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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New Zealand Peeps

You meet the nicest people in New Zealand

I have returned to Australia after a two-week motorcycle tour through New Zealand with new opinions of Kiwis and their gorgeous country. What a friendly bunch they are. They are the most welcoming nationality I have encountered … Apart from the cranky lady at the Auckland transport information desk who told me upon our midnight arrival …

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Road King becomes king of the castle

2015 Harley-Davidson Road King review

The Harley-Davidson Road King really is king of the road. It’s my favourite Harley and the most suitable to Australia’s vast distances, climate and road conditions. However, my recent 5000+km road test wasn’t in Australia; it was in New Zealand where a straight stretch of road is rare, where the weather can be vastly different …

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Mt Ruapehu crescendo

Hobbit Odyssey Day 14: Crescendo

When the co-founder of New Zealand’s oldest motorcycle tour company recommends a road as one of his favourites you know you are in for a crescendo to finish your Kiwi tour. Day 14 of our Hobbit Odyssey motorcycle tour of the North and South islands on a Harley-Davidson Road King starts in beachside Wanganui. They …

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