October 2012 Motorcyclist Table of Contents

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Up To Speed

9 Cook's Corner

12 Up to Speed
Honda gets some air (cooling), new pavement-ready Huskys, Triumph's case for the Trophy, and how much for that Duck?

22 MC 100

24 Icon: Wayne Rainey

26 Classic Profile: Britten V1000

30 Classic Test: Honda CBR900RR

32 Emeritus: Dick Lague

34 MC M.C.

36 Cranked

38 Drawing the Line

40 Code Break

42 MC Mail

44 Me & My Bike

46 MV Agusta Brutale 675
Three out of four ain't bad.

48 CFMOTO 650 NK
A feline import to make you go Mao.

50 Victory Boardwalk
A carnival ride for adults.

52 Scoot: Honda Metropolitan
You may not go fast, but you'll go cute.

54 Dirt: Kawasaki KX250F
Slim, sleek, and ready to race.

56 Cheap Adventure
Kawasaki's Versys faces off against Suzuki's V-Strom 650 to determine which is the best practical traveler.

68 One for the Road
Suzuki V-Strom Adventure 650: Go where you want and bring all your stuff.

70 Next Besters
Semi-serious sportbikes you can own for chump change—the Kawasaki Ninja 650 and Yamaha FZ6R go head to head.

80 Gear: Refresh Your Ride

82 MC Tested

88 Doin’ Time

90 Smart Money

92 Street Savvy

94 Track Time

96 Answers/Tools 101

98 Last Page