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Which States Require Motorcyclists to Wear Helmets? RSS

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Which States Require Motorcyclists to Wear Helmets?

As it appears that there is a high correlation between strong helmet laws and fewer serious motorcycle injuries and fatalities, it begs the question: Which states do have helmet laws on the books that are consistently enforced? This information cannot only help motorcyclists stay on the right side of the law but also keep them informed before heading out of state. Avoid a potential hassle with the police when knowing when helmets are mandatory. Helmet Laws in Your State There are surprisingly few states which require adult motorcyclists to wear a helmet when riding. This may change in the future,...

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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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Spring Awakening: Prepping Your Harley-Davidson RSS

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Spring Awakening: Prepping Your Harley-Davidson

In some areas of the country, it may seem like winter will never end. The winter season has been a big tease in some areas, as riders get a taste of warmer weather, followed by a chilling nor’easter and a few more inches of snow. However, we can all look forward to the certainty that winter will soon end. With the end of bone-chilling temps, riders will decide to begin taking their bike out for short spins and longer riders. Truly, there is nothing like blue skies, an open road, kicking back and enjoying the journey on a favorite Harley-Davidson....

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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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5 Motorcycle Tools to Get Harley-Davidson Riders Home RSS

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5 Motorcycle Tools to Get Harley-Davidson Riders Home

Today’s tools have become roadside essentials. What are the best tools to take with you on your next ride?

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