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Metal and Ink: The Links Between Motorcycles and Tattoos

Posted on 10. Oct, 2013 by .

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by Melissa Hayman There has long been a perceived link between bikers and tattoos. Tell most non-motorcyclists about your passion for your Harley, the open road and stopping by the odd convention, and they’ll soon start surreptitiously scanning your body for signs of a permanent stamp of your allegiance to the lifestyle. This can be […]

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Pope Blesses Hundreds of Harley-Davidsons

Posted on 16. Jun, 2013 by .

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by Nicole Winfield, AP News VATICAN CITY (AP) — Biker culture came to the Vatican on Sunday as Pope Francis blessed thousands of Harley-Davidsons and their riders celebrating the manufacturer’s 110th anniversary with a loud parade and plenty of leather. Thundering Harley engines nearly drowned out the Latin recitation of the “Our Father” prayer that […]

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Laughlin – Death of a Motorcycle Rally

Posted on 30. May, 2012 by .

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It is at this point that I would love to come up with something heroic, or maybe a verse or two that would be somehow romantic. Something like, “I rode into the unknown, against all odds, the God’s fury against me.” You know, something like that. But the truth be told, the ride from Southern […]

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Harley-Davidson’s Aging Biker Problem

Posted on 23. Apr, 2012 by .

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By Alex Taylor III, senior editor-at-large, CNNMoney FORTUNE — Harley-Davidson was the feel-good turnaround story of the 1990s and then the poster-boy for brand values in the 2000s. How often did you read that Harley was the only consumer brand whose customers were so loyal they wore the company’s logo tattooed on their chest? But […]

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Us ‘N Them

Posted on 27. Mar, 2012 by .

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by Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes Not so long ago it was definitely not cool to ride Harleys. Citizens deemed us troublemakers and wondered why we would not leave our wild lives behind and settle into a more productive and sedate way of being. After all, what would become of our later years if we did […]

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USO & HARLEY-DAVIDSON TEAM UP!

Posted on 09. Feb, 2012 by .

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON® HELPS COLLECT MORE THAN $160,000 FOR USO Money donated thru dealerships & H.O.G. chapters for care packages in 2012 MILWAUKEE, Feb. 8, 2011 – Harley-Davidson announced today that the Company helped raise more than $160,000 on behalf of the United Service Organizations (USO) throughout November and December, which will be used to send care […]

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Adventures

Posted on 02. Feb, 2012 by .

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by Robert “Puppy” DeGroat I think in one of my earlier missives, I might have mentioned that I like adventures, and as such, my wanderings on motorcycles became just that, a ride to another adventure, or even the bridge from adventure to adventure. One of my many faults is that I became a creature of […]

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Harley-Davidson Recalling 308,000 Motorcycles 2009-2012

Posted on 24. Oct, 2011 by .

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by Associated Press DETROIT – Harley-Davidson is recalling about 308,000 motorcycles to fix a switch problem that can cause failure of the brake lights and possibly even the rear brakes themselves. The company says in government documents that brake light switches can be exposed to too much heat from the exhaust system. The brake lights […]

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Water Cooled Harleys for 2012?

Posted on 08. Jun, 2011 by .

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Many of us received a teaser form HDforums.com that described a conversation of water cooled Harley’s for 2012. I know the forum runs decidedly against the idea, but as usual the decisions are not in our hands. The rumor was begun by Basem Wasef, in an article he wrote on April 1, 2012. That’s right, […]

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A Ride Through Time – Sturgis Timeline

Posted on 19. May, 2011 by .

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Although not the oldest, Sturgis has grown through the years as the premier biker rally in the country. People from all over the world make the ride to Sturgis every year in August. It has become the biker’s own pilgrimage to Motorcycle Mecca. What started out as a small dirt track event promoted by an […]

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Harley Owners Group Offers Prizes for Hoka Hey Challenge

Posted on 16. May, 2011 by .

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Milwaukee (May 13, 2011) – The Harley-Davidson Motor Company is pleased to announce that it will provide more than $50,000 in contingency prizes to the highest finishing members of the Harley Owners Group who complete the 2011 Hoka Hey Challenge. To recognize the H.O.G. members partaking in this event as among the most adventurous motorcyclists […]

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