Express Wheels – 2008 Harley Davidson Electraglide Ultra Classic


Name: Barry “Buzz” McIntosh.

From: Invercargill.

When and why did acquire it? Got it two months ago in Christchurch.

What is the vehicle’s history? Two owners. It came from the North Island.

Has it been altered it in any way? No, it’s an anniversary model.

What’s it like to ride? Very comfortable.

Where’s your favourite stretch of road? Highways.

Top speed? I do 100kmh… honest.

Best riding experience? Travelling to rallies, especially the Vincent and Brass Monkey.

Worst riding experience? Muppets passing you, then slowing down.

What other vehicles of note have you owned? This is my fourth Harley were a V-Rod Special, Wide Glide and Roadster.

Best music to ride to? Metallica and Guns N’ Roses.

Describe your riding style: Laid-back.

If you could go for a drive in any vehicle it would be a…? Dodge Ram… always wanted one, watch this space.

What was the first vehicle you ever bought?1957 Ford.

Do you belong to any clubs? Patriots Deep South Chapter. All members are current or ex-military, Air Force or Navy.

Engine: 1584cc.

Transmission: Six-speed.

Colour: Rose gold.

Photo: Jenet Gellatly