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.
As the riding season winds down, Harley-Davidson® dealers are gearing up to winterize and store bikes and build custom rides that’ll be ready to go in the spring. Get tips from H-D technicians on how to properly store your bike so you can get back out there the second the roads clear. From battery tenders to FOB batteries, H-D techs know what you need.
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.
To calm her mind, VP and CIO of Harley-Davidson, Taren Rodabaugh, fires up her Fat Boy® or maybe her CVO™ Street Glide® motorcycle. She believes riding not only helps women clear their minds, but gives them the confidence to feel like they can do anything they set their minds to.
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.