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2009 Big Dog Motorcycles First Ride Photo Gallery

Big Dog Motorcycles launches its biggest lineup yet in 2009, including the X-Wedge powered Wolf and the company's first bagger. Read MotorcycleUSA's First Ride article as we tool around Orange County on the factory-custom cruisers.

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Big Dog's Sheldon Coleman provided a little insight on BDM's future while we lunched at Cook's Corner.
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The X-Wedge is S&S Cycles air-cooled pushrod 56.25-degree V-Twin with an emissions-legal fuel-injection system.
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There's a certain symmetry to rows of stretched-out forks and tall chrome wheels that I admire.
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The 2009 Wolf
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Big Dog's Orange County store is the only factory-owned dealership outside of the one located at their HQ in Wichita, Kansas.
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With six '09 models to choose from, it was hard to decide which bike to ride first.
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The 2009 Coyote is powered by a 117 cubic-inch S&S V-Twin connected to a Baker 6-speed tranny and BDM's proprietary Balance Drive System.
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The 2009 Wolf is a real beauty from every angle.
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Long, low, killer paint, tons of chrome with a monster V-Twin and better-than-expected handling - the 2009 Wolf is an awesome pro-streeter.
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The 2009 Big Dog Bulldog is set to launch in December. It will be powered by a 117 c.i. S&S engine, use gas shocks and run on a 250mm rear tire.
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The 121 cubic-inch X-Wedge is a tri-cam, square-bored V-Twin that provides 1976cc of power.
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The Coyote is the lightest, most agile of the 2009 Big Dog lineup.
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You can't help but feel like a rock star when your pimpin' around on a stylin' scoot like Big Dog's Coyote.
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The front wheel on the Wolf is a whopping 23-inches tall.
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Prowling the streets of Orange County on an apex predator, the 2009 Big Dog Wolf.
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The Coyote has all the styling chops Big Dog is famous for and rings in at a cool $1K-less than last year's Mutt (the motorcycle it replaces).
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Big Dog continues to be 'The World's Largest Manufacturer of Custom Bikes' and celebrated by rolling its 25,000th motorcycle off the production line.
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Big Dog tweaked the suspension on the Coyote's A-frame swingarm for a softer ride and gave it a plusher seat to further smooth it out for riders.
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Two big, bad Wolves, ready to roll.
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Another great day of riding comes to an end.
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Rock on, my brothers!
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With Big Dog's 9.5-foot long Wolf, you'll definitely be the leader of the pack.
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