Buell XB12R Firebolt – American Sportsbike

The Buell XB12R Firebolt was ready for sale by early 2004 and while nearly identical to the XB9R it had at its heart a 1203cc V-twin motor. The two models ran side by side for the first year, before the XB9R was dropped from the range.   Now, it’s no secret in the motorcycle world that … Read more

Harley Davidson Street 750

Harley Davidson Street 750

In 2014 the Harley Davidson Street 750 was released. A polarizing motorcycle that divided HD fans around the world. For many years the smallest bike in the Harley Davidson line-up had been the 883cc Sportster in its various guises such as the Superlow or Iron 883.  It was the 883 that was marketed as being … Read more

Harley Davidson XLCR – The American Café Racer

Harley Davidson XLCR

The Harley Davidson XLCR was the first and only attempt by the company at a café racer style motorcycle. Perhaps ‘café racer’ isn’t the style you think of when considering Harley Davidson motorcycles unless perhaps, you are discussing custom bikes.  Typically born out of Brits stripping down their Triumph’s, Norton’s etc. the ‘café racer’ vibe … Read more

Harley davidson super glide

The Harley Davidson Super Glide was the original factory custom. It was born out of a culture in the mid 1960’s that was sweeping through the American biker community with gusto.  The Super Glide is responsible for being the motorcycle that bridged the gap between the Sportster line and the big touring machines. Also what … Read more

Harley Davidson XR1000 – 1983 American Classic

Harley Davidson was bought back from AMF in 1981 with Willie. G. Davidson at the helm. The XR1000 was meant to be the fierce machine that reminded the pubic why HD remained top dog. Let’s have a look at the Harley Davidson XR1000 and you can decide whether it achieved it’s goal or not.  History … Read more

Where are Harley Davidsons Made?

Harley Davidson is one of the oldest motorcycle manufacturers in the world, established in 1903. In 2020 they sold 180,248 new motorcycles worldwide, which got me thinking about where they are made, so I’ve done the research and found the answer for all those who might be wondering the same.  Where are Harley Davidsons made? … Read more

Harley Davidson XR750 Worlds Most Successful Racer

The Harley Davidson XR750 is an Icon. Dominating the flat track for decades, its impact on the motorcycle world should never be underestimated. Harley Davidson XR750 History  2020 marked 50 years since the arrival of the Harley XR750 and wow what a 50 years it has been for the orange and black rocket.  It’s inception … Read more

What is a Bobber Motorcycle?

Custom Triumph Bobber

Ever wondered what it is that makes a Bobber unique from other motorcycles? In this article you’re going to discover what makes a Bobber bike worthy of the title, their origins and attributes and a look at todays modern interpretation of the classic Bobber looks. What is a Bobber motorcycle? A Bobber is a motorcycle … Read more