Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Standard

Harley-Davidson Electra Glide review

When the mercury plummeted to -2C it was the only time I wished I’d had more equipment on the stripped-down Harley-Davidson  Electra Glide Standard, such as heated grips. The return of the famous Electra Glide name from the ’60s when the iconic batwing fairing was introduced is marked by this stripped-down version of the top-selling Street Glide. …

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Elliott Motorcycles Softail Fat Bob beats record

Elliott Motorcycles Softail beats record

Elliott Motorcycles of Sydney claims to have grabbed the title of the world’s fastest Softail, having smashed an Aussie speed record.  They plan to return to the World Speed Trials at Lake Gairdner in South Australia next year to put it beyond doubt. Owner Elliott Andrews took his modified 2018 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob 114 to …

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Big Bear Lake Milwaukee Eight

Harley-Davidson launches eight new models?

Harley-Davidson is expected to launch eight new models tomorrow at the dealer conference in Pasadena, California. The American company unveils its models at its annual dealer conference, followed by a media launch. We have been invited on the 480km motorcycle-media launch next week from Pasadena to Big Bear Lake and back. Why do we think there …

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Harley Milwaukee Eight engine goes black with 2017 FLHRS Road King Special Touring bagger leak

Harley Touring models recalled over oil leak

Harley-Davidson’s 2017 Milwaukee Eight Touring models have been recalled over a possible oil leak which could spill oil on the rear tyre. The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission voluntary safety recall notice says the models affected are the FLHX Street Glide Custom, FLHXS Street Glide Special, FLTRX Road Glide, FLTRXS Road Glide Special, FLHTCU Ultra …

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2017 Harley-Davidson 107 Milwaukee Eight engine in a Road King Classic millennials electra glide

More Harleys to get Milwaukee Eight?

Harley-Davidson might extend their 107-cube Milwaukee Eight engines to some members of its Dyna and Softail range in the next couple of months. That is purely speculation on our behalf, but it is based on history and mechanics. History Harley releases its next year’s models in September, but they also release two or three updated …

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2017 Harley-Davidson Road King

2017 Harley-Davidson Road King test

The Harley-Davidson Road King just gets better and better every year and the new 107 cubic-inch (1745cc) Milwaukee Eight engine gives it another quantum leap forward. The Road King has long been my favourite Harley. It has the best chassis, it converts to a cruiser with the quick-release screen and bags, it’s very comfortable, handles …

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2017 Harley-Davidson CVOs review

The 2017 Harley-Davidson CVOs with the new 114-cube twin-cooled Milwaukee Eight engines are now even smoother and more sophisticated. In recent years, Harley has finally allowed Aussie journalists to ride and review their expensive Custom Vehicles Operations motorcycles. These have usually been reserved just for customers, but now journos are able to tell customers exactly …

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2017 Harley-Davidson CVO Limited with 114 Milwaukee Eight V-Twin

Noisy motorbike exhausts doomed?

As noisy motorbike exhausts seem doomed by complaints and heightened law enforcement around the world, Harley-Davidson has been able to increase the noise of its new models. Their new Milwaukee Eight V-twin engine is mechanically quieter which means they have been able to make the exhaust note louder and richer while still remaining legal in world-standard …

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