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Jan 27, 2016, 13:00 ET
The new 2016 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S combines Screamin' Eagle performance and Dark Custom style in a powerful new cruiser.

Harley-Davidson Strengthens Most Powerful Cruiser Lineup

Today at X Games Aspen, Harley-Davidson unveiled the Low Rider® S and the Harley-Davidson® Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO)™ Pro...

Nov 10, 2015, 13:08 ET
Harley-Davidson announced the extension of free Riding Academy motorcycle training to all current and former U.S. military. The program is now available to active-duty, retired, reservists and veterans Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2016.

Harley-Davidson Extends Offer Of Free Riding Academy Training To All U.S. Military Starting Jan. 1

Harley-Davidson today announced the extension of free Riding Academy motorcycle training to all current and former U.S. military. The program is...

Nov 04, 2015, 12:30 ET
Shop Harley-Davidson's Gift Guide for Hundreds of Unique Items -- From the Ultimate Gift of a Motorcycle and Harley-Davidson Riding Academy to Hoodies, Gear and More

Give The Baddest On Your Gift List Something Good

'Tis the season for ugly reindeer sweaters, awkward holiday parties, and too many hours spent with the in-laws. Thankfully, Harley-Davidson®...

Aug 25, 2015, 10:36 ET
(Left to right) Harley-Davidson's new Forty-Eight(R) and Iron 883(TM) models assert Dark Custom leadership with motorcycles inspired by the rebellious spirit of the past updated with modern design and new suspensions that put a little extra smooth in the Harley-Davidson soul.

Harley-Davidson Lineup Gets Darker And More Powerful For 2016

 Two new hard-hitting Dark Custom models, the most powerful cruiser lineup in company history, and a broad range of performance and styling...

Jul 16, 2015, 15:21 ET
Harley-Davidson riders rumble through Deadwood, South Dakota on their journey to the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Harley-Davidson Ignites Presence for 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

 From a chain cutting-rally kickoff to the last demo ride, sparks will fly as Harley-Davidson® takes over the city of Sturgis to kick off...

Apr 14, 2015, 11:00 ET
The inaugural race will take place June 4 in an invitational format with athletes like Brad Baker (left), Jared Mees (right) and others from around the world receiving the opportunity to tear up the track at Circuit of the Americas.

Harley-Davidson Flat-Track Racing Newest Medal Sport At X Games Austin

 It's official. A new motorcycle racing competition will throw dirt June 4 during the inaugural Harley-Davidson® Flat-Track Racing at...

Mar 25, 2015, 15:34 ET
Carey Hart, motocross superstar, does a burnout at the groundbreaking for The Harley-Davidson Rally Point, on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Sturgis, SD. Hart is the 2015 Grand Marshall of the Mayor's Ride during the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. (Toby Brusseau/AP Images for Harley-Davidson)

Harley-Davidson Turns To Roaring Motorcycles To Break Ground On Permanent Sturgis Location

 Harley-Davidson and the city of Sturgis traded-in gilded shovels and ceremonial hard hats for revving motorcycles and open-face helmets to...

Jan 15, 2015, 15:43 ET
Bill Davidson, great-grandson of company co-founder William A. Davidson, left, Christian Walters, Managing Director, United States at Harley-Davidson Motor Company, and Matt Levatich, President and Chief Operating Officer of Harley-Davidson Motor Company, right, celebrate after removal of bricks from the historic Milwaukee headquarters using a 2015 Harley-Davidson Street® 750 motorcycle. In the spirit of this year’s 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, that brick, alongside one from the Harley-Davidson Museum...

Harley-Davidson, Sturgis Plan 75-year Agreement

 Harley-Davidson and the City of Sturgis, S.D., are setting their sights on the future – far into the future. In the spirit of this...

Oct 07, 2014, 09:05 ET
Harley-Davidson And "Sons of Anarchy" Fans Gear Up For The Final Ride (PRNewsFoto/Harley-Davidson Motor Company)

Harley-Davidson And "Sons of Anarchy" Fans Gear Up For The Final Ride

Harley-Davidson® and "Sons of Anarchy" ("SOA") fans are gearing-up for the show's finale and a legendary party hosted by stars of the show Kim...

