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Harley-Davidson sheds jobs for savings

Harley-Davidson will shed 640 jobs this year for millions of dollars in savings as it streamlines the company to respond to weakening demand for their bikes. Last month the company sacked 90 staff at their York Vehicle Operations in Pennsylvania and 50 at its Tomahawk facility in Wisconsin after temporarily suspending production over the pandemic …

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Harley-Davidson & Piaggio take out loans

Harley-Davidson and the Piaggio Group of motorcycle and scooter companies have announced massive loans to get back on their feet after the pandemic. In June, Harley-Davidson announced it had access to a loan of up to $US350 million (about $A500 million) over the next year. While it has not committed to the entire amount of the …

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Harley-Davidson electric LiveWire

Harley’s electric LiveWire available in September

Harley-Davidson’s electric LiveWire has arrived in Australia for testing ahead of its media launch in August and market release in early September. The Tesla Model 3 Australia Facebook Group has published the above photo of a LiveWire being charged in Australia. Harley-Davidson Australia/New Zealand marketing guru Keith Waddell confirms the photo was taken “while we …

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Harley sack dealer and factory staff

A Tennessee Harley-Davidson, Honda and Polaris dealer has got the sack over a Facebook post that said he was “sick of this black lives matter” and called for black people to go “back to Africa and stay”. The sacking comes as Harley has also sacked 90 staff at their York Vehicle Operations in Pennsylvania and …

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Triumph Trekker GT ebike

Triumph launch Trekker GT e-bike

Triumph started in 1889 as a bicycle company and now they are returning to bicycles with an e-bike called the Trekker GT. They are not the only motorcycle manufacturer looking to ebikes as a supplement to their motorcycle business. Ducati and even Harley-Davidson are getting into the ebikes trend. It all comes as some riders are calling for …

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2020 Harley-Davidson Road King review

When it comes to no-frills traditional touring the first bike that comes to mind is the Harley-Davidson Road King. That is partly because of the name: Road King by name, road king by nature. Apart from auxiliary riding lights, lockable panniers, cruise control, a windscreen and some crash protection, the rest is simple and traditional …

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Step up to 2020 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special spark plug

Best Spark Plugs for a Harley-Davidson

A spark plug is a device that delivers electric current from the ignition to the combustion chamber of an engine to ignite the compressed mixture of air and fuel.  All motorcycles, including those from the Harley-Davidson company, require a suitable spark plug for optimum starting as well as engine performance. Below are the best spark plugs …

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Best Motorcycle Gloves in 2020

If you are an avid motorcycle rider you know how important having the best motorcycle gloves are. If you are a new motorcycle rider you may not fully appreciate motorcycle gloves until you have your first long ride. Gloves are an essential piece of motorcycle gear. There are many benefits of wearing motorcycle gloves, apart …

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Harley patent for gyroscope self-balancing bike

Harley-Davidson plans balancing bike

Harley-Davidson has filed a patent for a self-balancing system that might help attract more customers to their big and heavy touring motorcycles. Their bikes already have a large flywheel and low centre of gravity that makes them stable at slow speeds, but their mass is daunting for many riders. That’s why they are often dropped …

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