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Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Road Tests: Reviews on Harley Motorcycles

Harley-Davidson Announces Steel Toe Tour

The Harley-Davidson manufacturing facility in York, Pennsylvania, is offering a new tour called the Steel Toe Tour, an insider look at the facility. The expanded Steel Toe Tour allows for smaller group sizes and a more personalized tour experience. The tour takes guests through ‘employee only’ paint and polish areas. The tour is not for the faint of heart – ...

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Harley-Davidson Announces 110th Anniversary Celebrations in 2013

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Harley-Davidson will celebrate 110 years of American-built motorcycles and epic riding experiences with an array of global events and activities in 2013. Among the events during the year-long celebration will be a rally in Rome, Italy, June 13-16, and a massive party over Labor Day weekend, Aug. 29 – Sept. 1, in Harley-Davidson’s home town of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In addition ...

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Harley-Davidson Releases Two Mid 2012 Models: Seventy-Two and Softail Slim

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At Harley-Davidson’s West Coast unveiling of two mid 2012 models, at well-known biker hangout Cook’s Corner in Trabuco Canyon, California, Paul James, Director of Consumer Influence and Product Communications, was the bearer of good news. Sales and profits were up, Harley’s 110th anniversary was on the horizon (to be celebrated over Labor Day weekend 2013) and the Motor Company’s Facebook ...

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2012 Harley-Davidson Dyna Switchback – Road Test Review

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[This 2012 Harley-Davidson Dyna Switchback Road Test was originally published in the November 2011 issue of Rider magazine] On the face of it, the central feature of Harley’s new 2012 Switchback seems simple enough. A quick-release windscreen and color-matched saddle­- bags let you easily “switch back” from cruiser tourer to clean stylish custom and vice versa. Two bikes in one—double your ...

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2011 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra – Road Test Review

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Knowing the model names associated with Harley-Davidson’s cryptic “alpha” designations for its motorcycle models can make for quite the trivia contest at parties. Yell out “FLSTSB” and see how quickly that Motor Company tattooed enthusiast in the corner can come up with “Cross Bones,” or associate the Night Rod Special with VRSCDX and so on. I used to have them ...

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2010 Harley-Davidson FLHR Road King – Road Test Review

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[This 2010 Harley-Davidson FLHR Road King Road Test was originally published as a web-exclusive on AmericanRider.com] Sometimes you just want to ride. You don’t want to make a statement, cause a scene, or otherwise disrupt a fun time. Well, Mr., Mrs., Miss, or, Ms., the 2010 Harley-Davidson FLHR Road King awaits you. It’s not that the Road King isn’t a ...

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2010 Harley-Davidson FLSTSB Cross Bones – Road Test Review

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[This 2010 Harley-Davidson FLSTSB Cross Bones Road Test was originally published in American Rider magazine] Using a single engine design, the TC96B, and one basic frame, Harley-Davidson produces seven different Softail models. Possibly the most distinctive of these is the 2010 FLSTSB Cross Bones. With its unique Springer front suspension, ape-like handlebars, and sprung, tractor-style seat, the Cross Bones has, ...

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2010 Harley-Davidson CVO model launch

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[This 2010 Harley-Davidson CVO model launch was originally published in American Rider magazine] If you are “accomplished,” an “achiever,” “exclusivity-driven” and “affluent,” Harley’s Custom Vehicle Operations wants you. And you had better have heavy emphasis on the “affluent” part, as the price for the four 2010 CVO models ranges between $25,299 and $35,999. I had a chance to spend a ...

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1300 miles on a Harley-Davidson XR1200: PART ONE

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By Reg Kittrelle [This 1300 miles on a Harley-Davidson XR1200 two-part road test was originally featured in American Rider magazine] Why? Denver, Colorado, is approximately 1,300 miles from my home in Santa Cruz, California. I need to be there no later than Monday, July 27, to attend the press introduction of the 2010 Harley-Davidson motorcycles. I could fly out Monday ...

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