Motorcycle Manufacturer’s – News

Harley-Davidson Unveils Additional Musical Acts for 110th Anniversary – 60+ Bands to Perform!

H-D 110 Anniversary

Milwaukee, Wis. (April 18, 2013) – The entertainment line-up for the Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary roars on as 20 new bands have signed on to the existing slate of acts playing in Milwaukee over Labor Day Weekend.

In all, more than 60 bands will take to the Festival Stages of Milwaukee’s Henry Maier Festival Park (Summerfest Grounds) Thursday, Aug. 29, through Sunday, Sept.1, 2013.

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More Harley Davidson’s Going Overseas

While overall shipments of Harley Davidson motorcycles has declined about 52% over the last 5 years, international shipments of the iconic Motorcycles, while down a bit in 2010, have held relatively steady.

With domestic shipments down about 62% since 2006, International shipments now make up a larger percentage of sales. In fact, international shipments accounted over 37% of sales in 2010, which is nearly double the 2006 percentage of 21.8%. See chart below for annual breakdown. Read more »



New Promotion Lets Riders Test Ride New Motorcycles at Local Dealerships

MILWAUKEE (April 3, 2009) – Harley-Davidson and its dealers are giving riders a unique opportunity to demo the motorcycle of their dreams with the new Super Ride promotion. Harley-Davidson is working with its U.S. dealer network to enable customers to ride any 2009 motorcycle between April 1 and June 30. Customers can then provide a written evaluation of the ride and post it online to qualify for rewards. Read more »

New Law Regulates Lead On Youth ATVs And Motorcycles

A new national limit on lead in children’s products including small motorcycles and ATV’s may force motorcycle dealers to pull dirt bikes and other products off showroom floors.

The new law prevents the sale of all products for children ages 12 and under that contains lead over specified limits. The new law will hurt all ages of riders of some widely popular motorcycles, motocross and mini-bikes because they now won’t be able to get new equipment or repair the machines they have. Read more »

Harley Davidson Tri-Glide To Escort President-Elect Barack Obama On Inauguration Day

Photo: Lieutenant Scott Fear, Photo Courstesy of Harley Davdison, Photo Credit: Christy Bowe

Photo Credit: Christy Bowe. Courtesy of Harley Davidson

On Jan. 20, 2009, at 12 p.m. President-elect Barack Obama will be sworn into office as the 44th President of the United States. Leading the way will be a Police Motorcycle escort riding a one-of-a-kind 2009 Harley-Davidson Police concept Tri-Glide Ultra Classic Trike.

Lieutenant Scott Fear (pictured in photo on right), Commander of the U.S. Park Police Motorcycle Unit, will lead the parade from the Capitol to the White House. Read more »

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