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August 25, 2015

Harley-Davidson reveals 2016 model lineup

More power for 2016 - that’s Harley Davidson’s message for the next model year. ItS all about bigger engines, upgraded powertrains, more power, more torque. Bigger engines will go into the company's Fat Boy, Slim and Softail models. The Softail models also get an upgrade to the High Output Twin Cam 103 engines, previously available only in Harley's larger touring bikes, as will all the Dyna models except the Street Bob. Other new bikes on the lineup include the Forty-Eight motorcycle, the Iron 883 bike and the 2016 CVO Limited model. Read the full article »


July 8, 2015

Watch the world’s fastest Harley-Davidson Road Glide hitting 165mph – video

An Australian-prepped Harley-Davidson FLTRXS Road Glide Special was able to reach 165.1 miles per hour (265 km/h) at the 25th annual Dry Lakes Racers Australia (DLRA) Speed Week on the salt flats of Lake Gairdner in South Australia in March. That means that this bike is the world’s fastest naturally aspirated bagger under 2000cc. The bike is called the „Pepper” and it reached this speed with functional saddlebags! Read the full article »


June 11, 2015

Marlon Brando’s Harley-Davidson 1969 Electra Glide goes under the hammer

The famous actor’s original 1969 Electra Glide will be auctioned on June 27 at Julien’s. The bike comes with original papers that prove the change of ownership – Brando bought the bike on April 8, 1970. Unfortunately, there’s no official statement on the condition of the Electra Glide, but it has 13,859 miles (22,299 km) on it and it is expected to bring $400K. Read the full article »


June 6, 2015

Pricey attitude – 2015 Harley-Davidson FXDF Fat Bob review

The 2015 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob is a look back at bikes that were riding the salts of Bonneville in Utah. The old bikes used an engine that is still in production, and that engine straddles the undercarriage of the bike. You will see modern and vintage style living together in this new bike from Harley-Davidson. Read the full article »


June 2, 2015

TE Connectivity 3D-prints a functioning Harley-Davidson Softail

A fully-functioning 3D printed Harley-Davidson Softail has been reveiled at the Californian technology fair RAPID in Long Beach. The bike demonstates the ability to design a motorcycle on a computer, print it in plastic, add tires and an engine, then take it for a spin around the block. The plastic machine is claimed to be capable of supporting two adults - the concept is nothing short of exciting. Read the full article »


May 29, 2015

Great Upgrades for the 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide

2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide is a new and improved "high-mileage road warrior". One of the best additions to this one-of-kind touring bike is the Project Rushmore Treatment which makes it look and sound better. Don't worry though, the air-cooled, high output twin cam 103 engine is still used as is the six speed cruise drive transmission fueled with a six gallon tank. Read the full article »


May 19, 2015

2015 Harley-Davidson Street GX750 Review – Fierce muscle and attitude at a mild-mannered price

Established powerhouse Harley-Davidson takes aim at new riders looking to cruise the urban jungle in style with their new Street 750. It's got power and agility to spare, but can it compete with long-time rival Ducati’s revived Scrambler? Read the full article »


March 9, 2015

Video: Harley to break free from stereotypes

The board of Harley-Davidson can’t complain, sales numbers are up, revenue is growing, but the manufacturer still desperately tries to open towards younger riders. That’s why they developed the new Street model series that features smaller engines. The Street 500 and 750 addresses a younger demographic group, that’s why this video is full with jumping, drifting, and wheeling. Read the full article »


February 27, 2015

Harley-Davidson now offers the Screamin’ Eagle 120 crate motor

The American manufacturer has just announced the availability of a new engine. The Screamin’ Eagle 120 is a huge, 196cc (120 cubic-inch) V-Twin that produces 106 horsepower and 117 lb-ft of torque at the rear wheel. The engine is already available in the new Touring models while certification is pending for 2010 - 2014 Touring models. The motor comes with a one year warranty and costs $5,695. Read the full article »


February 9, 2015

BCR turned a Harley-Davidson 883 Sportster into an American Scrambler

2015 might be the year of the Scrambler. Last year, Ducati joined Triumph and revealed its own factory scrambler and Moto Guzzi just revealed a kit that turns the V7 into a true scrambler. The latest modder that has come up with such a bike is Benjie’s Cafe Racers. Benjie and the guys at BCR took a 1999 Harley 883 Sportster and rebuilt it completely. Read the full article »