Harley-Davidson motorcycles

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Harley-Davidson is expected to introduce a new concept next month at the Intermot motorcycle show in Cologne, Germany. A leaning reverse-trike, the new machine will be based on the 115 horsepower Revolution motor powering the V-Rod, but up until this time only the patent drawings have been released.

Much ahead the American Motor Company, Brudeli Tech has announced production of their Leanster 645L and the official launch at the same upcoming motorcycle saloon.

Even though Harley-Davidson started producing trikes earlier this year, the future concept is expected to be an even greater success, considering the markets demands. Still, Harley’s trike will be a half way competitor for the Leanster as this last one has the ability to go both on paved roads and off the road is necesary, something that we’re not expecting from Harley-Davidson.

Stay tuned to find out more information about this concept trike and, hopefully, the first official photos.

Source: autoblog
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Interacting with people that are passionate about Harley-Davidson motorcycles and staying up to date with the latest ads of the legendary maker can now be made on the Harley-Davidson Youtube channel. Practically a section of the notorious YouTube, the new channel is a more attractive as well as interactive thanks to the heavy feedback.

So if you’re a Harely-Davidson fan, THIS would be the first page you’ll be accessing from the office early in the morning.

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You’d think that you have heard it all. Biker gangs are normal, and have been in existence since mankind started riding motorcycles. We’ve also seen more and more preachers taking to their Harleys. But nuns?

Yes, there is an order within the Church that has nuns on bikes. They don’t ride them though. The motorcycles belong to the Muskegon Motorcycle Gang, and when they visit Milwaukee, the place they stay is with the honorary members of their motorcycle club; the Sisters of Charity of St. Joan Antida.

The sisters have provided shelter to the motorcycle club, and in return, the club have taken them for rides and made them members.

The “affair” started during Harley-Davidson’s 100th birthday bash. The MMG couldn’t find a place to stay, and turned to the nuns, who willingly hosted them. Since then, the club has kept in contact with the Sisters, and for the 105th birthday bash, they stayed with the Order again.

A love affair on on first sight? Ride Nice, Pray Hard....

Source: todaystmj4
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If you plan on riding to Milwaukee this weekend as thousands of riders are, you’ll be seeing one very special Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Built by Steve “Doc” Hopkins at his Harley dealership in Bonduel, the machine features five seats, as for the 105th anniversary. You can understand why it doesn’t feature 105 of them…

It has indeed been built at a dealership, but it isn’t new. In fact, the completely rebuilt engines (in a number of four) were manufactured in 1950 and had the lucky faith of being synced together on this amazing project. Even more amazing is the fact that its creation took only 17 days.

Expected to be ridden Saturday at the anniversary parade to Milwaukee’s lakefront, this Harley is expected to attract more than a few viewers.

Watch a video of it at: http://cbs13.com/video/?id=38320@kovr.dayport.com

By the way, all seats are taken.

Source: cbs13
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First, you have to be born with it and second, you would have to train most of the time. But more important and difficult is the third part. This is where you meat your pair with which you will train for the Motorcycle Pairs Competition.

And if you and your partner are the best, there is no better way to show it than at the Great Lakes Motorcycle Training Seminar in Toronto, Canada. I guess these guys did so.

Source: Youtube
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Now traffic participants can’t say that they didn’t see him coming. If this excuse keeps showing up on police statements, this is how motorcycle helmets will end up looking.

The giant helmet brings a whole bunch of benefits and it is also very amusing due to the domain it is being used. A big head motorcycle police officer won’t pass easily unnoticed.

Source: funny-potato
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Harley kept on going through bad and through good in its 105 year of existence and World War || implied some serious new approaches towards their bikes. This is how the famous sidecar-equipped Harley XA ended up on the scene.

And those who say that Harley-Davidson only built V-Twin powered motorcycles should look no further than the Boxer engine on this baby and reconsider their affirmations. But there is a strong justification for that: Germany’s BMW’s were mobility themselves.

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Harley-Davidson riders can now benefit of a new portable GPS made by Garmin. The new release is called the Road Tech zumo and its main targets are the Harley-Davidson dealerships, as part of the American maker’s motorcycle accessories lineup.

Being a limited edition product, it sounds very promising and it actually is. Because it will fit Harley-Davidson motorcycles - it comes with handlebar mount and support on Harley-Davidson.com - it will feature all the dealership locations preloaded on it.

What is interesting and makes the zumo more useful is the fact that it has an SD card slot, allowing other zumo users to share trip information, just like truck drivers.

But it can also be fun. Because it has XM satellite radio hardware, it can be accessed for getting weather information and listen to music. You can also get TMC traffic alerts in cities that support it, and if now you can still use the sports programming function to relax.

Making a phone call from your bike is now even easier as the Road Tech zumo makes calls via Bluetooth equipped headsets. As it is wireless, you can also listen to the voice guidance using this method.

Designed to suit a rider’s needs and not become bothering in any way, the ingenious guys at Garmin made sure that their new product can be operated with a rider’s big-gloved fingers and never be affected by rain.

With a price tag of nearly $800, this will surely become a major point of interest for Harley-Davidson riders as it brings them even closer together.

Source: electronista
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Here’s an interesting video about the Detroit Police Department which celebrates 100 years of motorcycle patrol. Back in 1908 this was the first law enforcement agency to use motorcycles for police patrol.

Of course, Harley-Davidson motorcycles were used from the very first day and the same maker provides all U.S. police departments with bikes today. To be honest, you didn’t had any other choice back in those days, but with time Harleys proved to be the best for the job.

Source: Youtube

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