Doin’ it on a Dyna: Storming Around Iowa on the J&P Cycles Street Bob

The Dyna’s not dead. It lives and breathes in Iowa. This particular Dyna is a 2014 Street Bob that usually dwells on the showroom floor of J&P Cycles’ Anamosa retail store. Luckily J&P was kind enough to gas ‘er up, give it a once-over, and wheel it out for me so I could mob around […]

Mission: “Thank You” – Retired Air Force Medic Surprised with Gift of New Harley

Today at Cowboy’s Alamo City Harley-Davidson in San Antonio, retired Air Force medic, Lisa Benjamin, was honored with a Harley-Davidson Model Year 2018 Street Glide Special powered by the new Milwaukee Eight Engine. The surprise moment was part of MISSION: “THANK YOU” – a cross-country tour led by Adam Sandoval to celebrate the men and […]

#ThrowbackThursday 2012 H-D FXDC Dyna Super Glide Custom Review

With Harley’s recent discontinuation of the Dyna, we thought we’d honor the venerable model on #ThrowbackThursday with this review of the 2012 FXDC Dyna Super Glide that originally ran in American Iron Magazine March 2012. – AIM Harley’s best kept secret – By Dain Gingerelli I’LL LET YOU IN ON A LITTLE SECRET: IT DOESN’T TAKE […]

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night – Harley Quietly Scuttles the V-Rod

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. – Dylan Thomas While the majority of internet angst has been aimed at Harley’s discontinuation of the Dyna, The Motor Company’s scuttling of the V-Rod has received much less […]

2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Motorcycles Revamped & Combined with Dyna Line

Yup, you heard that right. Harley-Davidson has totally revamped its Softail line to accommodate the Milwaukee-Eight engine and has combined the Dyna line with the 2018 Softails. American Iron Magazine Editor Steve Lita had the chance to talk to Harley-Davidson engineers about the overhaul and was one of the first to ride the new Softails. […]

2018 Harley Softail Specs and Prices

2018 Harley Breakout/Breakout 114 Specs Lengths: 93.3″/ wheelbase: 67″ Seat height: 25.6″ Lean angle (R/L): 26.8/26.8 Weight Running: 672 lbs. Engine: Milwaukee-Eight 107/114 Torque (Base): 109 ft-lbs., (114) 119 ft-lbs. Bore/stroke (Base): 3.937″/4.375″, (114) 4″/4.5″ Compression (Base): 10:1, (114) 10.5:1 Fuel system/capacity: EFI/ 3.5 gal. Exhaust: 2-into-2 exhaust Transmission: Six-speed Cruise Drive Tires Front: 21″, […]

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 […]

Harley-Davidson Launches “All For Freedom, Freedom for All” Campaign

“All For Freedom. Freedom For All” Celebrates Individuality of Riders and Non-Riders Alike Since 1903, Harley-Davidson has built motorcycles for one reason: to fulfill dreams of personal freedom. Launched yesterday, the Motor Company’s new brand platform – “All for Freedom, Freedom for All” – celebrates Harley-Davidson’s enduring legacy and the pursuit of freedom that unites […]

Retail Sales Lower than Expected in Harley-Davidson Second Quarter 2017 Results

Company Delivered Strong Margins, Retail Sales Lower Than Expected Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) second quarter 2017 diluted EPS decreased 4.5 percent to $1.48 compared to $1.55 in the second quarter of 2016. Second quarter net income was $258.9 million on consolidated revenue of $1.77 billion versus net income of $280.4 million on consolidated revenue of $1.86 billion for the […]

Harley-Davidson Gearing up for 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

The sound of freedom will rumble through the Black Hills when thousands of motorcyclists join Harley-Davidson, the official motorcycle of the largest motorcycle rally in the United States, at the 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally August 5-12. “The great riding, the motorcycle tradition, and the wide-open fun: That’s what makes Sturgis ‘Sturgis,’” said James Newton, Harley-Davidson […]