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

ਨੂੰ ਪ੍ਰਕਾਸ਼ਿਤ ਕੀਤਾ ਗਿਆ 17 ਦਸੰਬਰ 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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  • The Verge

    The Verge

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Do you think these bikes are worth the money?

    • Alan Mawson

      Alan Mawson

      7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Rather buy the new Royal Enfield and have change!

    • Mark Holtje

      Mark Holtje

      25 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Not really, but we will see!

    • Lt. Doomsday

      Lt. Doomsday

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      No, not a fan of E-bikes. I rather earn a sweat.

    • Jonathan Daniels

      Jonathan Daniels

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Sounds High End, but I'd say worth it if commiting by Bike

    • Make Everything Free

      Make Everything Free

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      250 watt motor?? LOL! Good for grannies. The stealth bike built in Australia has 6,200 watts.

  • ennis p

    ennis p

    ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Who wants this junk for 5000 get Sondors Metacycle

  • Dot


    6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  • Jsmith


    6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I wanted to see more of the bike itself.

  • Wolf Hound Dog

    Wolf Hound Dog

    8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  • dextew69


    8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Reviewed by someone who has never been on a harley fcs

  • Bigging Philip

    Bigging Philip

    13 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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!

  • P S

    P S

    22 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    When your bike has a better smartwatch than you.

  • allen wells

    allen wells

    25 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  • Prudhvy Vasireddy

    Prudhvy Vasireddy

    28 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Seems like this guy hasn't seen Mercedes Smart or Vanmoof .They are way way better looking and with higher specs.

  • C H

    C H

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Wow. Super cool. I really want one. Wish it was more affordable

  • PRAKASH728


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    In India u can have a car in that price.... Useless....

  • metadatem


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  • J Meng

    J Meng

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Too expensive!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😡😡😡😡😡

  • bfarm44


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  • 20% project

    20% project

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Go take a look at onyx motorbikes that is more worth your money 😏

  • Mário Ferreira

    Mário Ferreira

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    imagine a tesla ev bike, that would be cool

  • بلي ميديا

    بلي ميديا

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  • Alex Sokolovsky

    Alex Sokolovsky

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  • It's Milan

    It's Milan

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    If the bikes are going to get more wattage over 250W then you say "minimum 250W" not "atleast 250W" 🤦🏽‍♂️

  • Matt Frankman

    Matt Frankman

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    $5000 for a bicycle? Jesus, just buy a motorcycle at that point.

  • Simon Hernandez

    Simon Hernandez

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    With that money you can get a so much better mtb e-bike

  • Bertie Die steirische Eichel

    Bertie Die steirische Eichel

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Lost me at headline saying 5k for a bike

  • Hasan


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    When you said "Unmistakenly Harley Davidson" I paused the video to let you know that I won't watch the rest. Good money.

  • J H

    J H

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  • Make Everything Free

    Make Everything Free

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    250 watt motor?? LOL! Good for grannies. The stealth bike built in Australia has 6,200 watts.

  • Its Wookie

    Its Wookie

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Does this require a table for assembly?

  • fear oldblood

    fear oldblood

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    was it pre assembled

  • SIIN XX7

    SIIN XX7

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  • Anish Mahapatra

    Anish Mahapatra

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  • Joeyp81


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Harley is losing their mind no body is gonna buy

  • Ken Howard

    Ken Howard

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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?

  • Michael Haire

    Michael Haire

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Well, you guys are better at riding bikes than you are at building computers.

  • Lucio Stefano

    Lucio Stefano

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    For me the looking is to classic and to pricey. Max price should be 1999$.

  • Scott Campbell

    Scott Campbell

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Ducati offers E bikes

  • The Deviant Developer IDW Podcast

    The Deviant Developer IDW Podcast

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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 Podcast

    The Deviant Developer IDW Podcast

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Man they fugly

  • Dingensen


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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 ?

  • Ishmam Chowdhury

    Ishmam Chowdhury

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Where is the jacket from?

  • pamplonaHD


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  • Jeff Jacob

    Jeff Jacob

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  • LAkers


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This is collector's edition H.D. e-bike 1st. Production is worth the money.

  • Many_Lives


    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Id love to spend 5000$ on a bike that'll get stolen.

  • Anthony MM

    Anthony MM

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    You people are sick. I can buy 2 Vespa’s for the price of one of these

  • Anup Verma

    Anup Verma

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Great electric bike at $500. Oh, wait!

  • Hardik Shrestha

    Hardik Shrestha

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    5000 dollar. WTF!

