We tested Harley-Davidson’s new $5000 electric bike

17 dec. 2020
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Harley-Davidson’s new Serial 1 electric bikes are coming, and we got one of the first test rides. The bikes are gorgeous, with a clean, non cluttered design and an impressive spec sheet. And they are an absolute joy to ride. But are they worth $5,000?
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  • Do you think these bikes are worth the money?

    The VergeThe VergeAcum 4 luni
    • Not at all

      Jennifer CuellarJennifer CuellarAcum 21 o Zi
    • Nope

      Robert CurtisRobert CurtisAcum lună
    • Rather buy the new Royal Enfield and have change!

      Alan MawsonAlan MawsonAcum lună
    • Not really, but we will see!

      Skyline BTH Just ThereSkyline BTH Just ThereAcum 2 luni
    • No, not a fan of E-bikes. I rather earn a sweat.

      Lt. DoomsdayLt. DoomsdayAcum 3 luni
  • WHAT $5000. NOT WORTH IT. you can get top of the range electric scooter for half the price

    Mr driveryteMr driveryteAcum 21 o Zi
  • Don't know who is running this department, but is that "realy" what harley riders are looking for and expecting? Disappointed

    noj remlocknoj remlockAcum 26 Zile
  • Harley is doomed

    BonzBonzAcum lună
  • You have to be a special kind of stupid to buy this...

    Undercover BushUndercover BushAcum lună
  • 😉

    Gold FormationGold FormationAcum lună
  • 🙄

    Michael CassadyMichael CassadyAcum lună
  • I can get a nice honda shadow and modify it into a bobber for less than the price if this bicycle.

    Michael CassadyMichael CassadyAcum lună
  • I know of 2 E*Bikes that are superior than any of the Harley-Davidson bikes. One is approximately 7K and rugged, and the other around $2,500 (ONXY RCR) this has a good balance of how many miles or how long you can ride and how fast. Approximately 60-65mph. They are for off roads too. More like a Moped.

    Robert CurtisRobert CurtisAcum lună
  • i think there's just one thing one needs to know about electric bikes mostly they don't make sense as bicycles are unbeatable because no fuel good for health doesn't farm the environment plus if you get solid airless tyres you need to worry about nothing so electric.. not really

    vIBED oUT • ChannelvIBED oUT • ChannelAcum lună
  • Who wants this junk for 5000 get Sondors Metacycle

    ennis pennis pAcum lună
  • You can buy an electric unicycle for much cheaper, you get more range, smaller more compact, easier to transport, more fun to ride, etc.

    BluBluAcum lună
  • I wanted to see more of the bike itself.

    JsmithJsmithAcum lună
  • BruH these are DEAD there is some BADASS electric bikes HARLEY DISAPPOINTED at this NOT COOL

    Wolf Hound DogWolf Hound DogAcum lună
  • Reviewed by someone who has never been on a harley fcs

    dextew69dextew69Acum lună
  • Unmistakably Harley Davidson? Do I hear a hint of shell! The only people that this bike would be for are people that do not care about money. five grand for a e bike are you kidding me!

    Bigging PhilipBigging PhilipAcum 2 luni
  • When your bike has a better smartwatch than you.

    P SP SAcum 2 luni
  • lame. My Montague has 1500 wt, 160NM. Top speed 36mph. Just went up Pikes Peak. My total cost was $2500.

    allen wellsallen wellsAcum 2 luni
  • Wow. Super cool. I really want one. Wish it was more affordable

    C HC HAcum 2 luni
  • In India u can have a car in that price.... Useless....

