Archive for January, 2005

Long Way Round

January 30th, 2005 Jesper Bram 5 Comments »

I just bought the Long Way Round DVD. If you have no idea what I’m talking about it’s the TV series where Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman rides around the world on two BMW R 1150 GS. It’s an amazing journey those guys are taking, and it’s was equally entertaining to watch. I don’t know […] Continue reading

There are a lot of different opinions on the V-Rod design and until I rode it the first time I didn’t think much of it either. But when you first sit on the bike it’s like putting on a glove handmade just for you. Everything’s where it should be, forward controls, handlebars, clocks, it all […] Continue reading

Take two wheels, an armchair, a huge Japanese V2 engine and a chimney, and you got yourself one bad power cruiser. At least Yamaha seems to think so, and so does Hollywood. If you watch the movie Torque the “bad” guy has one, and it’s so fast he can almost catch up with a jet […] Continue reading

Motorcycle tryout: Yamaha FZ6 Fazer.

January 25th, 2005 Jesper Bram 17 Comments »

With the FZ6 Fazer, Yamaha have successfully created a smooth running and very functional motorbike. Almost as good as a Honda, if you want my “objective” opinion. Actually the bike runs so smooth and effortless that it almost becomes boring. It’s a super nice bike, but the fairing was a bit to “granddad” for me. […] Continue reading

News: Harley introduces new models.

January 25th, 2005 Jesper Bram 2 Comments »

Looks like there’s a new sporty, a Fatboy and one of them feisty V-Rod’s leaving the factory in Milwaukee these days. I like the V-Rod’s wheels. Never were very fond of those cast disc wheels. I like spokes. Check out what Travis at have to say about the new introductions. Continue reading

Motorcycle tryout: Aprilia SL 1000 Falco. Should you ever have the chance of riding one of those Italian V2 sports bikes, don’t deny your self the thrill. The Aprilia Falco is no exception, although not as “sport” as the Ducatis or the RSV Mille, but with plenty of pull to give you that “I’m naughty” […] Continue reading

Motorcycle tryouts to come.

January 22nd, 2005 Jesper Bram 2 Comments »

Here’s a list of bikes that will be posted in the motorcycle tryout series. I tried the bikes last summer and first posted my opinions on the Danish blog. The tryout descriptions will be posted within the next few days as I get them translated. Harley Davidson Super Glide Sport Harley Davidson V-Rod Aprilia SL […] Continue reading

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