Motorcycles Harley-Davidson unveils chic vintage-style e-bike – but you'll have to be quick to grab one
Harley-Davidson Finally Has a Winning Electric Motorcycle
The motorcycle giant is making its electric bike a competitive powerhouse.By making LiveWire a separate operating business distinct from the Harley brand, this small but significant change could help its electric motorcycle become a viable business in its own right that returns the motorcycle maker to growth.
Harley-Davidson has added anotherto its lineup, with a design that harks back to the company's first ever motorbike, the Serial Number One. The has white tires, a glossy black frame, a carbon drive belt for smooth riding and minimal maintenance, and internally routed cables to preserve the look of the classic bike.
Harleyin October 2020, when it announced the launch of – a dedicated spin-off company that takes its name from the oldest-known Harley.
- We've ridden and ranked the
- Be ready for night riding with the
- Secure your new ride with the
At the time, we expected the company's e-bikes to be far beyond the budget of the average rider, butwith two models designed specifically for commuters: the Mosh/Cty and Rush/Cty Step-Thru, which cost $3,399 (about £2,600 / AU$4,600) and $4,399 (about £3,300 / AU$6,000) respectively.
Mountain bike vs road bike: what exactly is the difference?
Not sure if you need a mountain bike or road bike? And where to gravel bikes fit in? We explain what sets these different types of bike apartThere are certain essential differences between road and mountain bikes that you need to be aware of, and the new niche of gravel biking has added to the potential pitfalls faced by first-time buyers. Read on for a rundown of the differences between the two bike breeds, and once you've figured out which is the right choice for you, head to our best mountain bike or best road bike guides for some product recommendations.
That's certainly not cheap, but not outlandish either. For comparison, our current top-rated e-bike, the, sells for £2,290 in the UK, and has just launched in the US for an early-bird price of $1,990.
Get your motor running
The S1 Mosh/Tribute is a limited edition, with only 650 due to roll off the production line (half for sale in the US, and half for European riders), and has a price tag to match. It went on sale this month for $5,999 (about £4,400 / AU$8,300), which is more in line with what we'd expect for a company with Harley's heritage.
However, asnotes, what you're paying for here is the vintage style, as the bike's specs are fundamentally the same as the Mosh/Cty.
The S1 Mosh/Tribute is, with delivery expected at the end of the year, but you'll have to be quick; the bike was originally available in both medium and large sizes, but at the time of writing only medium is left in stock.
First Ride: Harley-Davidson’s Revamped Sportster Is More Nimble and Muscular—and Also More One-Dimensional .
We tested the bike after its biggest makeover yet and found it more agile and powerful than ever, but there’s still room for improvement.The Sportster is holy ground for the Harley masses. A fixture on dealer floors for a staggering 64 years, the model has a sect all its own—even within the cult of Harley-Davidson itself. In that time, the bike has only seen two major revisions, with the 2021 edition being the third—and most comprehensive—to date.