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2017 Harley-Davidson Road King & Road King Special Review

The Road King has long been an alternative for Harley-Davidson riders who want a tour-capable bike sansbarn-door fairing. It keeps getting better in the 2017

2015 – 2017 Moto Guzzi Audace / Audace Carbon Review

“Audace” translates to audacious, daring or innovative— a fitting moniker for Moto Guzzi’s heavyweight cruiser Audace, and its carbon-fiber sibling, the Audace Carbonunveiled at the

2015 – 2017 Indian Chieftain / Chieftain Dark Horse Review

The Chieftain has all the classic elements that identify it as part of the Indian Motorcycle heritage, including classic badging and iconic War Bonnet mounted

2015 – 2017 Victory Vision Review

Introduced in 2007 as an addition to the Victory touring lineup for 2008, the Vision came in two versions: the Vision Street, which came standard

2017 Victory Cross Country / Cross Country Tour Review

Polaris Industries has its hands full these days with two companies — Victory & Indian — under its umbrella in direct competition with American heavyweight

2016 – 2017 Harley-Davidson Street 500 / Street 750 Review

If you remember back in the 1990s, Harley-Davidson offered the “49-95” Sportster . It was a no-frills entry-level bike priced affordably at $4,995 — hence

2015 – 2017 Harley-Davidson Dyna Low Rider / Low Rider S Review

When the original FXS Low Rider hit showroom floors back in ’77, it was immediately popular and dominated Harley-Davidson sales. Based on the FX Super

2016 – 2017 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Review

Stripped-down Sportsters have progressed beyond the days of the “$4,995 Sporty,” into what has become a blank canvas for designers at Harley-Davidson . Each new

2015 – 2017 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom Review

The Harley-Davidson Sportster ’s roots go all the way back to the 1952 flathead-powered K-Model. Harley went to an over-head cam engine in ’57 and

2016 – 2017 Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Review

When the folks at Harley-Davidson introduced the K-model (direct ancestor of the XL, or Sportster line) back in 1952, I doubt they could have known they

2016 – 2017 Harley-Davidson Roadster Review

Honestly, at first glance I was a little underwhelmed by this new-for-2016 offering from The Motor Company . I thought it was a little sparse,

2016 – 2017 Harley-Davidson Street Bob Review

Introduced in 2006, the Dyna Street Bob (FXDB) was the first “Dark Custom” designed for Harley-Davidson ’s Dyna family. The Street Bob originally came with an 88.5

2015 – 2017 Harley-Davidson SuperLow Review

The SuperLow line carries few changes into the ’17 model year, and for the most part can be considered a direct carryover from 2016. Powered

2016 – 2017 Victory Vegas / Vegas 8-Ball Review

Even though Victory and Indian Motorcycles both fall under the Polaris Industries Inc. umbrella, the products offered by each company are as chalk to cheese. Indian tends to

2016 – 2017 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Review

“Handmade in Italy.” Those words make us think of luxury and quality. Leather shoes and handbags, sunglasses and optical frames, ceramics and glass, textiles, and

2016 – 2017 Indian Springfield Review

The newest pressure on Harley-Davidson  comes in the form of the new-in-2016 Indian Springfield. Named a “bagger” by the Indian marketing folks, it is much closer

2015 – 2017 Victory Gunner Review

Victory’s Gunner brings modern, V-twin performance and a fresh take on the classic Bobber  look. Essentially unchanged between 2015 and 2017, the Gunner carries the Freedom

2015 – 2017 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle Review

Back in 2001, Harley-Davidson introduced its VRSC “V-Rod” to the motorcycle world to compete with both imported and domestic (U.S.) muscle bikes The factory teamed up with Porsche

2016 – 2017 Victory High-Ball Review

Victory is something of a Johnny-come-lately in the American motorcycle scene (since 1998). Its main competitors, Indian Motorcycles— which falls under the Polaris umbrella along with Victory —

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Review

Ever since I got my first glimpse of the Triumph Bonneville Bobber at the Milan show I’ve been eager to get to know it a little

2016 Victory Cross Country Review

In direct competition with Harley-Davidson and other Made-in-the-USA brands in the traditional American style of a heavier motorcycle, Victory continues to reap a share of the market.

Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra vs. Indian Roadmaster – COMPARISON TEST

There’s been a lot of talk about “bug-out bikes” lately—as in which is the perfect motorcycle to escape a natural (or unnatural) disaster. Earthquake? Tsunami?

2016 Ducati Diavel Review

In “Sport” mode, give the throttle a twist and you’ll quickly see why the Diavel has a deep saddle. If it didn’t, you’re butt would slide

2017 Victory Octane Review

Victory uses its success in the power-cruisersector as a springboard into the burgeoning, performance-oriented American-made bike market. The Victory Octane leads the charge against opponents

2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Review

The 2017 Harley-Davidson Road King brings classic, FL design elements and the MoCo’s newest engine — the Milwaukee-Eight — together for this new generation of the

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber First Ride Review

By now you must’ve heard the bobber backstory: Restless GIs home from WW2 self-treated their PTSD by bobbing the fenders off their heavy old motorcycles

2016 Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG review

THE GOOD: The G65 combines a timeless look and appeal with genuine off-road robustness and a heady dollop of luxury. THE BAD: Beyond being catastrophically expensive to

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Preview

Introduced earlier today at a live event in England, the new Triumph Bonneville Bobber made its way to the stage ridden by none other than

Indian Scout FTR750 Ride Review

Sometimes it seems as if the term “history was made” is overused to the point of cliché, but it’s about the only way to describe

2017 Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide First Ride Review

+ Highs Milwaukee-Eight 114 produces mountains of torque Throaty exhaust note Great audio system – Sighs Slightly grabby clutch Minor low-rpm EFI abruptness Expensive Every