Adventure Bike Review: Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250

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We know that getting deep into the backcountry often requires a rugged all-terrain vehicle. But most of you probably don’t realize that a motorcycle is just as capable (maybe more so) as a four-wheel drive truck or SUV—it just can’t haul near as much gear. Harley-Davidson, the iconic motorcycle brand, entered the adventure motorcycle fray this year with its Pan America 1250, a rugged off-roader that sports a powerful 1,252-cubic-centimeter, liquid-cooled V-twin engine that produces 150-horsepower.

Motorcycles have long been able to access remote areas of the world. Thrill-seekers like Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman chose the BMW R

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2021 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Review

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“I thought you’d gone to pick up a Harley to review?” quipped my wife, eyeing the new Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 quizzically. She’s got a point. The Harley-Davidson name almost always evokes images of big, burly, cruiser motorcycles with gleaming chrome, and that typical v-twin big bore engine. And that’s exactly the image almost everyone has, of a Harley, whether he or she’s into motorcycles or not. The Pan America 1250 is the newest adventure touring motorcycle in the market, and it’s a Harley-Davidson! There’s no gleaming chrome, nor is it a cruiser, so, in a way, it’s far from

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2021 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Revival Test: Touring the Deserts

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The name Electra Glide is iconic. “Bright One” in Greek, the Electra name has magic, even if the legend it’s based on is a tragic one. Add in Glide, and you have the images of effortless travel down the highway with the wind in your face. Harley-Davidson Electra Glide rolls nicely off the tongue and inspires travel fantasies.

Electra Glide Revival Test: Price

When I first saw the 2021 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Revival, I was simply stunned. The styling of the new Revival grabbed my attention as securely as any motorcycle on the market. While I admire the look of the 1969 Electra Glide—the first

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Rockford Fosgate 800-Watt Subwoofer Kit for Harley-Davidson First Look

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So, you’re tooling down the highway on your 2014 or newer Harley-Davidson Touring motorcycle. Your infotainment system isn’t delivering the punch you expect from the timpani and bass in the 1st and 3rd movements of Alberto Ginastera’s Dances from Estancia” What do you do? Well, Rockford Fosgate has a solution—its new Element Ready 800-watt dual 10-inch subwoofer kit—HD14-SBSUB, for short.

“When you want next-level audio performance on your motorcycle, our new subwoofer kits deliver that hard-hitting bass experience you’ve been waiting for, even at freeway speeds,” according to Rockford CEO and President Bill Jackson.

Amplification comes via an 800-watt

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2021 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Review: Performance and Style

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Wherever you ride the 2021 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special, it’s all about authority. The appearance, the performance, and your persona on the motorcycle are undeniable. It’s not a mount for the shrinking violet uninterested in attention. The Street Glide Special is built for adulation, and its demands are met wherever you ride it.

I was on the 2021 Street Glide Special with the Billiard Red paint and Black Finish, plus the Gloss Black Prodigy wheels—add “Run With the Wolves” to your playlist. While this take is not as flashy as the two-tone versions or the biting Snake Venom paint, the

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Harley-Davidson Sportster S launch review: The best yet in the type’s 64-year history – Geoff Hill

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The secret of happiness is to find a woman who is loving, a woman who is kind, a woman with a good sense of humour and a woman who is faithful.

And to make sure those four women never meet.

The secret of happiness for motorcycle manufacturers, meanwhile, is to create a great engine, then use it in a variety of bikes.

Well, Harley got the first bit right with the smooth but characterful 1250cc beast in its Pan America, launched earlier this year and a very impressive first pop at an adventure bike from a company best known for

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