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New Apps and Digital Tech Transform Your Harley Riding Experience RSS

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New Apps and Digital Tech Transform Your Harley Riding Experience

How will Harley enthusiasts respond to innovations to an American classic? Riders may find the latest apps and digital tech updates attractive enough to investigate further, helping them diagnose their ride, share their latest trips and get more detailed information. Some advances can be used on older Harleys, while others are only available on the new LiveWire electric motorcycle and the latest models. Get in on the fun as you explore the digital technology that can connect your ride to the cloud or ever-present smartphone. LiveWire and the H-D Connect Be on the lookout for H-D’s first electric motorcycle this...

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Save Money with This Easy Tool to Maintain Your Harley-Davidson® RSS

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Save Money with This Easy Tool to Maintain Your Harley-Davidson®

Originally published on December 2, 2018 in AMA Diagnostica offers Harley-Davidson riders the ability to check system health and diagnose their bikes from the convenience of their smartphones. You can troubleshoot your own bike on the go with the innovative and award-winning plug and play Motorscan smartphone diagnostic tool. You can enjoy an AMA exclusive discount of $20 when you enter the code found at www.americanmotorcyclist.com/For-Members/Member-Discount-Codes while buying the 4-pin and 6-pin Motorscan smartphone diagnostic tool at www.motorscantools.com. The company calls this the world’s smallest motorcycle diagnostic device. It has no wires. Just connect it and use it to diagnose your bike yourself, saving on...

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Where Is Your Harley-Davidson® Diagnostic Port? RSS

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Where Is Your Harley-Davidson® Diagnostic Port?

Image of a 4-pin diagnostic port on a standard Harley-Davidson bike. Look for a connector that is light gray and has a black rubber plug installed. Tools may be necessary to remove a cover and gain access.   There may come a time in your life when you need to locate the diagnostic port on your Harley. The problem is that finding it is not always as simple as what one may think. The diagnostic port location on Harley-Davidson bikes differs by model and year. Our team provides the following information to make the process clearer for those looking to...

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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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Find the Best Motorcycle Tools and Accessories at the 2017 SEMA Show in Vegas RSS

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Find the Best Motorcycle Tools and Accessories at the 2017 SEMA Show in Vegas

  The SEMA Show is always a well-attended event and this year’s show will prove to continue SEMA’s tradition of showcasing the best new products in the automotive and motorcycle industries. What will be different is Diagnostica’s participation in the event, as they support their partner, Smart Vehicle Diagnostics. What should riders know about this popular industry event held in late October? Mark Your Calendar This year’s SEMA Show will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from October 31st-November 3rd, overlapping with the AAPEX event at Sands Expo. At the SEMA Show event, 60,000 buyers or more may...

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