Harley-Davidson’s touring bikes are huge sellers, the best in the world, and even if Indian weren’t on such a heavily publicized warpath, Milwaukee’s cruisers were due for upgrades. And today we learned what they are. During its annual summer dealer meeting in Denver, Colorado, The Motor Company launched Project Rushmore, a customer-driven package of enhancements [...]Read Full Post | Comments(94)
2014 Indian Chief Vintage and Chieftain Bagger – First Ride We get an early ride on the all-new Chief and an inside look at its development.
Indian Motorcycles has taken a tremendous beating in the decades since the 1953 closure of the factory proper, but the nobility of the brand is so deep and the cultural imprint so strong that it has endured. In recent years, Indian was a bit like watching a tough but aging prize fighter getting his ass [...]Read Full Post | Comments(90)
Progressive Suspension Press Release: High performance suspension and massive touring machines are not often spoken of in the same sentence, yet Progressive seems to know these are the bikes that need it the most. With that in mind, they’ve taken their top shelf 970 Series damper and engineered a remote reservoir to provide a performance [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Supertrapp Press Release: Kerker Stout 4” Slip-Ons are non disc-based, massive 4” slip-ons that use a more traditional core than the SuperTrapp Stouts. Kerker Stouts provide a bold, strong, power curve from mid-range on up with a claimed 9.6 (17%) hp and 9 (12%) torque gain over stock. At 5 dB over stock, Kerker Stouts [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Mid-Size Baggers Comparison Test Honda Interstate vs. Star V Star 1300 Tourer vs. Suzuki Boulevard C90T B.O.S.S.
Photographer : Jeff Allen
Southern California has its problems, but lack of good places to go for a ride isn’t one of them, even in February. We shoved off from CW HQ in Irvine under warm, partly cloudy skies and rode a couple of hours southeast to Lake Henshaw, elevation 2656 feet, where the temperature was in the 40s [...]Read Full Post | Comments(3)
Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide vs. Honda Gold Wing F6B Deluxe – Comparison Test King of Bling meets the Clipped Wing.
Photographer : Bruce Benedict
“What the heck is it?” That’s what most people ask when first laying eyes on the F6B, a Gold Wing whose big touring trunk and full-size windshield have gone AWOL. Without those key items, the F6B couldn’t possibly be the same dominant over-the-road touring rig as always. Could it? Nope. Honda instead bills the [...]Read Full Post | Comments(41)
MGS Custom Bikes is proud to announce the addition of their high performance line of True Dual exhausts for ’95-2013 baggers and dressers. Some years back MGS purchased a Dyno and through the process of tuning bikes, Mike Stafford, president and founder of MGS Custom Bikes, has created a custom line of fine-tuned high performance [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
If you own a 2007 or later Harley-Davidson FL bagger or a 2006 or newer H-D Dyna, you probably have grown tired of burning your hand when checking the oil while the engine is hot. For those of you who don’t know, the engine oil for these bikes resides in a reservoir within the six-speed [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)