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TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:51 pm

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TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

WHAT ARE THE 2014 RESULTS?
This is how the voting has turned out for all models that appeared on the Total Motorcycle Cool Wall in 2014.


HOW ARE THESE FINAL RESULTS DETERMINED?
The final Total Motorcycle Cool Wall cool factor results are determined by public vote, debate and review in the Total Motorcycle Cool Wall forum. To determine the fate of a model up for placement on the TMW Motorcycle Cool Wall just vote, debate and participate in the discussion.

Get excited! For 2014, just as we did in 2013, we are making EVERY VOTE COUNT with our new Total Motorcycle Cool Wall standings!

Here's how we are improving our math. Every time you vote Awesome you are giving the bike 3 points. Cool gives 2 points, Uncool gives 1, and Fail gives zero. At the end of the voting week we will mulitply the number of votes in each category by the points for that category and then derive an average voting number, out of 3, for that bike. Finally, we will then normalize this average voting number against the maximum possible of 3 to give the bike a standing from 0 to 100. (Zero would mean 100% Fail votes while 100 would mean 100% Awesome votes.)

The standardization of all bikes to a scale of 0 to 100 will now give the opportunity to rank the entire year's list of bikes for the year. And best of all, it allows each and every vote to have meaning to the tally.

Here's an example:
Awesome: 8 votes x 3 points = 24 points
Cool: 12 votes x 2 points = 24 points
Uncool: 3 votes x 1 point = 3 points
Fail: 2 votes x 0 points = 0 points
Sum total: 51 points
Total number of votes: 25
Average points per vote: 51/25 = 2.04
Standardized to a maximum of 3 points: 2.04/3 x 100 = 68
...Therefore, this bike ranks a Coolwall Factor of 68!

Yeah, we know, the math looks a bit complicated, so if you don't care to figure it out then just remember - EVERY VOTE COUNTS - so get voting!


See our Total Motorcycle Cool Wall Page: http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/motorcyclecoolwall.htm for the ranking of all the bikes that have appeared on the Motorcycle Cool Wall.

REMEMBER: New models are placed on the TMW Cool Wall every Friday!
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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:53 pm

2014 KTM 690 Duke - Coolness Factor = 90.8%
Featured: January 3rd, 2014 - January 10th, 2014
Most popular vote category: Awesome

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2014 KTM 690 Duke is:

Awesome (3 points) 74% [ 35 ]
Cool (2 points) 23% [ 11 ]
Uncool (1 point) 2% [ 1 ]
Fail (0 point) 0% [ 0 ]

Total votes : 47

= a Coolwall Factor of 90.8%

NOTES: Wow, not a single fail! Could this be the #1 coolest bike of 2014?

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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:01 pm

2001 Suzuki TL1000R - Coolness Factor = 66.7%
Featured: January 10th, 2014 - January 17th, 2014
Most popular vote category: Cool

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2001 Suzuki TL 1000 R is:

Awesome (3 points) 32% [ 6 ]
Cool (2 points) 37% [ 7 ]
Uncool (1 point) 32% [ 6 ]
Fail (0 point) 0% [ 0 ]

Total votes : 19

= a Coolwall Factor of 66.7%

NOTES: You couldn't get the voting much more tied than 6/7/6! The TL continues it's legend of a Cool bike but also there are still a lot of concerns about it's brother, the TL-S and the banning of the TL's due to rider safety. It seems after the TL's were dropped, Suzuki also discontinued their V-Twin sportbike line, which is a shame as Suzuki makes some great V-Twins still today... where they spooked off from making more or?

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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Jan 24, 2014 1:19 pm

2014 Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe - Coolness Factor = 55.6%
Featured: January 17th, 2014 - January 24th, 2014
Most popular vote category: Cool

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2014 Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe is:

Awesome (3 points) 19% [ 5 ]
Cool (2 points) 41% [ 11 ]
Uncool (1 point) 30% [ 8 ]
Fail (0 point) 11% [ 3 ]

Total votes : 27


= a Coolwall Factor of 55.6%

NOTES: When it comes to tourers, options vary as much as the miles the Tourer will go. Looks, style, weight, range, comfort, protection, all these questions and more a tourer buyer wants to know, and even, demands to get for their dollar. But tourers are not only big bikes, they are a big expensive too and buyers have a right to demand the luxuries they offer. This is one of the reasons the TMW Cool Wall was setup, to let a buyer know, overall, what is good and what's not.

