LT is offered in Caspian Blue/Crystal White and Lava Red/Phantom Black.

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At this year’s EICMA motorcycle show, Yamaha revealed the 2014 XT1200ZE - a new endure tourer aimed at the modern riders.

The 2014 XT1200ZE Super Ténéré comes with standard electronically-adjustable suspensions, sport and town mappings, cruise control and a 3-stage traction control system.

The motorcycle weighs 265 kg (wet) and is propelled by an 1199cc, forward-inclined parallel 2 cylinder, liquid cooled, 4 stroke, DOHC, 4 valves engine. The unit puts out a maximum power of 82.4 kW (112PS) at 7,250 rpm and 117.0 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm. All this power is kept in leash by a six speed transmission with wet multidisc clutch.

Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include a 4-position windscreen, 1 23 litres fuel tank, a height-adjustable seat, new body, heated grips, a top case, center stand and hand protectors.

For the moment Yamaha didn’t released any prices for the new XT1200ZE Super Ténéré.

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At the 2013 EICMA motorcycle show Honda has taken the wraps off its new CTX1300 tourer. The motorcycle is a pretty new concept and Honda says that it represents the evolution of touring motorcycles.

Thanks to its versatile character, the Honda CTX1300 promises to feel similarly comfortable both in the city and on the highway. Needles to say that it comes with a comprehensive list of touring-oriented accessories which includes two side cases, a potent audio system, Bluetooth connectivity, a comfy seat and an ergonomically designed handlebar.

The motorcycle is offered in two versions, namely the standard model and the Deluxe. The latter comes with self-canceling turn signals, anti-lock brakes, traction control and blacked-out styling accents.

The 2014 Honda CTX1300 is powered by a 1261cc, liquid-cooled, longitudinally mounted 90° V-4 engine which sends its power to the ground through a five-speed transmission.

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BMW used the EICMA motorcycle show as a platform to showcase the 2014 version of its R1200RT tourer.

The new model year comes with a comprehensive list of upgrades which make it better suited for the modern riders.

The bike is built around the new liquid-cooled, twin-cylinder boxer, 1.170 cc engine which rewards you with a maximum output of 92 kW (125 hp) at 7,750 rpm and 125 Nm (92 lb‑ft) of torque at 6,500 rpm. The engine is combined with a new chassis that comes with a continuous frame which helps you get first class performances in terms o ride and handling.

On the list of special features offered for 2014 you’ll find Automatic Stability Control, Rain and Road riding modes and the Pro mode with “Dynamic” riding mode. Among the optional features you’ll find Hill Start Control, electronic suspensions (Dynamic ESA) and the LED daytime running lights.

As far as design is concerned, the 2014 BMW R1200RT comes with a new body work that was carefully designed to slide easier through the air, a smart dash with a color 5.7” TFT display and a sporty windshield.

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The all-new MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 was fully revealed at EICMA motor show. The new sport touring motorcycle was especially developed to reward you first class performances and to help you tackle the longest journeys in full comfort.

In terms of design, the new MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 comes with Agusta’s iconic style which is spiced up with a set of aerodynamic body lines, sharp cut lights a sporty windshield and a low triple exhaust.

On the long list of features offered by the MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 you’ll find standard ABS, 4 mappings, traction control, ride by wire and a quickshifter.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a three cylinder, 4 stroke, 12 valve, DOHC engine with a displacement of 798 cm3 (48.7 cu. In.). The engine is brought to life by an electric starter and cranks out a maximum output of 92 kw (125 hp) at 11.600 r.p.m. and 84 Nm (8.6 kgm) of torque at 8.600 r.p.m. Fire up the engine and you’ll be propelled to a maximum speed of 240.0 KM/H (149.1 MPH).

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