Our latest long termer, BikeReview LiveWire, has so far proven to be an awesome alternative to a fuel bike. Jeff's gone a month petrol free so far. Here's update 1... Photography: Heather Ware

At the beginning of June I picked up this beast, our latest long termer, BikeReview LiveWire. After Simon attended the Aussie launch, MDM did the Euro launch and Paul did our track test, I was keen to experience the bike for myself. Here’s my first update video.

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2021 Harley Davidson LiveWire Specifications


Price:  From $49,995
Colours: Vivid Black, Yellow Fuse, Orange Fuse (our bike)
Claimed power: 78kW [105hp]@10000rpm
Claimed torque: 116Nm [86ft-lb)
Wet weight: 251kg
Fuel capacity: Er, it’s black magic!

Engine: Water-cooled Revelation permanent magnet electric motor, single speed

Battery: 24kWh

Range: 235km Claimed (City)

Chassis: Cast alloy
Rake: 24.5° Trail: 108mm
Suspension: USD Showa SFF-BP forks, fully adjustable,114mm travel, Showa BFRC shock, fully adjustable, 114mm travel
Brakes: ABS, four piston radial-mount Brembo monoblock front calipers, 300mm dual rotors (f), single 260mm floating rear rotor, dual-piston caliper (r), ABS
Wheels & Tyres: Cast alloy five-spoke, HD Michelin Scorcher Sport , 120/70–17in (f), 180/5–17in (r)

Wheelbase: 1490mm
Ground clearance: 130mm
Seat height: 780mm
Overall height: N/A
Overall length: 2135mm
Overall width: N/A

Instruments: Full digital TFT multi-function display, Bluetooth connectivity via H-D Connect app.


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