2023 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide & CVO Street Glide – First Look
Harley-Davidson revealed full details about its next-generation CVO models, and the new Milwaukee-Eight VVT 121 engine. The 2023 CVO Road Glide and CVO Street Glide offer a dramatically new (and already polarizing) fairing design, updated suspension, selectable ride modes, and a giant 12.3" TFT display.
Friday Forum Foraging: 1982 Harley-Davidson Tour Glide
The 1980s may not have been a particularly good era for Harley-Davidson, but that doesn't mean some of the bikes that came out of Milwaukee haven't withstood the test of time. Here, this 1982 Harley-Davidson Tour Glide is a perfect example. Its cream paint and brown seat are fantastically 1980s Harley and it looks to be in good shape, too – all the way down to the 80ci V-Twin with, get this, 365,000 miles! This Tour Glide was upgraded with some choice bits like the radio, Sharknose fairing, luggage rack, and much more. All this for $5,000. You can decide for yourself whether that's a deal or not, but it sure would be fun to see this Harley cover another 365,000 miles.
Check out the full description below, and if you're interested in the bike, the seller's contact info is located at the bottom. Or you can visit the ad listing here and get in touch with them via the contact form.
Church Of MO: Dynatek Dyna 2000
Normally, Church of MO features are all about motorcycle reviews we've done from a time long, long ago. It's fun to take a trip back in time to see what we thought about yesteryear's motorcycles back when they were new. Today's Church feature is a little different. Today's motorcycles are basically sophisticated computers on two wheels. Making them go faster or perform better is less the result of turning a wrench, and more a product of pushing a button on a laptop. But tuning via computers instead of wrenches isn't a new concept. As proof, we take you back to the year 2000 and this ECU module to improve the performance of... a Harley-Davidson Dyna. Although the Dyna was carbureted, playing with spark and altering when the air/fuel ratio goes pop compared to what the factory says is still a staple of tuning today.
Friday Forum Foraging: A $100,000 Harley-Davidson
Today's Friday Forum Foraging feature comes to you from MO's very own classifieds section, and the most expensive motorcycle I could find currently listed: a 1937 Harley-Davidson Knucklehead EL in which the seller is asking for a cool $110,000.
SpeedKore Launches Carbon-Fiber Accessories for Tourers and Baggers
The new line of American-made accessories adds a custom touch while delivering the utmost in quality, strength and durability, and feature the same carbon used in SpeedKore’s extreme muscle car builds
Harley-Davidson Introduces Fast Johnnie Enthusiast Collection
Along with the new Electra Glide Highway King Icon model, Harley-Davidson announced new limited edition versions of the Low Rider ST, Street Glide ST, and Road Glide ST as part of its ongoing Enthusiast Motorcycle Collection.
2023 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Highway King First Look
As with the previous Icon models, the 2021 Electra Glide Revival and the 2022 Low Rider El Diablo, the 2023 Electra Glide Highway King will be a limited edition model produced for one year only. Production will be limited to 1,750 individually-numbered units, with 1,000 Highway Kings in Hi-Fi Orange and 750 in Hi-Fi Magenta.
Five Takeaways From Harley-Davidson's Q1 2023 Results
Harley-Davidson reported its 2023 Q1 numbers today, and the financial results were generally positive, with significant increases in motorcycle shipments, revenue, net income and earnings per share compared to the same quarter of 2022. The news wasn’t all rosy however, as retail sales were down, and LiveWire has yet to find its footing since branching into a separate brand.
There was a lot to unpack from Harley-Davidson’s Q1 presentation, but first let’s take a look at the raw numbers.
Harley-Davidson reported $1.56 billion in revenue over the first quarter, up 21% from 2022. Retail sales were down 12%, with approximately 39,400 motorcycles sold compared to about 45,000 last year, and North American sales seeing a 17% drop. Despite the decrease in unit sales, Harley-Davidson still generated $1.3 billion from motorcycle sales, compared to $1.06 billion last year.
Overall, Harley-Davidson Inc. reported $1.79 billion in revenue (up 20% from 2022), and an operating income of $370 million (up 28%). Total net income rose 37% to $304 million from the $223 million reported in the first quarter last year.
Delving deeper into the numbers, and listening to comments from the company’s executives such as President and Chief Executive Officer Jochen Zeitz, here are five important takeaways from Harley-Davidson’s Q1 presentation.
2023 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide and CVO Street Glide Confirmed
Harley-Davidson officially announced it will reveal new CVO Street Glide and CVO Road Glide models for 2023, confirming many of the details we've previously uncovered. These include a new Milwaukee-Eight VVT 121 engine, new suspension, a new infotainment system, and dramatically redesigned fairings that have already drawn strong reactions from the Harley faithful. While we will have to wait until June 7 for more information, here's what we know for certain.
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Church Of MO: 1997 Harley-Davidson Dyna Low Rider - Motorcycle.com
For those of you who poke fun at Harley-Davidson for not moving forward at the pace of modernity or technology, today's Church of MO will either solidify your beliefs or make you think twice about The Motor Company. Here we have Billy Bartel's review of the 1997 Harley-Davidson Dyna Low Rider.
The Dyna was one of Harley's most popular models, and Billy's primer on Dynas below is still as relevant today as it was back then. Read all about this 26-year-old Dyna, then think about where Harley is today. Tell us what you think about Harley's progress in the comments.
1997 Harley-Davidson Dyna Low Rider - Motorcycle.com
by Billy Bartels
Let's start another urban myth. A lady named Sheila Boyle once told us a story of her 1975 Super Glide. She said way back in the mid-seventies Willie G. Davidson (H-D's vice-president of styling and member of the royal family) paid a visit to her then-husband's Harley shop, Harley-Davidson West, at that time the world's largest. Allegedly, when Willie G. saw her customized Super Glide with shorter shocks, cut down seat and other custom goodies his jaw dropped. Sure enough, a year or two later the Low Rider was born.
Myth or not, in 1977 Harley-Davidson's Low Rider was introduced at Daytona Bike Week. Dubbed the FXS, it was the first of Harley's "factory customs" that would later include the Bad Boy, Road King, Fat Boy and the epic Heritage Springer. In addition to a low seat height, features on that first Low Rider included raised white lettered tires, drag bars, mag wheels, and an oft-copied two-into-one slash-cut exhaust. The bike was an instant hit, inspiring Willie G. and his staff to create even more custom models - a trend that continues today.
Livewire Confirms U.S. S2 Del Mar Pricing And European Launch Details
S2 Del Mar is priced at $15,499 USD for the U.S. and Europe receives a Launch Edition of 100 limited edition bikes on sale April 27.
2023 Harley-Davidson X 500 First Look
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