Walcha Motorcycle Weekend

Walcha Motorcycle Weekend revs up

The Walcha Motorcycle Weekend revs up next weekend  (15-17 November 2019) to replace the Freak Show Festival of Motorcycles and national Harley Owners Group (HOG) rally which were axed at the last minute. Among the many highlights will be the chance for riders to hear Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire electric motorcycle and even go for a “demo ride” on …

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Harley-Davidson trademarks Rude Boy

Harley-Davidson trademarks often end up as names for their motorcycles, but in this case, Rude Boy will be used for their upcoming range of electric bicycles. The company has struck some trouble with the recent launch of their LiveWire electric motorcycle: The bike was delayed a month going into North America dealerships; Several dealerships refused to …

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Harley-Davidson plugs LiveWire back in

Production of the Harley-Davidson electric LiveWire motorcycle has started again after being stalled a few days this week over a problem with one home charger. The company says it was only a “single occurrence”. There was no problem with the motorcycle, only the charger. “We take pride in our rigorous quality assurance measures and our drive …

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Step up to 2020 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special

Step up to Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special

The 2019 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special is a massive step up in technology, but not price. It now includes the Reflex Defensive Rider Systems (RDRS) introduced in the electric LiveWire which will be available in Australia late next year. RDRS affects chassis control, electronic brake control and powertrain technology, basically providing a safer, more enjoyable riding experience …

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Harley-Davidson Low Rider S means business

Harley-Davidson Low Rider S means business

With its aggressive knuckles-to-the-wind riding position, 114-cube Milwaukee-Eight engine and sharpened steering, the Harley-Davidson Low Rider S really does mean business. And Harley-Davidson Australia will be hoping it means lost of business as did the original, short-lived 2016 Low Rider S with its 110-cube Screamin’ Eagle engine. That was a twin-shock Dyna. Now it’s part of the …

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Elvis Presley’s Harley set to be most expensive

Elvis Presley’s last motorcycle, a 1972 1200cc FLH Electra Glide, will go up for sale on 31 August 2019 at Kruse GWS Auctions and is expected to set auction records. GWS Auctions believe the motorcycle is worth about $A3m. If it does, it would smash the current auction record set on Australia Day 2018 by an Australian-owned 1951 …

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Harley affair is a real-life true love story

If you are interested in reading a true love story with motorcycles as a central theme, check out Mary Jane Black’s debut memoir, “She Rode a Harley”. The 256-page book is a tale of abuse, true love and loss. It is published by She Writes Press and goes on sale in October 2019. You can …

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Harley-Davidson launches new soundtrack

The famous Harley-Davidson “potato-potato” soundtrack now has a sister act with the electric LiveWire introducing a turbine whine. Check out our video from the recent global media launch in Portland, Oregon. You can get more details on the LiveWire, including price, tech specs, ride impressions and technology by clicking here for our full review. Riding …

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Unique launch for Harley’s electric LiveWire

As you read this I am flying to Portland, Oregon, for a unique media launch of the Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle. There are many things that make this launch unique. Unique bike For a start, this is the first full-size electric road motorcycle from a traditional motorcycle manufacturer. The now-axed Victory Motorcycles slapped their brand name on …

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