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Displaying items by tag: Harley Davidson - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! https://beltdrivebetty.com Thu, 25 May 2017 14:19:20 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb A hundred years of Harley https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5484-a-hundred-years-of-harley https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5484-a-hundred-years-of-harley

Clare's Harley-Davidson NiagaraClare's celebrates milestone of iconic motorcycle in Canada

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE — The people at Clare's Motorcycles know a thing or two about staying power, having been in business more than six decades. READ ON

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    News Feeds Fri, 12 May 2017 20:00:30 +0000
    Harley-Davidson teams up with EagleRider to rent out motorcycles for one-way trips https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5481-harley-davidson-teams-up-with-eaglerider-to-rent-out-motorcycles-for-one-way-trips https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5481-harley-davidson-teams-up-with-eaglerider-to-rent-out-motorcycles-for-one-way-trips

    EagleRiderHarley-Davidson, eager to increase market share and maintain its position as the top manufacturer of motorcycles in the U.S., has formed a new partnership with EagleRider, the world’s largest motorcycle rental and tour company.

    Among the attractions for customers: The partnership will allow a renter to pick up a Harley in a departure city, take an extended two-wheel tour, and drop it off at another destination – without being required to ride it back. READ ON

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      News Feeds Wed, 10 May 2017 15:03:20 +0000
      Editor’s Choice: Top 10 Bikes At 2017 The Quail Motorcycle Gathering https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5473-editor-s-choice-top-10-bikes-at-2017-the-quail-motorcycle-gathering https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5473-editor-s-choice-top-10-bikes-at-2017-the-quail-motorcycle-gathering

      1979 Honda CBX I have an apprehensive love relationship with vintage motorcycles.

      I can’t say I’m keen on riding them, as they always suffer in comparison to modern motorcycles from a functional standpoint. READ ON

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        News Feeds Tue, 09 May 2017 19:48:26 +0000
        Indian's Springfield and Chieftain are driving a new American motorcycle rivalry with Harley-Davidson https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5453-indian-s-springfield-and-chieftain-are-driving-a-new-american-motorcycle-rivalry-with-harley-davidson https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5453-indian-s-springfield-and-chieftain-are-driving-a-new-american-motorcycle-rivalry-with-harley-davidson

        Hollis JohnsonSince Polaris Industries acquired the storied Indian Motorcycle nameplate in 2011, the Minnesota-based powersports company has been working hard to revive Indian, which was founded in 1901 and has seen more than its share of ups and downs in the past 115 years.

        Indian swung by Business Insider's New York headquarters last year (it wasn't the first time) to show off a couple of its most visually impressive bikes: the Springfield and the Chieftain Dark Horse, both "bagger" cruising or touring bikes that aren't designed for single-day weekend rides, but rather for extended getaways. READ ON

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          News Feeds Mon, 01 May 2017 11:25:53 +0000
          2017 Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Review: Mid-Century Retro https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5387-2017-harley-davidson-sportster-forty-eight-review-mid-century-retro https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5387-2017-harley-davidson-sportster-forty-eight-review-mid-century-retro

          2017 Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight ReviewSitting conceptionally between the cruising Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom and the aggressive Sportster Roadster, the retro-themed 2017 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight combines aspects of its two brothers to create something entirely different.

          Borrowing the motor and tires from the 1200 Custom, and a steeper fork angle, shorter wheelbase, and beefier forks reminiscent of the Roadster, the Forty-Eight adds its own image-driven ergonomics and attitude. READ ON

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            News Feeds Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:46:12 +0000
            Kolkata Police adds five customised Harley Davidson Street 750s to its fleet https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5354-kolkata-police-adds-five-customised-harley-davidson-street-750s-to-its-fleet https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5354-kolkata-police-adds-five-customised-harley-davidson-street-750s-to-its-fleet

            customised Harley Davidson Street 750 After Gujarat, it is now the turn of Kolkata Police to add high tech machinery in its fleet.

            The Police department of Kolkata has recently added five customised Harley Davidson Street 750 motorcycles to its arsenal. The motorcycles will be used for the most special reasons and escorting VIPs will be one of them. READ ON

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              News Feeds Wed, 12 Apr 2017 09:47:06 +0000
              Harley-Davidson enthusiasts ready to roll https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5310-harley-davidson-enthusiasts-ready-to-roll https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5310-harley-davidson-enthusiasts-ready-to-roll

              Iron Run ambassadorsThey've got their motors running and they're heading for our highways.

              On Friday more than 500 Harley-Davidson riders will arrive in Queenstown for the 2017 Iron Run, one of the largest celebrations of motorcycle culture in New Zealand. READ ON

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                News Feeds Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:26:52 +0000
                Motorbiking mojo: how hipsters fell in love with the Harley-Davidson https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5301-motorbiking-mojo-how-hipsters-fell-in-love-with-the-harley-davidson https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5301-motorbiking-mojo-how-hipsters-fell-in-love-with-the-harley-davidson

                hipsterFIRST THERE was the tattooed sleeve, vintage workwear, the full beard and the flat white. But now hipsters have found a new love affair and this time it's about speed as well as style.

                Though motorbikes may, in recent years, been the preserve of middle-aged men trying to rediscover their youth around the next corner, industry experts claim a new generation of hipsters are revolutionising the scene, favouring pared back classic and retro bikes inspired by fifties and sixties motorbike icons from James Dean and Steve McQueen to Hunter S Thompson. READ ON

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                  bdbetty@telus.net (Editor) News Feeds Sat, 11 Mar 2017 16:48:06 +0000
                  Harley-Davidson Releases Low-Priced Motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5300-harley-davidson-releases-low-priced-motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5300-harley-davidson-releases-low-priced-motorcycle

                  news feeds icon 150Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) has had a good run this year. Its shares trade near a 52-week high. Its lineup of motorcycles has a strong presence in the expensive end of the market.

                  But the company has decided to flank the companies at the lower end of the market, in an attempt to break out of its current niche. READ ON

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                    News Feeds Sat, 11 Mar 2017 16:42:51 +0000
                    Harley-Davidson inaugurates women’s exclusive Ladies of Harley event on International Women’s Day 2017 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5290-harley-davidson-inaugurates-women-s-exclusive-ladies-of-harley-event-on-international-women-s-day-2017 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5290-harley-davidson-inaugurates-women-s-exclusive-ladies-of-harley-event-on-international-women-s-day-2017

                    H.O.G RallyWomen unable to ride motorcycles in India is a stereotype that has existed for a number of years.

                    However, the first woman in India to purchase a Harley-Davidson was Sheeja Matthews, a Bengaluru based HR professional. READ ON

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                      News Feeds Wed, 08 Mar 2017 12:10:19 +0000