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Top Speed's 2020 Harley-Davidson Buying Guide

Top Speed’s 2020 Harley-Davidson Buying Guide

Take a look at what Harley-Davidson has on tap for 2020

Harley-Davidson stepped up its game a notch ahead of the 2020 model year with a beefed-up lineup, starting with the mid-year release of its new entry-level cruiser, the Softail Standard. The apparent lag in rider-controlled ride-quality electronics was thoroughly addressed by the Reflex Defensive Rider Systems bundle, and for the electric-bike fans out there, the much-discussed/rarely-seen LiveWire has finally landed on showroom floors. A special Fat Boy marks the 30th anniversary of the model line alongside three new CVO models and an expanded Road Glide family with an S-model Low Rider to round out the new MY20 models.

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Harley Davidson Low Rider S 2022 Details Revealed

Harley Davidson Low Rider S 2022 Details Revealed

Bigger Engine and More Power

After the reveal of carry-over models in the Harley range, come leaked details of the 2022 Low Rider S which, if the rumours are to be believed, will get a bigger engine and more power.

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Video: Horrific Lego Motorbike Crash

Video: Horrific Lego Motorbike Crash

Maybe a bit of glue might have helped? Just saying

This clip of a TV presenter getting it horribly wrong with a Lego motorbike model raises a few questions.

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Harley Davidson 2022 Line-Up Detail Changes Revealed

Harley Davidson 2022 Line-Up Detail Changes Revealed

CVO and New Models Wait Until End of January For Reveal

Harley Davidson has revealed its 2022 model line-up, but will wait until the end of January to announce CVO and new models

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Harley Davidson Livewire Prepares For The Future

Harley Davidson Livewire Prepares For The Future

Harley Spin-Off Electric Bike Range Will Expand

If you’ve always fancied a Livewire electric bike but have been put off by the cost, then plans centred around the new Arrow platform could just be the answer.

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Harley Davidson Was The Most Improved Manufacturer in 2021

Harley Davidson Was The Most Improved Manufacturer in 2021

Not who you might have expected, but still true

Pretty much all manufacturers had a stellar year in 2021, but we would argue that Harley Davidson got it right more than most.

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Harley Davidson XR750: The Bike That Couldn't Stop Winning

Harley Davidson XR750: The Bike That Couldn’t Stop Winning

Brilliant documentary about the iconic Harley Davidson XR750

It’s the motorcycle that all other manufacturers had to beat and, while they could on occasion, it was the Harley Davidson XR750 that ruled the racing roost for nearly 5 decades, outlasting all its rivals.

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Video: American Flat Track: The Golden Years

Video: American Flat Track: The Golden Years

Triumph, BSA, Harley, Romero, Rice, Mann, Lawwill: These Were the Best Years of flat track racing

Who doesn’t love American Flat track racing? We all have our favourite eras but, for me, the late 1960s through to the mid 1970s were the peak. The might of Harley was challenged by Triumph, BSA and Yamaha and the greats were all still racing - Romero, Aldana, Rice, Mann, Lawwill. A couple of videos for you here from the 1971 season.

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Next Generation Livewire Models Put H-D Company at Front of Electric Bike Production

Next Generation Livewire Models Put H-D Company at Front of Electric Bike Production

Now a brand in its own right, Livewire isn’t standing still

Having separated the electric Livewire brand from the parent Harley Davidson brand, the company has now revealed its future plans.

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Drag Race: Audi R8 with 1500bhp Races a Nitrous Harley with 240bhp

Drag Race: Audi R8 with 1500bhp Races a Nitrous Harley with 240bhp

They’re not very good at it!

We love drag races here at topspeed.com and so do the guys at Hoonigan. Here they pit a 1500bhp Audi R8 against a drag Harley with nitrous injection and 240bhp.

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2021 Harley-Davidson Sportster S

2021 Harley-Davidson Sportster S

It’s a better Harley in just about every important category

Harley-Davidson gives us a glimpse of the near future of the Sportster lineup with the release of its all-new Sportster S model. The MoCo breaks with 35 years of tradition by moving away from the powerplant and base design that first rolled back in ’86 in favor of a new, from-the-ground-up re-imagination that bears little resemblance to its predecessor. Modern chassis design and high-performance V-Twin power set the tone for the newest Sportster addition as the factory looks to become more competitive in its sub Big-Twin range.

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Video: The Rise and Fall And Rise Of Harley Davidson

Video: The Rise and Fall And Rise Of Harley Davidson

Harley’s history has been one of great highs and low lows, but can it survive into the future?

The story of Harley Davidson is one of a motorcycle that came to be as American as apple pie. But it’s not been an easy ride. This interesting video traces the incredible highs and plummeting lows of an American icon and points out the problems facing the company.

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2017 - 2020 Harley-Davidson Street Rod

2017 - 2020 Harley-Davidson Street Rod

Harley’s hot little urban commuter

Traffic-carving performance wasn’t the first thing I thought of when hearing the name Harley-Davidson, but the MoCo started changing that perception with the new-in-2017 Street Rod 750. While it is, in fact, based on the Street 750, multiple changes in the setup and equipment turn it into another animal entirely. Shorter steering geometry, a more aggressive rider triangle and a more powerful engine come together in H-D’s decisive push into the sport-standard market.

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Video: Evel Knievel's Best Motorcycle Jumps

Video: Evel Knievel’s Best Motorcycle Jumps

He Crashed A Lot! But he also landed a whole bunch too

Evel Knievel is a legendary figure in motorcycling, famous for his motorcycle jumps but possibly more famous for his crashes and failed attempt to jump the Snake River Canyon. However tame the jumps might look now in the face of recent records set, they remain deeply impressive for a number of reasons.

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2018 - 2021 Harley-Davidson Heritage Classic

2018 - 2021 Harley-Davidson Heritage Classic

Harley puts the bling back in the Heritage Classic

After a revamp for the 2018 model year, Softail underpinnings are all radically different than the originals, but the overall classic look of the Heritage Classic remains largely unchanged for the requisite historical tie-in. Harley-Davidson put a new emphasis on the Softail lineup with plenty of performance-driven custom designs for the fiery-eyed pegdraggers out there, but for someone looking for an old-school cruiser and tour bike, the Heritage Classic is your Huckleberry.

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Harley Davidson Set To Attack Asian Market

Harley Davidson Set To Attack Asian Market

Tie-In With Hero MotorCorp About To Bear fruit

Harley Davidson is set to renew its attack on the lucrative Asian market through its partnership with Hero MotorCorp, the Indian motorcycle manufacturing giant. The first model will be a retro-style mid-capacity roadster.

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