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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:45 am

2013 Kymco Xciting 500Ri ABS - Coolness Factor = 39.4%
Featured: January 24th, 2014 - January 31st, 2014
Most popular vote category: Fail

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2013 Kymco Xciting 500Ri ABS is:

Awesome (3 points) 15% [ 5 ]
Cool (2 points) 24% [ 8 ]
Uncool (1 point) 24% [ 8 ]
Fail (0 point) 36% [ 12 ]

Total votes : 33



= a Coolwall Factor of 39.4%

NOTES: 39% Cool? OUCH! Our first Kymco scooter up on the Cool Wall and out first FAIL of 2014. Could it have been the almost 500lbs it weights? or the low hp for a 500cc? Build quality, Or crazy as it seems, the $7k price. Or just the fact it is a scooter? But on the bright side of the coin people thought it was very practical and offered a great choice over owning a motorcycle. Overall, quite a interesting vote!

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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Feb 07, 2014 2:35 pm

2014 Zero FX - Coolness Factor = 58.3%
Featured: January 31st, 2014 - February 7th, 2014
Most popular vote category: Cool

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2014 Zero FX is:

Awesome (3 points) 20% [ 4 ]
Cool (2 points) 45% [ 9 ]
Uncool (1 point) 25% [ 5 ]
Fail (0 point) 10% [ 2 ]

Total votes : 20

= a Coolwall Factor of 58.3%

NOTES: I think the words "So much potential..." best sums it up.


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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Feb 14, 2014 11:53 am

2014 MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster - Coolness Factor = 67.6%
Featured: February 7th, 2014 - February 14th, 2014
Most popular vote category: Awesome

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2014 MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster is:

Awesome (3 points) 37% [ 13 ]
Cool (2 points) 37% [ 13 ]
Uncool (1 point) 17% [ 6 ]
Fail (0 point) 9% [ 3 ]

Total votes : 35

= a Coolwall Factor of 67.6%

NOTES: Controversial design for sure. It may not be practical, or cheap, and it doesn't even come with a rear seat... But there is a "WOW" factor there, a real "hooligan naked" bike. Question is, it is too controversial?


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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Feb 21, 2014 12:48 pm

2014 Honda Valkyrie GL1800CA ABS - Coolness Factor = 56.5%
Featured: February 14th, 2014 - February 21st, 2014
Most popular vote category: Awesome

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2014 Honda Valkyrie GL1800CA ABS is:

Awesome (3 points) 33% [ 12 ]
Cool (2 points) 19% [ 7 ]
Uncool (1 point) 31% [ 11 ]
Fail (0 point) 17% [ 6 ]

Total votes : 36

= a Coolwall Factor of 56.5%

NOTES: Very mixed results for the new Valkyrie from Honda with riders all over the map liking or disliking it. One thing is for sure, it isn't the old Valkyrie just like the Honda Sabre isn't the old Sabre. Should Honda have called it something different? Should they have went a different direction for a new Valk? One thing I personally can say is that I'm excited Honda is not afraid to bring out new bikes each year and that in my books is pretty darn awesome.


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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Sat Mar 01, 2014 11:51 am

2014 Royal Enfield Continental GT Cafe Racer - Coolness Factor = 82.4%
Featured: February 21st, 2014 - February 28th, 2014
Most popular vote category: Awesome

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2014 Royal Enfield Continental GT Cafe Racer is:

Awesome (3 points) 50% [ 18 ]
Cool (2 points) 47% [ 17 ]
Uncool (1 point) 3% [ 1 ]
Fail (0 point) 0% [ 0 ]

Total votes : 36


= a Coolwall Factor of 82.4%

NOTES: Congratulations Royal Enfield for bringing us not only a bike that shot to #2 on the 2014 Cool Wall but also one that's MSRP of $5,990 would even make Chinese bikes blush! Royal Enfield is really stepping up it's global game in trying to be "a major leader in the 500-750cc range" and hopefully hte Continental GT is just the tip of the iceberg. If the outstanding vote results are 1/2 as good as the sales, Royal Enfield sure has a winner on it's hands... Can't wait to try one out myself.

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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

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2014 Triumph Daytona 675 ABS - Coolness Factor = 82.35%
Featured: February 28th, 2014 - March 7th, 2014
Most popular vote category: Awesome

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2014 Triumph Daytona 675 ABS is:

Awesome (3 points) 59% [ 20 ]
Cool (2 points) 32% [ 11 ]
Uncool (1 point) 6% [ 2 ]
Fail (0 point) 3% [ 1 ]

Total votes : 34

= a Coolwall Factor of 82.35%

NOTES: Wow, our readers thought, "Wow, what a bike and all for under $12k". Some thought it looks too close to other supersports like the CBR600RR and others would like to see the riding position changed a little so they could actually ride it. But all were happy voting awesome or cool as we have an outstanding result of 82.35%. If you were following last weeks bike (Royal Enfield Continental GT, @ 82.41%) you know how close the vote was for 2nd position with the 675R missing out by just 0.06%! Shows you how EVERY vote really does count.

