Ex-Steve McQueen Harley-Davidson X8E

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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

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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 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

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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

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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

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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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The Hill Fighter by Rising Sun Workshop

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The Hill Fighter is the first in-house custom built by the team at the Rising Sun Workshop in Sydney, Australia. It’s based on a Harley-Davidson Sportster but as you can see from the video above, it’s an exceedingly thorough rebuild that’s seen almost every element of the design rebuilt, redesigned or replaced. We’ve previously featured Rising Sun on…

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Harley-Davidson Ironhead Chopper

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I don’t tend to feature choppers on Silodrome very often, there are a few reasons for this but generally speaking I try to avoid motorcycles that are built with a focus on form before function and sadly, many modern choppers are little more than metal flake show ponies. It wasn’t always like this though, when…

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The Speed Merchant

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The 4 motorcycles you see here are the work of Speed Merchant (run by the highly respected trio of Brandon “Brawny Built” Holstein, Denver Dan and Mike Kawakami), their work has been featured right across the web with multiple features on Bike EXIF, Pipeburn and right here on Silodrome. At its core, Speed Merchant is a…

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Harley-Davidson Livewire

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The Harley-Davidson Livewire is the very manifestation of horror in the eyes of many loyal Harley-Davidson owners, it’s the first 100% electric motorcycle from the Milwaukee marque and despite the fact this opinion might get me lynched, I quite like it. You see, I really like electric motors. They’re undeniably better than internal combustion engines…

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