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    Video: Harley-Davidson incongruously aims Sportster 72 commercial at hipsters
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    The official video for the new Harley-Davidson Sportster Seventy-Two XL 1200 V looks like the intro to a seventies biker flick, or like it was shot on Instagram. Part of Harley's Dark Custom line and a tribute to choppers of a Nixon-era yore, the V-Twin gets throwbacks like a 2.1-gallon "peanut" ...

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    Official: Harley-Davidson Museum opens tsunami motorcycle exhibit
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    Ikuo Yokoyama was just one man among hundreds of thousands of people directly affected by the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in 2011, but his name will likely resonate with motorcycle enthusiasts for some time. Yokoyama's 2004 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train was ...

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    Video: Man reunited with his first Harley after more than 30 years
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    Ed Church bought his first motorcycle, a 1958 Harley-Davidson, when he was a sophomore in high school. He rode it and learned to dearly love it over the next 13 years, and then sold it when his daughter was born. Like many of us who've been in the same position, Church regretted the decision he ...

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    Video: Watch these motorcyclists duke it out in hand-to-hand combat to decide a race winner
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    All other things being equal, motorcycle racing isn't meant to be a contact sport. Sure, the well-used saying 'rubbing is racing' applies here from time to time, but that's the exception, not the rule. And even in that case, it's the bikes making contact, not the riders. All of that makes the ...

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    Video: Harley-Davidson V-Rod hits the 'Ring while Yamaha R1 sets new lap record
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    It's been 10 years since Harley-Davidson decided to stick a pinkie toe into new product development with the V-Rod. The crew from Bridge to Gantry decided to celebrate the liquid-cooled V-Twin's birthday by taking it out for a little fun around the Nürburgring. If it seems odd to pair the ...

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    Video: Japanese owner of Harley-Davidson that washed up on Canadian shore found
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    As far-fetched as it may seem, the owner of the Japanese Harley-Davidson motorcycle that washed up on the coast of Canada has been found. Beachcombers sent photographs of the bike to Harley-Davidson, which managed to track the registration to Ikuo Yokoyama in Miyagi Prefecture. Yokoyama lost ...

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    Video: Harley-Davidson lost in Japan's tsunami washes up in Canada
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    With the longest coastline in the world, Canada is bound to get all sorts of weird things washing up on its shores from every which direction. But a Harley-Davidson motorcycle? That's what one Peter Mark found while riding his ATV on a secluded island off the Pacific coast of British Columbia. ...

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    Official: Willie G. to retire from Harley-Davidson in April
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    Famed Senior Vice President and Chief Styling Officer Wille G. has announced his retirement from Harley-Davidson effective April 30, 2012, after 49 years with the company. He is 78 years of age, and one of 13 executives who purchased the brand from AMF in 1981. According to Harley-Davidson, Wille ...

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    Report: Harley-Davidson sales grew 5.9% in 2011
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    Last year was a good one for Harley-Davidson. According to Asphalt and Rubber, the American bike manufacturer saw its sales increase by 5.9 percent globally compared to 2010. Sales in the U.S., meanwhile, were up 5.8 percent. All told, Harley-Davidson managed to move 235,188 units last year, with ...

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    Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Sale sees big numbers for vintage bikes
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    Bonhams wrapped up an impressive motorcycle auction in Las Vegas, and some very pricey metal rolled across the block. While seriously expensive bikes like the 1955 Vincent Black Prince pictured above and a 1915 Harley-Davidson 11-F Twin failed to bring home enough cash to find new owners, the 1953 ...

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    Two Wheels: eBay Find of the Day: Twin jet-engine board track Harley-Davidson
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    If hopping on a motorcycle isn't thrilling or deadly enough for you anymore, you may want to point your browser toward eBay Motors. The world's first and only twin-pulse-jet-engine motorcycle is officially up for auction. The machine was originally constructed by Robert Maddox for a customer who ...

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    First Drive: Campagna V13R [w/video]
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    Part Harley, Part Hot Rod, All Crazy Think back through your own inner musings over the years, and we'd bet dollars to proverbial donuts that, at some point on your life, you've thought about buying a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The allure of riding Wisconsin's finest around your neighborhood ...

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    Recalls: Harley-Davidson recalling over 300,000 motorcycles
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    Harley-Davidson has announced that it is recalling 308,474 motorcycles and trikes. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the rear brake switch may be exposed to excessive heat from the exhaust system. If this happens, the rear brake light may fail to illuminate. It's ...

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    Report: Harley-Davidson test track for sale in Florida everglades
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    If you've got a penchant for mosquitos, alligators and sweltering heat, Harley-Davidson may have a deal for you. The motorcycle manufacturer's former test track is up for sale just outside of Naples, Florida. The track was originally used by Ford to test its vehicles, and features a two-mile ...

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    Video: Strangest trade-in ever? Man swaps meteorite for motorcycle
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    Landers Harley-Davidson has a motto: We'll trade for just about anything. Really? Anything? One Arkansas man decided to test that motto himself when he called the dealership to see if they'd trade him a motorcycle for a meteorite. Wait... a what? Jim Griffey was out minding his own business, ...

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    Official: 2012 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150 arrives, now with more snakeskin
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    Harley riders like riding Harleys. But even for the HDMC faithful, certain situations – from bad weather to transporting cargo – call for something with a little more utility. That's where the Harley-Davidson edition Ford F-150 comes in. Since the two iconic American motor companies ...

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    Harley-Davidson shows off Penster leaning trike prototypes
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    Once upon a way back when, a few scant patent drawings of a Harley-Davidson leaning trike made their way to the web. Apparently, the company went so far as to produce a few prototypes under the codename Penster. The trikes were penned by none other than legendary custom car builder John Buttera, ...

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    Video: Policeman shows serious motorcycle agility skills
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    The T-1000 was a pretty vicious killing machine, but it was also a mighty fine pilot on anything with two wheels. From what we can tell, the cop in the following video is clearly the template from which the T-1000 was cast. Competing in a motorcycle obstacle course, this policeman wields his ...

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    Video: Harley-Davidson shows how the Captain America movie motorcycle came to be
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    Captain America, the summer blockbuster movie based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, has officially had the largest opening weekend of any comic-based flick in 2011. Incidentally, it also knocked the latest Harry Potter flick, which opened one week before, out of first place. But ...

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    Official: Harley-Davidson rolls out new and updated models for 2012
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    We now know exactly what to expect from the Harley-Davidson lineup next year. The bike maker plans to roll out two new models: a 10th Anniversary Edition V-Rod and a new Dyna Switchback. The V-Rod will wear special silver paint designed to pay homage to the aluminum bodywork of the original ...

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