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Motorcycle News Roundup – Week Ending January 19

The Stories You Need to Know This is the news roundup for the last couple of weeks ending today, January 13th of 2019. There’s been a lot of news recently and rather than bore you with all the details, we thought we’d pick the most interesting topics to keep you in the loop on what’s going on in the world of two wheels. 1. Harley-Davidson Officially Reveals the LiveWire and Shows Off Two New Concepts Harley-Davidson showed off all the details and pricing information on its LiveWire elect...
Tags: Motorcycles, Honda, Harley Davidson, Ucla, Motorcycle News, Shoei, Bonnier Corporation, News Roundup, CES Shoei, Harley Zero


New Neurobiological Study Shows Benefits of Motorcycle Riding

Go Ride It’s Good For You According to a new study funded by Harley-Davidson, riding a motorcycle can reduce stress and increase focus. The study found that riding a motorcycle also increased heart rates by 11 percent and adrenaline levels by 27 percent. That’s essentially the same as doing a light workout. Reducing stress is probably one of the most important findings of the study. Motorcyclists have been saying it for years, but now they have a study to point to that backs them up. The study ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Ucla, Harley, Vaughn, Neuroreport Int J Psychophysiol, Harley Davidson Dr Don Vaughn


Lightning Motorcycles Teases Its Second Model, the Lightning Strike

A New Electric Motorcycle for the Masses While the LS-218 electric motorcycle from Lighting Motorcycles is a high-dollar item designed for high-speed racing, the company’s second bike should be more pedestrian. The company just released a teaser for its new motorcycle called the Lighting Strike.  Lightning Motorcycles claims its new bike will “shock the industry in every dimension.” It shared only a few stats for the motorcycle and didn’t give us a full look just a couple of headlights. Accordi...
Tags: Motorcycles, Strike, Lightning, Harley Davidson, Harley, Electric Motorcycle, Motorcycle News, Lightning Motorcycles, Lightning Strike, New Electric Motorcycle, Lighting Motorcycles, Lighting Strike Lightning Motorcycles


Flutterwave and Visa launch African consumer payment service GetBarter

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Harley Davidson reveals more about its push into electric vehicles Venture capital, global expansion, blockchain and drones characterize African tech in 2018 Fintech startup Flutterwave has partnered with Visa to launch a consumer payment product for Africa called GetBarter. The app based o...
Tags: Apple, Android, Credit Cards, Facebook, Uber, Column, Money, Finance, New York City, Nigeria, Africa, San Francisco, Tech, Spokesperson, E-commerce, Ceo


What Harley Davidson and BMW Are Doing to Make Future Mobility Revolve Around You

Of all the smart technologies brands displayed at CES this year, it was the transportation industry that seemed to get the most attention and capture the imaginations of the most attendees. Smart mobility is something that will affect all of us. On-site in Las Vegas, Adweek had the opportunity to catch up with some of...
Tags: Advertising, Ces, Bmw, Harley Davidson, Las Vegas Adweek


Electric Mobility Innovation at CES 2019

Beyond cars, some of our favorite one- and two-wheel vehicles At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the attendees were hovering, around many major car brands’ electric vehicles and the numerous future-fantasy aircrafts on show. Audi and Mercedes-Benz unveiled theirs, while Nissan debuted a revision of an earlier debut, and Bell collaborated with Uber. But, some of the most practical innovations on exhibition this year plan to solve …
Tags: Design, Tech, Ces, Bikes, Scooters, Electric Vehicles, Mobility, Segway, Bmw, Audi, Nissan, Harley Davidson, Bell, Yamaha, Mercedes Benz, Personal Mobility


How To Build A Sustainable Small Business

by Joseph Brady, Senior Director of Digital Marketing for Reliant Funding Starting a business, growing it and sustaining in the market are the three chapters of a small business story. Usually, small business owners don’t think beyond their quarterly or annual plans and they forget their long-term goals due to everyday hurdles. Building a business needs strong strategy and value proposition. Each business will have its ups and downs but adhering to the following tips can help with sustainable l...
Tags: Startups, UK, Microsoft, Kodak, Sustainable Business, Charles Darwin, Ibm, Mcdonalds, Harley Davidson, Hunt, Small Business Advice, Advice For The Young At Heart, Business Advice, Harley Owners Group, Joseph Brady, Digital Marketing for Reliant Funding Starting


