Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Revival

Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Revival : New But Old in Spirit Harley-Davidson has released the first of a new series of bikes hinted at earlier in the year with unexplained images. The “Icons Collection”  bikes pay tribute to significant motorcycles from the company’s past and will be available in limited, although in this case, relatively generous … Continue reading Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Revival

A bigger 114 motor graces the stripped-down 2021 Harley-Davidson Street Bob

2021 Harley-Davidson Street Bob 114

It is the best deal in the softail line if you are looking for the bigger Milwaukee-Eight 114 motor as the 2021 Harley-Davidson Street Bob 114 comes in just under $2000 more than the Softail Standard and $1400 less than the Softail Slim (both of which still feature the 107 mill).  But there is more … Continue reading 2021 Harley-Davidson Street Bob 114

That’s Different – GS Trophy Switches Saddles to the F850GS

Perhaps it was ho-hum seeing the R1200GS tackle every log, rock, river, mud bog, dirt track, windswept no-man's land and jungle thicket with relative aplomb. The bike could pretty much tackle everything that was thrown at it in the previous versions of the GS Trophy leading some to believe it was going to be predictable. … Continue reading That’s Different – GS Trophy Switches Saddles to the F850GS

Jack, Jim and Willie : Tariff Collateral Damage

Caught in the cross fire of trade tariffs aimed at US goods from specific regions of the USA that will most affect Republican states, the likes of Jack Daniels, Jim Beam and Harley-Davidson are the unintended victims of the aluminum and steel tariffs that have been imposed by the US on European commodities.  The EU … Continue reading Jack, Jim and Willie : Tariff Collateral Damage

Audi to Ducati : We Still Love You

Amid all the speculation that Volkswagen was going to have to unload some assets to pay for the emissions scandal that saw the company facing fines around the world that were reaching into the billions, the idea was floated that Ducati owned by Volkswagen division Audi  would be worth somewhere around the $1,000,000,000 mark (it … Continue reading Audi to Ducati : We Still Love You

The One They’re Waiting For? KTM 790 Duke

The all new 2018 790 Duke has a 105hp parallel twin engine which is also new. The Duke is a naked streetfighter with a tubular frame, a cast aluminum subframe and  the engine acts as a stressed component. The bike is light. It is going to feature more software than you can wave a riding … Continue reading The One They’re Waiting For? KTM 790 Duke

Why Curtiss Motorcycles? The Renaming and Reinventing of Confederate Motorcycles

If there is one thing  the electric motorcycle business  needs in a big way it is style. That may be on the way as a new player joins the electric bike field - Curtiss Motorcycles. While the name is new the company is not. Confederate Motorcycle - one of the remaining big names in the … Continue reading Why Curtiss Motorcycles? The Renaming and Reinventing of Confederate Motorcycles

A Lot To Think About? The Tenere 700

  Yamaha is taking the long way around in unveiling what will be the company's middleweight adventure touring machine. The Tenere 700 "World Raid Prototype" will be doing a world tour in 2018 as the specifications are finalized for the production version of the bike. We think that the sooner the better would be the … Continue reading A Lot To Think About? The Tenere 700

2018 Harley-Davidson Models

When do you determine that a sea change has taken place? Well this might just be one such change at Harley-Davidson with the release of the 2018 models. A few years back the Rushmore Project changes to the touring models were significant. Last year the release of the Milwaukee-Eight marked a significant moment. I suppose … Continue reading 2018 Harley-Davidson Models