    PRAKASH728PRAKASH728Acum 2 luni
  • I’m confused, what about the design of the bike makes it ‘uniquely Harley’? It looks more or less like everything else, but definitely not a Harley lol

    metadatemmetadatemAcum 2 luni
  • Too expensive!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😡😡😡😡😡

    J MengJ MengAcum 2 luni
  • Blew it. When you deviated from the original design you blew it. Add in the rediculous price. I have a rad rover that will run this over cost 1499

    bfarm44bfarm44Acum 3 luni
  • Go take a look at onyx motorbikes that is more worth your money 😏

    20% project20% projectAcum 3 luni
  • imagine a tesla ev bike, that would be cool

    Mário FerreiraMário FerreiraAcum 3 luni
  • 😍😍😍

    بلي ميديابلي ميدياAcum 3 luni
  • this vid is too sweet and generally out of logic, like a table spoon of sugar in a good beer,, and baby-cycle design is very poor

    Alex SokolovskyAlex SokolovskyAcum 3 luni
  • If the bikes are going to get more wattage over 250W then you say "minimum 250W" not "atleast 250W" 🤦🏽‍♂️

    It's MilanIt's MilanAcum 3 luni
  • $5000 for a bicycle? Jesus, just buy a motorcycle at that point.

    Matt FrankmanMatt FrankmanAcum 3 luni
  • With that money you can get a so much better mtb e-bike

    Simon HernandezSimon HernandezAcum 3 luni
  • Lost me at headline saying 5k for a bike

    Bertie Die steirische EichelBertie Die steirische EichelAcum 3 luni
  • When you said "Unmistakenly Harley Davidson" I paused the video to let you know that I won't watch the rest. Good money.

    HasanHasanAcum 3 luni
    • It was a way of signaling that it is way over priced and only makes sense for people who are addicted to branding.

      Kirk JohnsonKirk JohnsonAcum lună
  • These bikes look like a super high-end german product where they did ALL the design and spared no expense. But it looks GERMAN. It does NOT look like a Harley. There is NO American style. The actual Serial 1 motorbike looks 1000% cooler. And this pricing seems really suspect as a 3k ebike with a $2000 markup because of sticking on a Harley badge. So, feel free to love this as a European Union ebike, but I just can't call it a Harley.

    J HJ HAcum 3 luni
  • 250 watt motor?? LOL! Good for grannies. The stealth bike built in Australia has 6,200 watts.

    Make Everything FreeMake Everything FreeAcum 3 luni
  • Does this require a table for assembly?

    Its WookieIts WookieAcum 3 luni
  • was it pre assembled

    fear oldbloodfear oldbloodAcum 3 luni
  • 5000 US for bike? as a former BAM I can't but suspect that HD administration is loose in the wild. Getting late in the game and mimicking other companies strats in the same niche just to get the cut for them and whoever they've allied to develop this product is not only lazy but shameful for trying to get that crazy advantage on their brand loyal customers, perhaps the biggest chunk of potential customers in their chart.

    SIIN XX7SIIN XX7Acum 3 luni
  • Poggers

    Rasmita MahapatraRasmita MahapatraAcum 3 luni
  • Harley is losing their mind no body is gonna buy

    Joeyp81Joeyp81Acum 3 luni
  • If the CVT transmission automatically finds the correct gear ratio - continuously - can you explain why it takes some time for a rider to adapt to this?

    Ken HowardKen HowardAcum 3 luni
  • Well, you guys are better at riding bikes than you are at building computers.

    Michael HaireMichael HaireAcum 3 luni
  • For me the looking is to classic and to pricey. Max price should be 1999$.

    Lucio StefanoLucio StefanoAcum 3 luni
  • Ducati offers E bikes

    Scott CampbellScott CampbellAcum 3 luni
  • So they just bought off the shelf parts, put a badge on it and charged 10x what it cost. And this is somehow good?

    The Deviant Developer IDW PodcastThe Deviant Developer IDW PodcastAcum 3 luni
  • Man they fugly

    The Deviant Developer IDW PodcastThe Deviant Developer IDW PodcastAcum 3 luni
  • the verge is the kind of content kreator that listens to the product producer and dont give an actual review ... how much money did you get for your soul ?

