2017 Harley-Davidson CVOs review

The 2017 Harley-Davidson CVOs with the new 114-cube twin-cooled Milwaukee Eight engines are now even smoother and more sophisticated. In recent years, Harley has finally allowed Aussie journalists to ride and review their expensive Custom Vehicles Operations motorcycles. These have usually been reserved just for customers, but now journos are able to tell customers exactly …

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Black Panther is top Harley Marvel custom

A Black Panther Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout is the popular choice for the best Harley customised in a Marvel Comics superheroes theme. The dealer custom bike competition was decided by customer votes and the winner comes from Western Ranges Motorcycles. Chris Whitten of Western Ranges Motorcycles says their Black Panther Breakout is “completely blacked out, low …

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2016 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle

Street to take over from V-Rod?

This is the last year for the Harley-Davidson V-Rod models, dealers were told at the recent international conference in Boston. Now the rumour mill is starting to churn about what will replace the water-cooled muscle machine and we believe it could be the water-cooled Street family. Harley has successfully returned to the AMA Pro Flat …

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2017 Harley-Davidson Touring and CVO range at the world media launch

How Harley’s new V-Twin performs

Harley-Davidson’s first all-new big V-Twin in 17 years, the Milwaukee Eight, is an absolute cracker that, together with the upgraded suspension in the Touring range will shatter perceptions and criticisms. If the Rushmore Project updates on the Touring line-up were like man landing on the moon, this is like man landing on Mars – a giant leap for Harley-kind. There …

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2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Touring Milwaukee Eight prices prices

Harley-Davidson releases 2017 range prices

There are a few significant discounts as well as understandable price rises across the Harley-Davidson range with the introduction of new engines and extra features. Harley-Davidson Australia spokesman David Turney says their pricing strategy has not been influenced by short-term currency fluctuations but “reflects new features” and a longer-term currency strategy. Meanwhile, the 2017 global …

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2017 Harley-Davidson Street 500

2017 Harley Street 500 more secure

The 2017 Harley-Davidson Street 500 is a little bit more secure with a Smart Security System and safer anti-lock brakes fitted as standard. New price is $11,495 ($11.995 NZ), up $750 on previous prices, but Harley Australia marketing guru Adam Wright says he believes customers will appreciate ABS and the immobiliser system. He says ABS adds a safety …

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Harley-Davidson launches Milwaukee Eight

Harley-Davidson is increasing the size of its engines to 107 cubes (1745cc) and 114 cubes (1870cc) with four valves per cylinder. It’s called the Milwaukee-Eight (referring to where it’s made and the number of valves) and is the ninth in the lineage of the company’s iconic Big Twin engines. The 107 will be introduced in the Touring …

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Harley-Davidson Captain America Street Glide Special hollywood

Win Harley trip to Hollywood and Las Vegas

Harley-Davidson Australia has launched a Marvel Comics superheroes themed custom bike competition among their dealers where a customer can win a holiday to Hollywood and Las Vegas. To enter, customers will have to go to their dealer or online at h-dmarvelcustoms.com and vote for their favourite custom done in one of the Marvel Comics superhero characters …

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Traction control Harley-Davidson 2017 launch

Harley-Davidson to add traction control?

Could traction control be coming to the 2017 Harley-Davidson fleet? The clue comes in the invitation to the world’s media to attend the launch of the 2017 Harley-Davidson motorcycle range in Seattle suggesting traction control could be introduced. The words “more control” are accompanied by “more power” and “better handling” to indicate the updates to …

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