In The Shop: Broken Exhaust Stud

A very common owner mistake that can usually be avoided: The dreaded, broken exhaust stud. This is more likely to be an issue on bikes that are stored in sheds or left outside for long periods of time where rust develops on the raw steel exhaust studs & flare nuts. The exhaust may need to

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More Roads to Harley-Davidson Plan

“More Roads to Harley-Davidson” Includes New Products in Additional Motorcycle Segments, Broader Access and Commitment to Strengthen Dealers MILWAUKEE (July 30, 2018) – To inspire even more people around the world to experience the exhilaration of riding a motorcycle, Harley-Davidson today shared details of its “More Roads to Harley-Davidson” growth plan through 2022. In a

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2018 Harley-Davidson Iron 1200 Review: Iron Alloy

2018 Harley-Davidson Iron 1200 Review: Iron Alloy Don Williams With the Iron 883 a popular member of the Harley-Davidson Sportster family, it makes sense for The Motor Company to broaden that popularity. The late-year 2018 Harley-Davidson Iron 1200 is more than simply an Iron with a larger engine. The Iron 1200 may share the Iron

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Introducing Tommy Creal of High Compression Garage & Chopper College

Tom has been fabricating, repairing and building industry leading motorcycles since the ripe age of 16, and was formally trained at the American Motorcycle Institute and in metal fabrication and welding at various schools. Tom leaped into the industry after developing Chopper College, a 3-day boot camp school geared towards hobbyists, professionals and mechanics. During his venture with Chopper College, he joined Allstate Insurance as their spokesman for motorcycle insurance and took to the road with his custom motorcycles. He taught classes at over 40 tour stops in just two years.

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In The Shop: Grinding Noise When Shifting into 4th

1989 FLHTC ISSUE: Grinding noise when shifting into 4th. DIAGNOSIS: Counter-shaft door bearing; complete failure. REPAIR: Complete transmission rebuild including: Main drive gear bearing (main bearing) Main drive gear internal bearings (2) Countershaft bearing Jims shift pawl assembly Main & Countershaft caged bearings (4) Shaft retaining clips Trans door bearings Throw out bearing Ball &

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2018 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special First Look

2018 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special First Look | 8 Fast Facts By Don Williams Harley-Davidson always has mid-year models of interest, and the 2018 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special definitely fits that category. Part of the popular Sportster platform, which now includes the all-new Iron 1200, the Forty-Eight Special redefines the low-bar cruiser it is based on. 1.

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Barnett Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Barnett Tool & Engineering is proud to announce that 2018 will be our 70th year in business in the motorcycle industry! Charlie Barnett first started in his garage making parts for his riding buddies. He knew he could make better parts for motorcycles than what was being offered and spare parts weren’t easy to come

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