5 most popular motorcycles
May 4th, 2009
So, thinking of getting into motorcycles? If you are, than there are a few things you should know before you pry open your wallet and fork over your hard earned money for just any speed-hungry machine. Looking at the number one sellers out there can tell you what everyone else is riding, and why they are riding them. So, here are five of the most popular motorcycles out on the road today. Hopefully, this will tell you what you need to know for when you go to buy that bike you have been waiting so long for.
2008 Honda Rebel. Price? About $3,199. A cruiser with serious attitude, this bike will store 2.6 gallons of fuel, sports a 234 cc air-cooled engine, and shifts with a 5-speed tranny.
2008 Triumph America. This bike is more pricey. You will look to spend close to 8 grand on a bike like this. Is it worth it? Definitely. 4.4 gallon fuel capacity plus 2 cylinders and a 5 speed transmission equals one of the meanest cruisers on the market.
2008 Honda Shadow Spirit 750 C2. This bike will cost you about $6, 800, but is well worth the investment. 3.7 gallon fuel capacity keeps this bike’s 745cc liquid-cooled engine running for eons. 2 cylinders deliver optimum power, and the 5-speed transmission is effortless to use.
2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom. This cruiser will bring you serious 4-stroke power via its liquid cooled 4-cylinder head. It’s V-Twin engine keeps you running hot in all 5-speeds, so don’t get too excited on the throttle the first time!
2008 Harley-Davidson FXD Dyna Super Glide. Harley fans, hold onto your hats! Even though you can expect to drop close to 12 grand for this bike, don’t let the price tag sway you. Its twin cam engine is air cooled, and will run for some serious miles on the 4.8 gallon fuel capacity.