All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Harley-Davidson’

Pope’s Harley Will Be Auctioned Off On Thursday

We already know that Pope Francis is probably the most progressive Pope ever. He does have his own official Twitter page. But now you can add a little street-cred to the Pontiff’s resume as well. He owns a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. It was a gift from Willie Davidson, grandson of the prestigious bike company’s co-founder. And because the Pope is obviously …

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Harley Burial: Man is Buried on Harley Motorcycle

An 82-year-old man from Ohio had his last wishes granted when he was buried on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. While it isn’t unheard of for people to be buried with personal objects, not only was Bill Standley buried with his Harley, he was buried sitting on top of it wearing his riding gear. According to Dorothy Brown, Standley’s daughter, her dad …

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Harley Burial: Deceased Man Rides Motorcycle As Last Wish

“He’d done right by us all these years, and at least we could see he goes out the way he wanted to,” Pete Standley said in regards to the funeral of his deceased father, whose body was perfectly placed on top of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle inside a casket. Yes, you heard right. Billy Standley last request to his family was to bury …

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Harley Burial – Ohio Man Buried On His Bike

The old saying “you can’t take it with you when you die” is true in most cases, but not for an Ohio man who is being buried on his Harley Davidson Motorcycle. Billy Standley’s dying wish was the be buried with his beloved 1967 Electra Glide cruiser, and that’s just what his family did. “He was a quirky man,” daughter …

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Pope Francis Auctioning Off Harley for Charity

Pope Francis is auctioning off his personal Harley-Davidson in support of organizations that support the homeless. Earlier this year, Francis was presented with the bike, after blessing hundreds of Harleys and their owners in St. Peter’s Square. Proceeds from the auction will go to a Roman hostel and soup kitchen. Pope Francis is known for his affinity towards a more …

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Harley-Davidson Recall, “Do Not Ride” Notice Issued

Harley-Davidson has issued a voluntary recall for the 2014 Touring motorcycles. Owners have been issued a Do Not Ride notice while the dealers have received a Do Not Deliver notice. The recalled vehicles include models built between May 3, 2013, and October 14, 2013, and are listed as the following: 25,185 Touring motorcycles (FLHTCU, FLHTK, FLHTP, FLHX, FLHXS, FLHTKSE, and …

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Dave Grohl Surprises Milwaukee For Harley-Davidson Anniversary

Dave Grohl, front man for the rock band Foo Fighters and former Nirvana drummer, made a surprise appearance on Thursday in Milwaukee, WI. Dave surprised the nearly 100,000 travelers from around the world expected this weekend in Wisconsin for the 110th anniversary of Milwaukee-based motorcycle company, Harley-Davidson. Grohl recently updated the Foo Fighters’ Twitter account that he would be in …

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Harley-Davidson 110th anniversary

Over 100,000 Harley-Davidson enthusiasts are converging on Milwaukee, WI for the 110th anniversary celebration for the iconic American motorcycle manufacturer that begins on Thursday. Revelers will be treated to over 60 musical acts including ZZ Top, Kid Rock, and Aerosmith. The company is offering special factory tours and the local Harley-Davidson Museum will offer special displays of famous bikes including …

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Harley-Davidson 2014: Project Rushmore

Harley-Davidson has unveiled its new lineup of 2014 motorcycles. The unveiling occurred on August 18th during the company’s annual Summer Dealer Meeting in Denver, Colorado. Project Rushmore was started by Keith E. Wandell, the company’s chief executive. He says: “It’s the largest scale new-model launch in the company’s 110-year history.” According to Mr. Wandell, the new bikes are “more powerful, …

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