June 20, 2008 by Hersey · Comments Off on Temporary layoffs at Harley-Davidson Motorcycles
Harley-Davidson is trying to ride through the stormy economic times by expanding into profitable international markets and limiting production to only what can be sold.
A company spokesman announced the Milwaukee motorcycle manufacturer is laying off workers at its Springettsbury Township facility next week beginning Monday. The week layoff is in addition to Harley’s planned shutdown from June 30 through July 3.
Officials at Harley-Davidson indicated similar lay-offs were a possibility for the future as the company weathers difficult days in the American motorcycle market.
June 19, 2008 by Hersey · Comments Off on Hog heaven: Harley owners gather here WANT TO GO?
Fredericksburg-area residents should expect to see a bunch of Harley-Davidson motorcycles around town the next few days.
The Harley-Davidson Owners Group is holding its 18th-annual Virginia rally here starting today and continuing through Saturday. The Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center will be “rally central,” said Rally Coordinator Dick Becker.
June 15, 2008 by Hersey · Comments Off on Harley event lures fans
STAUNTON — The Harley crowd likes their bikes loud, and they wear their gear proud. Such was the case Saturday at RV4, the fourth annual installment of Rallyin’ the Valley where an estimated 10,000 people are expected to visit the Shenandoah Harley-Davidson motorcycle dealership this weekend on Rolling Thunder Lane.
Of those in attendance Saturday, about 90 percent of them were wearing their favorite motorcycle brand name.
June 12, 2008 by Hersey · Comments Off on First Woman Owned EagleRider Franchise Opens in Winchester, Virginia
WINCHESTER, VA–(Marketwire – June 12, 2008) – EagleRider, the world’s largest motorcycle rental and guided motorcycle tour company, is proud to welcome its first female owned motorcycle rental franchise: EagleRider of Winchester, Virginia. The new store is located inside Grove Harley Davidson, Virginia’s oldest authorized HD dealership.
“EagleRiders’ fast growing franchise network, proprietary rental, tour and travel distribution system and brand reputation make them the perfect partner,” said owner Carol Hutchins. “We promise our customers some of the best motorcycle riding on the East Coast of the United States.”
June 10, 2008 by Hersey · Comments Off on Motorcycle statue unveiled at Harley-Davidson Museum
A bronze statue of a hill-climbing motorcyclist was unveiled Monday evening on the grounds of the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley.
The statue, which weighs 5,000 pounds and stands 16 feet tall, is a gift from the family of Willie G. Davidson, the grandson of one of the founders of the Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer.
June 10, 2008 by Hersey · Comments Off on AWESOME Father’s Day Gift
Father’s Day is this weekend! If you are looking for a great last minute gift for Dad check out this Framed Share of Harley Davidson Stock!
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