The 2012 Victory High-Ball was designed to be a serious machine with the short front fender and high rise bars, equipped with factory spoke wheels and 16″ whitewall tires. The 106/6 V-Twin: Fuel-injected, counter-balanced motor delivers the horsepower when needed on the open road.
The only downfall is that the 2012 Victory High-Ball is only available in a Matte Black finish. Everything from the mirrors to the rear fender is Matte Black except the tank. It is painted white on both sides around the emblems to blend with the whitewall tires. With adjustable high rise handlebars and a low riding solo seat with options of a 2 into 1 exhaust available. At a price of $13,499 the High-Ball delivers the most performance at the lowest MSRP.
The new 2011 Chief Blackhawk made its debut in Dark Horse colors to the public at the North America International Motorcycle Super Show in Canada in January, reported Don Williams of Motorcycle News. The Indian motorcycle company released two models for 2011 the Blackhawk and Blackhawk Dark. The Chief Blackhawk which comes in Thunder Black and Ivory Cream with Indian Red and custom detailing is very appealing to the eye. The other new release, the Chief Dark Horse is mysterious and ominous in the traditional Indian style flare available in Thunder Black and Indian Red. Matte finishes are also available in Deep Water Blue, Indian Red and Thunder Black.
Both Blackhawk models support strong American-built 105 cubic inch Power Plus V-Twin powertrains with fuel injection. The stainless steel exhaust system has a built in 3-way catalytic converter. The 2011 Chief series in the 110th anniversary edition comes with the 110th anniversary badge and speedometer.
The Blackhawk series comes equipped with a 6-Speed Manuel Transmission, Front Fork Suspension, Front and Rear Dual Hydraulic Disc Brakes and includes a 24 month limited warranty, comparatively priced at $29999.00.
The 2011 Harley-Davidson Sportster XR1200x, equipped with adjustable suspension and a 1200cc air-cooled motor with fuel injection. The powertrain and exhaust have been blacked-out, as well as the front and rear travel suspension. With a right lean angle at 39 degrees and a left at forty on 3-spoke cast aluminum wheels and orange pinstripe to make heads turn. Equipped with wide-bars and a sporty seat and its big frame make the 2011 Sportster a little hard to maneuver in thick traffic. You definitely feel the wind in your face with no protection from the wind rushing from end to end through the wide-bars. You need to have a good grasp when taking off with this powerhouse 1200cc Evolution engine. The Sportster XR1200x comes with a factory warranty of 24 months, on unlimited miles, at a starting base price of $11,799.00.
The 2011 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom and Custom Special Edition cruisers are editions of the old-style flare and modern technology. This middleweight V-Twin won’t cost you mega bucks, suggested at a very affordable price of $8,549.00. An oversized rear tire and 21-inch cast wheel, with its distinctive body features, is certain to be noticed and sure to be a crowd pleaser. The oversized rear wheel is extraordinary in the motorcycle design market today. The wheel itself is an eye catcher, in a spoke design; each spoke is placed in pairs around the wheel for a visual display in motion. With a frontend that appears to be lightweight setting on a 15-inch cast wheel gives the rider a custom made feel.
With its muscle bound Four-stroke, liquid cooled V-twin engine, you will definitely feel the power on the open road. Offers a five-speed transmission and belt driven drive, provides a smooth shifting action, front and rear hydraulic brakes for adequate stopping commands. With a 12 month factory warranty, and reasonably priced, with all the blacked out features makes this a first rate-bike.
The 2011 Kawasaki Bagger is definitely meant for some serious cruising, combining style, purpose and comfort, all on two wheels gives this bike a personality of its own. Kawasaki engineers went over the top with this bike it is loaded, with owner/market research; the engineers built this bike to satisfy future cruiser buyers. The engineers took the research and built from the ground up a bike that was requested from past cruiser owners, valuing their opinions.
Custom blacked-out details such as; the 1700cc engine, air-cleaner cover, fork assembly, and tank cover adds accent to the new Kawasaki Vulcan Vaquero’s charge; with the blacked-out details that totally looks sharp with the Ebony or Candy Fire Red paint job on the fairing, a out of the ordinary designed tank and shapely framework, that is all coupled collectively, to create a sleek and alluring bike. The engine guards, exhaust, mirrors and more are highlighted in chrome, which provides just the right look.
Underneath all the extra bodywork and detail is a well performance engineered motorcycle, a motorcycle that has the capability and confidence to do well on today’s market. This bike is really reasonably priced for a touring bike, at $16,499.00.
The 2011, Harley Davidson has modernized the Fat Boy Lo, one of their classic Softail cruiser lines. The most noticeable changes are in the electronics, hand controls, and also added a new factory installed Harley Davidson Smart Security System and Anti-Lock Braking System.
The Fat Boy Lo modified from the legendary Fat Boy, with black bullet hole cast aluminum wheels, with what seems to be popular for all the new models for 2011 is the blacked- out look. All the covers, header shields, and frame have been black-out, also combined with the use of satin chrome for a dramatic effect. This bike is especially built with short legged riders in mind the rear suspension has been shortened by a 1 1/8 inch, so the slim cut seat is only 24.25 inches off the ground. With foot controls, half-moon rider floorboards and low, 1.25 inch handlebars this bike is made to cruise.
The counter-balanced Twin Cam 96B V-Twin engine is brutal, with Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection, 6-Speed Cruise Drive and a five gallon tank rated at 54 Hwy/35 City, meaning fewer stops and more time to cruise.
Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Lo Color Options; Vivid Black, Brilliant Silver Pearl, Black Denim, and White Hot Denim offer plenty to choose from. The Vivid Black option is priced at $16,299.00 and other solids priced at $16,674.00.
Motorcylist Online www.motorcyclistonline.com/2011/kawasaki/vulcan_1700/vaquero/71770/05/index.html
Ultimate Motorcycling http://www.ultimatemotorcycling.com/cruiser_motorcycles