Why Do People Love Harley Davidson Motorcycles So Much?


The motorcycle brand has roots and history that’s comparable to no other American motorcycle manufacturer.

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Founded way back in 1903, the brand enjoys its place as the oldest, continuously operating motorcycle company in the United States. It has over 116 years of experience under its belt.

This translates to over a century worth of establishing its name and reputation for the production of superior quality motorbikes.

Not to forget that this period also means 116 years of the earlier riders passing the Harley legacy from generation to generation. (If you’re a Harley lover, maybe you should consider creating your own Harley legacy within your family?).

A Clever Marketing Strategy

That easily converts the would-be motorcyclists into Harley owners.

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If you do your research today, you’ll notice that the manufacturer has a number of retail stores in numerous shopping centers around the united states (they have also expressed plans of setting up even more stores).

Surprisingly, these stores aren’t mainly focused on selling HD bikes or gear…slip into one store and you’ll find t-shirts, shoes, teddy bears, bed sheets, blankets, etc.—all featuring the famous HD’s bar-and-shield logo.

The sense of belonging

When you get a Harley Davidson, you become part of the large (quite large) community of the Harley Davidson owners.

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Having such a long success legacy, Harley Davidson boasts of one of the largest, most organized motorcycle owners groups in the US—the Harley Owners Groups (HOG).

The groups regular meet for events as well as celebrations, so you’ll get involved in an acidity to keep you occupied on your weekends.

Harley Davidson is America! Fact.

A Harley-Davidson motorcycle elicits the same kind of feeling as that of a hot rod American muscle car rumbling by.

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It’s pretty much the American version of the muscle car.

It’s one of the great pillars of the American culture, alongside brands like Coca-Cola and McDonalds.

Customization at its best

Each Harley is designed to last for a really long period of time. This is partly because if a part of your bike breaks

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Even if you have an old Harley, your chances of getting a specially made replacement part is quite high.

This isn’t something you’re likely to enjoy if you own a different brand of motorcycle.

HD motorcycle owners usually have an easier, less stressful time repairing their motorcycles.

Harleys are great touring machines.

Their greater rake plus longer wheelbase ensures you enjoy unmatched solidity and stability on the roads, making it the ideal bike for crossing the country.

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What’s more, these bikes feature the V-twin motor which offers you stump-pulling torque which lets you stay in top gear and just roll on the throttle without bothering the speed or gear.

Isn’t that the perfect way to explore the countryside?

If you combine the heavyweight nature and V twin motors of the Harleys, you’ve got yourself the most perfect two-wheel machine to make your tours real pleasure!

Good resale values

All their bikes tend to depreciate at a slower rate than most of their competitors.

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If you’re a keen observer, you might have noticed that some HD motorcycle owners go through multiple Harleys trying them out. This is so because they’re able to sell their current bikes at good prices and invest in a new model.

Moreover, the HD bikes tend to appeal to collectors and enthusiasts. This means you can still sell your bike at a good price to these people long after its model has ended.

The use of HD motorcycles in the movies

Some of the most popular bad boy, biker, rebel, etc., Hollywood films.

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Some of these movies include Pulp Fiction, Ghost Rider, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Rocky III, The Cannonball Run, RoboCop 2, to name but a few.

Watching these icons bikes being ridden by the silver screen superstars is probably is a pure thrill for would-be as well as experienced motorcyclists.

As you can easily guess, the would-be motorcyclist would only wish one thing at that moment—ride a Harley Davidson, just like the stars.

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