Harley-Davidson gin sells out

Harley-Davidson gin sells out

If you like your gin on the rockers, then these $US1000 bottles of premium gin are for you. They contain sterilised Harley-Davidson parts. But don’t get too excited, because the first batch has already sold out, despite the foreign substances and the big price tag. Custom motorcycle maker Ehinger Kraftrad calls his creation The Archaeologist …

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Harley-Davidson Black Panther Breakout aid

Trump aid for Harley-Davidson penalty

President Trump is coming to the aid of Harley-Davidson which was slapped with massive fines last year for fitting aftermarket tuners that emit illegal amounts of pollution. His administration has waived a $US3m portion of the fines in which Harley had to pay to replace conventional wood stoves with cleaner-burning versions. Harley will still have to pay the …

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40th anniversary of the Ducati Owners Club of Queensland buyout buyers crowd italian

Bids to keep Ducati in Italian hands

An Italian family and the previous Italian owner have joined the bidding to buy Ducati, along with Polaris, KTM, Can-Am Spyder company BRP, and Indian manufacturers. The latest list of potential buyers comes from Reuters which has been reporting on the deal since December 2015 from inside sources. Harley-Davidson had been listed as a possible …

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BMX and mountain bike racing couple Barry Nobles of the USA and Aussie Olympian Carline Buchanan share a passion for two wheels that extends to their Harleys. millennials

Aussie millennials are buying Harleys

Claims that millennials are not buying Harley-Davidson motorcycles, particularly in America, are not the case in Australia and New Zealand. Harley-Davidson Australia and New Zealand marketing boss Adam Wright says their average age of buyers has trended downward, especially since the introduction of the learner-approved Street 500 in 2015. In its first year the bike …

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Harley Days 2016 - Wollongong, Australia.

Wollongong Harley Days ‘bigger and better’

The second annual Harley Days event open to riders of all bikes returns to Wollongong in October and promises to be “bigger, brighter and better” than the inaugural event last year. Registration for the 2017 event from October 27-29 is now open online. Criticism of the first event in Wollongong last November concerned a lack …

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Royal Enfield Classic 500 custom bobber bob

Will Royal Enfield bob the Classic?

Royal Enfield could be planning to bob its Classic or Bullet models after the resounding success Triumph has had with its new 1200cc Bobber. The Triumph Bobber has been so successful the Avon tyre company that supplies the bike’s rubber has had to expand production to meet demand. That level of success must have other …

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Motorcycles Glass's Guide sales hot spring motorcycle bargains sell recovering

Motorcycle sales recovering

Motorcycle sales appear to be recovering after a very shaky start to the year with Harley-Davidson continuing to lead the road bike category. Sales were down 6.7% in the first quarter but, thanks to a slight recovery in the second quarter, they are now down 4.1% in the first half, according to the VFACTS report …

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WWII veteran Arthur J Werner Sr buried in Harley sidecar

WWII veteran buried in Harley sidecar

A World War II veteran in Pennsylvania has been buried in his sidecar after a funeral procession towed by a motorcycle. There are many motorcycle hearses available for hire to take ex-riders to their final rest stop. However, this is believed to be first time a rider has been buried in a sidecar. Former steel …

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Josh and Annabelle brain cancer

Riding with brain cancer to Harley Heaven

We recently met brain cancer patient Joshua Chalmers on a ride to celebrate the 100th anniversary for Harley-Davidson Australia. Josh and his wife Annabelle (pictured above) had been invited on the ride as part of the company’s donation to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation. Together with Harley Heaven in Melbourne they also donated $100,000 and …

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