We ride: 110th anniversary Harleys

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  1. For 2013 the engine, gearbox and triple clamps are finished in black, and the Street Bob is also available in red metal-flake finish. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  2. Street Bob is a pared-down Dyna with bobbed mudguards, high handlebars on special risers and no pillion seat or tail light. Picture: Dave Abrahams\
  3. Skimpy ploughshare saddle is only 675mm off the ground, and the footpegs are mid-mounted, so the seating position of the Street Bob is taut and compact. Picture: Dave Abrahams.
  4. Dave Abrahams fooling around on the Street Bob, American-style, on a disused runway at Fisantekraal airfield. Picture: Desmond Louw
  5. Ultra Glide is one of nine Harley-Davidson 2013 models available in special 110th anniversary black-and-bronze livery. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  6. Limited Edition 110th Anniversary models have this commemorative solid bronze single-wing fuel-tank badge, plated in black nickel and distressed to highlight the bronze, with a bright gold-tone Bar and Shield cloisonne insert. Picture: Desmond Louw
  7. Matt-black XL1200CB Sportster 1200 Custom Limited has high 'bars and spoked wheels. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  8. XFDF Fat Bob now has the 1690cc 103 engine and six-speed Cruise Drive transmission. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  9. XL1200CA Sportster 1200 Custom Limited at the lookout point on the Wellington side of Bains Kloof. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  10. Pouch on the fuel tank of the XL1200CA Sportster Custom Limited is a magnetic holder for a iPod Touch, playing through two purpose-built Harley-Davidson speakers mounted on the handlebars. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  11. XL1200CA Sportster Custom Limited has straight drag handlebars, new, flat 17-litre fuel tank, mid-mounted pegs, 16-inch cast wheels at both ends and grunty 1202cc engine. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  12. XL1200CA Sportster Custom Limited rear suspension travel is very limited, as it is on all cruiser-style bikes, so the ride becomes a little jarring over bumpy sections but the damping was firm and it seldom bottoms out. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  13. FLHRC Road King is the classic Harley touring bike with leather saddlebags rather than hard panniers. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  14. FLHRC Road King Classic is available for 2013 in a striking new two-shades-of-red livery. Picture: Dave Abrahams.
  15. FLHRC Road King Classic has 1690cc 103 V-twin producing 134Nm at 3500, weighs 355kg. Picture: Dave Abrahams.
  16. FLHRC Road King Classic is at its best on the open road. Picture: Desmond Louw
 

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