Neither sportbike, nor cruiser. Neither Harley, nor Porsche. The Street Rod is a conundrum of a motorcycle. Original V-Rod owners and fans wailed about the suspension, both front and rear, and the V-Rod's unsporting handling, particularly in corners. Say what you well about Harley-Davidson's creative and marketing departments but these guys know exactly what they're doing and they know how to take a hint.Read More »
2003 marked the 100th Anniversary of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. As part of the centennial celebration the MoCo issued a year of special anniversary edition motorcycles. The legendary Sportster was one of them.Read More »
I came across someone who was restoring a 2005 Harley-Davidson Sportster motorcycle he recently bought. He was doing an awesome job rebuilding it, but didn't know what model of Sportster it was.
It's important to know what Sportster model you have, examples: Low, 883R, SuperLow, Custom, Standard, Roadster, etc. While 95% of parts are interchangeable, getting the wrong Sportster parts for the others can result in different lengths at suspension and at the forks, the wrong tires, and more.
Standard Model, 50th Anniversary Edition
Introducing Adri's new girl: Project Alice. Think of the Milla Jovovich in the Resident Evil series, meets American McGee's Alice... Toto, we aren't in Kansas anymore and this baby's a long way from stock! Read More »
While companies like BMW and Honda let you test ride their motorcycles at any time, here in Canada, Harley-Davidson only allows test-riding on specific dates. Having missed the previous week's demo at another dealership, I went to HD TO determined not to miss my chance to ride the humble 883 Sportster, a potential future purchase.Read More »