Both Harley-Davidson and Dunlop enjoy a deep and respected tradition in the global motorcycling community. Dunlop tires for Harley-Davidson motorcycles are made in the USA and have been mounted as original equipment on Harley-Davidson motorcycles since 1984.Dunlop is recognized as one of the world leaders in motorcycle tire design, engineering and manufacturing excellence. Dunlop is also celebrating a major anniversary of its own in 2013 as it marks 125 years as a tire manufacturer.John C. Farris Jr. (Director-Global Brand Alliances & Business Development) says: “Harley-Davidson riders are passionate about their motorcycles and appreciate the impact of riding on quality tires like Dunlop. Our 110th Anniversary is a unique opportunity to showcase the respected tradition that connects Harley-Davidson motorcycles and Dunlop tires, which includes Dunlop’s long time support for Harley-Davidson racing programs.”Mike Buckley (Dunlop Vice President of Sales, Marketing, Research & Development) says: “Dunlop places great importance and value on the history it shares with Harley-Davidson, and this sponsorship opportunity offers a fantastic platform to demonstrate the strength of this relationship.“This opportunity to celebrate our 125th anniversary concurrently with Harley-Davidson affords Dunlop the chance to reinforce the importance of tire care and maintenance with Harley-Davidson riders, while we also share information about how to select the proper tire and get the most out of Dunlop tires on Harley-Davidson motorcycles during these gatherings.”Dunlop and Harley-Davidson are working together on several activities for the 110th Anniversary, including having Dunlop staff experts at those events in Rome, Sturgis and Milwaukee, social media motorcycle tire care tips, a tire rebate offer through June 15, and more.
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