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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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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Harley Days rally set to rock hard

The second annual Harley Days rally will feature a strong line-up of rock acts including The Radiators, Diesel, Black Sorrows, Jon Stevens and Screamin’ Eagles. Harley-Davidson Australia customer experience manager Gaz Luxmoore says the bands are “awesome”. The Wollongong rally from October 27-19 is open to riders on any motorcycle brand. Register now online. However, there …

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Harley-Davidson cooling vest keeps you cool

Rider vest and bag keep you cool

Keeping your cool while riding in summer heat is difficult, but this cool vest and bag from Harley-Davidson will help. The cooling vest (98215-18VM) costs $94.90 for sizes S-XL and $110.50 for 2XL-5XL. It consists of a mesh vest made of HyperKewl material with four interior pockets that contain removable cool packs and a handy …

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Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe modern

Harley-Davidson classics become more modern

Harley-Davidson’s biggest research and development program yet has revolutionised the 33-year-old Softail family converting classics into modern machines. The three classic models in the line-up – Heritage Classic, Deluxe and Slim – receive a thoroughly modern cosmetic and performance update including LED headlights and even a USB charging port in the steering head. Even the …

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Admiral Under-Cuff Gauntlet motorcycle gloves

Gloves worn under or over the cuff?

Do you wear your gauntlet gloves under or over your jacket cuff? While most gauntlet gloves are made to be worn over the cuff, some riders like a tight gauntlet so they can pull the cuff over the top of the glove. Harley-Davidson has now released a special all-weather glove that can be worn under …

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