2023 Motorcycle Trends Part 1: New Bikes and Redesigned Classics

Plus some predictions about which models manufacturers will be developing more of.

2023, new year, road
Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Hooligan Flat Tracker

We saw this beautiful Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 at Flat Out Friday, it was a killer in the Hooligan class. Check it out!

HD Sportster 1200
New Harley-Davidson Nightster Model

Featuring a new, liquid-cooled Revolution Max 975T powertrain tuned for muscular torque.

Harley-Davidson NIghtster
Harley-Davidson “Divorster”

When a custom bike builder is gifted a motorcycle, the possibilities for the build are endless. That was the scenario Randy Noldge found himself in with a Harley-Davidson Sportster last year, and the result was a high-compression, performance-oriented drag bike with a unique nickname. Check it out!

Harley-Davidson Sportster “Divorster” Drag Bike

Who — or what — got divorced?

Harley-Davidson’s Hardwire Plan Is the Motor Co.’s Latest Reinvention

The Hardwire plan, released in February 2021, memorializes Harley-Davidson’s push to reinvent itself.

Harley Reveals Next Generation Sportster

Harley-Davidson has officially unveiled the long-awaited new sport motorcycle that fans were hoping to get. The Sportster S model is an all-new sport custom motorcycle designed to deliver a thrilling riding experience and ushers in a new era of Sportster performance. A 121-horsepower Revolution Max 1250T V-Twin engine puts the Sportster S rider in command

Harley-Davidson XLT Ironhead Sportster Chopper by John Moorehead

Lowbrow Customs met with John Moorehead to talk about his custom 1977 Harley-Davidson XLT Ironhead Sportster Chopper.

Sportster ‘SEVENTY’ Limited Edition by Lord Drake Kustoms

This Sportster Scrambler is a limited edition of 10 units that Lord Drake Kustoms is building in his workshops in Malaga and Miami.

Harley-Davidson Sportster Scrambler: Urbantracker by Lord Drake Kustoms

The “Urbantracker” is one of the best Harley-Davidson Scrambler or Street Tracker built in Lord Drake Kustoms’ Harley workshop in Malaga, Spain.

SuperStreet 2-into-1 Exhaust System for Late Model Sportsters

The S&S R&D team took their proven 2:1 SuperStreet exhaust internals and finally ported them over to the Sportster platform.

Storz Performance Tail Sections for Sportster Hooligan Racers

A high-quality hand laid fiberglass tail section, Saddleman seat pad and TIG welded custom steel sub-frame with billet aluminum mounting hardware provide a bolt-on solution for racers who do not require tail lamps or license plate mounts.