The Milwaukee-eight family: an overview of Harley big twins

The Milwaukee-Eight

Today we want to offer you an overview of the big-twins produced by HD, or the Milwaukee-eight (M8) family. The Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight engine is the ninth generation of “big twin” engines developed by the company. But only Harley’s third all-new Big Twin in 80 years. First introduced in 2016, these engines differ from the traditional Harley Big Twin engines in that there are four valves per cylinder, totaling eight valves, hence the name.

Harley LiveWire: an electric luxury concentrate

The Harley Davidson LiveWire is the first electric motorcycle produced by Harley. Despite its conservative nature and its traditional audience, Harley has invested heavily in the development of this bike. Harley wanted to create a motorbike that would stand out but not completely move away from the brand imprint. Create something new, but unique, just in the style of Harley Davidson and that looked to the future with electrification.

The new BMW R18, merger of tradition and innovation

BMW R18 copertina

Finally BMW comes back in that V-twin category which made our grandfathers dream with the R5. A great style return in the sign of tradition and innovation, that challenges the “big” of the category like Harley. After more than a year of waiting and various concepts through the last years, here is finally the official version. But let’s see it in details:

Harley Davidson History (Explained simple) – Part 2

Harley Davidson Historic XA

Have you read the first part of our article? Well, so you must be curious to know how the story goes on. That’s the second part of our Harley Davidson History post! Yes, technically it’s another post, but who cares?

Last week we left with the crisis Harley was experiencing. Due to the growing production of automobiles, that cost as a big bike, almost all of the motorbike company were wiped off. Only Harley Davidson and Indian, the biggest and most known companies, managed to survive.

Harley Davidson History (Explained simple) – Part 1

Harley Davidson Origins and story - logo

You surely know what is Harley Davidson. Its motorcycles are iconic, legendary we can say, but how many of you know why? And how Harley Davidson became what is today? Today, the Harley Davidson brand is known for its quality, reliability and the emotions only a Harley can give. But how was at the beginning?