October 2011 Motorcyclist Table of Contents

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Up To Speed

9 Cat Tales

14 Up To Speed
Motorcycle production goes global, BMW's Dynamic Damping Control, Hesketh comes back from the dead and the dirtiest bikes of 2012.

22 Checkers: Ben Spies WINS!


24 MC M.C.

26 Behind Bars

28 Drawing The Line

30 Code Break

32 Megaphone

34 Mc Mail

36 Me & My Bike

First Rides

**38 2012 Motus MST V4 **
We take America's newest sport-tourer for a spin.

42 2012 Suzuki V-Strom 650
Answering the call of the mild.

44 BMW G650GS
Low-altitude adventure.

46 Aprilia Shiver 750
Your basic undressed Italian alternative.

48 Multiple Choice
BMW K1600GTL vs. Honda GL1800 Gold Wing.


56 Memories Of The Future
A Memorial Day ride to remember.

60 Out of Bounds
BMW F800GS vs. Triumph Tiger 800 XC.

68 Tiger by the Tail
A Triumph of gravity over man.


76 Gear

78 Mc Tested

79 Fashion Police

86 Doin’ Time

90 Smart Money

92 Street Savvy

94 Track Time

96 Answers

97 Tools 101

98 Last Page