Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Standard

Harley-Davidson Electra Glide review

When the mercury plummeted to -2C it was the only time I wished I’d had more equipment on the stripped-down Harley-Davidson  Electra Glide Standard, such as heated grips. The return of the famous Electra Glide name from the ’60s when the iconic batwing fairing was introduced is marked by this stripped-down version of the top-selling Street Glide. …

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Harley-Davidson sub 500cc 90 monkey bike

Harley plans sub-500cc motorcycle

Harley-Davidson plans to produce a sub-500cc motorcycle for the Asian market in collaboration with a local manufacturer within the next year. It wouldn’t be the smallest motorcycle they’ve ever made. That would be the 1970s 90cc monkey bike pictured above. The sub-500cc bike plan is included in the company’s ‘More Roads’ initiative, a strategic long-term …

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Harley electric LiveWire battle lightning strike specs

Harley-Davidson updates LiveWire specs

Harley-Davidson has now provided more detailed specs for its LiveWire electric motorcycle, together with plans for fast-charging devices at dealerships. We rode the first incarnation of the LiveWire in LA in 2014 and inspected the production model at Milwaukee last year. While some of the bike’s specs were provided, range was still a vague figure …

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StaCyc electric bicycle

Harley to sell children’s electric bicycles

Harley-Davidson wants children riding electric “Harley-Davidson” bicycles so they become “the next generation” of riders. They hope to achieve this by selling electric bicycles through selected US dealerships. The move follows their acquisition, for an undisclosed amount, of Californian children’s electric bicycle company StaCyc, which stands for “stability cycles”. StaCyc will continue to sell their bikes …

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Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Standard Numb Nuts Nabiac

Harley-Davidson Electra Glide is a dressed-down dresser

Harley-Davidson has stripped $1500 off the price of the Street Glide and deleted the distracting music infotainment system to create the new dressed-down Electra Glide Standard dresser. It arrives mid-May in “Vivid Black” at $34,495 ride-away ($NZ37,995) which compares with the Street Glide at $36,995. Despite deleting the infotainment system, the Electra Glide Standard still …

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Big electric motorcycle battle looms

Battle looms on big electric motorcycles

The big electric motorcycle battle is looming this year between Harley-Davidson with its expensive LiveWire and Zero Motorcycles who are launching a new “effortlessly powerful” naked bike. But Australia will be at least another year or more behind. Harley-Davidson Australia won’t introduce the LiveWire, predicted to cost more than $40,000, until 2020. Zero Motorcycles pulled the …

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