Holiday Wishes 2013: Game of Shadows

Herb Harris vividly recalls days from his youth when he would watch, awestruck, as motorcyclists took to the open roads around his junior high school in Midland, Texas. “They were like gods swooping in from the heavens,” he says. Harris’s father did not share his son’s adoration for motorcycles, but he recognized a good bonding […]

Kawasaki’s Naked Z1000 Gets Racier for 2010

The only thing better than a thorough aesthetic makeover is a vigorous mechanical one, and Kawasaki’s all-new Z1000 ($10,499) has been indulged with both for 2010. While it’s compacted, creased, and angulated assemblage of sharp geometrical shapes lends it a certain visual crispness, its underpinnings are similarly massaged into athleticism. Starting with an aluminum frame […]

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