Fueled by painfully high gasoline prices, 2008 saw many consumers looking for new alternatives to big-bucks fill-ups at the pump, according to the editors of Consumer Reports. With rising interest in lower-priced two-wheelers that sip rather than guzzle gas and thousands of new riders on the road, Consumer Reports tested small motor scooters and motorcycles for the first time since 1981….Â Details
Most people probably think of choppers as long and low custom motorcycles cobbled together in small workshops by a dedicated group of talented, tattooed fabricators. Honda’s new Fury, a production chopper we first saw in January, must seem to hardcore chopper fans like a kind of cookie-cutter homage bound for the garages of dilettantes.
But whether or not lifelong chopper advocates accept the Fury, it’s very likely that this slick new motorcycle from Honda will draw new devotees into the fold…Â DetailsÂ