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Getting More Folks Out There It’s no secret that Harley-Davidson needs more riders, so the company is focusing on getting new folks on motorcycles, specifically Harley bikes. The company has two new programs: “Experience the Ride” and “Learn to Ride.” The Experience the Ride program is for people who think they might be interested in …

That Can’t Be a Good Sign It’s no secret that Harley-Davidson is struggling to make things work right now. The company recently filed for a new line of credit and it’s had a quarter after quarter of sales declines. I recently learned of some more bad news: as of June 22, 2020, Harley-Davidson will no …

To Cope With Challenges Harley-Davidson is a massive company and a lot of its assets are tied up. This means there might not be as much liquidity as the business would always like to have. To combat this issue, Harley recently took steps to get $350 million 364-day credit facility, according to an 8-K filing …

A Motorcycle Stands Alone Harley-Davidson may have a solution to the issue of motorcycle weight. According to some patents that were recently spotted by Cycle World, the company is working on a self-balancing system for its motorcycles. This makes sense. While Harley generally does a fantastic job of keeping the weight low and manageable, there’s …

IRONe 16 and IRONe 12 Harley-Davidson may have a new corporate strategy moving forward, but it seems it’s not totally letting go of some of the new initiatives it started. Harley just released limited-edition versions of its electric balance bikes for kids. The IRONe 16 and the IRONe 12 Limited Edition come in a unique …

You Can Win a New Harley Jason Momoa is a Harley-Davidson fan, so it makes sense that the two would pair up. Fanatics founder Michael Rubin challenged the company to do an All IN sweepstakes challenge to help make a positive impact during the COVID-19 pandemic and the rough economic period that has resulted from …

Mecum Indy 200 Auction At the Mecum Indy auction, there will be a collection of 25 motorcycles up for sale. Al Phillips of Chicago will offer his long-time collection at the auction house for its Indianapolis sale on July 12, 2020. If you can’t find something out of this collection that you want to bid …

Wisconsin and Pennsylvania Get Rolling Harley-Davidson has been hurting, and the COVID-19 Pandemic didn’t help. There is hope. The company has a new CEO and it now has opened the production facilities in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania on a limited schedule. Obviously, Harley won’t be producing nearly the same number of motorcycles as they did pre-COVID-19, …

There’s Still Some Hope for HD Harley-Davidson is struggling through a very tough time right now. I’ve written about it and so have countless others, but FortNine has done one of the better, in-depth looks at The Motor Company and its predicament. It recently posted a video to its YouTube channel that illustrates Harley’s current …

To Fight COVID-19 Say what you will about Harley-Davidson, but any company that will auction off one of its bikes to raise money to fight a worldwide pandemic gets a thumbs up from me. Harley is auctioning off a unique, one-off LiveWire motorcycle to raise funds to fight COVID-19. The company is working with Bonhams …

Officially the CEO and President Now After former CEO and president Matt Levatich stepped down from his role, Jochen Zeitz was named acting president and CEO of the company. Now Harley has named him as the official CEO and president, according to the Milwaukee Business Journal. This comes after Zeitz announced a new strategy for …

With Fewer Than Five Miles On It Harley-Davidson has a history of racing in TT races, hill climbs, road racing, and more. When we think Harley now we think big slow cruisers, but the company used to have some killer and fast machines. This 1950 Harley-Davidson Daytona Racer is just that—a killer racing machine—and it’s …

A Big Mistake? Harley-Davidson is feeling the full brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic crisis. The company is to put it plainly doing really poorly (big surprise, huh?). Because of this, Harley decided to restructure its strategy from the “More Roads to Harley-Davidson” plan that was put in place by the former …

COIVD-19 Takes Its Toll The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on every industry. The market has dipped considerably, and Harley-Davidson wasn’t able to escape it. Like other motorcycle company’s Harley is struggling to cope. The company saw sales drop by 18 percent in Q1 of 2020 when compared with 2019’s Q1 sales results. In terms …

The Bikes To Come After the Bronx and Pan America Harley-Davidson filed designs with the European Union Intellectual Property Office for two more unique models recently. The designs were spotted by Motorcycle.com. They both use the liquid-cooled Revolution Max engine that is in the Pan America and Bronx. The first design is a cafe racer. …

For 2017 or Later Touring Models Harley-Davidson recently announced the new Screamin’ Eagle products for your 2017 and later HD touring models. These High-flow exhaust kits, performance cams, Screaming Eagle engine and comprehensive line of upgrades are designed to make your Harley even more bad-ass than it currently is. Here’s a look at what’s available. …

Make Your Harley Stand Out If there’s one thing that Harley guys like to do it’s to customize their bikes to make them more enjoyable and stand out from the crowd. Harley-Davidson knows this and because of that, it has decided to put out a slew of new parts in 2020 for customizing all sorts …

One of the Best Harleys Ever Harley-Davidson will likely be extra motivated for the American Flat Track racing season in 2020. It’s the 50th anniversary of the legendary XR750. In 1970, the company changed dirt track racing with the introduction of the XR750 flat tracker. The bike replaced the KR and went on to be …

Trademark Applications Show the New Logos Harley-Davidson will be going full-bore after electric bikes in the future, and part of that means it will need to properly market itself and its bikes. The company seems to be doing just that. It recently filed patent applications for two new logos for electric bikes.  The first is …

