TECH: S&S 107″ Cam & Cylinder Kit (Intro)

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Heritage Softail up on Kenny’s lift with the exhaust and top end removed. The gas tank is lifted, and the gearcase section is emptied, except for the oil pump. The pinion shaft runout has also been checked and is below the required 0.003" maximum

Our Heritage gained 28 hp and 27 ft-lbs. of torque! Captions and photos by Chris Maida Harleys are built to cover some serious mileage. But even the most babied engine is going to need a top end rebuild at some point, although readers of this magazine probably don’t fall into that category. When it comes […]

New Bike Review – 2015 H-D Dyna Low Rider

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2015 H-D Dyna Low Rider Versatility of a Swiss Army knife text and photography by Dain Gingerelli Here’s a recap of my workweek: after meddling with various tasks in my office Monday morning, I snuck out on the FXDL Dyna Low Rider for lunch at the big-box store, otherwise known as Costco. I’m an easy […]

No More Motorcycle Gas Pains?

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SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher I was riding streetbikes in the 1970s when the first gas and oil crisis hit America.  If you’re of a certain age, you probably can recall the OPEC embargo and subsequent gas rationing that followed. Our government decided for us that we had to line up for hours at […]

AI Garage Install: Daymakers (Intro)

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Night And Day Harley-Davidson Daymaker LEDs text and photos by Tricia Szulewski Dave Buerk isn’t just a fan of motorcycle safety; he’s actually a chief instructor for the Connecticut Rider Education Program (CONREP). To say that he does everything possible to make his ride a safe one is a monumental understatement. So when Harley came out with its vastly improved LED […]

Motorcycle Life Cycles?

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SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher Most of us go through what i might call motorcycle life cycles.You know, those times in our life when we are fortunate enough to get another motorcycle. Typically, we go through a similar routine in the lead-up to buying our next motorcycle. Fantasize. Come on, we all do it. […]

Winter Love? Motorcycle Maintenance And Seasonal Bike Prep

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SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher Yeah, you know she’s a looker. and wherever you go with her, she turns heads. Do I need to remind you never to take her for granted? She has real needs, and if you don’t meet those needs, there is a good chance she’ll have to go to someone […]

Harley News; Official Motorcycle of Sturgis & Harley Main Street Plaza

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Harley-Davidson and the City of Sturgis, S.D., are setting their sights on the future – far into the future. In the spirit of this year’s 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the company and city officials are finalizing an agreement covering the next 75 years making Harley-Davidson the official motorcycle of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. “Harley-Davidson riders have attended the […]

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 […]

Harley-Davidson, UFC Hometown Throwdown III

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Harley-Davidson has teamed up with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for a contest that’s running through December 31. Designated the Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown III, the winner will not only play honorary host to both Harley-Davidson and UFC in his hometown but will be the grand marshal of a motorcycle parade through his stomping ground. This ride will […]

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 […]