HeliBars To Exhibit And Present At AIMExpo, October 16-19Fri, 03 Oct 2014
From a Helibars press release: HeliBars, a leader in replacement motorcycle handlebars and riser systems for more than 25 years, is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing its multi-adjustable handlebar systems and presenting a seminar at the American International Motorcycle Expo, in Orlando, Florida, on October 16-19. Industry professionals and consumers are encouraged to stop by booth number 1777 to see a selection of Heli’s replacement bars and riser systems, including the new Horizon XP performance handlebar for Harley-Davidson Road Kings and Road Glides. This patented, multi-adjustable setup will be mounted on a 2015 Road Glide on loan from Orlando Harley-Davidson, a local dealership displaying in booth number 1139.
Harley-Davidson Recalls Over 100,000 Touring Models, 1400 Street ModelsWed, 01 Oct 2014
Harley-Davidson has recalled more than 105,000 Touring models from the 2014 model year, and approximately 1400 Street models from the 2015 model year. The Touring models have been recalled due to a possible failure of a component in the clutch master cylinder. This possible failure could cause a reduction in pressure available to keep the clutch disengaged, according to the NHTSA.
Harley-Davidson MotorClothes Releases New Jacket And HelmetFri, 26 Sep 2014
Harley-Davidson has teamed with French helmet maker, Shark, to introduce a new modular helmet to the Harley-Davidson MotorClothes collection. Elsewhere, H-D also introduces a three-season riding jacket. See the press releases below for more information.
Get A Harley-Davidson Demo Ride At American International Motorcycle ExpoThu, 18 Sep 2014
From a press release issued by AIMExpo: The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) announced today that the Harley-Davidson Demo Fleet will be featured at the 2014 event, offering test rides of the legendary company’s 2015 models. Additionally, Orlando Harley-Davidson becomes the newest exhibitor to join AIMExpo, which will host nearly 500 powersports companies from around the world October 16-19 at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). The presence of the Harley-Davidson brand at AIMExpo for the first time adds to the growing excitement surrounding the 2014 event, now less than a month away.
Burly Preload Adjusters Available for Harley-Davidson Sportster And Dyna ModelsTue, 09 Sep 2014
For the discerning Harley-Davidson Sportster or Dyna rider who wants a bit of suspension adjustment, Burly has just released a line of preload adjusters for both models. Designed to replace the OEM fork caps, the machined aluminum adjusters can be installed in well under an hour with basic tools and are available for 39mm and 49mm Sportster and Dyna forks. The adjusters sit tight against the triple tree to avoid handlebar interference and are available in clear or black anodized finish. Check out the Burly web site or contact your local dealer to get a set. Retail pricing is set at $139.95
Bring A UFC Fight To Your Hometown, Thanks To Harley-DavidsonTue, 02 Sep 2014
Harley-Davidson and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) launched a new contest at UFC 177 this weekend sure to make one fan an instant hometown hero. The Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown III event puts one lucky fan and their city in the spotlight; the two iconic brands will roll into the winner’s home town with the ultimate prize package – a UFC fight and tailgate party topped off with custom Harleys, live music, Octagon Girls and more. The contest, running through Dec.
Harley-Davidson Goes Low for 2015Tue, 26 Aug 2014
Harley-Davidson revealed the new 2015 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low and Ultra Limited Low, offering what it calls the the lowest seat height of any premium touring motorcycle on the market. Designed with riders 5 feet 7 inches and shorter in mind, the two Low models have a seat height of 25.6 inches from the ground, or 1.7 inches lower than the regular models. The lower seat isn’t the only change to accommodate shorter riders.
2015 Harley-Davidson Freewheeler RevealedTue, 26 Aug 2014
It’s no surprise, as we’ve already seen the spy photos and California Air Resources Board documents, but Harley-Davidson has officially introduced its new Freewheeler trike, adding a second three-wheeled model to go with the Tri Glide Ultra Classic. Whereas the Tri Glide is designed for touring needs, the Freewheeler is more of a cruiser with 12-inch mini-ape-hanger handlebars and bobtail fenders. Up front is a seven-piece nacelle with a dual halogen lamp mounted tight to the 49mm telescopic fork and frame.
2015 Harley-Davidson CVO Lineup RevealedTue, 26 Aug 2014
Harley-Davidson revealed its four-model Custom Vehicle Operations lineup for 2015, adding new CVO versions of the Road Glide Ultra and Street Glide to go with the returning CVO Softail Deluxe and CVO Limited. Our own Evans Brasfield is currently in Sonoma, Calif., for Harley-Davidson’s 2015 press launch, and he’ll have full first ride reports later this week. For now, let’s take a look at the CVO models.
Third Annual ‘The MEET’ at ACMTue, 26 Aug 2014
More than 2,000 attendees visited America’s Car Museum for its 3rd annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival ‘The MEET’ last weekend in Tacoma, Washington, where over 300 motorcycles and scooters were showcased on the Haub Family Field at LeMay. The event drew pre-1981 motorcycles and scooters from the U.S. and Canada, including an antique motorcycle display, swap meet, cruise-in and a 78-mile roundtrip tour from ACM’s Anderson Plaza to Mt. Rainier.