Let Me Guess, Price? Harley-Davidson’s new electric LiveWire was supposed to usher in a new era for Harley. One that wasn’t dominated by sales to older riders. However, so far the folks who are interested in the LiveWire enough to actually buy it are pretty much what you’ve come to expect from Harley—old wealthy guys. …

An Electric Adventure? Charlie Boorman said a while back that he and Ewan McGregor would do another adventure together. This time, the guys will call it Long Way Up and they’ll go from South America to the U.S. As good of news as this is, there are some even more interesting developments with this story. …

An Underwhelming Number for the Auction House We reported on the fact that the Harley Electra Glide owned by the late and great Elvis Presley would be going to auction. Now the bike has sold, and it went for far less than was expected. The motorcycle was thought to pull in somewhere around $2 million, …

A Successor to the Milwaukee-Eight Harley-Davidson is focused on moving forward, from new bikes like the LiveWire to its recently announced 2020 lineup, the company finally seems to be shifting in the right direction. A new line of liquid-cooled engines are on their way, but right now we want to talk about a patent for …

Harley has Some New Models Harley-Davidson is adding a few new models to its lineup for 2020. The company is adding a Road Glide Limited, Low Rider S and a CVO Tri Glide. All are pretty good additions to the brand’s lineup. Harley will also roll out its Reflex Defensive Rider System as standard equipment on all …

Rumor Is It Could Break the Motorcycle Auction Record If you’re looking for a legendary piece of motorcycle history, then look no further than this bike. Owned by the King himself, this is Elvis Presley’s 1976 Harley-Davidson FLH 1200 Electra Glide. It will go up for auction at GWS Auctions later this month. The minimum …

Add Some Flair to Your Harley Harley-Davidson just announced two special custom paint schemes in various colors for 2020. They’re called the Quick Shift and Mayhem Limited Paint Sets. The special paint jobs can be applied to 2018 and later Breakout and Fat Bob or 2017 and later Road King, Street Glide, and Road Glide …

Harley’s LiveWire Impressed Many As you can probably tell at this point, Harley shipped a bunch of journalists out to Portland, Oregon, to have them test out the company’s new LiveWire. The LiveWire is Harley’s somewhat controversial entrant into the electric motorcycle field. The bike would be well received by many more people if it …

Could Harley Sell Enough LiveWires? Harley received a lot of ire from people when it released its new LiveWire motorcycle with a price tag hovering around $30,000, but it’s starting to look like the company may not have made too bad of a decision. $30,000 is definitely too salty for me, but apparently, people have …

A Cool Addition to Your Collection LEGO has done some seriously cool automotive sets in the past, but now there’s a fantastic Harley Fat Boy LEGO Creator Expert model available. Harley and LEGO teamed up to make this happen, giving LEGO and Harley fans everywhere a reason to get excited. The set, once completed, measures …

Sounds Like a Good Name for a Streetfighter We all know Harley is working on new motorcycles. Now we’re getting a little tidbit of information that could show us the future for the company. It recently filed an application for the name “Bareknuckle” with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The speculation from Asphalt …

Not a Rebadge Job, but Close At this point, most folks have heard that Harley-Davidson will focus on the Chinese market to kick off its quest of growing sales in Asia. To help Harley do that, the company will team up with Qianjiang Motorcycle Company. That company owns the brand Benelli. So, is the new …

A Look at the Qianjiang Motorcycle Company By now, you’ve probably heard of the partnership between Harley-Davidson and Qianjiang Motorcycle Company. The two companies will team up to produce a 338cc motorcycle for the Chinese market. While Harley needs a small displacement machine, teaming up with a Chinese motorcycle company is an interesting move. Qianjiang …

That’s a Major Milestone Harley-Davidson isn’t exactly having a good year, and it hasn’t performed well for the last several years. With its target demographic aging quickly and a big question mark on its future, the company has to reposition itself. With that said, the motorcycle company still sells a lot of motorcycles. Some good …

Harley Finally Makes a Smart Move While I think Harley-Davidson’s electric motorcycle plan for the future might pay off a decade or so down the road, I think the company has made some poor decisions for the last decade or so. Recently, it’s been doing some questionable things. Now, it’s made the right move. According …

Is This the Indian Raptor? Recent information surfaced about Indian seeking to challenge Harley’s Road Glide with its own liquid-cooled, frame-mounted fairing bagger. I reported on it recently and showed off some of the patent info. Now, according to Motorcycle News, recent images of the bike have surfaced of the bike. One of the images …

Powering Upcoming Bikes Harley’s new middleweight engine is now officially registered. It’s the engine that will power many Harleys of the future, and now that the European Union Intellectual Property Office officially has it on file, you can really see what it’s all about. Harley’s new engine is a liquid-cooled 60-degree V-Twin that will range …

No Agreement Yet It would seem that Harley-Davidson has yet another problem on its hands. The workers who build the company’s bikes are now working with an expired contract. The worker’s union contract expired yesterday, and they turned down Harley’s proposed new contract.  At the moment, there isn’t supposed to be a strike. An anonymous …

Need to Have the Right Training and Equipment The Harley-Davidson LiveWire will be making its way to customers and that means the dealers that want to sell it must be ready. First off, that means dealers will be adding charging stations. Second, it means that each dealer that wants to sell the LiveWire will have …

It Could Have a Large Selection of Electric Bikes If you thought the future of Harley-Davidson and the motorcycle industry, in general, was all about high-powered electric motorcycles, you were wrong. I see speedy electric motorcycles as part of the HD portfolio for sure, but it will only be one part, and likely not the …

More Electrics and Possible Ride-Sharing Are Coming We all know what Harley-Davidson is focusing on a greener, electric future to help the brand pivot as it attracts a new customer base. A recent report from CNN suggests the company is seriously looking at electric scooter companies like Bird and Lime for its future.  “It’s a …

