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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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Motorcycles Used in WW2: Harley-Davidson’s Heroic Contribution

by Logan Reed

Learn more about how Harley-Davidson proudly served their country and the war effort.

After the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, the U.S. Army approached Harley-Davidson about equipping Americans and their allies with H-D military motorcycles, just like they had during WWI.

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Recap of SturgisⓇ Motorcycle Rally™ 2019

by Logan Reed

What was SturgisⓇ 2019 like? You had to be there…

Kidding! Well, sort of. I mean, there’s nothing like experiencing the world’s largest motorcycle rally for yourself to really get a sense of what it means to be a ‘biker,’ but life happens, I get it! 

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“King Kenny” Roberts: AMA Legend, American Road Racing Hero

by Jo Kelley

Kenny Roberts, Yamaha factory rider of 13 years, spent his career defying the odds.

Decades later, he’s still making his mark on the track.

Growing up in rural Modesto, California, in the early 1960s, 12-year-old Kenny Roberts was into horseback riding. After mounting a minibike following a friendly dare, however, that all changed. Soon, the youngster was dismantling his father’s lawnmower, needing its engine to create his very own motorcycle. From then on, his fate was sealed.

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Tips for International Motorcycle Touring

by Jo Kelley

Before you saddle up for your first overseas adventure, you’d best know what to expect.

Most of us have a bucket list full of places we’ll only be able to visit once in this lifetime, which is daunting when you consider all you have to do to get there: months of planning, creating a budget, and buying the appropriate gear. So, before you move that kickstand even a centimeter off the ground, do yourself, your bucket list, and your wallet a favor and plan ahead. 

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