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Harley and BMW Owners Say Their Brands Are Less Reliable, but More Satisfying

Consumer Reports magazine has conducted their first ever motorcycle reliability survey and they say that a quarter of all Harley-Davidson owners reported experiencing a major problem with their motorcycle in the previous four years.  BMW owners reported their motorcycles are… Continue Reading

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2012 Harley-Davidson Switch Back

Passing through the rust belt near Allentown Pa, I can see the black wall of angry storm clouds racing towards me from the southwest. It seems “thunderstorms and test bikes” are my constant theme in 2012. First it was tropical… Continue Reading

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Man Risks His Life To Save Bike Containing His Brothers’s Ashes

Billy Fountain stands next to his late brother's 1992 Harley Davidson Fat Boy motorcycle, which contains some of the ashes of the late Harold "Jugsy" Fountain, a Vietnam veteran who died while riding the bike in Florida in 2004. In back is the garage-barn where the bike had been kept. The garage was destroyed in a Wednesday morning fire, but the bike was unscathed.
Conor Berry, The Republican

Monson MA  March 20, 2013:  (excerpted from The Republican)    Billy Fountain told the local newspaper there was no way he was letting his brother’s 1992 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy burn up in the fire that broke out near the barn… Continue Reading

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON® BREAKOUT® BELONGS TO THE STREET

Press Release –  The 2013 Harley-Davidson® Breakout® motorcycle is an urban prowler, a bike ready for a midnight ramble to the roadhouse or a rib joint rendezvous with the crew. Green light? Crack the throttle to deliver a muscular dose of American… Continue Reading

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Ravens Donate Pair of HD’s to New Orleans PD

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First it was a full page ad in the Times-Picayune,thanking the residents of New Orleans for their hospitality.  Then the Baltimore Ravens owner, Steve Bisicotti, purchased a pair of Harley-Davidson FLHP police bikes and donated them to NOPD for the assistance… Continue Reading

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PUT FREEDOM TO THE TEST WITH HARLEY-DAVIDSON RENTALS

Harley-Davidson Authorized Rentals Help Riders Answer Adventure’s Call MILWAUKEE (Feb. 18, 2013) – Every one of  the approximately 18.4 million miles[1] of paved roads around the world mile represents an adventure that’s waiting to happen, and as the largest provider of motorcycle… Continue Reading

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KID ROCK AND HARLEY-DAVIDSON LAUNCH FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND COLLABORATION DURING 110TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR

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Learning from previous mistakes (Elton John headlining the 100th anniversary celebration)  Harley-Davidson has announced an exclusive partnership with legendary musician and ‘American Badass’ Kid Rock, including a Saturday night performance for the company’s 110th Anniversary celebration in Milwaukee over this year’s… Continue Reading

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON FREEDOM JACKET JOURNEYS THOUSANDS OF MILES IN ONE YEAR TO UNITE INDEPENDENTS AROUND THE WORLD

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Fans Near and Far Tell Incredible Stories of Freedom and Adventure through a Single Leather Jacket as it Travels the Globe for Harley’s 110th Anniversary Celebration MILWAUKEE (Jan. 15, 2013) – In August 2012, Harley-Davidson fans around the world kicked off a… Continue Reading

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Apple Buys Lightning Trademark From Harley-Davidson

Back in September 2012, Apple debuted it’s new “Lightning” dock connector port for the iPad and iPhone.  The company said the new port would be used extensively in future devices.   All well and good, except, surprise surprise, Apple didn’t… Continue Reading

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON ANNOUNCES ON-SALE DATE FOR MILWAUKEE 110TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION EVENT TICKETS

Milwaukee Event to Culminate Year-Long, Global Celebration MILWAUKEE (Nov. 27, 2012) –  For the past three months, Harley-Davidson has been on the road sharing epic experiences with fans from all corners of the globe — from the Tibetan Plateau in… Continue Reading