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2014 Harley-Davidson Sportster SuperLow 1200T ride review

2014 Harley-Davidson Sportster SuperLow 1200T

Timing is everything. Adhering to its usual highly secretive modus operandi, Harley-Davidson announced a mid-2014 model-year launch that included the introduction of the new SuperLow 1200T just one day before the start of Daytona Bike Week, allowing rallygoers to see, touch and ride it. And with Harley’s desire to expand its demographic reach, it was high time that The MoCo ...

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Harley-Davidson introduces all-new Sportster SuperLow 1200T

2014 Harley-Davidson Sportster SuperLow 1200T

MILWAUKEE, MARCH 6—Harley-Davidson has introduced a new member to the Sportster lineup—the all-new SuperLow 1200T. Introduced as a mid-year 2014 model along with the return of the Dyna Low Rider, the SuperLow 1200T is a Sportster equipped with “essential touring features,” according to The Motor Company. Its ergonomics are calibrated to offer riders from 5’ 1” to 5’ 7” in height ...

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Harley-Davidson Low Rider returns as mid-year 2014 model

2014 Harley-Davidson Dyna Low Rider

MILWAUKEE, MARCH, 6—After a five-year hiatus from the lineup, Harley-Davidson has announced that the popular Dyna Low Rider, which debuted in 1977, will make its return as a mid-year 2014 model. Informed by the same accelerated, customer-led product development process that propelled Project RUSHMORE, the new Low Rider is designed to fit a broad range of riders in a confident, ...

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2014 Harley-Davidson Street Models: Breaking Down Borders

Harley-Davidson Street 750

MILAN, ITALY, NOV. 4–For reasons that have become apparent, Harley-Davidson selected Italy’s immense bicycle and motorcycle show called EICMA (short for—deep breath—Exposizione Internationale Ciclo Motociclo Accessori) as the cosmopolitan setting for what was inarguably the most dramatic and potentially far-reaching new model introduction in their recent history. “Young,” “urban,” and “global” were the buzzwords and talking points of the gala ...

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Harley-Davidson Sportster Number Zero: The great escape

The first Harley-Davidson motorcycle ever assembled at the York, PA, plant was this Sportster

GREENVILLE, PA.–When Dick Stanley bought his ’73 Sportster from Gary’s Harley-Davidson in Conneaut Lake, he had no reason to believe it was any more special or unique than the next Sportster. Neither did Marc Duell when he bought it from Stanley in 1975. Following 28 years of light use, Duell decided the Sporty would make a great 21st birthday surprise ...

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Project RUSHMORE: 2014 Harley-Davidsons

2014 Electra Glide Ultra Limited Twin Cooled

Beaver Creek, Colo., Aug. 19-20—Beaver Creek is an idyllic resort for the upper crust, a security-gated community of ski lifts and opulence. But the 15 moto-journalists that descended upon this picturesque setting during the middle of August weren’t there for the Nordic Center, snowshoeing or dog sledding, but instead to witness the unveiling of what Harley-Davidson labeled as the “largest ...

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Harley-Davidson announces 2014 model year lineup (photo gallery)

2014 FLHXS Street Glide Special

MILWAUKEE, WIS., Aug. 19—In the largest scale new model launch in the company’s 110-year history, Harley-Davidson has announced its 2014 model year lineup. The big news out of Milwaukee comes in the form of “Project RUSHMORE,” which encompasses eight new motorcycles that feature improved power and braking performance, enhanced rider ergonomics and styling updates.   Press Release courtesy of Harley-Davidson: ...

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Harley-Davidson 2013 FXSB Softail Breakout ride review

2013 H-D FXSB Softail Breakout

I could swear I heard it growling at me. “C’mon. What’re ya waitin’ for? Let’s hit the road, sister!” The Harley-Davidson FXSB Breakout that impatiently sat before me was striking—a serious study in black and chrome. But mostly black. The Breakout was revealed the first night of Daytona Bike Week 2013, a little more than six months after the introduction ...

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Harley-Davidson releases all-new Breakout motorcycle

MILWAUKEE, WIS., March 8—Harley-Davidson announced the release of the all-new 2013 Breakout, described as “an urban prowler, a bike ready for a midnight ramble to the roadhouse or a rib joint rendezvous with the crew,” according to The Motor Company. The Breakout is presented as a premium model in its segment with distinctive finishes and specific components not available on ...

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Harley-Davidson 2013 OE Model Year Press Launch

Go green! H-D's new Hard Candy Custom Lucky Green Flake, that is

BELLINGHAM, WASH., AUG. 12-16—When I arrived at the Hotel Bellweather on Bellingham Bay in Washington State for Harley-Davidson’s 2013 model year press launch, it didn’t take long before my curiosity about The Motor Company’s 2013 lineup was satisfied. Prior to our evening’s dinner, Jen Hoyer, media relations manager for H-D, along with Greg Falkner, motorcycle product planning manager, and Fred Knoch, ...

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