Custom Bikes Of The Week: 13 January, 2019

Ever heard of the Suzuki XF650 Freewind before? Neither had we, but we love this custom scrambler from the Netherlands. We’ve also got a Buell M2 Cyclone that actually looks attractive, and a Honda CR750 racer priced at a quarter of a million dollars—and worth every cent. Buell M2 Cyclone by Officine Urgani Even the most ardent Buell fanboy would have to admit that the M2 Cyclone is an ugly bike, even by Buell’s admittedly variable standards. The M2 wasn’t a bad bike though, and with 91 hp...
Tags: Japan, Germany, Milwaukee, Motorcycles, Netherlands, Las Vegas, Bmw, Honda, Scrambler, Harley Davidson, Joe, Eindhoven, Harley, Martin, Daytona, Brembo


Sign of the Times: Harley Davidson Unveils Electric…Scooters and Bicycles

The press has been abuzz for a while with news of Harley-Davidson's forthcoming Livewire (above), the company's first foray into electric motorcycles. But what no one saw coming was the other two concepts they unveiled this week: An as-yet-unnamed electric bike… …and this electric scooter-looking thingy: ENGINEERED FOR THE CITYThese lightweight electric concepts are designed for an urban future by being generally easy to ride - no clutch, no shifting, lightweight, and with the goal ...
Tags: Design, Bikes, Times, Harley Davidson, Harley Davidson Unveils Electric


CES Report 2019

The annual CES event was held in Las Vegas this week. Ever since 1967, the first week in January has seen the enormous Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.  This year was no exception, with over 180,000 attendees from over 150 countries and over 4,500 exhibiting companies meeting in an enormous 2.5 million square foot exhibition, sprawling over the Las Vegas Convention Center and spilling into other nearby hotels and locations too. We’ve been occasionally attending CES since the mid/late 198...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Google, Amazon, Science, Miscellaneous, Samsung, Tech, Current Affairs, Las Vegas, Costco, Vegas, Harley Davidson, Alexa, Consumer Electronics Show, Cellphones & Wireless


CES 2019, day two at the Las Vegas show

Attendees check out the 2019 International Consumer Electronics Show. Electrafly shows their personal flight vehicle during the second day of the 2019 CES show on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. (Photo by Gene Blevins/Contributing Photographer) OMRON robot takes on some pingpong games during the second day of the 2019 CES show on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. (Photo by Gene Blevins/Contributing Photographer) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Robosea shows their robs-shark drone ...
Tags: Google, News, Sport, Soccer, Las Vegas, Harley Davidson, Tcl, Schaeffler, Omron, Rubiks, Photos And Videos, Gene Blevins, Gene Blevins Contributing, Gene Blevins Contributing Photographer CES, Robosea, Gene Blevins Contributing Photographer Royole


BAGS OF FUN. Nico Naeye’s ‘Brut Voorut’ Harley Super Glide Cafe

Written by Andrew Jones It’s time for an embarrassing confession. In the past, I have looked at some of the winners of the AMD World Championships and had a giggle. Or two. Hell, sometimes I’ve LOL’d, if that’s what the kids are still calling it these days. I’ll be frank – there’s some totally insane bikes in there. Crack smoking, batshit flinging, head scratching, crazy-ass bikes. Which somehow makes the cool ones look even better than if they were all by their lonesome. Enter Dutchman and b...
Tags: Motorcycles, Netherlands, Bmw, Honda, Harley Davidson, Nico, Harley, Andrew Jones, Café Racer, Bobber, Nico Naeye, Superglide, Harley Davidson University, Customz, Frank Sander


Street tracker gold: building a road-legal Harley XR750

The biggest cliché in motorcycle journalism is the ‘listicle’ of the best-looking bikes ever made. If we ever run out of ideas and succumb at EXIF, you can guarantee that the Harley-Davidson XR750 flat tracker will be in our list. And we’d lament that it was never street legal. So this streetable XR750 from Brad Peterson is right up our, er, street. And it’s no replica or lookalike, either. Power comes from a genuine factory race motor, used briefly in 2007 by National #80 Rich King, which...
Tags: Motorcycles, Washington State, Harley-davidson, Exif, Yamaha, Brad, Bellingham, Brembo, Darcy, Magura, Corbin, Custom Motorcycles, Trackers, Brad Peterson, Lyndall, Flat Track Racing


Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle priced at USD 29,799

Harley-Davidson has announced pricing and pre-order availability for LiveWire,...
Tags: Autos, Harley Davidson


Harley-Davidson Announces LiveWire Pricing and Two New Electric Concepts

The LiveWire is Now Truly Alive Harley-Davidson is in the process of turning a new leaf, and the company made a big statement at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The company announced pricing and pre-order availability for its LiveWire motorcycle as well as two new concepts. First, the important stuff. The Harley LiveWire has a U.S. MSRP of $29,799. Harley-Davidson is now taking pre-orders at dealerships. If you want to stay in the loop on all things LiveWire, you can sign up for em...
Tags: Power, Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Harley, Harley Livewire, Two New Electric Concepts


Harley-Davidson's LiveWire Electric Bike Is Here—And Very Expensive

It's expensive, but fast and tech savvy.
Tags: News, Harley Davidson, LiveWire Electric


Harley-Davidson debuts its all-electric ‘LiveWire’ motorcycle at CES

Harley-Davidson today announced that it has started taking pre-orders for its first all-electric motorcycle, the LiveWire. For automakers, it’s a mad dash to the finish line in an attempt to compete with the likes of Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen and others. For Harley-Davidson, it’s about facing technological challenges — two wheels and a smaller chassis, for starters — while being able to convince its base that this is the same bad-ass machine they’re accustomed to, only better. Harley-Davidson, now ...
Tags: Startups, Harley Davidson, Insider, Tesla BMW Volkswagen


Can Harley-Davidson’s electric LiveWire convince hog riders to go green?

Harley-Davidson traveled to CES 2019 to release additional specifications about the LiveWire, its first electric model. The LiveWire has an urban range of up to 110 miles, and it takes 3.5 seconds to reach 60 mph from a stop. The post Can Harley-Davidson’s electric LiveWire convince hog riders to go green? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Harley Davidson, Electric Motorcycle, 2019 Harley-Davidson LiveWire


Harley Davidson reveals more about its push into electric vehicles

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Venture capital, global expansion, blockchain and drones characterize African tech in 2018 Africa Roundup: Terragon’s Asia acquisition, Twiga Foods’ $10M raise, SimbaPay’s China payment service Harley Davidson released new specs for its electric motorcycle and pulled the covers off the conc...
Tags: Column, Asia, California, China, Milwaukee, New York City, Africa, US, Tech, Ceo, Smartphone, United States, Transport, Silicon Valley, Gps, Electric


Web Bike World: Year in Review (2018)

The Times They Are A-Changin’ With another year under our belts, I thought it worth it to take a look back over the last 12 months at the changes in the wonderful world of motorcycles. 2018 was no joke. There were plenty of killer new bikes and gear offered and tons of newsworthy items worth knowing and pondering. It was a great year for motorcyclist and a year that posed some challenges and successes for bike manufacturers. Here’s a look back at some of the most interesting stories. 2018 Bike...
Tags: Motorcycles, Ducati, Honda, Year In Review, Harley Davidson, Dainese, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Sena, John Burns, Motorcycle News, Honda Gold Wing, RevZilla, Royal Enfield Himalayan, Royal Enfield, Ducati Ducati


New Year’s resolutions Wisconsinites

It’s that time of the season when we all plan out a list of resolutions for the year ahead of us, but in Wisconsin, our beloved culture makes certain goals almost impossible to achieve. From cutting back on our consumption of cheese to buying fewer knickknacks, here are seven New Year’s resolutions Wisconsinites make but rarely keep. 1. Drink less Miller Lite, old fashioneds, homebrews, and anything else alcoholic. Wisconsin ranks as one the top 10 states that consume the most alcohol, so ...
Tags: Travel, PBR, Wisconsin, Harley Davidson, All, Mary, Aaron, Packers, Brett, Miller Lite, Wisconsinites, Wisconsin culture


The Stink of Dog Dealers and Pit Fighters

Art by Kevin Brockbank. In the past I have written about the pit bull folks that seem to pop up at the edge of American terrier work. These folks blow in, leave a stink, and typically blow out again a few years later.To be fair, these folks seem to be a purely American phenomenon; I have not see their analog in Europe or Canada.Who are these folks? All are young men. All appear to be wanna be dog dealers and wanna be tough guys. Almost all seem to gravitate to the Patterdale Terrier -...
Tags: Europe, Minnesota, Pets, Canada, Maine, Harley Davidson, PBurns, Terrierman, Kevin Brockbank, Patterdale, Blasting Cap


