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Watch A 1939 Harley-Davidson EL Knucklehead Cruise Japan

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Americans aren’t the only ones in love with vintage Harley bikes.

When you think of classic Harley-Davidson motorcycles, you probably automatically assume an American would be the only one interested in riding it. At least, you would if you believe the story some people like to push that in other countries Harleys are looked down upon universally. As you can see in the video accompanying this article, there are dedicated Harley-Davidson riders in other parts of the world like Japan, proving these bikes have a far broader appeal.

You can literally just sit back, relax, and just enjoy this video. Maybe consider putting it on full screen for a truly immersive experience. It might be the closest you get to riding one of these Harleys.

Photo credit: Mecum Auctions

That melodic sound you hear is Harley-Davidson’s EL “hemi” overhead valve V-twin

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BMW Is Bringing Adaptive Cruise Control to Its Motorcycles

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Cruise control isn’t just for cars anymore. BMW is now ready to bring an adaptive form of the technology to its motorcycles to make long-distance rides safer and more comfortable.

On Tuesday, the German automaker’s motorcycle division, BMW Motorrad, announced that it will introduce Active Cruise Control (ACC) as a feature on its bikes in the near future. Developed in collaboration with German technology company Bosch, the cutting-edge rider-assistance software hopes to give riders fewer things to worry about when their speeding along the open road.

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While a standard cruise control system allows a driver to set their desired speed and then let their vehicle go, an adaptive (or active) system will adjust the cruising speed when another vehicle is detected in front. BMW and Bosch’s technology marks the first time this feature will be available on a

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