Make Your Harley a Little More Patriotic The new two-tone paint options for the Road Glide Special models have what Harley calls “patriotic flair.” Basically this means there’s some red, white, and blue on them. The gas tank also features the Number One logo on the gas tank. There’s also the Harley-Davidson script logo over …

HD Continues Its Transformation Harley-Davidson’s CEO Matt Levatich will no longer be in his position. He decided to vacate his role after a “mutually agreed” decision. Harley-Davidson’s board member Jochen Zeitz will be the acting president and CEO as well as Chairman of the Board. Harley will appoint a new CEO at some point, according …

A Basic Softail Not long ago, I reported that Harley-Davidson would put out a Softail Standard based on some new CARB filings, and now the bike is official. The Softail Standard brings the Softail design to the masses for less than other models. It’s an uncomplicated motorcycle that’s ready to roll or ready to be …

Another Cruiser in the HD Lineup Harley-Davidson has played the cruiser game for a long time. Some (including myself) would say the company has gone after that market for too long instead of branching out with its lineup. Harley seems to be trying to branch out, but it’s not leaving cruiser motorcycles behind. Harley just …

Want SiriusXM on Your Ride? Does your 2014 to 2019 Harley-Davidson touring bike have everything you want but Sirius XM radio? Well, you’re in luck. VAIS has a new GSR SiriusXM radio add on for compatible 2014 and newer Harley-Davidson models. This system will use your existing stereo system to allow you to play SiriusXM, …

Only for the Road Glide Special Harley-Davidson may be trying to reinvent itself, but the company isn’t leaving its current lineup to collect dust. The company has added a couple of new models recently, and now it has revealed a new Eagle Eye Special Edition Paint Option. This option is only available if installed at …

Congestion in the Philippines Is High In a traffic index study in 2019, it was determined that Metro Manila, the capital of the Philippines, had the second-heaviest traffic in the world. The reason for this starts with the public transportation system, according to GMA Network. From there, people who could bought cars and took motorcycle …

Harley Offers Some New Bikes Harley-Davidson is in the news a lot for its future bikes—stuff like the LiveWire, Pan America, and Bronx—but the company is still making cruisers, and it recently released two new bikes: the Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide and the Fat Boy 30th Anniversary Edition. These two new motorcycles are more of …

Some Stinging HD News for the End of 2019 Nobody expected Harley-Davidson to have a great 2019. However, the year was a little worse than expected. The company saw an 8.5 percent decline in revenue, according to Reuters. That includes motorcycle sales, merchandise, and accessories. All told, the company still pulled in $874.1 million. The …

2020 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight is one of the lower-level Sportsters. It’s a sportier motorcycle with a strong engine and a unique, stripped-down styling. The bike is a step up from the Iron 883. The Forty-Eight gets a good looking V-twin engine with a displacement …

What’s the Price on This One? The electric revolution for motorcycles could be the basis for Harley’s rebirth. The company totally bungled the LiveWire in the eyes of many, but this electric flat track concept looks friggin awesome. Harley recently released some updated design images for the motorcycle.  The one at the top of this …

The Biggest and Most Powerful HD Engine Do you feel that your Harley with the Milwaukee-Eight engine in it is just too underpowered? Do you need more grunt to really be cruising along at the speeds you want to be? Harley has a new engine for you. The Screamin’ Eagle 131 Crate Engine bolts into …

HD has Some Killer Models for 2020 Harley-Davidson is going through a rough patch right now, but the company has its sights set on a new electrified future and some interesting new bikes. However, the Pan America and the Bronx won’t hit in 2020, so the big news this year is the Harley LiveWire, which …

2020 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy 114 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy 114 utilizes the Softail design to make a modern power cruiser unlike any other bike on the road. Its muscular styling and solid cast wheel are what make this bike stand out. The Fat Boy 114 has …

2020 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Harley-Davidson Road Glide is a newer bike for the company and it brings a beautiful hot-rod style to the touring motorcycle like from HD. The unique shark-nose fairing and hard bags make it a consummate touring machine. The Road Glide has …

2020 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Standard Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Standard is a move back towards simplicity. The bike is a highway-ready machine that is also a pleasure around town. The bike is a stripped-down touring machine and that’s what keeps its price down. The Electra Glide …

2020 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S utilizes the Softail design to make a performance cruiser that looks blacked out and fantastic. The Low Rider S features a small fly screen, slightly taller handlebars than some of the other Softail models, and the …

2020 Harley-Davidson Roadster Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Harley-Davidson Roadster takes the Sportster like to its pinnacle. The bike is the sportiest-looking of the lineup. The Roadster is the most badass-looking of the Sportster line, too. There’s not a bike in Harley’s lineup that can compete with the Roadster. The …

2020 Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Harley-Davidson Iron 883 is the company’s entry-level Sportster. It’s a sportier motorcycle with a strong engine and some badass styling. It’s a stripped-down and pretty simple machine. The Iron 883 gets a good looking V-twin engine with a displacement of 883cc. …

A Step Closer to Another Electric Model Harley-Davidson revealed some electric bike concepts back when it showed off the LiveWire officially for the first time. One of those concepts was an urban mobility scooter that had some cool styling. Well, the company now has filed some additional patents on the model, according to Motorcycle.com.  The …

2020 Harley-Davidson Iron 1200 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Harley-Davidson Iron 1200 takes the Sportster to new heights with a retro-style and some higher handlebars. It’s a sportier motorcycle with Harley’s Evolution 1200 engine. With plenty of options and paint schemes to choose from, there’s likely an Iron 1200 for …