Hot Bike July 2002

From the Hot Bike Archives

July 2002 issue

Hot Bike Issue July 2002

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What goes around comes around. Back in 2002, hopping fast was where it was at. We found ways to pull a stump-pulling 85-plus horsepower out of a stock Evo, showed you how to do a 10,000-mile service on the newly released V-Rod, road tested a Victory, and covered Daytona Bike Week all in one issue. Fifteen years later, it’s about time for the Evo Softies to come back, right?

Other Things that Went Down in July 2002:

Steve Fossett

Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly solo around the world nonstop in a balloon.

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Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams.

Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams.

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coal minners

Nine coal miners trapped in the flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, are rescued after 77 hours underground.

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89th Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified).

89th Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified).

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Barry Bonds hits his 400th  home run as a Giant.

Barry Bonds hits his 400th home run as a Giant.

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fire trick

Bartenders doing tricks with fire start a major fire in a nightclub in Lima, Peru, that kills 25 and injures 100.

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FXD Dyna Super Glide

This is what the Harley-Davidson FXD Dyna Super Glide looked like in 2002.

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