Your Technology Oct. 19, 1998

NOT YOUR FATHER'S HARLEY

It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's Suzuki's Hayabusa (Japanese for falcon), said to be the fastest "street-legal" sport bike ever made. Its 1,300-cc engine and aerodynamic design enable the bike to reach 186 m.p.h., leaving the current champ, the Honda Blackbird, in the dust. What good is having a vehicle that can go three times the speed limit? Ask any guy with a Ferrari.

KINDER, GENTLER SPORTS

Starfire soccer is a welcome change from the usual testosterone-charged kicking, punching, punting video sports games. Not surprisingly, it's from Purple Moon, purveyor of CD-ROMS designed for...

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