Aug 13, 2014, 13:54 ET
Harley-Davidson is expanding its global Authorized Tours program in the United States with a new domestic provider, Twisted Trailz Excursions LLC. The new partnership makes it easy for riders to book unforgettable trips, without the hassle, worry and stress of having to do all the planning. (PRNewsFoto/Harley-Davidson Motor Company)

Harley-Davidson Expands Global Authorized Tours Program With First-Ever U.S. Domestic Provider

 There's good news for motorcycle riders seeking fun and hassle-free adventures on the open road. Harley-Davidson is expanding its global...

Aug 01, 2014, 11:00 ET
2015 HARLEY-DAVIDSON ROAD GLIDE ROARS BACK. (PRNewsFoto/Harley-Davidson Motor Company)

2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Roars Back

Harley-Davidson® (NYSE: HOG) has more rush in the tank. Spy photos, gossip and wild speculation are flooding the Internet as Harley-Davidson...

Jul 25, 2014, 08:00 ET
Harley-Davidson and Marvel Studios unite to confirm that Project LiveWire - Harley-Davidson's first electric motorcycle - will appear in Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron as the ride of choice for Natasha Romanoff (a.k.a. Black Widow) played by Scarlett Johansson. (PRNewsFoto/Harley-Davidson Motor Company)

Harley-Davidson® And Marvel Studios Confirm Project LiveWire™ Will Appear In Marvel's 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron'

 Today at the San Diego Comic-Con, Harley-Davidson® and Marvel Studios will introduce Project LiveWire™  –...

Jun 19, 2014, 08:00 ET

Harley-Davidson Reveals Project LiveWire™, The First Electric Harley-Davidson Motorcycle

 Innovation, meet heritage. Today, Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) reveals Project LiveWire – the first Harley-Davidson® electric...

Jun 04, 2014, 08:00 ET
A Harley-Davidson Street(TM) 750 prototype race motorcycle - ridden by AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Champion, Brad "the Bullet" Baker - sends dirt flying during an exhibition Flat Track race leading into X Games Austin and just weeks before the new bike hits U.S. dealerships. Fans get to decide if Flat Track racing will become an X Games medal event in 2015 via #XGamesFlatTrack. (PRNewsFoto/Harley-Davidson Motor Company)

New Harley-Davidson Street™ 750 Motorcycle Sends Dirt Flying at X Games Austin

After scorching the ice at ESPN's X Games Aspen, the new Harley-Davidson Street™ 750 will kick up the dirt – and the action – at...

May 28, 2014, 08:00 ET

Survey Of U.S. Dads Reveals: 32 Percent Forgotten On Father's Day; 53 Percent Would Return Gifts; And One Even Received A Santa Necktie

While Father's Day is meant to celebrate fatherhood and family, new data shows most American dads aren't feeling the love. This year,...

May 14, 2014, 10:00 ET
New (Motorcycle) Math: Women Conquering the Road on Two Wheels in Record Numbers (PRNewsFoto/Harley-Davidson Motor Company)

New (Motorcycle) Math: Women Conquering the Road on Two Wheels in Record Numbers

With riding season finally in full swing, motorists and motorcyclists alike might be surprised at who's behind the handlebars. Roughly 12 percent...

Apr 24, 2014, 17:44 ET
Riding Academy Logo (PRNewsFoto/Harley-Davidson Motor Company)

Harley-Davidson Amps Up Learning To Ride With Launch Of Harley-Davidson Riding Academy

 Pumping the adrenaline – by learning to ride a motorcycle – just got a lot cooler, not to mention more fun. For the first time...

Apr 15, 2014, 14:31 ET
Harley-Davidson, Marvel Join Forces in National Search for Fan to Star in New Digital Franchise (PRNewsFoto/Harley-Davidson Motor Company)

Harley-Davidson, Marvel Join Forces in National Search for Real-Life Fan to Star in New Digital Franchise

 Harley-Davidson and Marvel Entertainment, LLC, have teamed up once again to defend freedom and tame explosive city streets in – and...

Apr 08, 2014, 15:10 ET

Discover More, un voyage exceptionnel organisé par Harley-Davidson

- Une moto Harley-Davidson se lance dans un voyage épique de 20 000 km parcourant les meilleures routes touristiques d'Europe, du...

Apr 08, 2014, 10:46 ET

Harley-Davidson organisiert eine außergewöhnliche Motorradtour: Discover More

 - Ein Motorrad der Marke Harley-Davidson macht sich auf zu einer 20.000-km-Fahrt entlang der besten Motorradstrecken in Europa, dem...