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This DP Customs Sportster now terrorizes the streets of Carefree, Arizona

This Sportster terrorizes the streets of Carefree, Arizona

There’s more than one way to skin a cat; or, in moto terms, there’s more than one way to customize a Sportster. We’ve had all sorts of Harley-Davidsons grace these pages—from bobbers to cafe racers, scramblers and flat trackers. Which has us wondering: is there still room for low-slung, hard-tailed and stretched-out (read: uncomfortable) Sportsters…

Harley-Davidson Battle of the Kings 2017

Battle of the Kings: The Sportster Edition


It’s become commonplace for manufacturers to regularly commission custom work from top builders. But Harley-Davidson Europe have taken a different approach. For three years they’ve run the annual ‘Battle of the Kings’ contest—calling on their own dealers to put their best foot forward. The concept is simple: a bike is chosen, and the ‘Custom King’…

The Bel Air 1200 Framer: A Harley Sportster cafe racer by Deus

Fresh: The Bel Air 1200 Framer by Deus


It’s usually a long time between builds from Deus’ L.A. workshop supremo Michael Woolaway—but they’re always worth the wait. Like this seriously hot rodded Harley cafe racer, the ‘Bel Air 1200 Framer.’ It’s got more curves than a racetrack, and enough grunt to spin the wheels at will. “When I started this bike, I knew…

Review: The New Harley-Davidson Roadster

When Harley-Davidson Europe invited us to ride their latest Sportster, we were skeptical. They wouldn’t tell us anything about it—revealing only that it was part…