Ride And Rally: French Quarter to Galveston

“Road construction next 28 miles”. I wondered was that even possible? “Lanes Narrow”. Okay, well I’m on a bike so that’s not too big of an issue as long as those semi’s stay in their lane. “Heavy grooves” That could be an issue. “Loose Gravel” Now we have problems. But let me rewind, I had

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In The Shop: Audio Upgrade

Audio Upgrade Rockford Fosgate has been known for their premium, innovative, sound systems for many years. When it comes to upgrading the sound system on your Harley Davidson, a Rockford Fosgate system is a great option. Rockford offers a front audio kit for 1998 to 2013 Street Glide, 1998 to 2013 Road Glide and 2014

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Ride and Rally: Mama Tried 2019

Mama Tried 2019! I’m not sure if there is a motorcycle event in the midwest that holds a candle to what Scott Johnson and Warren Heir Jr. have created in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. With its sixth year in the bag, it has organically grown through the love and support from not only fans but also sponsors,

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Ride and Rally: Key West Florida

Riding The Keys One route I’ve always wanted to ride was Miami to Key West. After researching that route I noticed on the map when crossing into the Keys, there’s a second option to Highway 1 called 905A, also known as Card Sound Rd. Card Sound Rd is a small remote two lane road until

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In The Shop: S&S Sidewinder Big Bore Kit

Every week, we see Twin Cam models that have already, well exceeded, 50k miles. Depending on how a bike has been maintained, 40k to 60k miles are milestones for larger maintenance procedures and repairs to be considered. One of the most common overhauls is a top end rebuild. Freshening up the top end of your

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Battery Replacement with YUASA

Loose Positive Cable Meltdown Since 2004 our talented techs have told us and shown us what loose battery connections can do. Check it out in this photo. I carry a 10 mm wrench with me to check battery connections on long rides. I must have forgotten to check them on one ride and the positive

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In The Shop: Evolution Oil Pump

We have replaced buckets of Evolution and Shovelhead oil pumps over the years. Unlike Twin Cam oil pumps that sometimes fail by design, the Evolution and earlier oil pumps were typically good until worn from tens of thousands of miles, or damaged as a result of cam or tappet bearing failure. The latter, catastrophic failure

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In The Shop: Upgraded Primary Chain Adjuster

Aftermarket Upgrade Its been no secret that there has been a serious issue with the 2007 and later Big Twin compensator assembly. We released our Baker Compensator upgrade videos years ago where we demonstrate the installation procedure. In 2007 (2006 Dyna), Harley seemed to resolve the cam chain tensioner issue only to replace it with

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In The Shop: Kuryakyn Saddlebag Accents

Accent Lights There are many different options when it comes to adding accent lighting to a touring model Harley Davidson. There are a number of things to consider before choosing an accent light especially if you are planning to do the installation yourself. There are various kits that differ greatly in price and lighting style.

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