Editor’s Choice: An Alternative Top 10 for 2018

It’s that time of year when we throw the data out the window and pick our personal favorite customs of 2018. Our traditional Bike EXIF Top Ten is based on bikes that melted our servers—but these are the bikes that also melted our hearts. There are a few ground rules: we only include bikes that we’ve written full features on (sorry, Bikes of the Week alumni). And we don’t feature more than one from a particular builder. We also exclude machines that have already popped up on our data-driven To...
Tags: Harley Street, Alaska, Motorcycles, Ducati, Portland, Bmw, Honda, Cw, Alex, Harley Davidson, Max, Exif, Derek, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Bandit


POTD: Harley Davidson armed with a Thomson M1921

Today’s Photo of The Day is a Harley Davidson Softail Springer 2007 with an Ural 2016 sidecar. The Ural is armed with a replica Thomson M1921. The bike is called Three Crowns, dedicated to all veterans. The owner is a veteran himself, but had an injury and now has to ride with thee wheels instead […] Read More … The post POTD: Harley Davidson armed with a Thomson M1921 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Harley Davidson, THOMSON, Ural, Photo of the Day, Thomson M1921


Double Trouble: Hot Chop’s twin-engined Harley drag bike

Squeezing two Harley engines into one chassis is a special form of lunacy, most commonly found in the drag racing scene in the USA. In the glory days of the mid-70s, Bonnie Truett linked a pair of Sportster motors and nitro-injected them. A decade later, Elmer Trett built an even faster twin-engined bike: the ‘Freight Train,’ which ran the quarter mile in under seven seconds. Despite the wealth of tuning talent in Japan, no double-engined Harley has been built there—until now. Kentaro Na...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, Usa, Minnesota, Motorcycles, Ducati, Kyoto, Harley, Harley-davidson, Takahashi, Sakai, Nakano, Imola, Harley-Davidson Sportster, Racing Motorcycles, Ironhead Sportster


Is It Time to Panic Over Harley-Davidson?

The bike maker is facing pressure from all over.
Tags: Finance, Article, Harley Davidson, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, A09a09ef-991e-538b-a509-74213496849c


Revealed: The Top 10 Custom Motorcycles of 2018

What a year it’s been for the custom scene. With so many great bikes crossing our radar, it’s almost impossible to pick out any personal favorites. So it’s just as well that our annual Bike Of The Year roundup is purely data driven. It’s based on page views, incoming links, and the number of social media shares. As always, it’s also weighted according to how long ago the bike was featured. A couple of interesting points to note: If we weren’t dealing with customs here, two factory bikes wou...
Tags: Facebook, Wes, Thailand, Motorcycles, Ducati, Bmw, Jackson, Honda, Pacific Northwest, Harley Davidson, Exif, Billy, Harley, Yamaha, Daniel, CB


Nicky Hayden tribute: Analog’s Honda XR650L flat tracker

Nicky Hayden left a massive hole in the motorcycling world—and in all of our hearts—when he passed away unexpectedly in May last year. In a fitting tribute, the Kentucky Kid was inducted into the AMA Hall of Fame earlier this month. To commemorate the occasion, the Hall of Fame Museum commissioned two tribute bikes from Chicago’s Analog Motorcycles. American Honda donated the motorcycles, including a CBR1000RR to be wrapped in Hayden’s Repsol MotoGP livery. But the direction of the second bik...
Tags: Facebook, Kentucky, US, Chicago, Motorcycles, Honda, Jason, Harley Davidson, Ama, Buchanan, Tony, KTM, Nicky, Denali, Hayden, Repsol


Competition Hot: A vintage-style Harley ironhead

Trends ebb and flow in the custom world. And with them, the fortunes of bike builders. It might be tough at the top, but it’s even harder to stay there over the years. Japanese builder Hideya Togashi is a man with more staying power than most. He took his first Best Of Show award from Mooneyes in 2006, and he’s collected several more over the years. And if you look closely at his latest Harley ironhead build, it’s easy to see why he is so fêted. Togashi-san runs Hide Motorcycle (pronounce...
Tags: Motorcycles, Harley, Harley-davidson, Yokohama, Custom Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Sportster, Togashi, Hide Motorcycle, Ironhead Sportster, Hideya Togashi, Harley FX Super Glide