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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:55 am

2014 Harley-Davidson XL1200T SuperLow - Coolness Factor = 46%
Featured: February 7th, 2014 - March 14th, 2014
Most popular vote category: Uncool

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2014 Harley-Davidson XL1200T SuperLow is:

Awesome (3 points) 19% [ 7 ]
Cool (2 points) 24% [ 9 ]
Uncool (1 point) 32% [ 12 ]
Fail (0 point) 24% [ 9 ]

= a Coolwall Factor of 45.95%

NOTES: I know that the good folks over at Harley-Davidson do read and follow Total Motorcycle so I'm sure they also take into account our readers votes and Cool Wall results as well. The voting results really tell the tale of the tape here, it's super mixed and that's how people today are truly feeling about the direction as well of Harley-Davidson and it's models. Many models on the Cool Wall end up further on the charts than H-D's, which doesn't mean H-D's are bad, it's just most have "seen it before" and some are just not that exciting in design or originality. And that's hard to say about a company that's super-successful in doing what they do, we just expect more from them.

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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Mar 21, 2014 5:07 pm

2015 Yamaha SR400 - Coolness Factor = 80.5%
Featured: February 14th, 2014 - March 21st, 2014
Most popular vote category: Awesome

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2015 Yamaha SR400 is:

Awesome (3 points) 54% [ 22 ]
Cool (2 points) 37% [ 15 ]
Uncool (1 point) 7% [ 3 ]
Fail (0 point) 2% [ 1 ]

Total votes : 41


= a Coolwall Factor of 80.5%

NOTES: When Yamaha announced the "new" 2014 SR400 I knew they could very well have a real winning idea on their hands, but a cool wall result of 80.5% really puts it solidly into the Awesome range. I hope Yamaha sees the results here on Total Motorcycle and on the sales floor as I'm sure we would like to seem a few more of our beloved classics come back again!

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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Mar 28, 2014 10:00 am

2014 Honda NM4 Vultus - Coolness Factor = 44.4%
Featured: February 21st, 2014 - March 28th, 2014
Most popular vote category: Fail

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2014 Honda NM4 Vultus is:

Awesome (3 points) 21% 21% [ 8 ]
Cool (2 points) 28% 28% [ 11 ]
Uncool (1 point) 15% 15% [ 6 ]
Fail (0 point) 36% 36% [ 14 ]

Total votes : 39


NOTES: Japanimation on two-wheels, aimed at a very specific target market who gets it, will it work for Honda? As JackoftheGreen said "it should come with a katana owned by your great great great grandfather, an old scrimshaw dolphin possessed by a vengeful ghost, and the email address of a gifted but socially awkward computer genius/hacker named Keiko." Quite mixed results with the liking the design of it according to our polls though and I suspect it may end in the bottom 5 Coolest bikes of 2014...but still, 44% isn't a total fail.


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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Apr 04, 2014 8:35 am

2015 Victory Gunner - Coolness Factor = 68.3%
Featured: March 28th, 2014 - April 4th, 2014
Most popular vote category: Cool

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2015 Victory Gunner is:

Awesome (3 points) 22% [ 9 ]
Cool (2 points) 66% [ 27 ]
Uncool (1 point) 7% [ 3 ]
Fail (0 point) 5% [ 2 ]


Total votes : 41

= a Coolwall Factor of 68.3%

NOTES: The newest 2015 Victory not only hits the market but also the TMW Cool Wall and it doesn't do half bad for a bike that's offered at such a low price ($3k less than a H-D Slim). From the feedback, riders would like to see Victory really do something less cookie-cutter cruiser and if Victory was going to launch a new bike, it should have been something different. Personally, I'd like to see more engine options and more styles (other than Cruiser), 10 years ago Victory toyed with the idea of a parallel engine, I wonder what ever came of that...


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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Apr 11, 2014 12:13 pm

2015 Ducati Diavel - Coolness Factor = 59.8%
Featured: April 4th, 2014 - April 11th, 2014
Most popular vote category: Cool

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2015 Ducati Diavel is:

Awesome (3 points) 32% 32% [ 11 ]
Cool (2 points) 35% 35% [ 12 ]
Uncool (1 point) 12% 12% [ 4 ]
Fail (0 point) 21% 21% [ 7 ]

Total votes : 34

= a Coolwall Factor of 59.8%

NOTES: A very interesting bike offered up by Ducati that many feel is the "red-headed stepchild in the attic". Did Ducati do enough to "revise it" and re-define it? Probably not. Is it a bad bike? Not really, it's purpose is a little muddy, it's design isn't really Ducati. The one thing that makes it cool is that it is different and the non-Ducati-Ducati.

