Top 5 Favorite Things About the 2018 Harley-Davidson Breakout Softail

After spending a couple months on the 2017 Harley Breakout last year we were eager to see how the 2018 model with the redesigned Softail suspension stacked up. If for some reason you’ve been living in a cave and aren’t familiar with the new frame, race-style cartridge fork and rear mono-shock arrangement by now you […]

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2017 H-D FLH Road King Special First Ride

(This feature originally ran in American Iron Magazine Issue #351. Buy it or get a bargain on motorcycle magazine bundles, a perfect Christmas gift for the gearhead in your life,  at GreaseRag.com) Modern Styling, Showroom-Ready / Photos by Brian J. Nelson My first sighting of an actual 2017 Road King Special came a few days […]

2017 Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide First Ride Review

New Bike Review • by Dain Gingerelli The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. And that, in a nutshell, explains the difference between an “ordinary” FLHX Street Glide and an “extraordinary” CVO FLHXSE Street Glide as featured here. There’s a lot of bling on this thing. Ever since the FLHX Street Glide […]

2018 Harley-Davidson Softails First Ride Report

Our initial exposure to this new line of Softail motorcycles was brief, but enjoyable. The short ride opportunity included a comparison between each model’s 2017 brethren. We can now offer a small taste of what it’s like to ride the new Softails. Bear in mind, our first ride opportunity took place during one rain-shortened afternoon […]

2018 Indian Springfield Dark Horse First Ride Preview

Hustling into the big sweeper my throttle hand is unwavering, the needle of the speedometer hovering a tick below 80 mph. The chassis of the 2018 Indian Springfield Dark Horse is also unwavering, the burly 46mm fork keeping the front end squarely on the designated line. Pitched over at almost 45 degrees, the tacky Dunlops […]

Indian Motorcycle Launches Stripped Down 2018 Scout Bobber

Raw & Aggressive – the 2018 Indian Scout Bobber Features a Slammed Stance, Chopped Fenders, Blacked-Out Styling & 100 Barely-Tamed Horsepower Strip it down. That was the inspiration Indian Motorcycle used when developing the latest model in its iconic Scout lineup, the new Indian Scout Bobber. A low slung, blacked-out, minimalist motorcycle that proves less […]

2017 Harley Street Rod First Ride Review

The Street Rod Breaks New Ground When you walk up to a new Harley-Davidson you expect to see some classic cues from the marque’s long and storied history. When you turn the ignition on and start it up you’d probably anticipate hearing and feeling a loud rumbling engine. When you click into gear and let […]

Does Your Trike Lean Bro? Hustling on a Tilting Motor Works Harley

The reaction is universal, double takes and head scratching. Deeper inspection and scrutiny follow as people crowd in for a closer look, perplexing stares in their eyes. How can you not be curious when you see a big Harley rockin’ Tilting Motor Works (TMW) conversion for the first time? One doesn’t run into a Street […]

Hooligan for a Day: Flat Trackin’ for the 1st Time on an RSD Hooligan Indian Scout

* Photos by Barry Hathaway courtesy of Indian Motorcycle Co. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a bit scared. Not Jason Voorhees chasing me with a big knife scared, but sweaty palms, heart racing, tightness in the shoulders scared. The cause of my consternation was the fact that I was about to get […]

2017 Harley Sportster Forty-Eight First Ride Review

Stance. The Harley enigma is predicated by stance. It’s a reason a Harley is often imitated but never duplicated. Many manufacturers have tried to simulate the stance of a Harley and just about all have failed as The Motor Company continues to own the lion’s share in the heavyweight cruiser market. While the diversity of its […]