Harley-Davidson Scrambler

The Harley-Davidson Sportster is the longest running model in the Milwaukee-based marque’s history, it was first introduced in 1957 but its predecessor (the Model K) was on the market 5 years earlier. Since its inception, the Sportster has been characterised by its relative light weight (compared to other Harley models), low cost and accessibility to…

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Harley Davidson WR 750 Factory Racer

The Harley Davidson WR 750 was developed with one purpose in mind – to defeat the successful Indian Scout on the dirt track speedways of 1930s America. The legendary battle between the two big American motorcycle manufacturers had begun in the formative years of American board track racing and continues unabated today – albeit now…

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Harley-Davidson Speed Racer

The Harley-Davidson Sportster is a motorcycle that we’ve seen customised 6 ways from Sunday, the model is Harley’s best selling and longest running, and its huge production numbers mean that they’re are readily available. The idea of converting the Sportster into a genuine sport bike has been undertaken countless times, perhaps most famously with the…

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Ex-Steve McQueen Harley-Davidson X8E

This Ex-Steve McQueen Harley-Davidson X8E is still wearing a slightly bush-league paint job which is rumoured to have been the work of a drunk McQueen and longtime friend Von Dutch. The men clearly lost interest halfway through as the left side of the split tank was never painted to match the rest of the bike. The Harley-Davidson…

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Harley-Davidson XRTT

The Harley-Davidson XRTT is almost certainly the most beautiful motorcycle ever to roll out of the Milwaukee factory of the venerable American motorcycle marque. It was fitted with the legendary Harley-Davidson XR750 engine well-known to the flat track circuits of the United States and the intent was to fly to the United Kingdom and challenge the…

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Harley-Davidson RR350

The Harley-Davidson RR350 is the enlarged version of the RR250, a motorcycle built from the ground up by the Italians that was essentially a Harley-Davidson in name only (Harley took a majority stake in the Italian manufacturer in 1974). The men from Milwaukee were facing increased competition from light, fast Japanese bikes and the first investment into Aermacchi in…

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Harley-Davidson Sportster Cafe Racer

Harley-Davidson Sportster cafe racers are becoming so popular it’s almost worth giving them their own genre. A superficial look at the motorcycles produced by Harley would tend to give you the impression that they’re not particularly well suited to cafe-racerization – they’re heavy and cumbersome with relatively primitive engines and a riding position almost better…

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Harley-Davidson Street 750 Tracker

The new Harley-Davidson Street 750 represents a new direction for the 111 year old motorcycle marque – It’s a liquid-cooled bike targeted directly at a younger demographic with a focus on both established and emerging markets. As you can probably imagine, the decision to use liquid-cooling is always going to be controversial for a company…

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