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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Apr 18, 2014 10:19 am

2014 Vespa 946 - Coolness Factor = 56.1%
Featured: April 11th, 2014 - April 18th, 2014
Most popular vote category: Awesome

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2014 Vespa 946 is:

Awesome (3 points) 34% [ 13 ]
Cool (2 points) 26% [ 10 ]
Uncool (1 point) 13% [ 5 ]
Fail (0 point) 26% [ 10 ]

Total votes : 38

= a Coolwall Factor of 56.1%

NOTES: Even though the top category voted was Awesome, the new Vespa 946 ends up a paltry 56% cool. A very interesting result which goes to show every vote counts. That said, I'll defend the Vespa 946 as an awesome scooter, one which Vespa should do very well with. I can't think of another Scooter company in our modern era as they have successfully combined style, heritage, technology and fashion all in one package.

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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Apr 25, 2014 11:54 am

2014 Cleveland CycleWerks Hooligun R - Coolness Factor = 29.7%
Featured: April 25th, 2014 - May 2nd, 2014
Most popular vote category: Fail

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2014 Cleveland CycleWerks Hooligun R is:

Awesome (3 points) 5% [ 2 ]
Cool (2 points) 32% [ 12 ]
Uncool (1 point) 8% [ 3 ]
Fail (0 point) 54% [ 20 ]

Total votes : 37

= a Coolwall Factor of 29.7%

NOTES: A new direction for CCW, bringing in a $6,000 Chinese bike, will it work? Well, this bike isn't new, it's made in China by Asiawing and sold as the LX 450X... which is sold under a multitude of names in different countries around the world. So, it's not original at all, but is it good enough for $6k when a Suzuki isn't much more?


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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri May 09, 2014 8:14 am

2010 Benelli Cafe Racer 1130 - Coolness Factor = 56.3%
Featured: May 2nd, 2014 - May 9th, 2014
Most popular vote category: Cool

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2010 Benelli Cafe Racer 1130 is:

Awesome (3 points) 9% [ 3 ]
Cool (2 points) 59% [ 19 ]
Uncool (1 point) 22% [ 7 ]
Fail (0 point) 9% [ 3 ]

Total votes : 32


= a Coolwall Factor of 56.3%

NOTES: Oddly shaped exotic beauty. Not for everyone and not everyone can own or afford it, but for some tastes it just plain works. A rear shame this represents the end (for now) of the Italian owned Benelli era.

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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri May 16, 2014 10:24 am

2010 Buell Lightning CityX XB12SX - Coolness Factor = 63.7%
Featured: May 9th, 2014 - May 16th, 2014
Most popular vote category: Cool

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2010 Buell Lightning CityX XB12SX is:

Awesome (3 points) 32% [ 11 ]
Cool (2 points) 38% [ 13 ]
Uncool (1 point) 18% [ 6 ]
Fail (0 point) 12% [ 4 ]

Total votes : 34


= a Coolwall Factor of 63.7%

NOTES: Quite a mixed bag of results, but as sure like what one of our members "Grey Thumper" said "look at how quirky and innovative this thing was, even half a decade ago. Fuel in the frame, oil in the swingarm, rim-mounted brake disk, muffler underneath the bike, translucent body panels. Awesome! Can't wait for EBR to start making their own standard/streetfighter/nakeds."

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Re: TOTAL MOTORCYCLE COOL WALL - 2014 RESULTS

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri May 23, 2014 11:03 am

2014 Ural Gear Up - Coolness Factor = 73.9%
Featured: May 16th, 2014 - May 23rd, 2014
Most popular vote category: Cool

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Your Coolness Factor of the 2014 Ural Gear Up is:

Awesome (3 points) 43% [ 16 ]
Cool (2 points) 46% [ 17 ]
Uncool (1 point) 0% [ 0 ]
Fail (0 point) 11% [ 4 ]

Total votes : 37

= a Coolwall Factor of 73.9%

NOTES: Well there you have it. Manufacturers have been beating themselves in the head trying to technologically develop a cool bike and URAL comes along, using "old-fashioned" technology and creates a bike that beats many of the advanced ones out there. Goes to show you don't always need chrome or power-to-weight ratios to have a cool bike. Go figure.

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