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The 39 Best Bikes for Smaller Riders (and Budgets)

KTM 390 Duke

You don’t need pavement-buckling torque and shoulder-wrenching power to have fun on two wheels. Among the growing number of female riders (go, girls!), younger folks wanting a fun and economical way to commute to work or school, older riders looking for something smaller and easier to manage, and regular Joes just wanting something fun to ride, demand for smaller machines has prompted ...

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2016 Harley-Davidson Roadster – First Look Review

2016 Harley-Davidson Roadster

Joining the Low Rider S and CVO Pro Street Breakout as mid-year additions to Harley-Davidson’s lineup is the latest bike in the Dark Custom family, a minimalist, fastback Sportster called the Roadster. Read our 2016 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S first ride review “Since its introduction in 1957, the Harley-Davidson Sportster has proved capable of constant reinvention, and the Roadster writes ...

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2016 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S – First Ride Review

2016 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S

Harley-Davidson continues to fill the need for riding individuality by offering standard factory models that provide a major amount of custom features right on the showroom floor. Case in point is the mid-year release 2016 Low Rider S, the latest iteration of the Dyna Low Rider that has been in the H-D lineup, except for a five-year hiatus from 2009-2013, ...

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2016 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra – Road Test Review


During its initial production run, from 2011 to 2013, the Road Glide Ultra established a reputation as a serious touring machine, with its owners racking up more miles per year than those of any other model in Harley-Davidson’s lineup. With ample wind protection, generous rider and passenger accommodations and plenty of luggage capacity, it’s easy to see why. After a ...

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2016 Harley-Davidsons First Ride Review


Just two years after thoroughly updating its Touring lineup under the Project Rushmore banner, for 2016 Harley-Davidson is launching three new models and bringing several back with some significant improvements. Rider had the opportunity to sample them all on an evening cruise around Portland, Oregon, and on a 200-mile loop from Portland along the Columbia River and around Mount Hood. ...

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Harley-Davidson Announces its 2016 Lineup


Harley-Davidson’s lineup expands for 2016, with two new Dark Custom models, two new S Series limited-edition cruisers and the return of the Road Glide Ultra. Elsewhere in the lineup are improvements in performance, styling and features to existing models. 2016 Harley-Davidson Iron 883 and Forty-Eight Dark Customs Harley-Davidson is adding two new Sportster models—Iron 883 and Forty-Eight—to its Dark Custom ...

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2015 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Limited


When Harley-Davidson launched Project Rushmore for 2014, the customer-driven enhancement program was said to be the most extensive and important in the company’s 110-year history. The first motorcycles to get the Rushmore treatment were those in the Touring family. Everything from higher-output engines, hydraulic clutches and linked ABS to high-tech audio/navigation systems, ergonomic switches and One-Touch latches on saddlebags, trunks ...

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Retrospective: Harley-Davidson M65S Sport Leggero: 1967-197


This is one cool-looking motorcycle, with Harley-Davidson writ large on the gas tank and molded into the crankcases. A bit on the small side, but what the heck—if you were the coolest newspaper boy in town, who cared? The M65S had a price tag of a mere $265, which even the bag boy at the supermarket could come up with. ...

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