As riders, we’re a unique breed. Many of us have colorful backgrounds and amazing stories to tell. Here, we’ll showcase some of those experiences that make the motorcycle community so close-knit and fun.
The future of motorcycle riding is female, according to new data from the Motorcycle Industry Council. As a wave of women riders enters the sport, the Women’s Coalition of Motorcyclists is working to make motorcycle riding more accessible to women. Learn how they’re paving an open road for women riders.
How many miles does it take for your mind to stop chattering when you ride? Does it stop the second you hop on, or do you find calm and clarity at mile marker 25—or maybe 105? Angela Stewart, head of market operations for the West Coast region of Harley-Davidson, says the point she hits that magic mile when her mind stops depends on how busy she’s been.
Harley-Davidson® dealers that won the Harley-Davidson Insurance Spending Spree Sweepstakes put their winnings to work this summer by hosting customer appreciation parties. Dealers across the country drove sales, promoted businesses in their neighborhoods, and raised money for charity.
Winter road warriors are just fine with the fact that most riders park their bikes in storage for the winter. It means more open road for them. According to the members of the Polar Bear Motorcycle Grand Tour, clear, open spaces are one of many advantages of winter riding. Learn all the reasons why hitting the road to stave off the winter blues beats surfing the sofa all winter.
Set to release next year, Harley-Davidson’s new electric motorcycle is already generating buzz and conversation about the future of the classic motorcycle company. In this blog, we take a look back at Jay Leno’s 2015 experience with the LivewireTM prototype in anticipation of what’s to come. With its “twist and go” design, the Livewire electric motorcycle promises to be a bike that will make everyday riding easy and fun.
Two things fueled Bessie Stringfield’s riveting life on the open road: “the man upstairs” and 27 Harley-Davidson® motorcycles. She wasn’t a badass. She was a rebel. She was a black woman during the Jim Crow era reveling in her freedom, despite the odds stacked against her. Her faith made her fearless, her motorcycles made her fast, and she managed to dodge danger at many turns. She was married six times, but her one true love was the thrill of the road.
83,000 vets are still missing from wars dating back to WWII. While hundreds of thousands of motorcycles roar in remembrance at this week’s Rolling Thunder ride, the men and women of the DPAA work quietly and steadfastly to bring home the Missing in Action.