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NEW HARLEY-DAVIDSON FORTY-EIGHT SPECIAL AND IRON 1200 SPORTSTERS FUSE THROW-BACK DESIGN WITH MODERN PERFORMANCE

  High Handlebars, Cool Graphics, and Garage-Built Attitude   MILWAUKEE (February 21, 2018) – Harley-Davidson adds to the long legacy of its Sportster motorcycle line with the introduction of the Iron 1200 and Forty-Eight Special models. The latest in a line of 100 high-impact motorcycles the company plans to introduce by 2027, these new high-bar Sportsters combine throw-back styling trends from the custom-bike scene with the solid foundation of the
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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
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Harley-Davidson Announces Fourth Quarter, Full-Year 2017 Results

  Announces Progress in Building Riders Initiates Manufacturing Optimization Expands Product Development Through Increased Investment in Electric Motorcycle Technology   MILWAUKEE, Jan. 30, 2018 -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) fourth quarter 2017 diluted EPS decreased to $0.05 from $0.27 in the fourth quarter of 2016. Fourth quarter 2017 net income was $8.3 million on consolidated revenue of $1.23 billion versus net income of $47.2 million on consolidated revenue of $1.11 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016. Fourth quarter 2017 revenue was up on higher shipments.
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The V-Twin Blogs motorcycle predictions for 2018

We are now in the cold grips of winter and I have personally already read through my stockpile of motorcycle magazines, blown through the drive of motorcycle movies I've saved, even mapped out a few trips and rides for the upcoming riding season. It's already been a long winter. So I decided to do something a little different and take all the news and information I've gathered throughout 2017 and
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The top ten V-Twin Blog posts of 2017

Happy New Year from The V-Twin Blog!     2017 was an interesting year for the American v-twin motorcycle industry, we witnessed Polaris shutting down Victory Motorcycle, the return of Indian Motorcycle to American flat track, Harley-Davidson really embracing new technology and engineering with the release of its 2018 model line. We also saw the embrace of technology the motorcycle industry both good and bad with self-balancing motorcycles, electric motorcycles becoming
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NEW HARLEY-DAVIDSON SPORT GLIDE MELDS STREET-CARVING AGILITY WITH LONG-HAUL CAPABILTY

All-New Softail Chassis and Milwaukee-Eight 107 Engine Deliver a Dynamic Riding Experience MILWAUKEE (November 7, 2017) – The new Harley-Davidson® Sport Glide™ motorcycle is a quick-change artist, an aggressive factory-custom cruiser outfitted with a detachable fairing and saddlebags ideally suited for touring , cruising or commuting. The versatile Sport Glide owns the curb on bike night and is ready for short- or long-distance weekend runs. [caption id="attachment_3804" align="aligncenter" width="864"] MY18.5
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Harley-Davidson Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results

  U.S. Market Share Up, Improved U.S. Dealer Inventory   MILWAUKEE, Oct. 17, 2017 – Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) third quarter 2017 diluted EPS decreased to $0.40 from $0.64 in the third quarter of 2016. Third quarter net income was $68.2 million on consolidated revenue of $1.15 billion versus net income of $114.1 million on consolidated revenue of $1.27 billion in the third quarter of 2016.   “The continued weakness in
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Motosota Photo Gallery

I recently had the opportunity to attend an event in Minneapolis called Motosota. The event had more of an old-school motorcycle event feel to it where it was a bunch of riders hanging out. The event had the 3 B's beer, bikes, and bands, which is a great way to host an event but what made this one really standout was the uniqueness of the 3 B's. The Beer was at a