  • Eduardo Pineda

    Eduardo Pineda

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    You know whats Hot? Your CPU

    • Ferditheking Simp

      Ferditheking Simp

      ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      Just download more RAM

  • jacques gall

    jacques gall

    ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  • Anila Polk

    Anila Polk

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Does the iPad new keyboard work for the 12.9 2017 inch?
    (Sorry for the random question)

  • mr daddy

    mr daddy

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Don't mention the range? NICE ONE

  • Yile Wen

    Yile Wen

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Hardly Davison

  • Sanidhya Gupta

    Sanidhya Gupta

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ




    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    They failed to make it affordable. So they eventually failed for the purpose.

  • Harold Glasscock

    Harold Glasscock

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  • racoonzattack


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    That price is insane though!

  • arvava


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    What jacket is he wearing?

  • iFuff


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  • Bob Hadland

    Bob Hadland

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    On yer bike , not at these prices.

  • Rodrigo Mazzola

    Rodrigo Mazzola

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Can’t wait to ride one!

  • Valar Olorin

    Valar Olorin

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    You should screw with confidence.

  • random16 Godfrey

    random16 Godfrey

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Is this this the new thing for 2045?

  • Safoan Rahman

    Safoan Rahman

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    GM is selling electric car for less money than these in China.

  • Faraz Khan

    Faraz Khan

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Anyone else sad about the fact there’s no vintage design edition?

  • Rishab Gangopadhyay

    Rishab Gangopadhyay

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I literally bought a brand new motorcycle this year for less than this electric bicycle 🤔🏍️

  • Fabian Schmitt

    Fabian Schmitt

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Is your Com puter still working?

  • belizarius_99


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Terribly overpriced

  • Samapta Halder

    Samapta Halder

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This bike market

  • Samapta Halder

    Samapta Halder

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Tiis bike market

  • Srinath Amaravadi

    Srinath Amaravadi

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    How is this any different from a normal bicycle. I mean this also includes manual pedalling , huh

  • Kev S

    Kev S

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    The verge: they are beautiful..
    Me: 🤮🤮🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑

  • Indio Peltier

    Indio Peltier

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    dang thats pricy,I could buy a sportster

  • John Bucholtz

    John Bucholtz

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  • Mohamed


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  • Aaron


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This is a review of a bike by a guy that doesn’t know bikes

  • James F

    James F

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  • Returning Cavaliers Fan Since 7/1/2018 #BelieveLand

    Returning Cavaliers Fan Since 7/1/2018 #BelieveLand

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  • SAM


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  • MashAllah Food Secrets

    MashAllah Food Secrets

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    i want a 99$ ebike with same stuff

  • ImRan Ma1ik

    ImRan Ma1ik

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    My instinct says electric bicycle will be game changer...

  • roadkill serna

    roadkill serna

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Harley Davidson is the apple of motorcycles.

  • himdr


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    we get less than 500 bucks in india



    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Ebikes for E boys



    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  • Umaxen 00

    Umaxen 00

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  • Sourav Dey

    Sourav Dey

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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🤣

  • Josh Helms

    Josh Helms

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  • Mania Beats

    Mania Beats

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    5k for a bike? I drive a car that didn’t cost me 5k. this is definitely not everybody

  • Saul Goodman

    Saul Goodman

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Charge time? Range?
    Why were you peddling up hill? That's what the motor is for.

  • Dean Ainsworth

    Dean Ainsworth

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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???

    • doves fans

      doves fans

      2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

      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.

  • Clinton Smith

    Clinton Smith

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  • matt hubbard

    matt hubbard

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  • Ingolf Stern

    Ingolf Stern

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  • Rajkumar Bharathi

    Rajkumar Bharathi

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    My motorbike is 5000 usd and it can go at 160kph 🤣

  • Online Jedi

    Online Jedi

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Lmao if harley ever wanted to into actual motorcycle riders, they would bring back Buell. These electric bikes are just a fading trend. Just like the electric scooters that came before it.

  • Still waiting for Fry

    Still waiting for Fry

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  • Abdulla Taka

    Abdulla Taka

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Awesome speak

  • Ronnie Letizia

    Ronnie Letizia

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Too exspensive for the specs theres nothing impressive here or special and your just paying for the Davidson namebrand

  • snukkelpuppie


    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Who reviews an ebike without mentioning the battery size. It looks tiny...

  • The adventures of Taco

    The adventures of Taco

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Typical HD

  • Golden Eagle

    Golden Eagle

    2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    5000 USD‼️ & no suspensions whatsoever front & back 🤔⁉️
    & you didn’t cover the seat & how comfortable it is🤔⁉️