Category: Harley-Davidson

Clearwater motorcyclist injured in hit-and-run

TAMPA – A Clearwater motorcyclist was injured Friday night when a car pulled in front of him, deputies said. Gregory Conklin, 52, of 2134 Bradford St., was thrown 30 feet from his 1991 Harley-Davidson about 11:30 p.m. at Fisher and Curlew roads. He was not wearing a helmet, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said. Conklin

Motorcyclist Killed in Crash On S.R. 33

A Mulberry motorcyclist was killed Thursday morning after trying to pass a truck on State Road 33 north of Polk City, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. Donald D. Allen, 69, of 355 Lake Huron Drive, was flown from the crash scene to Lakeland Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The crash

“Motorcyclist dies after crashing into dog”

OCALA, Fla. (AP) – A man who fell off his motorcycle last month after hitting a dog in north Florida has died. Florida Highway Patrol reports that 71-year-old Robert J. Lendman died Saturday at a Gainesville hospital. FHP says Lendman was riding his 2006 Harley-Davidson on a county road near Ocala Feb. 15 when he

“One dead after motorcyclists collide on U.S. 19”

TARPON SPRINGS — If you ask anyone in the local cadre of motorcyclists in New Port Richey, they’d tell you James Perrini was one of their brothers.“He’d take the shirt off his back if you needed it,” said friend and colleague Andrew Mackay.Perrini, owner of Chickies Pub and a member of the Suncoast Brotherhood Biker

“Clearwater man dies after motorcycle hits truck”

CLEARWATER — Gary Kitchen was riding his black Harley-Davidson motorcycle home from a dental appointment Thursday when, somehow, he lost control. His wife, Cathy, had kissed him goodbye that morning, like every day she went to work. “He’s a homebody,” she said of her husband of nearly 35 years, who couldn’t work due to a

Harley-Davidson announced Tuesday that it will make 12 motorcycles from its 2010 model portfolio available for sale in India.

The selection will include motorcycles from each of Harley-Davidson’s five model families — Sportster, Dyna, VRSC, Softail and Touring. “For over a century, Harley-Davidson has inspired motorcyclists across the world to celebrate their passion for riding. Our experience in leading the leisure motorcycle market worldwide makes us naturally suited to help lead and define leisure

Erik Buell to leave Buell Motorcycle Company and establish an independant race shop

Harley-Davidson, Inc. announced today that following the company’s recent decision to discontinue the Buell motorcycle product line, Erik Buell, Chairman and Chief Technical Officer of Buell Motorcycle Company, will leave the company to establish Erik Buell Racing, an independent motorcycle race shop. Erik Buell Racing will specialize in the supply of race-use-only Buell motorcycle parts

H-D (Harley-Davidson) Florida Tour – Grab A Passport & Hit The Road!

Harley-Davidson/Buell of Fort Myers and Harley-Davidson of Naples are excited to announce their participation in the Florida Harley-Davidson Dealer’s Association (FHDDA) H-D® Passport Tour. The tour continues from now until February 28, 2010. With nearly every dealer in the state engaged, riders who wish to take the tour get a specially designed H-D® Tour passport,

Harley-Davidson Inc. says it is shutting down its test facility at the Talladega Airport, eliminating about 100 jobs

The motorcycle company says it’s consolidating its test operations from Talladega, Naples, Florida, and Mesa, Arizona to the Arizona Proving Grounds in Yucca, Arizona. Pat Sweeney, a spokesman for Harley-Davidson, could not provide a date when the facility would close, but did say it would be sometime next year. Sweeney says the Talladega facility has