Road Tests

HARLEY-DAVIDSON LAUNCHES ALL-NEW MILWAUKEE-EIGHT ENGINE

MILWAUKEE (Aug. 23, 2016) – More Power. More Comfort. More Control. Today, Harley-Davidson unveils the all-new Milwaukee-Eight™ engine, the ninth Big Twin in its history, plus all new front and rear suspension for its Model Year 2017 Touring motorcycle lineup. “These are the most powerful, most responsive and most comfortable Touring motorcycles ever offered by Harley-Davidson,” said Scott Miller, Harley-Davidson ...

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ROAD TEST: 2016 Victory Magnum X-1 Stealth Edition Review

In 1947 the Bell X-1 was the world’s first airplane to break the sound barrier. Piloted by Chuck Yeager, this icon of mankind’s need-for-speed hangs forever frozen at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington DC. Victory, in honor, named their new Magnum, “The X-1 Stealth” claiming the “Loudest Victory Bagger” ever built. Designed for serious music and motorcycle fans, Victory drops the sonic bomb with a ...

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2016 Indian Springfield – Part 2

Living with the Springfield. Story and photos by Ray Seidel A quick recap of my first impressions of the new Indian Springfield (Part 1, May issue) – this is a work of art. Not only is it a beautiful motorcycle, the bike is loaded right out of the box with about everything you’d want. Windshield, hard bags with remote lock, highway bars front and rear, plus passenger ...

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2016 Victory Octane

By: Chip Douglas Setting: May 8th 1945, Winston Churchill takes to the microphone, with the crowd in glimmered anticipation, he speaks… “This is your victory! It is the victory of the cause of freedom in every land. In all our long history we have never seen a greater day than this. Everyone, man or woman, has done their best.” Although the setting is quite different, I believe in context it ...

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INDIAN MOTORCYCLE PRESENTS THE “THE REDEEMER” CUSTOM CHIEFTAIN DARK HORSE

Hollister Powersports is first to customize Indian Motorcycle’s new blacked-out badass bagger MINNEAPOLIS (May 12, 2016) — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, is proud to present the “The Redeemer” built by Hollister Powersports of Hollister, Calif., utilizing the new Indian® Chieftain Dark Horse® motorcycle, a bike that is an ideal base for a custom. A bagger with an undeniable ...

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Custom Vehicle Operations: By The Book

2016 Street Glide CVO Story Koz Mraz, Photos Koz & Sherlonna Kirby Every year Harley-Davidson unveils new Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) motorcycles and we journalists wait with baited breath. These incredible bikes are all hand-built rather than line production in limited numbers at a premium price and we get to ride them. 2016 CVO’s are decked out with amazing paint, a powerful Screamin ...

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Victory Magnum X-1 Stealth Edition

VICTORY MOTORCYCLES SET TO SHATTER SOUND BARRIER WITH NEW MAGNUM X-1 STEALTH EDITION The loudest Bagger in the industry returns in 2016 with a 200-watt 10-speaker audio system, 21” billet front wheel, custom stealth paint, LED lights and a new lower price. Minneapolis — Victory Motorcycles® announces the return of the Magnum ® X-1 – the loudest Victory Bagger ever built, designed for serious music and ...

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The 2016 Indian Springfield

THE PURE, ESSENTIAL TOURING MACHINE Simplicity and versatility are hallmarks of minimalist touring powerhouse that converts to lean urban cruiser in minutes, featuring class leading power, handling and comfort. MINNEAPOLIS (March 3, 2016) — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced the new 2016 Indian Springfield™. Named after the birthplace of Indian Motorcycle and designed for a pure riding ...

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ROAD TEST: 2016 Dyna Wide Glide Review – Throwback to the 70’s

Story and Photos: T.O.M. (This Old Man) I get it; of the 41 motorcycles in the 2016 Harley-Davidson line probably half aren’t for me.  Not supposed to be and that’s why I’ve never even sat on a Street 500 or 750.  My very first Harley-Davidson was a 1972 Harley-Aermacchi Sprint 350, a one-banger.  A Sporty was next and then a ...

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2016 CVO Pro Street Breakout Delivers American Muscle and Emergent Style

Exclusive Performance Cruiser Detailed with New Dark Flames MILWAUKEE (January 27, 2016) – Harley-Davidson® Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO)™ re-writes the factory custom style book with the introduction of the 2016 CVO™ Pro Street Breakout® motorcycle, a limited-production model that introduces a new, darker look utilizing cutting edge finishes and textures applied with an obsessive eye to design and detail. Steeped ...

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