Harley’s Latest Softail Built for Sporty Touring: 2018 Harley Sport Glide First Look

NEW HARLEY-DAVIDSON SPORT GLIDE MELDS STREET-CARVING AGILITY WITH LONG-HAUL CAPABILITY All-New Softail Chassis and Milwaukee-Eight 107 Engine Deliver a Dynamic Riding Experience The new Harley-Davidson Sport Glide motorcycle is a quick-change artist, an aggressive factory-custom cruiser outfitted with a detachable fairing and saddlebags ideally suited for touring, cruising or commuting. The versatile 2018 Sport Glide […]

2018 Harley Sport Glide Specs

ENGINE Engine: Milwaukee-Eight 107 Engine Valves: Pushrod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters; four valves per cylinder Bore x Stroke: 3.937 in. x 4.375 in. (100 mm x 111 mm) Displacement: 107 cu. in. (1746 cc) Compression Ratio: 10.0:1 Fuel System: Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI) Air Cleaner: 8.5 in. round, radial bolt cover […]

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 […]

Dream Ride Editor’s Choice Winner: The Red Mosquito 2004 Night Train

Photos by Mark Velazquez  Beneath the massive tent that houses the show bikes at the 2016 Dream Ride, one man stands out from the rest. His salt-and-pepper beard, trimmed yet full, his overalls cuffed to just below his calves, and his flip-flops exposing his toes to the subtle summer breeze set him apart from most […]

2017 Harley-Davidson Breakout First Ride Review Video

The 2017 Breakout delivers a tried-and-true Harley-Davidson riding experience. Low-slung in a stretched frame, riders straddle a wide tank and reach for the wide drag bars in a punched out riding position. Drop the clutch and there’s an explosion of power, the electronic throttle control dialed and quick to respond. Between the 21” tall front […]

Blinging Out a Fat Boy: H-D 6-Spoke Rear Wheel & Pulley Install (Intro)

By Chris Maida Part I: Installing a new chrome Harley-Davidson 6-spoke rear wheel and pulley, with a new H-D polished rotor and Shinko 150/80-16” rear tire Want to add some instant flash to your bike? Bolt on a nice set of custom wheels! When I had my bike shop, back in the day, guys would […]

2016 Harley-Davidson FLSTN Softail Deluxe Review

  NEW BIKE REVIEW • by Dain Gingerelli It’s a bling thing One thing’s for sure about the FLSTN Softail Deluxe: It isn’t subtle. Chromed and polished parts abound on this boulevard bomber, and when you factor in the wide whitewall tires and optional Hard Candy paint job – our test bike wears the flamboyant […]

Harley News: Overview of New 2016 Harleys

Two new Dark Custom models, the most powerful cruiser lineup in company history, and a broad range of performance and styling enhancements throughout the range highlight Harley-Davidson’s new model lineup for 2016. 2016 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Highlights New Iron 883™ and Forty-Eight® models assert Harley-Davidson’s Dark Custom leadership with motorcycles updated with modern design and new […]