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View Poll Results: What is the best air-cooled motorcycle engine? (4 stroke)
Harley Davidson Big Twin family (detail favorite generation in comments, please) 2 13.33%
Harley Davidson Sportster 1 6.67%
Triumph 650/750 Bonneville Type Twin 1 6.67%
Norton Commando 750/850 0 0%
Ducati L-Twin 5 33.33%
Honda 750/4 and variations 2 13.33%
BMW Flat Twin 0 0%
Suzuki GS-1000 2 13.33%
Kawasaki Z1 900 and 1000 2 13.33%
Vincent Black Shadow 0 0%
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Old 10-30-2009, 08:31 AM   #21
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He's making non sequitur comments so he can spam his stupid DMV site all over the boards. Unless we start getting real live motorcycle content the hammer will be coming down soon.
Thank you for keeping the order around here. I saw all those posts and thought "What the...?"
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Old 11-27-2009, 11:41 AM   #22
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Default Best air cooled MC engine

Ducati motorcycles are best-known for their L-twin Desmodromic valve engines .
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Old 11-30-2009, 09:54 AM   #23
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I'll have to say the H-D (any) if for no other reason that radiators are unsightly and harey has found a way to make a big twin without one.

However with that 1 less component and less fluids they arent any lighter then similar models, still no ugly radiator and they get style points for that from me.
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Old 11-30-2009, 11:14 AM   #24
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"That is whatever combination of power, personality, smoothness, reliability, sound, weight, reputation, and good looks you think makes it best."

I'm in with Sarnali, the Ironhead Sporty was the best.
Close, but the 74 cubic inch Shovelhead was even better. All those gears and cams in the Sportster engine... very confusing.
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Old 11-30-2009, 11:24 AM   #25
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Cool Roadliner/Stratoliner

Air cooled,113 ci,4 valve heads,fuel injected,aluminum frame,hydraulic clutch.
Fantastic cruiser/tourer.

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