New Bike Review – 2014 H-D FXDC Super Glide Custom

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One of The Motor Company’s longest-standing models By Dain Gingerelli, photos by Riles & Nelson   So there I was, thinking, “The Super Glide has been a member of the Harley family for quite some time now.” Let’s switch now from my deep, mind-blowing, metaphysical thought process to facts: it was back in 1971 when Willie […]

2015 H-D Road Glide Special – Preview

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On The Road Again By Dain Gingerelli, photos by Pam Proctor   The collective sigh of relief emanating from South Dakota’s Black Hills last August was justified. The occasion marked the return of the Road Glide to Harley-Davidson’s lineup, and fans of the shark-nosed model were delighted to see the 2015 version rolling through the […]

2015 Indian Scout Ride Review – Preview

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NEW BIKE REVIEW • by Dain Gingerelli Noah Webster and company can add a new definition to the word overachiever to their lexicon. And the definition is exactly three words long: Indian Motorcycle Company. Consider that less than three years after mother ship Polaris Industries purchased the left-for-dead carcass of a company in early 2011, […]

2015 Victory Motorcycles New Bike Specs – Preview

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NEW BIKE SPECS • by Steven Wyman-Blackburn The fact that Polaris industries’ first venture into the motorcycle world turned 15 years old last year is a pretty big deal. Victory’s base of operations is rooted in a country that prides itself for developing some of motorcycling’s firsts (some argue best) products, and putting them on […]

Motorcycle News: New 2015 Indian Roadmaster Revealed, Ridden and Reviewed

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So, you might be asking, what’s the deal with the new 2015 Indian Roadmaster and how does it perform? In a phrase, I like it. Start with the smooth and plentiful power delivery of the ample 111 cubic inch Thunderstroke engine. Pass that power through the exceptionally smooth six-speed transmission and you have a powerful and smooth set up ideal for around town or hitting the highways. Like all full size touring motorcycle these days, the Indian Roadmaster looks big, yet it handles like a much smaller machine.

Ride Review – 2014 Harley-Davidson FLSTN Softail Deluxe

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Making Nostalgia New Again By Dain Gingerelli Photos by Riles & Nelson   Nostalgia has a way of picking you up by your pant cuffs, turning you on your head, and shaking yesterday right out of your pockets. It happens more subtly, though, if you ride a Softail Deluxe, aka FLSTN — and the N […]

New Bike Review: 2014 VRSCF V-Rod Muscle

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Using Aluminum to Pump Iron By Dain Gingerelli, photos by Riles & Nelson   Sometimes you need to apply bully tactics to get certain things done. Consider Harley’s marketing for the V-Rod: in the years following its 2002 launch, V-Rod sales floundered. The all-silver, dish-wheeled power cruiser that looked like it was chiseled from a […]

HARLEY EXCLUSIVE! First Ride Harley Street 750

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American Iron Magazine was given an exclusive sneak preview of Harley-Davidson’s new Street 750 last week, and our first ride on this international model, which is also available in the US, was rather revealing. First, we should point out that our ride was aboard a special preproduction model, so developmental changes are still in the […]

Harley 2014 Motorcycles With New Air And Precision Cooled V-Twin

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We have boots on the ground at Harley’s 2014 model launch in Denver, CO., and see that H-D’s added more than just a re-badge and paint scheme option this year. The motor company has introduction a brand new air and precision cooled powerplant to run some of their larger touring bikes. Harley’s new 2014 Ultra […]

2013 Super Glide Custom New Bike Review

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When I pulled up to my father’s house and showed him the 2013 FXDC Super Glide Custom with its 110th Anniversary trim, he immediately fell in love with it. It’s got chrome in all the right places; the gas tank, seat, and fender flow perfectly into each other, and those laced wheels tie the whole […]