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Buying A Used Metric V-Twin

Looking to ride a motorcycle? You could go an buy a new scooter, but why not take a look at a pre-enjoyed one? So you have finally decided that you want to join the throngs of enthusiasts that enjoy riding … Continue reading

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Suzuki recreates the VL1500 Intruder as a totally new 1500T Intruder

Suzuki announces new 1500T Intruder for Euro Market. This bike shares the same engine/frame combo as the USA M90 but that is where the similarities end. Thanks to bolt-on parts the 1500T is a totally differant look/feel than the M90. … Continue reading

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Just In From Bikernet Metric – Suzuki Lineup

Suzuki 2008 Cruiser Lineup

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Since 1963 Suzuki has been importing innovative motorcycles into the United States, providing riders new levels of value and reliability. The 2008 cruiser edition is a blend of traditional and innovative technology and styling.

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Riding the Vision – An American Metric

A Concept Bike that Actually Looks Just Like the Concept! Although Polaris began introducing the revolutionary Victory Vision to the world nearly a year ago, we hadn’t had the chance to take one for a spin until a chilly December … Continue reading

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Hot New Product for Your Hard Krome 3″ Pipes

Made out of solid 100% CNC billet aluminum, the new Slayer End Caps are hot! Slayer flame end caps from Smartpartz. Replaces the end caps on all Hard Krome and Road Burner 3″ diameter exhaust systems

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The Raider Looks Like a Winner for 2008

Thunder Bob has the 411 on the 2008 Raider “S” and Raider from Star Motorcycle Company.

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New Buell 1125R Features & Details

Metric Thunder Digs Deep and Delivers on How Buell has Defined the American Sportbike Riding Experience

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The 2008 Softail Line From the Company

The 2008 Softail Line From the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company is presented by Metric Thunder

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New Liquid-Cooled Buell Hits the Street

Buell finally gets liquid cooling in the Buell 1125R Superbike, an all-new high-performance sportbike powered by an 1125cc liquid-cooled V-Twin engine.

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Let’s Here from You – Harley Nightster

Had a chance to lay their eyes on Harley Davidson’s latest, the XL 1200N Sportster 1200 Nightster?

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Victory Breaks Cover with New Touring Model

Victory Motorcycles has just released their latest and greatest motorcycle model to date. The public unvieling will be at the International Motorycle Show on January 20, 2007 in New York. Details are few but we will update you as soon … Continue reading

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2007 Victory Kingpin Tour Review

Victory turns the Kingpin into a tourer Victory calls this version of the Kingpin motorcycle a “soft tourer.” It offers a medium-sized windshield and clear plastic lowers alongside the fork legs for wind protection.

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Stratoliner – Yamaha’s New Flagship Bike

The Stratoliner is pleasing to the eye and delivers a positive experience in the saddle. Yamaha spent significant time and effort on the components to build an outstanding motorcycle. The air cooled engine delivers horsepower and torque numbers comparable to the established liquid-cooled brethren.

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Let the Fun Begin – 3 Motorcycles for Beginners

This Christmas will see a lot of enthusiasts throwing a leg over their first motorcycle. We have selected 3 winners that are great sleds to begin the lifestyle. And Metric Thunder has the goodies to take these bikes to the next level. Let the Fun Begin

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Honda Shadow Spirit 750 Gets a New Look in ’07

For 2007, Honda has radically revamped the popular Spirit 750. Changes to the Spirit 750 start with a 21-inch front wheel (instead of the previous bike’s 19-incher).

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Yamaha V-Star 1300 First Look

The All New V-Star 1300 From Yamaha With the Road Star and Roadliner, Yamaha has an enviable position in the big-cube metric cruiser category, but its smaller displacement V-Stars have been neglected for several years.

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Kawasaki Vulcan 900

At the introduction of its new Vulcan 900 Classic during Daytona’s 2006 Bike Week, Kawasaki made it abundantly clear that value drove the bike’s development. Now, value is not a concept that’s particularly difficult to crack. In short, value is … Continue reading

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2007 Suzuki Boulevard C109, M109RN, and M109RZ Motorcycle Cruiser Models

It seems likely that Suzuki will follow up the basic C109 with a C109T model, that is, a C109 fitted with a windshield and saddlebags. It’s possible that as its flagship classic cruiser, the C109T might get hard saddlebags instead of the less practical leather bags fitted to other T-suffix Boulevard models.

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Motorcyclist Reports on Victory’s Touring MC

Next Motorcycle Series from Victory – luxury-touring market… Motorcyclist magazine’s Senior Editor Tim Carrithers reports on the next series of motorcycles coming out of Victory Motorcycle.

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All New 2007 Harley-Davidson Models

For 2007, Harley-Davidson introduces a new 1584cc engine for all its Big Twin models, plus a 50th-Anniversary Sportster, a new Fat Boy, Softail Custom, Night Rod and racing-style V-Rod.

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