Harley-Davidson Rides into India

NEW DELHI — Iconic motorbike maker Harley-Davidson is revving up to go full throttle on India’s famously potholed roads. The big-engine bike manufacturer has opened its first three dealerships and is planning to launch two more this year in the country of 1.2 billion people where motorcycles are far and away the most popular transport. […]

A Harley Guy’s Last Ride

“Before being cremated, he wanted to go for one last ride.” John DeHoop loved Harley-Davidson motorcycles: He rode one, had a tattoo of one and outfitted the family room of his White Bear Lake home with Harley memorabilia. Before he died of cancer at age 55 in May, DeHoop told his wife, Kathy, he wanted […]

First Glimpse of HD F-150

First Glance at the Pickup Truck: Every inch a Harley Ford has been bringing out Harley-Davidson editions of the F-150 for 14 years now, and the special edition pickup winds up being a showpiece for both companies. The Harley-Davidson bar and shield sits quite comfortably next to the Ford blue oval, which makes a lot […]

Harley-Davidson Rides to Sturgis Rally

MILWAUKEE, WI – June 24, 2010 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Harley-Davidson will share the road with its customers this summer when Motor Company executives and employees enjoy the ride from the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee to Sturgis, S.D. for the 70th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The Harley-Davidson Ride to Sturgis starts in Milwaukee with […]

A tour of the HD Vehicle and Powertrain Factory

You don’t have to travel to the Harley-Davidson headquarters in Milwaukee, WI to see how Harleys are made. Instead, just drive up to Harley-Davidson Vehicle & Powertrain Operations facility. Built in 1998, this factory is where Harley Sportster, Dyna, and VRSC motorcycles are made. The tour includes an introductory video and factory floor tour where […]

Other States Try to Lure Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson Inc. has been inundated with calls from municipalities across the country interested in trying to lure the Milwaukee motorcycle manufacturer to move its production facilities from Wisconsin. Moving production out of Wisconsin remains under consideration as Harley-Davidson management continues to study ways of making the company’s operations more competitive, said Keith Wandell, Harley-Davidson’s president and […]

Harley cancels annual open houses at York and Kansas City plants

Harley-Davidson has canceled the annual open house typically held at its York Vehicle Operations and Kansas City facilities. With the company in the throes of a sometimes-painful restructuring, the Motor Co. “believes it may not have the necessary resources to provide the best possible experience for its customers and the community in York this year,” […]

Harley Launches Start Something Campaign with Marisa Miller

Harley-Davidson’s Start Something campaign featuring supermodel Marissa Miller, which is designed to encourage men to stop dreaming and start riding this summer, kicks into gear this week around the Maxim Hot 100 magazine issue, including an in-book ad, as well as exposure at the Maxim Hot 100 party in Los Angeles, on the Maxim Web […]

Milwaukee Police Celebrate 100 Years Using H-D Motorcycles

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of its use of Harley-Davidson motorcycles to patrol the streets of the city of Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Police Department motorcycle unit held its shift change roll call at the Harley-Davidson Museum on May 13 during the first of the Museum’s weekly Bike Nights for 2010. Willie G. and Bill […]

Harley-Davidson Premium Bike Cover, Super Shield

I don’t know what your garage is like, but my Knuckle bobber, no matter how hard I try, always gets covered with dust. Maybe it’s because I’ve got three kids who are always in there moving stuff around. Maybe it’s because it’s an old house. Then again, it’s probably because my driveway is dirt and […]