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Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Vs Indian Scout Sixty
Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Vs Indian Scout Sixty
“This bike is the brainchild of Kirk Sharp. Kirk talked about this bike for almost four years before we actually built it. His plan was simple: JD Motor, Paughco single-loop frame, and four-speed transmission.” —Jim Harper, August 2015.
Born to be mild: Harley Davidson unveils its environmentally friendly bike of the future... but critics say it's quieter than a lawnmower
The Wisconsin-based company has unveiled it first electric bike Harley fans are cynical about the low-noise, low-pollution hog It is seen as a bold move, as the company is known for its big touring bikes But they are now hoping to become a leader in developing electric vehicles LiveWire bike can go 0-60mph in 4 seconds and has a range of 50 miles Engineers are hoping the bike will be able to travel 100 miles before it needs recharging The electric bike is supposedly quieter than a lawnmower The iconic American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson has said it is dedicated to having electric powered motorbikes on the road within the next five years. The company had been touting its LiveWire e-powered concept bike for years, but only within the last couple weeks has the firm committed to a timeline on production of the pioneering vehicle. 'Harley-Davidson will produce an electric motorcycle for customers within the next five years,' writes Harley Senior Vice President of Global Demand Sean Cummings in the Milwaukee Business Journal.