The new cruising tyre from Bridgestone has just been launched in Florida! Its three benefits: better grip, lighter handling and longer tyre life. And to celebrate the arrival of the Battlecruise H50 in Europe, here are our top five European coastal routes perfect for your cruiser, chopper, bobber or custom bike.
Leaving Phoenix by the northern desert on Route 74 and quickly passing through the small cowboy town of Wickenburg where cattle roping events are almost a weekly occurrence.
Climb out of Vaufrèges following the wide road up the hillside and enjoying a few open switchbacks before piling on the throttle as the road opens out over the top of the Gineste Pass. Further east, feast your eyes on the monolithic red cliffs of Cap Canaille before dropping down into Cassis. Want more adventure? Ride along Cap Canaille on the tight and winding D141.
- Included bags not very durable
- Windscreen is fixed and not adjustable
- Have to buy different bag mounts if you want hard cases
TOP FIVE COASTAL CRUISING ROADS
The need for this complex shape was made clear by the mystery piston troubles Gilera had in 1947 with its first post–World War II 500-four road race engine. Sometimes its pistons would seize. Other times they broke up for no apparent reason.
From here you can cross Route 180 until it joins Route 64 heading to the Grand Canyon South Rim, or if you feel adventurous the use Route 89 and head to the small Navajo town of Cameron. Here you will find the official permit office where you pay a nominal fee to enter the reservation and see the Grand Canyon like most tourists never will…without other tourists!
This needs for taper is magnified in the ring belt, where a lot of clearance is required to keep that part of the piston from expanding enough to reduce the clearance to zero, making seizure likely.