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2018’s Top 10 posts on The V-Twin Blog

Happy belated New Year to everyone! 2018 was definitely an interesting year for the American motorcycle industry. We lost my favorite motorcycle blogger Cyril Huze to cancer, we saw Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle Company come out with power cruisers, and we also saw Travis Pastrana replicate three of the iconic Evel Knievel's famous jumps in one day. The V twin Blog also saw a transformation in 2018. As promised there
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THE V-TWIN BLOG MOTORCYCLE PREDICTIONS FOR 2019

Last year I tried something a little different, I did a prediction post. I really enjoyed writing that post and the response to the post was very positive so back by popular demand...The 2019 Motorcycle Prediction post! This is the year of the electric motorcycle: Harley-Davidson just announced availability and pricing for the LiveWire, their first run at an electric motorcycle. The $29,799 price tag will draw criticism but the
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Sena Momentum Full Face Helmet Review

I was once again given the opportunity be the folks at Sena to test out and review one of their Bluetooth enabled helmets, the Sena Momentum Full Face Helmet. I wanted to share my thoughts on this new helmet and provide a real-world riders review of the product: Fit and Finish: The helmet sizing guide was not as spot on as the guide provided for the Sena Calvary half helmet, I
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Is motorcycling dead? No but…

Harley-Davidson just released their 2017 fourth quarter results and things don't look great, sales are down on heavy-weight cruisers and touring motorcycles and HD is struggling to bring in new riders. "The continued weakness in the U.S. motorcycle industry only heightens our resolve and the intensity we are bringing to the quest to build the next generation of Harley-Davidson riders," CEO Matt Levatich said in a statement. New motorcycle registrations dropped 14.1% in 2017