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The first product harleys.de wants to
offer you, is a
fashionable numberplate frame named "Hello
Kitty", sporting the Hello Kitty doll. It
comes in glossy pink and white. Please
inquire for prices and shipping.
is proud to sponsor the View Society, which
is supporting underprivileged children in Thailand. The society
recognized by the
government of Germany. Donations are
Café & Bar
place for the those guys, who can´t leave
their bike home and even ride in steady
drizzle. Sure they know what to expect at
Rauchs Café: the best coffee in the town of
to the author: wb(at)harleys.de
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it again. Harley Davidson presented their
newly styled Sportster in 2012, and called
it Sportster '72. It is some time ago, but
compared to the very new Harley models,
harleys.de likes this one best. This machine
combines new technology and old style looks.
It features the fuel-injected,
air-cooled 1,200cc Evolution V-twin, with
an output of 73 ft-lbs of torque at 3,500
Harleys.de would love to see
a similar edition of the "Midnight
Express, the pinstriped Super Glide of
1972, as shown on the right.
the first sunny days are coming up.
The bike is tuned up to the best of
your knowledge and it's time to get
the old Shovelhead out on the
highway. Warm up the engine and see
if the she delivers the same power
as last year. While revving her up
you feel the steady boost towards
the 100 miles per hour, which she is
supposed to exceed. The oscillating
indicator of the speedo tells you,
that she clocked it already. Time to
slow down, test passed successfully.
as you decelerate looking for the
next exit, you hear the sound of an
approaching spitfire. There it is,
no it's not a Spitfire, it is...,
no...., there w a s a
motorcycle "cruising" at a speed of
170 mph or more. And as this highway
is a public road, it couldn't have
been "The Doctor" on his early
morning warm up lap.
the hell could be that silly to
risk his and possibly other life
by riding that fast? One single
piece of wood on the road, one car
or truck changing lanes, the
driver not seeing, that there is
approaching with a speed of
76 meters a second.
won't survive. And we
will be seeing more of that this
coming summer: racing motorcycle
riders giving a damn about the
safety margin to the vehicle up
front, maniacs overtaking, even
when the passing lane has not been
cleared yet. All this will happen
on public roads, and with a strong
focus on killing themselves.
across Central America
unforgettable adventure was the
trip from La Ceiba, Honduras
across Guatemala and Belize with Maya-Tours.
Whoever has the chance, go for
it!! You won't be disappointed,
Quote of the
"Riding a motorcycle on
today's highways, you have to ride in a
very defensive manner. You have to be a
good rider and you have to have both
hands and both feet on the controls at
These are the Looks!
Hard to be seen,
absolutely rare in original condition, but
there is a pinstriping on the bike in red,
blue, and white, width and RAL color codes
still unknown to me. Is there anybody who
knows more? The 1972 "Midnight Express".
This is the favorite
model of Harleys.de.
Some folks might not
know the site www.bikeexif.com. The site
features a lot of induvidually made
motorcycles, and not only Harleys. Have a
look at this beautiful cafe racer by
clicking into the picture. The bike is built
a 45 cu. Harley
engine and fitted into a Nrton featherbed
frame. Here you find the homepage of the