2009 was the year when Honda ventured entered the world of choppers and Buell Motorcycles left the business. Electric motorcycles went from a futuristic concept on the drawing board to having their own races.
Among the bikes featured in the About.com story are is Buell 1125R, the winner of the AMA Sportbike championship (not everyone was happy about that).
Photo Credit: Buell
The Honda Fury was not your typical chopper, yet it is described as a reliable, well-priced custom alternative.
Photo Credit: Honda
The CORE is a concept motorcycle designed and built by the Victory Motorcycles Industrial Design team to show what a performance cruiser of the future could look like. It consists of only the essentials: engine, frame, wheels and front suspension - no rear suspension.
Photo Credit: Victory Motorycles
Do you have a pick for a controversial motorcycle of 2009? Leave a comment and tell us!