Harley-Davidson gin sells out

Harley-Davidson gin sells out

If you like your gin on the rockers, then these $US1000 bottles of premium gin are for you. They contain sterilised Harley-Davidson parts. But don’t get too excited, because the first batch has already sold out, despite the foreign substances and the big price tag. Custom motorcycle maker Ehinger Kraftrad calls his creation The Archaeologist …

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Harley-Davidson Black Panther Breakout aid

Trump aid for Harley-Davidson penalty

President Trump is coming to the aid of Harley-Davidson which was slapped with massive fines last year for fitting aftermarket tuners that emit illegal amounts of pollution. His administration has waived a $US3m portion of the fines in which Harley had to pay to replace conventional wood stoves with cleaner-burning versions. Harley will still have to pay the …

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BMX and mountain bike racing couple Barry Nobles of the USA and Aussie Olympian Carline Buchanan share a passion for two wheels that extends to their Harleys. millennials

Aussie millennials are buying Harleys

Claims that millennials are not buying Harley-Davidson motorcycles, particularly in America, are not the case in Australia and New Zealand. Harley-Davidson Australia and New Zealand marketing boss Adam Wright says their average age of buyers has trended downward, especially since the introduction of the learner-approved Street 500 in 2015. In its first year the bike …

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Harley Days 2016 - Wollongong, Australia.

Wollongong Harley Days ‘bigger and better’

The second annual Harley Days event open to riders of all bikes returns to Wollongong in October and promises to be “bigger, brighter and better” than the inaugural event last year. Registration for the 2017 event from October 27-29 is now open online. Criticism of the first event in Wollongong last November concerned a lack …

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Josh and Annabelle brain cancer

Riding with brain cancer to Harley Heaven

We recently met brain cancer patient Joshua Chalmers on a ride to celebrate the 100th anniversary for Harley-Davidson Australia. Josh and his wife Annabelle (pictured above) had been invited on the ride as part of the company’s donation to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation. Together with Harley Heaven in Melbourne they also donated $100,000 and …

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2017 Harley-Davidson Street Bob millennials

Harley-Davidson Street Bob review

There is more than just nostalgic 1970s good looks as a great reason to consider buying a Harley-Davidson Street Bob right now. Harley-Davidson Australia is running a promotion where you could win a new 750cc Street Rod just by testing another of their Dark Custom range which includes the bare-bones knuckles-to-the-wind Street Bob. Check out …

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Maverick artist Grime's Ducati Scrambler

Ducati Scrambler Maverick project

Ducati North America has launched a project to commission maverick artists to paint and customise their most-popular model yet, the Scrambler. The first Scrambler Maverick (pictured above) has been completed by American tattoo artist Grime. BMW has for years unleashed artists on their cars and Harley-Davidson recently commissioned tattoo artists to customise 22 Sportsters with …

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Harley-Davidson Street Rod Dark Custom bob

Ride a Dark Custom, win a Street Rod

You could win Harley-Davidson’s best-handling bike yet, the new Street Rod, by simply test riding one of their Dark Custom models. We went to the world launch of the new Street Rod in Singapore in March and were very impressed with the bike. In fact, we heralded the Indian-made 750cc machine as the best-handling Harley …

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Harley-Davidson teaching town of Ryder to ride

Harley-Davidson teaching town to ride

Harley-Davidson has chosen the aptly named town of Ryder to teach the population how to ride this northern summer. The townsfolk like the idea so much they have even renamed the town “Riders” and replaced “Ryder” on their water tower with “Harley-Davidson” for the summer-long promotional campaign. Already the town has become a bit of …

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