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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Harley-Davidson Sport Glide

Harley-Davidson Sport Glide turns heads

Harley fan and Motorcycle Council of NSW chairman Steve Pearce turned some heads when he showed up on a Harley-Davidson Sport Glide to ride in yesterday’s annual Road Safety Ride to publicly launch NSW Motorcycle Awareness Month. The Sport Glide costs $27,750 ride away and features a small “batwing” fairing and hard panniers that detach to convert from tourer to cruiser. …

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Steve Pearce cook book

Why a Harley cook book means so much

Harley-Davidson fans are mad keen on branded merchandise, but why does a Harley Biker’s Cook Book mean so much more to Steve Pearce than any other Harley paraphernalia? Steve has owned three Harleys — Road King, Switchback and Electra Glide— and are his preferred motorcycle. “I have a library of Harley material and have also …

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Adelaide Harley-Davidson Bike Works wins Battle of the Kings

Adelaide Harley dealer takes on the world

Adelaide Harley-Davidson Bike Works will represent Australia in an international Battle of the Kings custom bike build-off. The Adelaide Harley dealership  has been crowned the 2018 Australian and New Zealand Custom King. It is the first time Australia has taken part in the international custom bike build-off competition. The winner was chosen from seventeen participating …

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Patrick Simmons Doobie Bros Harley-Davidson politics

Harley-Davidson avoids politics at party

Thanks “Don’t let politics divide us,” a Doobie Brothers guitarist told the crowd at the Harley-Davidson 115th Anniversary celebrations in Milwaukee at the weekend. It’s the height of rudeness to discuss politics at a party. So Harley executives have refused to talk politics, tariffs and President Donald Trump at their all-weekend party. Instead, they concentrated on …

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