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Harley-Davidson And Marvel Unveil Super Hero Custom Motorcycles
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While you might not ever be able to afford Tony Stark’s Iron Man armor, you just might be able to attain a custom Harley Davidson based on the popular character. The acclaimed motorcycle company has joined up with Marvel to create 27 custom motorcycles, all based on traits from the massive lineup of Marvel superheroes. […]

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Harley recalling 27,000 motorcycles for clutch problem
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Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 27,000 motorcycles from its 2016 model year after discovering the clutch may not disengage in certain circumstances. The recall covers 14 different 2016 models, including Electric Glide Ultra Classic, Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low, Ultra Limited Low, Ultra Limited, CVO Street Glide, Street Glide, Street Glide Special, Road Glide […]

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Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Being Investigated for Sudden Brake Failure
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the US has launched an investigation into Harley-Davidson after receiving 43 complaints of the braking system on the motorcycles failed without warning. STORY HIGHLIGHTS The investigation involves 4.3 lakh bikes produced between 2008 and 2011 Riders complained over losing completing braking power without warning The NHTSA is […]

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Harley’s all-electric motorcycles on the road within five years
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Share on Facebook (426) Tweet Share (1) Pin (2) Iconic American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson is known for chrome, freedom, and big, beefy V-twin engines — but soon, it’ll also be known for something very different. In an interview with the Milwaukee Business Journal, Harley senior VP Sean Cummings says that it’ll put an all-electric motorcycle […]

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Harley’s March Madness!
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Harley kicks off major advertising campaign with March Madness. Late last year Harley-Davidson executives began promising an aggressive marketing campaign in response to challenging motorcycle sales and it looks like March Madness will kick it off. ‘I’m taking the HD to the Y to play some B’Ball with the boys’ is a phrase that would […]

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Marilyn Stemp Authors New Book on Harley-Davidson CVO Motorcycles
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Marilyn Stemp, the long-time editor and publisher of IronWorks magazine, has authored a new book called Harley-Davidson CVO Motorcycles: The Motor Company’s Custom Vehicle Operations published by Motorbooks. The pinnacle of Harley-Davidson customization–that’s exactly what the Motor Company’s Custom Vehicle Operations motorcycles are: custom-shop details that push the boundaries of style and performance with high-impact […]

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2016 Harley CVO Pro Street Breakout First Look. Wow!
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Harley introduced the latest addition to its top-shelf CVO line today when it unveiled the 2016 Harley-Davidson CVO Pro Street Breakout at the Aspen X Games. When Harley-Davidson launched its 2016 Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) line of limited production, top-tier motorcycles, there was a noticeable absence – a cruiser. Generally Harley includes at least one […]

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Harley News! Matthew Levatich To Become CEO
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Harley-Davidson announced that its current president and chief operating officer, Matthew S. Levatich, will take over as chief executive officer when Keith Wandell retires May 1. Levatich also was elected to the Motor Co.’s board of directors. Older video of Levatich “We have accomplished a lot to reposition Harley-Davidson for a bright future,” said Wandell, […]

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2015 Harley-Davidson Police Motorcycles offer key improvements
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The Harley-Davidson name is synonymous with police motorcycles. For over 106 years, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company has been producing police motorcycles ever since departments first began using them. It isn’t difficult to see why: Harley-Davidson police motorcycles provide value and performance. The 2015 Harley-Davidson police motorcycle line – which includes the Road King, the Electra […]

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2015 Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout
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Meet the Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout, a classic-looking cruiser fitted with modern technologies. Talking about technologies, the motorcycle is equipped with an air-cooled, twin cam 103B engine with a displacement of 1,585 cc. The engine delivers a maximum torque of 130 Nm at 3000 rpm and offers an average fuel consumption of 5.6 L/100 Km. The […]

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Harley-Davidson Third-Quarter Retail Motorcycle Sales Rise
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MILWAUKEE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Harley-Davidson, Inc. HOG, -0.54% dealer new motorcycle sales grew worldwide and in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2014, topping a strong prior-year quarter. The Company’s diluted earnings per share were $0.69 for the quarter, net income was $150.1 million and consolidated revenue was $1.30 billion compared to […]

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Harley-Davidson’s New Longblock Engine Replacement Program
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A New Engine Replacement Program Features All New Parts and Custom Options MILWAUKEE (October 2, 2014) A familiar V-Twin cadence is the beating heart and soul of every Harley-Davidson motorcycle, but when that high-mileage heart begins to skip a beat the new Harley-Davidson® LongBlock Program can put the rumble back in the ride simply, quickly […]

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Harley-Davidson recalls all 2014 Touring motorcycles
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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Harley-Davidson is recalling about 126,000 motorcycles over a problem with the clutch that could cause crashes. The recall applies to all model year 2014 Touring bikes, including the three-wheeled trikes and custom designed bikes. Last October, Harley-Davidson recalled a smaller number of 2014 Touring motorcycles for an issue with the same […]

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Here’s Why Harley-Davidson Won’t Mass-Produce an Electric Motorcycle
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When Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG ) introduced the liquid-cooled V-Rod in 2001, purists were aghast the bike maker was going over to the dark side with a racing-style bike, rather than staying with its big cruisers — though the bike eventually became a big seller for them. Now the iconic bike maker has unveiled a new […]

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