Tag: Harley-Davidson

Trade War Watch: It’s Okay to Feel a Little Sorry for Harley-Davidson

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Does how you break-in your new motorcycle engine really matter?

This article was originally published on Motorcyclist. Your owner’s manual likely recommends a 600-, 1,000-, or even a 1,500-mile break-in process where you limit throttle angle and revs, and constantly vary engine speed so that all those new internal components can get to know each other. For a new-bike owner, it’s a slow, grueling march […]

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This is how a motorcycle shock works

This article was originally published on Cycle World. Single-shock rear suspensions are near-universal today. Traditional twin-shock setups are still seen, but exist mainly for reasons of retro style. When the era of longer rear-suspension travel arrived in 1974, it made the best sense to implement it with a single-suspension unit. Why have suspension at all? […]

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How to stay safe on your motorcycle without looking like a stormtrooper

This article was originally published on Motorcyclist. Sometimes motorcycle gear goes a little overboard in the looks department. Sometimes it goes a lot overboard, actually, unless you’re heavy into sci-fi or dystopian future fashion. While there’s no arguing with the fact that being visible on the road is a good thing, there’s plenty of us […]

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Why so many racing machines rely on this ‘trouble metal’

This article was originally published on Cycle World In times past, a walk along Daytona’s pit lane during practice was a feast for the eyes, and one of the major attractions was the lightweight magnesium parts on factory bikes. My own home-built Kawasaki H2-R 750 had only the prosaic gray cast-aluminum ignition and primary gear […]

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5 not-to-be-missed futuristic tech products from Panasonic

You may have missed it if you didn’t get to CES last month, but Panasonic showed off some pretty remarkable glimpses of the future with products like their electric Harley — the most connected motorcycle experience ever — human characteristic sensing, the future of autonomous mobility powered by SPACe… and more. Check out the video […]

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Panasonic showcases intelligent highways and an electric Harley-Davidson you can ride on them

Panasonic and Harley-Davidson showed off a new electric motorcycle, the Livewire, at a press event at CES 2019, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas this week. Harley-Davidson is taking preorders today for $29,800, said Marc McAllister, vice president at Harley-Davidson, on stage at the press event. Before he said so, a motorcycle went racing […]

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