Motorcycles

    Harley-Davidson Fires Up Drag-Inspired 2019 FXDR 114 at werd.com

    Harley-Davidson Fires Up Drag-Inspired 2019 FXDR 114

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    Following the recent announcement of a bunch of new bikes, Harley-Davidson has just unveiled another. The 2019 Harley-Davidson FXDR 114 is a drag racing-inspired cruiser built around the Milwaukee-Eight 114 engine which features lightweight aluminum and composite components to crank up performance. It rides on a Softail frame which has also been lightened & stiffened up for a bike that looks much like a classic Harley but will be leaner, meaner and more performance-focused than the rest of next year’s lineup.

    For 2020, Harley is Making Much More than V-Twin Hogs at werd.com

    For 2020, Harley is Making Much More than V-Twin Hogs

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    For model year 2020, Harley Davidson is making some serious moves, adding multiple new models in new categories to keep pace with global competitors—an adventure bike, a streetfighter, a Ducati-style custom, a small-displacement series for Asia, and some electric bikes, too. The Pan America 1250 adventure bike looks pretty sweet, so does the 975-cc Streetfighter, the V-Twin powered Custom, and the Livewire electric prototype.

    Here’s Your Chance To Own a Bike from Steve McQueen’s Personal Collection at werd.com

    Here’s Your Chance To Own a Bike from Steve McQueen’s Personal Collection

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    Owned by the coolest man in the world, Steve McQueen, and ridden by the actor on screen in the seminal motocross film On Any Sunday, this 1970 Husqvarna 400 Cross will soon be on the auction block at Bonham’s. It bears the scratches, dings & wear & tear of a real rider and McQueen’s name alone means this bike is highly collectible. Sure to demand top dollar—estimates are all north of $75K.

    Earle Motors’ Alaskan is Built for the Off-Road Adventure of a Lifetime at werd.com

    Earle Motors’ Alaskan is Built for the Off-Road Adventure of a Lifetime

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    The Alaskan from California-based Earle Motors is a custom-built adventure bike based on the 2018 Ducati Desert Sled. It’s got a longer swingarm & taller suspension clearance but is powered by the same air-cooled 800-cc Italian motor. Key features include a hand-formed 6-gallon fuel tank, a 2-gallon aux fuel cell integrated into the hand-formed tail, kevlar skid plate, powerful lighting, and a heavy-duty luggage carrier system.

    The Ducati Monster 1200 Turns 25 & Gets A Special Edition at werd.com

    The Ducati Monster 1200 Turns 25 & Gets A Special Edition

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    To celebrate the 25th anniversary of a true Italian icon, the Ducati Monster, the motorcycle maker is rolling out a special edition 1200, featuring a color scheme from the Italian flag, gold Öhlins swingarm and forks, and forged marchenisi rims. The bike is powered by a liquid-cooled testastretta 11° DS twin-cylinder. Only 500 units available.

    Curtiss Motorcycles Rolls Out Zeus, Their First Electric Bike at werd.com

    Curtiss Motorcycles Rolls Out Zeus, Their First Electric Bike

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    Alabama-based custom v-twin bike builders Curtiss Motorcycles (previously Confederate Motors) switched up their game to begin creating the next generation of electric motorcycles. Their first bike, Zeus, is quite clearly a beast of a different breed. It’s powered by a 14.4 kWh Li-ion battery pack & two high-output electric motors that produce in 170 hp (127 kW) and some serious torque.

    Autofabrica Rolls Out Two New Custom Creations at werd.com

    Autofabrica Rolls Out Two New Custom Creations

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    London-based custom bike builders Autofabrica are known for a progressive approach to conceptual design and craftsmanship. Their new Type 11 is a captivating creation offered in two models, both based around a Yamaha Triple powerplant: either 750cc or 900cc. With bodies handmade from aluminum, the bikes are both futuristic and classic and feature custom-made, 3-D printed parts from front to back. Made to order.

    Honda’s Café-Inspired CB300R is Coming To The States at werd.com

    Honda’s Café-Inspired CB300R is Coming To The States

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    For 2019, Honda is finally making its Neo-Sports Café-inspired CB300R available in the good ole’ USA. The bike’s styling drafts off the new CB1000R, with its round headlight, stepped seat and radiator guards. The engine is the brand’s proven 286cc single found in the outgoing CB300F, which this bike replaces. It features a new frame and swingarm design as well as a 41mm inverted front fork, 17-inch aluminum wheels, and optional ABS.

    The Vitpilen 701 is a Husqvarna Built For The Streets at werd.com

    The Vitpilen 701 is a Husqvarna Built For The Streets

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    Husqvarna’s off-road, motocross and supermoto bikes have a devoted following; and with the introduction of the all-new Vitpilen 701, they’ve got another unique bike on offer for road riders. Powered by a single-cylinder KTM motor—borrowed from the Duke 690, it is a minimalist, lightweight ride made for cutting through the urban jungle. Available in the U.S. in May.

    2018 Jack Daniel’s x Indian Scout Bobber at werd.com

    2018 Jack Daniel’s x Indian Scout Bobber

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    Jack Daniel’s & Indian teamed up on a limited edition version of the Scout Bobber, honoring the volunteer fire brigade that protects Jack Daniels’ distillery and first responders everywhere. Key features include a tone-on-tone matte black paint scheme which has never been done by Indian before, 24 karat gold graphics on the tank and fenders, and a perforated leather seat with “Jack Daniel’s” embroidered in gold thread. Only 177 of the bikes will be produced.

    The Himalayan is Coming To America at werd.com

    The Himalayan is Coming To America

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    After its successful launch in Europe, beloved British bike brand Royal Enfield is bringing the lightweight Himalayan to the states. The 411cc ADV is powered by a new air-cooled & fuel-injected 4-stroke, which produces 23.6 foot-pounds of torque, offering ample power and grab even at low RPMs.

    The Limited Edition Curtiss Warhawk Marks the Return of An American Original at werd.com

    The Limited Edition Curtiss Warhawk Marks the Return of An American Original

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    It’s been over 100 years since Curtiss has produced a motorcycle and with the limited-edition Warhawk, they’re back with a bike that really stretches the limits of the imagination. Powered by a 150hp V-Twin powerplant that carries it to a top speed of over 165 MPH, it features all aluminum, handbuilt construction with wishbone suspension front & rear giving it that distinctive, once-in-a-hundred-years look.