Words Matter, But Does Reality? First off, the headline of this article is nothing more than a big name drop. With that said, there are some good names in there. Coach, the high-end retailer of men and women’s fashion items, employed superstar actor Michael B. Jordan and famous director Spike Lee to put together a …

Get Ready for Harley’s Next Efforts Harley-Davidson needs to innovate to change its fortune. Currently, the motorcycle manufacturer isn’t doing so hot. It hopes that new bikes will entice a whole new group of buyers. Recently, filings with the European Union Intellectual Property Office showed details about three of the company’s upcoming bikes.  The Streetfighter, Custom 1250, …

Indian Motorcycle is bringing the power to the pavement in their updated 2022 lineup. This comes via new ride control software and reworking their engines to be more efficient—without losing any of the spirit and grunt you’ve come to expect from their rumbling V-twins. Indian has made great strides in sales during the past year …

As my fellow motorcyclists up north start winterizing their motorcycles for storage, here in Southern California, it’s a chilly 64°F (18°C for you metric folks). It’s gotten so cold, I had to close my vents on my REV’IT! Offtrack jacket! Jokes aside, I’m super excited that this year’s IMS decided to hold the event outdoors. …

There’s a lot at play in today’s motorcycle market when it comes to alternative fuel options.  On the one side, we have the solid, stalwart fossil fuel lovers – the majority of us, I imagine, aboard the usual ICE-blessed Kawasaki, Triumph, Harley-Davidson, Yamaha, KTM, Honda and Suzuki.  Why do we love to play with petrol? You’ll …

Powersports is often viewed as a male-dominated industry—and indeed, many important contributions to the field have been made by men. But women have been integral to the development of high-speed vehicles and the culture that surrounds them as well, and their contributions are acknowledged far less often. We’re not making that mistake here today. Read …

Hold on to your lids – Electrek tells us that we’ve got a new lineup of high-end machines to contend with on the US/UK showroom floors. Word is that the ‘premium’ lineup will be a higher-shelf option from Super Soco – a pioneering electric moped and motorbike manufacturer already well-known for their affordable, budget-friendly bikes. …

Being flown all over the place to ride some of the world’s most beautiful motorcycles may seem like the stuff of dreams to many, but somewhat surprisingly, it ain’t. For all the delightful, chocolate-dipped, champagne-quaffing upsides, there’s an equal amount of responsibility and straight up bullshit that comes with it. Learning how to navigate this …

I love old bikes, but man do I ever get enthralled when new models come out. What has changed? What new rider aids have been dreamed up? More power, less weight, give me all the details! This “best of” list tackles bikes from the 2010s, and wow was this hard to narrow down. I shall …

The Motorcycle Action Group is out to bat for our non-fitting OEM parts – and according to the Department for Transport (DfT), the EU docket holds proposals that seek to restrict bike modifications.  With the coming of 2022, the DfT is looking to modernize current vehicle standardizations. Included in the turn-of-the-year pile, MCN states, are …

The 2000s were a great decade for me in many ways, but they totally sucked from a motorcycle ownership perspective. I was working hard to ensure food was on the table for my two young sons, and I had to get my riding fix by borrowing my brother’s Gixxer or my father’s Goldwing. Still, there …

It is a relevant fact that riding a motorcycle, by the very nature of it, is objectively more dangerous than driving a car. You have two small contact patches with the pavement instead of four larger ones, you are exposed to the elements instead of wrapped in metal and glass, and you are smaller than …

REV’IT! Echo Gloves: Dark-Themed Urban Looks Modern riding gear is making it easier than ever to find a style to match your aesthetic without any sacrifices in protection. The REV’IT! Echo gloves keep it classy and straightforward, being all black and soft goat leather. I like the gloss black aluminum plate surrounding the dual-comp knuckle …

The electric Powersports industry is expanding incredibly quickly. Companies like Damon Motorcycles (HyperSport), Novus (one), and Harley Davidson (LiveWire One) are all pumping out beautiful contributions to the zero-emission lineup, with a focus on novelty, luxury, and diversity – all aspects that drive the price of a beastie higher than would be comfy for the …

Heads up, HOG lovers – America’s Rally Exit 86 has just begun, but there is still time to attend the festivities! Whether your ride of choice is the newest Fat Boy, the outrageously different Pan America, or the iconic Heritage Classic, you’ll fit right in; and despite the annual Bikes Blues and BBQ event being canceled …

The EV industry today is, in a nutshell, stunted.  Sure, we’ve got some amazing bikes coming out in the coming year – motorcycles like Damon’s fashionably late Hypersport lineup and the budget-friendly SONDORS MetaCycle, as well as a few other cool cats that have kept the showroom interesting (Harley Davidson LiveWire One, Zero Motorcycles Lineup).  Still, …

Strap up and head for the computer – Revzilla has just given us a heads up that the company is releasing sitewide sales through the Labor Day Weekend – and they started this morning! Fancy that Reax Apex Pro jacket that Bruce reviewed? 20% off.  What about that pretty Sedici Viaggio Parlare Sena Bluetooth ADV …

Ladies in Leather (LiL) is hosting their third annual parade and rally – and female unity within the freedom of the ride has never been stronger. According to PRNewsWire, the event will run from September 9-12 and will be hosted by none other than College Station’s ‘The Ranch Harley Davidson’ in Texas.  The description? That …

Our country’s vets haven’t had an easy time when it comes to adapting back into society.  Beyond the sacrifices made to keep our land free, soldiers released from the field have to re-integrate into a society that knows almost nothing of the horrors of a battlefront and the dangers that combat afford.  According to an …