    DingensenDingensenAcum 3 luni
  • Where is the jacket from?

    Ishmam ChowdhuryIshmam ChowdhuryAcum 3 luni
  • hard to imagine how this could be worse...the price, the looks and the lack of innovation. anyone could assemble a bike like this for $1000 tops. i guess HD is dead and this is their last breathe

    pamplonaHDpamplonaHDAcum 3 luni
  • Hill? Here we have hills so steep that cars can’t go up them only down and have to drive around the mountain. To take the long path. If it’s not steeper than a stair case it’s not a real hill

    Jeff JacobJeff JacobAcum 3 luni
  • This is collector's edition H.D. e-bike 1st. Production is worth the money.

    LAkersLAkersAcum 3 luni
  • Id love to spend 5000$ on a bike that'll get stolen.

    Many_LivesMany_LivesAcum 3 luni
  • Great electric bike at $500. Oh, wait!

    Anup VermaAnup VermaAcum 3 luni
  • 5000 dollar. WTF!

    Hardik ShresthaHardik ShresthaAcum 3 luni
  • You know whats Hot? Your CPU

    Eduardo PinedaEduardo PinedaAcum 3 luni
    • Just download more RAM

      Ferditheking SimpFerditheking SimpAcum 3 luni
  • WTF Happened to your website. The ads are waaaaaay more than the content to read. YOUr site was a pleasure to read BEFORE. but now its almost all ads

    jacques galljacques gallAcum 3 luni
  • Does the iPad new keyboard work for the 12.9 2017 inch? (Sorry for the random question)

    aNilaxz GOaNilaxz GOAcum 3 luni
  • Don't mention the range? NICE ONE

    mr daddymr daddyAcum 3 luni
  • Hardly Davison

    Yile WenYile WenAcum 3 luni
  • 👍🏾

    Sanidhya GuptaSanidhya GuptaAcum 3 luni
  • They failed to make it affordable. So they eventually failed for the purpose.

  • I have found better bikes than these Harleys and faster. Harley these bikes are a heavy and severe let down on speed and price Rad Power makes a better and faster bike than you. Harley this is a let down on your brand I personally expected better.

    Harold GlasscockHarold GlasscockAcum 3 luni
  • That price is insane though!

    racoonzattackracoonzattackAcum 3 luni
  • What jacket is he wearing?

    arvavaarvavaAcum 3 luni
  • They just do these electric projects to polish their image. It's an old white men brand.

    iFuffiFuffAcum 3 luni
  • On yer bike , not at these prices.

    Bob HadlandBob HadlandAcum 3 luni
  • Can’t wait to ride one!

    Rodrigo MazzolaRodrigo MazzolaAcum 3 luni
  • You should screw with confidence.

    Valar OlorinValar OlorinAcum 3 luni
  • Is this this the new thing for 2045?

    random16 Godfreyrandom16 GodfreyAcum 3 luni
  • GM is selling electric car for less money than these in China.

    Safoan RahmanSafoan RahmanAcum 3 luni
  • Anyone else sad about the fact there’s no vintage design edition?

    Faraz KhanFaraz KhanAcum 3 luni
  • I literally bought a brand new motorcycle this year for less than this electric bicycle 🤔🏍️

    Rishab GangopadhyayRishab GangopadhyayAcum 3 luni
  • Is your Com puter still working?

