2018 Harley-Davidson Softail review

Review: The 2018 Harley-Davidson Softails

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When Harley-Davidson announced its new Softail range, Dyna fans wept and shook their fists. Their beloved twin-shock platform was gone, with existing Dyna models absorbed into the eight-strong Softail model line-up. It’s understandable—the Dyna was the go-to performance Harley for many riders. But if the new Softail rides better than the old Dyna, does it…

Dark Cannon: a custom Harley Softail Rocker C by Rough Crafts.

Rough Crafts’ Raked-Out Harley Softail Rocker

If there’s a trend in the custom movement, it’s that form and function are finally starting to play nice. Many builders are now balancing aesthetics with functional mods—and the results can be astounding. That said, we still have a soft spot for custom shops that sacrifice some practicality for the sake of building über-cool bikes.…

The AMD Championship-winning Harley Softail custom 'Brougham' by One Way Machine.

Brougham: A Cadillac-inspired Softail

In the Hollywood of the late 1950s, if your name was Clark or Frank and you wanted to make a splash, you bought a Cadillac Eldorado. And not just any Eldorado: it had to be the exclusive, hand-built Brougham. From the quad headlights to the outrageous tail fins, the Brougham just oozed style—and wealth, since…