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2017 Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Review and Specs

by Wes

The Hard Facts on the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic

Harley-Davidson Softail touring bikes are nothing short of beautiful. Since its introduction in 1984, it has been a staple in the famous brand’s motorcycle lineup. The 2017 Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic continues with its famous legacy.

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Model Overview: 2017 Indian Chieftain® Dark Horse Review and Specs

by RumbleOn Road Captain

The 2017 Chieftain® Dark Horse is a no-nonsense Indian motorcycle with a road presence that refuses to be ignored. 

Indian Motorcycle invites riders to “Lead the Pack” with the 2017 Indian Chieftain® Dark Horse, a 49-degree V-Twin bagger with nonstop attitude and undeniable panache. Weighing in at over 1,000 pounds, this blacked-out full-dress tourer is Indian’s very own resident “bad boy.”

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Model Overview: 2016 Yamaha FZ-07 Review and Specs

by Jo Kelley

From luxury bikes to thrill rides, Yamaha Motorcycles has a knack for anticipating riders’ needs.   

Long-time riders know how much thought goes into each aspect of a motorcycle. Every O-ring, spark plug, and cylinder in place, every spoke occupying its rightful place on either wheel. It’s this keen attention to detail that bikers are so drawn to, and the 2016 Yamaha FZ-07 leaves no stone unturned.

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2015 Honda CB300F Review and Specs

by Logan Reed

Honda motorcycles have a strong cult following in the riding community, and CB300 enthusiasts can attest.  


The 2015 Honda CB300F is a commuter is every sense of the word: lightweight, low-slung, fuel-efficient, powerful (enough)… You get the idea. But what makes this particular bike so commendable in terms of its model category, is the confidence it inspires in fledgling riders.

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2016 Yamaha V Star 250 Review and Specs

by RumbleOn Road Captain

New to riding? This Yamaha V Star motorcycle is equal parts fun and friendly.   

Many of us have been riding for years, some of us for decades, and some for so long we can’t even pinpoint inception. Yet, we all remember the first time we saddled up to our first beginner motorcycle which, for a few of you, was a bike in Yamaha’s V Star motorcycle lineup.  

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