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Articles By Bryan Harley - Cruiser Editor

Bryan Harley
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Our resident road warrior has earned his stripes covering the rally circuit, from riding the Black Hills of Sturgis to cruising Main Street in Daytona Beach. Whether it’s chopped, bobbed, or bored, metric to ‘Merican, he rides ‘em all.

O.N.E. Reaper Hoodie Leather Jacket Review

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Made to order out of some of the most supple leather around, we review the O.N.E. Reaper Hoodie motorcycle jacket.

Star Brings Back Stratoliner Deluxe for 2014

Friday, June 21, 2013
Star Motorcycles is bringing back its big bagger after a year's absence, the 2014 Stratoliner Deluxe once again making it on the production line.

Speed and Strength Rage Jeans Review

Thursday, June 20, 2013
It's summer time, and a set of Kevlar-reinforced denim riding jeans are a valuable addition to any gear bag. We review Speed and Strength's Rage with the Machine Jeans.

Laconia Motorcycle Week Review 2013

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
We take a look back at the 90th anniversary of Laconia Motorcycle Week, from the vintage races to hill climbs, from Weirs Beach action to the Broken Spoke Saloon.

Local Honors Father, Wins Laconia Bike Show

Sunday, June 16, 2013
A local Laconian built a classic 1974 Shovelhead in honor of his father and was rewarded with 'Best of Show' at the 2013 Laconia Custom Bike Show.

Laconia Feature - 7 Questions with Ron Finch

Friday, June 14, 2013
It was hard to miss Ron Finch at Laconia thanks to his super-sized 'Chopper at Large' parked out in front of the Broken Spoke Saloon. We talk with the bike building legend.

Builders Battle for Big $$ in Laconia Build-Off

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Think you could complete a ground-up build in just one week in front of a crowd? Five New England shops are doing just that in the 2013 Laconia Biker Build-Off.

AMA Pro Hillclimbs Thrills and Spills in Laconia

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
AMA Pro Hillclimb riders put on quite a show for an appreciative Laconia crowd as three different riders have won the Unlimited Class in three rounds.

Laconia Feature: Motorcycle Police Museum

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
While attending the 2013 Laconia Rally we came across a little gem called the American Police Motorcycle Museum in nearby Meredith.

Road to the Laconia Rally 2013

Monday, June 10, 2013
Motorcycle USA makes its way through five eastern states in two days, stopping off in Brooklyn first, as we make the journey to the 2013 Laconia Motorcycle Rally.

The Man Who Replaced Willie G. - Ray Drea

Friday, June 7, 2013
Replacing a legend like Willie G. Davidson is a daunting task, but Harley's current Chief Styling Officer Ray Drea has the drive, passion, and talent to take the reins.

2013 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Custom Review

Thursday, June 6, 2013
Moto Guzzi sheds any stigmas of antiquity by equipping its 2013 California 1400 Custom cruiser with traction control, variable engine maps, ABS, and a ride-by-wire throttle.

Laconia Motorcycle Week 2013 Preview

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
The party in the White Mountains and Weirs Beach is going to be huge this year for Laconia Motorcycle Week 2013 as the rally prepares to celebrate its 90th anniversary.

Muddy Creek 250 Motocross Results 2013

Saturday, June 1, 2013
The 250 Motocross action was hot today at Muddy Creek as riders battled it out in two motos in attempt to trim down KTM's Ken Roczen's points lead.

Muddy Creek 450 Motocross Results 2013

Saturday, June 1, 2013
Ryan Villopoto rode in to Muddy Creek with an unbeaten streak in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross 450 Class. Was the Monster Energy Kawasaki rider able to keep the streak alive?

Lichter's Motorcycles as Art Going Ton Up!

Friday, May 24, 2013
Famed industry photographer Michael Lichter is going Ton Up! for this year's 'Motorcycles as Art' exhibit at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip as it celebrates the Mods and Rockers movement in 'Ton Up! Speed, Style and Cafe Racer Culture.'

2014 Suzuki M109R B.O.S.S., C50, C90 1st Look

Friday, May 24, 2013
Suzuki continues to express its dark side with the release of three new Blacked Out Special Suzuki (B.O.S.S.) models, the 2014 M109R B.O.S.S., the 2014 C50 B.O.S.S., and the 2013 C90 B.O.S.S.

2013 Triumph Bonneville Comparison

Monday, May 20, 2013
The 2013 Triumph Bonneville takes on the 2013 Harley Sportster Iron 883 and the 2014 Star Bolt in this head-to-head-to-head urban cruiser comparison.

2014 Star Bolt Comparison

Monday, May 20, 2013
Star Motorcycles made no qualms who they had in its sights when it launched the 2014 Bolt so we obliged them by comparing it to the 2013 Sportster 883 Iron and threw in the 2013 Triumph Bonneville for good measure.

2013 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Iron Comparison

Monday, May 20, 2013
We pit Harley's 2013 Sportster 883 Iron against the newcomer from Star Motorcycles, the 2014 Bolt, along with its long-time nemesis, the 2013 Triumph Bonneville.