2012 Harley-Davidson MotorcycleNew for 2012, the Harley-Davidson Dyna Switchback builds on the success of the CVO Convertible.
The Switchback is a custom touring motorcycle with easily detachable hard saddlebags and quick-detach windshield; it takes just a couple of minutes to transform the Switchback into a custom street cruiser.Chassis, suspension, and tires are designed to deliver light, confident handling. Cleanly styled, the Switchback uses the 4.7-gallon Street Bob fuel tank.For riding, the bend of the mini- ape handlebars with a pullback riser combine with full-length rider footboards and a two-up touring seat to offer riders all-day comfort.2012 Harley-Davidson Switchback Quick Stats:
ENGINE TYPE: Pushrod V-twin
RAKE: 29.9 degrees
BORE x STROKE: 3.875″ x 4.38″
SEAT HEIGHT: 27.4 inches
CURB WEIGHT: 718 pounds
WHEELBASE: 62.8 inches
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Yamaha’s Ténéré 700 is an excellent foray into the middleweight ADV world. Associate Editor Neil Wyenn owns a 2021 model, and has spent the last year adding and improving various aspects of his bike. Some add-ons are more vital others, and he lets us into his secrets for getting the most out of the Yamaha Ténéré. His total enthusiasm for ADV riding and the Yamaha Ténéré in particular were pretty obvious to me—I’m sure you’ll feel the same. Links to all the items he mentions are below.