American Iron Magazine Presents 1001 Harley-Davidson Facts by Tyler GreenblattWhen anyone thinks of motorcycling, whether they are enthusiasts or only casually interested, the name Harley-Davidson immediately comes to mind. Harley-Davidson is among the oldest surviving motorcycle manufacturers; the company began in 1903 and continues to this day. As you can imagine, over the course of more than 100 years, the company has seen prosperous times as well as lean times, changes in focus and direction, evolution and revolution. All of that leads to a lot of company history and trivia.American Iron Magazine associate editor Tyler Greenblatt has compiled 1,001 Harley-Davidson facts into this single volume, with subjects ranging from the historic powertrains to pop culture to Harley-Davidson as a company and manufacturer. Facts begin with the early years, when a motorcycle was not much more than a bicycle with an engine attached, to the war efforts of World War I, when 15,000 were put into service. During the 1920s, Harley-Davidson grew into the largest manufacturer in the world, and that momentum helped carry it through the Great Depression and into World War II. Postwar development and AMF ownership are also covered in detail, as well as the restructuring and revival of the brand in recent years.
Whether youre a casual rider, racer, or restorer, Harley-Davidson enthusiasts will be sure to find something in this book for that next conversation with fellow hobbyists. This book will keep Harley-Davidson enthusiasts entertained for hours, and is a great edition to any motorcycling library.
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Harley Davidson is probably the most popular and famous motorcycle maker of them all. That comes with good reason as their service and product is continually rated as the best of the best. Well, Harley Davidson is no different although they handle things a little differently than most other companies. Harley Davidson is a pretty transparent company. They are not the WWE by any means at all.
Harley-Davidson, Inc., Harley-Davidson , or H-D for short, is an American motorcycle maker that started making motorcycles in Milwaukee in
Their stylings, sound, and overall vibe appeal to people from all walks of life — from top-level executives to outlaw bikers. Harley-Davidson was first established in , and the first recorded prototype was ridden a year later. The founders of the company — that is, William Harley, Arthur Davidson, William Davidson, and Walter Davidson — sought to create motorized bicycles that were capable of unmatched speed and perfect maneuverability. The great success of their bikes in the racing scene, policework, and even the military proves that they pulled it off. Luckily, the hardy firm has survived a lot — including hostile takeovers, economic depressions, and even extensive public backlash. Of course, it is worth mentioning that they now make billions of dollars in revenue each year. They are also an international company, so they sell their motorcycles all over the entire world.