Go Ape Crazy: South Dakota Governor Pulls Down Ape Hanger Law


You can now fly your hands as high as you want while riding your motorcycle in South Dakota. State Governor, Dennis Daugaard, has signed off on Senate Bill 85 striking down SD codified law 32-20-3, which made it a petty offense to operate a motorcycle with handlebars that put the grips at or above shoulder […]

Bar Swap: How to Measure Handlebars for your Harley

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There are two key factors you need to consider when swapping out the handlebars on your Harley-Davidson. First you need to choose a style then you need to figure out the bar dimensions you want/need. Determining the style can be somewhat of a daunting task as there are so many different styles to choose from […]

Life Behind Bars: Choosing a Handlebar Style for Your Harley


The stock Harley-Davidson handlebars serve their function fairly well—to comfortably fit the “average” rider and help them safely and securely operate their motorcycle. The problem is however, not everyone is the “average” rider with average body dimensions. Some people have longer torsos while others have shorter arms. Some people may not be able leave their […]