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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Milwaukee’s Finest: The Harley-Davidson Museum

Jun 28, 2013 View Comments by

By now you’ve probably heard about Harley-Davidson’s 110th Anniversary celebrations. In the midst of all the build up to what’s sure to be one heck of a party, it’s easy to forget that you can get your fill of Harley-Davidson history year round at the HD Museum in Milwaukee. Recently, RoadRUNNER got to ask Brook […]

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What’s in Wisconsin?

Jun 21, 2013 View Comments by

We recently had a conversation with Greg Smith, managing director of Discover Wisconsin, to figure out what America’s dairy land has to offer motorcyclists. We were intrigued by an episode of their online TV show entitled Ride Wisconsin, which you can view below. RR: What are some things that set Wisconsin apart as a motorcycling […]

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Project Bike: 2005 Harley-Davidson Road King

May 31, 2013 View Comments by

Royal Treatment It only had 10,000 miles on the odometer when it arrived at our garage, and we think we know why. It’s completely stock! When purchasing a used motorcycle, especially a Harley, it is very rare that it doesn’t already sport any farkles. Let’s get to work. The stock suspension and seat aren’t at […]

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Harley-Davidson’s Mexico City Anniversary Parade

May 17, 2013 View Comments by

Most of the time we tend to think of Harley-Davidson as a truly American phenomenon (as in the United States of America). However, our neighbors to the south are pretty enthusiastic about the Motor Company too. As part of Harley’s ongoing 110th Anniversary celebrations, Mexico City hosted its largest ever motorcycle parade on May 11th. […]

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Harley-Davidson Celebrates Women Riders Month

May 07, 2013 View Comments by

As part of its 110th Anniversary celebration, and the 5th annual Women Riders Month, Harley-Davidson is collecting stories of extraordinary female riders from May 1st through 15th. If you or someone you know has a story to submit, you can send it in through Harley’s Facebook page. The top ten stories will be featured on […]

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Company Profile: Hannigan Motorsports

Jan 15, 2013 View Comments by

Founded by owners David and Ruth Anne Hannigan, Hannigan Motorsports began over 35 years ago building fairings for BMWs. The young company then expanded into producing sidecars. At the time they were based in Toronto, Ontario and David and Ruth Anne realized that since the majority of their business was coming from the U.S., it […]

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Harley-Davidson Rides in the West and Far East

Sep 22, 2012 View Comments by

In celebration of Harley-Davidson’s 110th anniversary, two groups of Harley riders set out on unique adventures. Taking a more traditional Harley route, the first group of riders traversed the Badlands of South Dakota on their way to the famous Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The other group, led by Harley-Davidson’s Senior Vice President Mark Hans Richer and […]

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I Bought the Wrong Bike

May 22, 2012 View Comments by

Yep, I screwed up, and not a cheap screw-up, this one cost me $8,000 for a bike I loved to look at but was afraid to ride and own. Me, afraid? I, who have ridden every kind and size of machine known to man, afraid? Yes. The shame of it—but yes. It all started a […]

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Great Expectations

Apr 04, 2012 View Comments by

I just bought a new bike. Well not really “new,” just new to me. It is a 2000 Harley-Davidson Heritage Springer Softail, with a bazillion miles on it. At least I “think” I bought it. I remember signing papers three weeks ago and having that sinking feeling that I’d be broke for years to come. […]

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Harley-Davidson Spins Its Own Spider Web

Feb 29, 2012 View Comments by

H-D has applied for a patent for a new motorcycle design, in essence a “Leaning Trike,” similar in appearance to the Can-Am Spider with front-mounted dual wheels. The patent #20070075517, Kind Code A1, was applied for on April 5, 2007. From the application abstract: “A vehicle including a frame, left and right wheels, and a […]

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