    Fabian SchmittFabian SchmittAcum 3 luni
  • Terribly overpriced

    belizarius_99belizarius_99Acum 3 luni
  • This bike market

    Samapta HalderSamapta HalderAcum 3 luni
  • Tiis bike market

    Samapta HalderSamapta HalderAcum 3 luni
  • How is this any different from a normal bicycle. I mean this also includes manual pedalling , huh

    Srinath AmaravadiSrinath AmaravadiAcum 3 luni
  • The verge: they are beautiful.. Me: 🤮🤮🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑

    Kev SKev SAcum 3 luni
  • dang thats pricy,I could buy a sportster

    Indio PeltierIndio PeltierAcum 3 luni
  • 5K? Thats insane.. more than I paid for a new 75mpg REH adv bike.. and the guy peddaling with a face diaper.. oh puleassse! Bend over people, I gotta tail pipe for you

    John BucholtzJohn BucholtzAcum 3 luni
  • This felt scripted and sponsored by Harley to say the exact words. The bicycles aren’t “ unmistakably Harley “ , 5000$ in a time of pandemic where people are strapped for cash. Not a good review. The bicycles themselves look nice for sure but they better be if someone is charging you that amount.

    MohamedMohamedAcum 3 luni
  • This is a review of a bike by a guy that doesn’t know bikes

    AaronAaronAcum 3 luni
  • Those bikes are U-L-G-Y and they ain't got no alibi. Get a Specialized Levo for the same price and it actually looks good.

    JamesJamesAcum 3 luni
  • A lot better eBikes for even less than half the price 🤣 Please do not buy the bike, especially if you don’t want to get robbed.

    Returning Cavaliers Fan Since 7/1/2018 #BelieveLandReturning Cavaliers Fan Since 7/1/2018 #BelieveLandAcum 3 luni
  • As always expensive and not enough features. They are just hoping to sell because of the Harley name but I see this as a big flop.

    SAMSAMAcum 3 luni
  • i want a 99$ ebike with same stuff

    MashAllah Tech SecretsMashAllah Tech SecretsAcum 3 luni
  • My instinct says electric bicycle will be game changer...

    ImRan Ma1ikImRan Ma1ikAcum 3 luni
  • Harley Davidson is the apple of motorcycles.

    roadkill sernaroadkill sernaAcum 3 luni
  • we get less than 500 bucks in india

    himdrhimdrAcum 3 luni
  • Ebikes for E boys

  • F@#% Harley Davidson's e-bike, for that price I can buy Royal Enfield Continental GT 650.

  • The cranks seem very short. What's up with that? Not good for longer distance, smooth feel riding. Like a coffee grinder...

    Umaxen 00Umaxen 00Acum 3 luni
  • U say it's good value for$5000 I was thinking it was too much for a cycle to cost ₹5000 and Should i even but it🤣

    Sourav DeySourav DeyAcum 3 luni
  • Range?

    Josh HelmsJosh HelmsAcum 3 luni
  • 5k for a bike? I drive a car that didn’t cost me 5k. this is definitely not everybody

    Mania BeatsMania BeatsAcum 3 luni
  • Charge time? Range? Why were you peddling up hill? That's what the motor is for.

    Saul GoodmanSaul GoodmanAcum 3 luni
  • These vehicles are not electric, they’re battery powered. I always ask, if everything is going the way of the battery, how do you plan to charge of of these glorious earth saving devices? Also the big give away about ‘green’ is how much the consumer is charged (get it?) for being so earth friendly... Its fine if YOU want to live this way. But if your ideas are so awesome, Mehta do you have to force the rest of us to do what YOU want? Is it because you all are so smart and just know better???

    Dean AinsworthDean AinsworthAcum 3 luni
    • Number one: yes they ARE electric. A battery generates electricity. Number two: yes electricity/batteries are more earth friendly than carbon emissions. Neither of these should really have to be stated, yet here I am.

      doves fansdoves fansAcum 3 luni
  • Maybe

    Clinton SmithClinton SmithAcum 3 luni
  • I'm so disappointed with the design. The prototype was so cool it had me saving my pennies. This look so generic ebike. No Harley style.

    matt hubbardmatt hubbardAcum 3 luni
  • Made.In.China.

    Ingolf SternIngolf SternAcum 3 luni
  • My motorbike is 5000 usd and it can go at 160kph 🤣

    Rajkumar BharathiRajkumar BharathiAcum 3 luni