Buell Motorcycles

Harley Kills Off The Buell Brand

AN AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE BRAND GOES AWAY. I’m surprised by today’s news that Harley is killing off Buell Motorcycles. Buell has offered innovative technology to the motorcycle world since 1993, as a small, American, sportbike manufacturer. Buell even won its first AMA Pro racing championship in September of this year. Click here for the official word Read more about Harley Kills Off The Buell Brand[…]

Harley Honda Sound

Harley Davidson Licenses Their “Harley Sound” to Honda

HAS HARLEY GONE TOO FAR? I admire, respect, ride and enjoy all kinds of motorcycles. If it’s got two wheels and a motor, I’ll probably find something to like about it. Additionally, I’m an advocate for greater brotherhood (and sisterhood) between riders of all kinds of bikes, the world over. However, I can’t say I Read more about Harley Davidson Licenses Their “Harley Sound” to Honda[…]

Harley Davidson XR1200 Launch

Harley Davidson XR1200 Unveiled for North America

The North American debut of the new Harley Davidson XR1200 motorcycle was featured at the Cycle World International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, CA, on December 5, 2008. The all-new Harley Davidson XR1200 had its world debut in Europe earlier in 2008. I took the bike out for a test ride and found the upright Read more about Harley Davidson XR1200 Unveiled for North America[…]

International Motorcycle Show

Long Beach International Motorcycle Show

International Motorcycle ShowWHAT’S BETTER THAN A HUGE MOTORCYCLE SHOW RIGHT ON THE OCEAN? Cycle World Magazine’s International Motorcycle Show (IMS) wrapped up its 28th expo this weekend (Dec 5-7, 08), just outside of Los Angeles, and as usual, right on the ocean, in the Long Beach Convention Center.

This year’s annual show started its United States tour in October and will be running through to February 2009, making the following 13 stops along the way: Phoenix, Dallas, Houston, Seattle, San Mateo (outside of San Francisco), Novi (outside of Detroit), Washington DC, New York, Cleveland, Chicago, Minneapolis, and in South Carolina, all in addition to this stop in Long Beach, which is typically one of the largest of the tour.

55,000 MOTORCYCLE ENTHUSIASTS

The 55,000 attendees were crammed everywhere, exploring all things related to motorcycles, but the show’s two most prominent areas of interest were the motorbikes inside the exhibition hall and the demo rides offered outside. […]

Harley Davidson XR 1200

Harley Davidson XR 1200 – Legendary Anomaly?

Harley Davidson has resurrected its legendary XR 750 dirt-tracker from the 70’s and 80’s into the reincarnated body of an XR 1200 for 2008. And if you want this modern spirit in your garage, you will have no problem if you live in Europe. Ummmm, that’s right, this incarnation is not available in North America. Read more about Harley Davidson XR 1200 – Legendary Anomaly?[…]

2008 Harley Davidson VRSCAW AV-Rod

Harley Davidson VRSCAW/A V-Rod

Introduced in 2001, the V-Rod family is manufactured for riders in tune to a different roadway rhythm, at least compared to Harley’s more traditional lineup of its internationally famous cruisers. Arguably the most unique offering from HD, this series of bikes is a statement that stakes a claim against Japanese muscle bikes that have dutifully Read more about Harley Davidson VRSCAW/A V-Rod[…]