Harley-Davidson Motor Company recently invited a group of journalists from across the globe to take the first rides on a collection of early production electric motorcycles as the company officially enters the alternative fuel era. The launch of the 2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire may be the most important event for the Motor Company since the premiere of the Evolution engine in 1984. LiveWire is H-D’s first electric motorcycle, a hint at what’s to come for America’s largest bike maker. The new bike has been in development for almost a decade, and will finally reach a network of 250 select Harley-Davidson dealers globally (150 of which are in the U.S.) in late September 2019. Dealers have been accepting reservations (and deposits) for months, and customers will soon get the chance to ride and buy actual bikes.

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