Harley-Davidson Street Rod

Harley-Davidson adds Street Rod

Harley-Davidson has just added the 750cc Street Rod to their line-up. It’s the second new motorcycle since boss Matt Levatich announced last month that they would introduce 50 new models in the next five years including an electric bike. The Street Rod is a 750cc variant of the new learner-approved, Indian-made Street 500 and joins …

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2017 Harley-Davidson Street 500

2017 Harley Street 500 more secure

The 2017 Harley-Davidson Street 500 is a little bit more secure with a Smart Security System and safer anti-lock brakes fitted as standard. New price is $11,495 ($11.995 NZ), up $750 on previous prices, but Harley Australia marketing guru Adam Wright says he believes customers will appreciate ABS and the immobiliser system. He says ABS adds a safety …

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Harley-Davidson Street 750 police bikes

Indian police ride Harley Street

Harley-Davidson motorcycles have a long history as police vehicles in the US and Canada, but now, for the first time, they are being used by Indian police. Instead of the big Touring models so popular in the States, the Gujarat Police Department will use six customised Street 750 bikes. Not only is the first time …

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Harley-Davidson flat track event at ESPN X Games in Austin, Texas

Flat track the next hip motorsport?

Remember those cool images of flat track racers throwing heavy and powerful motorcycles sideways at 160km/h on the oval dirt/oil tracks in the cult feature-length doco On Any Sunday? A new breed of hipster is now looking longingly at those images and bringing the sport back. In the UK we’ve seen the annual Dirt Quake …

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Street 500

Harley Street 500 a custom favourite

The Harley-Davidson Street 500 is a great “blank canvas” that is destined to become a custom favourite. Custom bike builder Kustom Kommune has proved it with a street tracker version of the Street 750 revealed at the Oil Stained Brain custom bike event in Melbourne at the weekend. The Kommune Racer (KR750) gave  Aussies their first look at …

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Electric Harley in Avengers movie

Harley-Davidson and Marvel Studios have revealed their electric motorcycle, Project LiveWire, to comic book fans at the weekend’s San Diego Comic Con. The LiveWire will feature in Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, along with the Harley Street 750 from their last joint project, Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier which also included a Harley Breakout. …

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Harley-Davidson electric

Is Harley going electric?

Harley-Davidson is rumoured to be announcing a new bike this week and the hot tip is it will be electric. An electric Harley features in the forthcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron movie and it looks production ready from this photo of the bike being ridden in Seoul by a stunt double for Scarlett Johansson. It …

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