2013 Harley-Davidson Owned by Pope Francis Going Up for Auction

Jan 14, 2014 View Comments by

If you’ve ever wanted to own a Papal motorcycle, then this is probably your only chance. Pope Francis was given the 2013 Dyna Super Glide as part of Harley-Davidson’s 110th anniversary celebration. It’s not surprising, however, that his Holiness has donated the bike to be auctioned off for charity. On February 6th it will hit […]

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G’Day USA: An Australian Couple Tours America Part Two

Dec 30, 2013 View Comments by

Needless to say Mother Nature doesn’t take a vacation simply because a nice Aussie couple does, and as you would expect, Trevor and Kaye rode through nearly every form of weather you can imagine; driving rain, hail, hot humidity, frigid cold, dust storms, and, well, you get the idea. To say they narrowly avoided a […]

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G’Day USA: An Australian Couple Tours America Part One

Dec 23, 2013 View Comments by

The United States is home to 2,057 designated historical landmarks, over 4,500 miles of breathtaking mountain ranges, 95,471 miles of shoreline, and hundreds of thousands of winding miles of historic routes and trails. This geographic equation is a motorcycle rider’s dream come true, offering up a continent’s worth of roads to conquer behind a set […]

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Öhlins Fork Cartridge Kit for Harley-Davidson Touring Models

Dec 18, 2013 View Comments by

For years Swedish based Öhlins has built a reputation for high-quality suspension components, and now the company’s U.S. branch, Öhlins USA, is bringing a new cartridge fork kit to Harley-Davidson FLH/FLT models. According to Tomas Andersson, Öhlins Racing’s Manager of motorcycle R and T Aftermarket, “the goal of the project was to create a high-end […]

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Review: Harley-Davidson Ranger Boots

Nov 29, 2013 View Comments by

Touring boots are fantastic. They offer great protection and comfort on long motorcycle rides, and many are, or at least claim to be, waterproof as well. Where their luster fades is on shorter rides, commuting for instance. For quite a while I wore my touring boots to work every day and changed into a pair […]

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New! Organized European Tours on Harley-Davidsons

Nov 25, 2013 View Comments by

Have you ever wanted to tour the Old World? To see the Coliseum in Rome, the canals of Venice, or the vineyards of Tuscany? How about Germany’s famous Oktoberfest or Austria’s European Bike Week? For the first time Blue Rim Tours, sponsored by RoadRUNNER Magazine, is offering European tours on Harley-Davidsons that will take you […]

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2014 Harley-Davidson Street 500 and Street 750: Liquid Cooling and Smaller Engines

Nov 05, 2013 View Comments by

In a dramatic follow up to last summer’s Project Rushmore, Harley-Davidson has unveiled two additions to their Dark Custom lineup aimed at young, urban riders. The Street 750 and Street 500 represent the first all new platform from the Motor Company in more than a decade. Powering the bikes are Harley’s new Revolution X liquid […]

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Love Lost and Found

Oct 22, 2013 View Comments by

I can still remember the first time I saw her. Dressed provocatively in Orange. She demanded my attention and got it. That was 2006 and “she” was a Buell XB12X otherwise known as a “Ulysses.” It has been several years since I first got “Uly fever” that day while attending a trade show, but for […]

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Harley-Davidson Issues Major Recall

Oct 21, 2013 View Comments by

As of October 16th, Harley-Davidson is issuing a recall for almost 30,000 bikes, mostly touring models, built between May 3rd and October 14th of this year. The bikes are afflicted with a hydraulic clutch issue that can sometimes prevent the clutch from disengaging making it difficult to slow and stop the bike. The recall is […]

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Whydoanchagitcha…

Oct 19, 2013 View Comments by

A couple of years ago, my wife and I rolled up to a small town donut shop for an afternoon coffee break. Before we got the chance to order, the proprietor of the shop asked us what we were riding, and I replied that we were on a Suzuki V-Strom. The next ran-together string of […]

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An Open Letter to Indian

Oct 18, 2013 View Comments by

Editor’s Note: Mel Cearly is a grizzled veteran of the road, and as such is entitled to his opinions. The following is his idea of the perfect Indian, and you better believe Polaris knows it. Attention riders! If this catches your fancy, pick up your pen or phone and respond. Polaris does listen. You are […]

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Harley-Davidson Men’s Constrictor Pull-On Harness Motorcycle Boots

Sep 02, 2013 View Comments by

The Harley-Davidson Constrictor boots provide attractive bad-boy styling without going over the top­. Crafted in full-grain leather, the uppers are ten inches tall and the heel height is 1.25 inches. Full-length cushion sock linings provide heel to toe padding for comfort. Inside zippers make getting into and out of the boots a snap. The outsoles […]

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2014 Harley-Davidson Preview

Aug 27, 2013 View Comments by

Harley-Davidson just rolled out its 2014 model lineup and there’s a lot of news! Touring models will have more power, better brakes and ergonomics, updated styling, infotainment systems with voice-recognition, and other improvements. All 2014 touring models get lower-profile front fenders and cast-aluminum wheels, which are lighter and stronger than prior models. The Electra Glide […]

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Project Rushmore: Harley-Davidson Embraces Liquid Cooling

Aug 20, 2013 View Comments by

Okay, that might be a bit of an overstatement, yet not even two weeks after Indian finally unveiled its new Chief line up, Harley-Davidson has come out with a major announcement of its own (coincidence?). Code-named Project Rushmore, Harley-Davidson has announced sweeping updates to its 2014 touring lineup. Headlining these improvements is the new “Twin-Cooled” […]

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The 2014 Indian Chief

Aug 06, 2013 View Comments by

Well it’s finally here. And, if you’re lucky enough to be at Sturgis, you’ve probably already seen it (as has RoadRUNNER’s Florian Neuhauser). But for the rest of us the cover is now off the 2014 Indian Chiefs. Though there’s nothing terribly surprising about the final product, it is certainly one of the most beautiful […]

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