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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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“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, 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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Do Motorcycles Save You Money?

by Jo Kelley

How to Save Money: Trade in Four Wheels for Two

It’s no mystery to all you bikers out there: motorcycles are money-savers. Even the physical makeup of a motorcycle is a telling sign of its frugality: it’s smaller than a compact car, and it only has two wheels instead of four (some have three, but that’s still fewer than four!). If you’d like a thorough breakdown of what exactly makes two wheels such a great investment, I’ve prepared some notes.

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How Much Extra Will You Pay for a Brand New Motorcycle?

by Logan Reed

New rides from the dealership are expensive; buy a used motorcycle online instead.

Do you know how to calculate a keystone markup? How about a brand-new bike’s annual motorcycle depreciation value? These are some of the setbacks you’ll encounter when you buy a new motorcycle from your local dealership.  

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