#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 […]

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 […]