Harley Revolution Max platform includes Pan America and Bronx Streetfighter

New boss delays Bronx and Pan America

New Harley-Davidson boss Jochen Zeitz has delayed the release of the company’s first adventure bike, the Pan America, as well as the Bronx streetfighter until 2021. The water-cooled models were to be released in August 2020. We suspect they may be released about February or March 2021. That is based on Jochen’s “Rewire” strategy for the company which …

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Harley-Davidson ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE new models

Harley focus on new models as sales slide

As expected, Harley-Davidson sales are down for the fifth year, but they plan to focus on Asia, small-capacity bikes, electric bicycles and bringing new models to market faster. That could include the electric flat tracker (pictured above) which is an exciting update on the previous concept sketch. Retail sales Bottom line is global retail sales …

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Phil Health Harley-Davidson doom boom

Harley-Davidson doom or boom?

Critics have been lining up to foretell doom for Harley-Davidson for both being out of date with their pushrod ploughs yet too advanced with their expensive new electric bike. But long-time Harley-Davidson expert Phil Heath (career bio at the end of the article) reckons the doom sayers have got it wrong and Harley is destined to …

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Harley plans adventure, streetfighters and electric bicycles missing

Why are adventure bikes getting bigger?

When Charley Boorman and Ewan McGregor rode around the world in 2004 on BMW R 1150 GS Adventure bikes we saw how difficult the bigger bikes were in tough terrain. Since then, BMW has gone to an R 1200 GS and now an even bigger R 1250 GS. Meanwhile, Ducati from a Multistrada 1200 to 1260 …

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Harley-Davidson adds Brass Collection 48x

Harley registers 48X and Pan America

Pan America and 48X could be two of about 10 new models for Harley-Davidson in 2018. Two weeks ago, Harley-Davidson registered the trademarks “Bronx” and “Harley-Davidson Bronx” with the US Patent and Trademark Office. Now they have registered “Pan America” and “48X” with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in Spain. These three models …

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