Archive for January, 2005

I couldn’t say no when I had the opportunity to try a touring contraption like this, with wind shield, floorboards, chrome rivets and the whole shebang. Unfortunately it where still fitted with the standard exhausts, so the legendary “potato-potato” where drowned by the metallic tinkling of the Twin Cam engine. Now I understand why that’s […] Continue reading

Motorcycle tryout: Suzuki SV650N K4

January 19th, 2005 Jesper Bram 5 Comments »

An awesome bike, no wonder it’s so popular. I think the riding position is a little odd though. It’s like the shape of the tank prevents your thighs from getting a firm grip on the bike, which makes you slide forward when braking or down shifting. But the V2 engine is definitely a keeper. Put […] Continue reading

Motorcycle tryout: Yamaha XT660 X

January 18th, 2005 Jesper Bram 15 Comments »

This was a huge surprise. Definitely one of the most fun bikes I’ve ever tried. It’s got a nice sound, good torque and a remarkable riding position. After trying this bike, I have to get me one of them supermotards. Probably not going to be the XT660, the price is a bit steep for a […] Continue reading

Motorcycle tryout: Honda CBR125R

January 18th, 2005 Jesper Bram 6 Comments »

I simply had to try it. It's a nice little bike and simple to ride; full throttle-shift-full throttle-shift-full throttle... Continue reading

Motorcycle tryout: Buell XB12R

January 18th, 2005 Jesper Bram 12 Comments »

After last years tryout of the Buell XB9R, which sort of disappointed me, I where looking forward to try the 1200cc version (XB12R). It was way better than the 9... Continue reading


January 17th, 2005 Jesper Bram 1 Comment »

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