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What Goes ‘Round Installing wheels on a Softail intro by Steven Wyman-Blackburn captions and photos by Tricia Szulewski When installing anything new on your bike, you’re going to have to decide whether or not to follow the latest trend. As you’ve probably noticed by now, when it comes to wheels, a lot of guys are dropping loads of dollars on […]

American Iron Harley News: 19,000 Dyna & Softail Motorcycles Recalled

Harley-Davidson is recalling just over 19,000 Dyna and Softail motorcycles from the 2012 model year because the threads for the brake line banjo bolt in the front brake master cylinder may corrode. If the threads corrode, a sudden loss of brake fluid could result, causing a loss of the front brakes. Models affected are the […]

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 […]

Blackline Softail, Harley’s newest Dark Custom

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Over the past few years, Harley-Davidson has chosen to make new bike announcements gradually. Usually we’ll hear about most of next year’s models around July, but then a couple more releases will come in the dead of winter. I’m not sure why H-D does this. Perhaps certain models aren’t ready for production, or maybe H-D […]

2011 Harley Davidson Blackline Softail FXS

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NEW MODEL PREVIEW By Chris – Maida Harley-Davidson’s newest Dark Custom The H-D crew was rocking it pretty hard at Don Hill’s, a major punk and alternative club in lower Manhattan last January! The event was the launch of its new Blackline Softail. Willie G and wife Nancy were on hand, as well as Karen […]

2011 Harley-Davidson Rocker C Review

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Harley-Davidson’s Rocker C evolved as a showroom custom more by chance than choice. To understand that, we should turn back the clock to 1990, give or take a few years. That was about the time that American motorcycle enthusiasts had indeed rekindled their love affair with America’s motorcycle company, Harley-Davidson. The new romance led to […]

Magazine Review Harley Heritage Softail Classic

The '09 Harley Heritage kicks up some '40s nostalgia.

Since its introduction in 1986, the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic has been a staple in the Motor Company’s lineup. For 2009, the model’s 23rd birthday, the Motor Company has given the bike a makeover. It can’t be simple to refresh a bike that pays homage to the past, but, not surprisingly, Willie G. and his […]

2010 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Lo Review

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If you’re torn between buying a Softail or one of H-D’s line of Dark Customs, stress no longer. The Motor Company has felt your pain and delivered a machine that fits the bill on both counts. And if you’re also a rider with leg length issues, like me (29″ inseam), you’re going to feel like […]