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AIMExpo welcomes Harley-Davidson

Irvine, Calif., June 13—The American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide (AIMExpo) will welcome Harley-Davidson Motor Company to the 2017 show floor for its inaugural appearance with its new 2018 models this September 21–24. Interactive demo rides and its JUMPSTART Rider Experience will also be available to attendees when the fifth-annual event gets underway from the Greater Columbus Convention Center ...

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2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod: Urban bullet

Daytona Beach, Fla.—While mid-year new model bike reveals are not unusual these days, the location that The Motor Company selected was—Daytona Beach, smack dab in the middle of Speed Week. Only after Harley released a news bulletin announcing the new Street Rod 750 would be debuting alongside its race-bred cousin, the XG750R, during the revitalized flat-track series (beginning with the ...

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New Harley-Davidson Street Rod is tuned for dynamic urban performance

Milwaukee, March 9—The new Harley-Davidson Street Rod motorcycle is a muscular middle-weight built to blitz the city streets. An addition to the Harley-Davidson Street model family, the Street Rod is agile, powerful and tuned for maneuvering through traffic and congestion. Steeped in tough Harley-Davidson Dark Custom styling, bearing a stance that’s poised and aggressive, the Street Rod always looks ready ...

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Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight 107 Engine Part 2: A whole new game

Let’s take up here, where we left off last issue. Last time, we covered the most obvious and important “features” of The Motor Company’s latest power plant. This time around, the focus is on the many not inconsiderable improvements and innovations applied to the “supporting players” which collectively make the new Milwaukee-Eight the best Harley Big Twin ever made. To ...

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Harley-Davidson Model Year 2017 overview: Shaking the pack

For 2017 The Motor Company’s introduction of the stunning new Milwaukee-Eight engines on the Touring and Trike models has grabbed the headlines and essentially sucked all the air out of the room for the other five OE model platforms in the line-up. That’s to be expected, naturally, since realizing the full impact of that new clean-sheet Big Twin mill, and ...

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Harley-Davidson XR750 carries Coolbeth to victory

Springfield, Ill., Sep. 6–Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle Wrecking Crew rider Kenny Coolbeth Jr. executed a perfect last-lap pass to score a thrilling victory in the Harley-Davidson GNC1 presented by Vance & Hines main at the historic Springfield Mile. Aboard a Zanotti Racing/Gator H-D Harley-Davidson XR750 motorcycle, Coolbeth stalked race leader Bryan Smith for the entire 25-lap main before making his move ...

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Hines and Harley-Davidson battle to Pro Stock Motorcycle win

Indianapolis, Ind., September 6—Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines charged from the middle of the pack to earn a hard-fought Pro Stock Motorcycle victory at the NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway. After qualifying seventh, Hines battled his way through the field as his Harley-Davidson V-Rod motorcycle gained performance in the hands of the experienced ...

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Harley-Davidson unveils all-new Milwaukee-Eight engine

Milwaukee, Aug. 23—The all-new Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight engine, ninth in the lineage of the company’s iconic Big Twin engines, delivers more power and an improved motorcycling experience for riders and passengers while retaining the iconic look, sound and feel of its predecessors. An all-new design, the Milwaukee-Eight engine offers quicker throttle response, more passing power, purer sound, a smoother ride and ...

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Harley-Davidson rolls out powerful new touring motorcycles

Milwaukee, Aug. 23—More power. More comfort. More control. Today, Harley-Davidson redefined touring by unveiling the all-new Milwaukee-Eight engine, the ninth Big Twin in its history, plus all-new front and rear suspension for its Model Year 2017 Touring motorcycle lineup. “These are the most powerful, most responsive and most comfortable Touring motorcycles ever offered by Harley-Davidson,” said Scott Miller, Vice-President of ...

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