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How to Ride Safe This Summer: Your Harley-Davidson® Bike RSS

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How to Ride Safe This Summer: Your Harley-Davidson® Bike

Riding on a hot day can lead to serious consequences for both you and your bike, if you do not adequately prepare. It is necessary to take extra precautions to avoid issues with your bike when out and about at the peak of the summer season. Understand more about how to enjoy a long summer ride without adverse effects to your bike today. Can Hot Weather Stress Your Ride? Summer temperatures can put extra stress on a bike needing maintenance, with environmental factors possibly increasing the risk of a serious accident. It is best to check over the tread of tires and...

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How to Buy a Used Harley-Davidson: Part 2 RSS

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How to Buy a Used Harley-Davidson: Part 2

As readers appear to be interested in buying a previously owned Harley, we wanted to address a few areas that were not touched upon in Top Tips to Buying a Used Harley-Davidson Motorcycle. In that previous blog, we covered how to get more information on the history of a bike and determining which bikes may be most suitable for newer riders. What else might riders want to consider before putting cash down on a used Harley-Davidson? In this blog, we will provide a quick overview about areas to check over on a used bike, reliability of a Harley and common Harley...

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News of the Motorscan Smartphone Diagnostic Tool for Police Forces RSS

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News of the Motorscan Smartphone Diagnostic Tool for Police Forces

  Every year fleet managers attempt to determine which tools will best serve their police force. 2018 proves no different than in years past. Police forces have been relying on Harley-Davidson® motorcycles in order to protect and serve for generations. It has been over a century that Harley bikes have been a mode of transportation in select police forces and tradition continues today. Fleet managers look for the latest technology to assist police departments. News about the Motorscan smartphone diagnostic device for Harley-Davidson has been recently shared with audiences on Government-fleet.com and policemag.com via the Police Fleet eNewsletter. Learn more about the latest...

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AMA Review: Motorscan Smartphone Diagnostic Tool for Harley-Davidson® RSS

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AMA Review: Motorscan Smartphone Diagnostic Tool for Harley-Davidson®

'Motorscan MSDKHD6 Harley-Davidson CAN-Bus Smartphone Diagnostics Adapter' was written by Thomas Garner and originally published in the January 2018 issue of American Motorcyclist.   The Motorscan MSDKHD6 Harley-Davidson CAN-Bus Smartphone Diagnostics Adapter is a Bluetooth enabled diagnostic tool that uses a smartphone application. The product was installed and tested on a 2014 Harley Davidson Street Glide Special FLHXS. This device works with any Harley-Davidson with six-pin OBD data link connectors. Check the company’s website to see if the device is compatible with your bike. Installation was pretty straightforward using the included instructions. The device installs directly to the bike's data...

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RideApart Discusses Benefits of Tiny Harley-Davidson OBD Scanner RSS

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RideApart Discusses Benefits of Tiny Harley-Davidson OBD Scanner

'Meet MotorScan: The Tiny OBD Scanner for Harley-Davidsons' was originally written by Tim Huber and published on RideApart.  Tiny MotorScan device gives Harley-Davidson owners a digital onboard diagnostics tool that can instantly tell them what’s wrong with their bike on the screen of their phone. Harleys have become increasingly complex over the past few decades. With the advent of fuel injection, engine control systems, and other computer wizardy, shadetree mechanics have a harder time wrenching in the garage than their fathers and grandfathers did. Luckily, with the advent of MotorScan, Joe Shadetree's life just got a little easier. What is...

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