Courts & Crime

August 7, 2010 3:53 PM

Bike thieves pass up Harleys, go for crotch rockets instead

Motorbike thieves don't want Harleys. They go for the crotch rockets — powerful, aerodynamic machines known for their hunched-over seating position. Stunt riders like them because they are light and easy to perform tricks. Capable of reaching a speed of 165 mph, the bikes that cost anywhere from $8,000 to more than $12,000 new are coveted for several reasons.

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