Articles Posted in the " Motor Company " Category

  • Harley-Davidson Motor Company | 105th Anniversary

    Harley-Davidson Motor Company | 105th Anniversary

    American Milestones

    Buell and Harley-Davidson will be celebrating anniversaries in 2008—105th for the Motor Company and Buell’s silver. Buell takes the stage first, with events from July 2-6, at the company’s main facility in East Troy, Wis., as well as Milwaukee’s Summerfest Grounds.


  • 2007 Victory Kingpin Tour | Motorcycle Review

    2007 Victory Kingpin Tour | Motorcycle Review

    Non-conformity ain’t what it used to be. Harley-Davidson motorcycles spent decades holding the torch for rebel outlaws and angry young men, but the world—and the motorcycle universe—is a different place in 2007. Now favored by weekend warriors with disposable income, Harley’s evolving demographic has cast the Motor Company in a more mainstream light. At the same time, there is a migration of riders from pure cruisers to touring cruisers.


  • 2006 Harley-Davidson Super Glide | Motorcycle Review

    2006 Harley-Davidson Super Glide | Motorcycle Review

    FXD135 35th Anniversary

    As a well-scrubbed youth in the 1950s, Willie G. Davidson, grandson of Motor Company co-founder William A. Davidson, headed west from Wisconsin to attend the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Calif. Out on the west coast, the sun was rising on the world of motorcycle customizing, with men like Ed Roth and Von Dutch on the crest of the new wave. The impact of the emergent custom scene would linger in Davidson’s sketchbook as he joined Harley-Davidson’s design department in 1963.


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