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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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2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster XR1200 Road Test

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[This 2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster XR1200 Road Test originally appeared in the June 2009 issue of Rider] I was riding along my favorite backroad, charging hard, slipping off the inside of the seat and sticking a knee out in turns, letting the high-end suspension suck up the bumps as the triple disc brakes sucked down the momentum. Then while leaned way ...

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Retrospective: Harley-Davidson Shovelhead: 1966-1984

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(This Retrospective article was published in the November 2008 issue of Rider.) The Harley-Davidson buffs among us know full well what a “Shovelhead” is, but it remains a minor mystery to many of the uninitiated. Somebody with a large glass of Jack Daniels’ in his hand, his second or third, must have come up with that name, because for the ...

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2008 Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic Electra Glide FLHTCU – Road Test Review

2008 Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic Electra Glide

There’s no mistaking Harley heritage with this new 2008 Electra Glide Ultra Classic FLHTCU –it’s all around you. There prominently on the tank, backrest, gas cap cover and elsewhere is the 105th Anniversary badge, a reminder that Harley-Davidson began building motorcycles in 1903. And there under the tank is an air-cooled, 45-degree V-twin engine with two valves per cylinder, attributes ...

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