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Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight 107 Engine Part 2: A whole new game

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Let’s take up here, where we left off last issue. Last time, we covered the most obvious and important “features” of The Motor Company’s latest power plant. This time around, the focus is on the many not inconsiderable improvements and innovations applied to the “supporting players” which collectively make the new Milwaukee-Eight the best Harley Big Twin ever made. To ...

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Harley-Davidson Model Year 2017 overview: Shaking the pack

The FLHXSE CVO Street Glide, along with the FLHTHSE CVO Limited (not show), is now equipped with the Twin-Cooled Milwaukee-Eight 114 engine, and also sports suspension, ergonomic and cosmetic upgrades

For 2017 The Motor Company’s introduction of the stunning new Milwaukee-Eight engines on the Touring and Trike models has grabbed the headlines and essentially sucked all the air out of the room for the other five OE model platforms in the line-up. That’s to be expected, naturally, since realizing the full impact of that new clean-sheet Big Twin mill, and ...

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Harley-Davidson XR750 carries Coolbeth to victory

AMA Pro Racing GNC Mile, Springfield, IL  9-4-2016

Springfield, Ill., Sep. 6–Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle Wrecking Crew rider Kenny Coolbeth Jr. executed a perfect last-lap pass to score a thrilling victory in the Harley-Davidson GNC1 presented by Vance & Hines main at the historic Springfield Mile. Aboard a Zanotti Racing/Gator H-D Harley-Davidson XR750 motorcycle, Coolbeth stalked race leader Bryan Smith for the entire 25-lap main before making his move ...

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Hines and Harley-Davidson battle to Pro Stock Motorcycle win

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Indianapolis, Ind., September 6—Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines charged from the middle of the pack to earn a hard-fought Pro Stock Motorcycle victory at the NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway. After qualifying seventh, Hines battled his way through the field as his Harley-Davidson V-Rod motorcycle gained performance in the hands of the experienced ...

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Harley-Davidson unveils all-new Milwaukee-Eight engine

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Milwaukee, Aug. 23—The all-new Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight engine, ninth in the lineage of the company’s iconic Big Twin engines, delivers more power and an improved motorcycling experience for riders and passengers while retaining the iconic look, sound and feel of its predecessors. An all-new design, the Milwaukee-Eight engine offers quicker throttle response, more passing power, purer sound, a smoother ride and ...

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Harley-Davidson rolls out powerful new touring motorcycles

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Milwaukee, Aug. 23—More power. More comfort. More control. Today, Harley-Davidson redefined touring by unveiling the all-new Milwaukee-Eight engine, the ninth Big Twin in its history, plus all-new front and rear suspension for its Model Year 2017 Touring motorcycle lineup. “These are the most powerful, most responsive and most comfortable Touring motorcycles ever offered by Harley-Davidson,” said Scott Miller, Vice-President of ...

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Project RUSHMORE Experience: Full immersion

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Laconia, N.H., June 11–18—Just like the rest of us, Harley-Davidson is stuck between the die-hard ultra conservatives and the vocal liberals. On one hand, to alter the design of their iconic product is akin to violating the freedom to ride, while on the other extreme new riders are demanding features generally found on foreign bikes. Project RUSHMORE was unveiled in ...

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Harley-Davidson racers dominate Flat-Track at X Games Austin

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Austin, Texas, June 2, 2016— A trio of Harley-Davidson racers filled the medal podium as Harley-Davidson Flat-Track racing opened 2016 ESPN X Games Austin. Jared Mees rode a Harley-Davidson XR750 motorcycle to the win and an X Games gold medal following a race-long battle with Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle Wrecking Crew rider Kenny Coolbeth Jr., who finished second to claim the ...

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