Harley-Davidson Street 750: Road Test

Harley-Davidson has given birth to a new bike, their first since 2001. While classic Harleys appeal to highway warriors, the new Street 750 (and 500), an “urban cruiser”, is a lot less Steppenwolf and a lot more Run-D.M.C. Going downtown: The Street 750 was made for the city So what is it? It’s the answer to the prayers of […]

Harley-Davidson Road King Classic – Road Test

Euphoria is cruising down the highway on a motorcycle and few bikes provide a more regal experience than the Harley-Davidson Road King Classic. 103 cubic inches make for a lot of grunt So what is it? And who rides it? After a most trying week at work, the need to escape from the city was […]

Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special – Road Test

So what is it? The Harley Davidson Road Glide Special is a 3XL cruise tourer. It’s not a pack mule, like the Ultra (which has that lovely big top box) and the screen is subtle enough to put it in the cruiser class. Did I mention that it’s big? At almost 2.5 m, you do […]

Harley-Davidson XL1200X Forty-Eight

What is it? Part of Harley’s entry-level Sportster range, the 2014 XL1200X Forty-Eight is characterized by super-clean, pared-down looks, extra-low riding height and a rather large engine for a relatively small bike. The name derives from the distinctive peanut tank, first used by Harley in 1948. Engine/Drivetrain An air-cooled 1202cc engine, the Evolution was first […]

Harley-Davidson CA1200 Sportster

What is it? The 2013 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom XL 1200 CA is the second smallest of the Harley range, after the 883 Sportster. A very old design that Harley keeps reinventing it is, nevertheless, an ideal entry-level bike for those interested in the cruiser segment. Some of the range feature forward mounted “Easy Rider” […]

Harley-Davidson Dyna Switchback FLD

What is it? One of the bikes in the Dyna range, the 2012 Switchback is a 103 cubic Inch (1690cc) bike that can be both a tourer and a sportster, as the luggage carriers and screen can be removed easily, to give the bike a completely different look. Engine/Drivetrain Powered by an air-cooled Twin Cam […]

Harley-Davidson Street Glide

What is it? It’s virtually the same bike as the 2009 Street Glide, but with the more powerful 1 690cc engine, compared to its predecessor’s 1 584 cc engine. Therefore torque is up by 8 percent. The Street Glide is not a full-cream tourer like the Electra Glide aka The Couch, but still offers plenty […]