Hellboy Harley-Davidson revealed for charity

The official unveiling of a custom Hellboy Harley-Davidson called Big Red will be the highlight of a fundraising event for the Cooktown Crusaders tomorrow (November 4, 2017). Big Red is a 2009 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic airbrushed with a cartoon Hellboy theme by Lucky Caleb Airbrush & Custom Paint. The bike belongs to Peter …

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Harley Days Harley-Davidson motorcycles successful

Successful Harley Days set for return

A successful Harley Days event in Wollongong over the weekend has prompted Harley-Davidson Australia to declare they would like to return to the coastal city for a third year. Marketing director Adam Wright says they attracted more than 10,000 people over the three days of the second annual event, even though HOG (Harley Owners Group) member …

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Artist Jack Armstrong unveils his "Cosmic Starship" Harley Davidson on October 21, 2010 in Marina Del Rey, California. Priced at USD one million, this is the world's first and only million dollar Harley. Armstrong was a protege of Andy Warhol and his paintings retail for 300K to 2M USD. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS most expensive

World’s most expensive bike for sale

The world’s most expensive motorcycle, the “Cosmic Starship” Harley-DavidsonV-Rod, has returned to the marketplace at $US10 million ($A13m). The bike was painted in 2009 by famous American painter Jack Armstrong with acrylic paint and 37 coats of clear coat. It was unveiled at Bartels’ Harley-Davidson dealership in Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles, in 2010 and …

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Singapore bans new cars and motorbikes

Overcrowded Singapore has missed a golden opportunity to solve its traffic problems with its ban on new cars and motorcycles unless it is to replace an existing vehicle. The problem with Singapore’s crowded streets and lack of parking is not motorcycles, but cars. And many of them are massive luxury cars like Ferraris and Lamborghinis …

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Can trikes park in motorbike bays? bashing

Can trikes park in motorbike bays?

Trikes, roadsters and other three-wheelers are classified as motorcycles, but are they permitted to park in motorcycle parking bays that are often smaller than the footprint of the three-wheeler? The issue was raised by an Adelaide rider who took the above photograph of a Can-Am Spyder taking up two motorcycle bays. And the issue is …

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2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout boy

Breakout breaks out of market slump

The Harley-Davidson Breakout has claimed the top-selling spot for the first time as the Australian motorcycle industry continues its first prolonged slump since the GFC. Usually the top-selling bike in Australia is a postie bike, peewee, trail bike or cheap learner, not a large motorcycle costing more than $30,000. However, the Breakout, which has been …

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Harley-Davidson adds Brass Collection

Harley-Davidson adds Brass Collection

Brass and copper used to be common materials in motorcycles and now Harley-Davidson is going brassy with its latest collection of accessories. They will be available soon and are included in the annual bible-sized catalogue Harley-Davidson Australia spokesman David Turney lovingly refers to as the “Big Book”. “The collection is made from real, solid brass …

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