News from Oakland Harley-Davidson

Celebrating 80 Years of Dedicated Women Motorcycle Riders

Posted by Harley-Davidson Insurance on Nov 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM

One learned to ride on a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle, the other became a dealer.

Together, Linda Dugeau and Dot Robinson made motorcycle history when they formed the Motor Maids, the oldest running motorcycling organization for women in North America.

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Five Great Motorcycle Mobile Apps

Posted by Harley-Davidson Insurance on Nov 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Smartphones are everywhere, and even those of us who ride to “disconnect” probably have one along any time we get on a bike. After all, bringing your smartphone on a road trip is great peace of mind, just in case you need to call the cavalry.

While there are many travel and riding apps available for smartphone users, these five useful apps can take your road trip to the next level. You can download the apps free for iOS and Android phones from Apple’s App Store or Google Play.

Let’s take a closer look at some of the features of these apps that can help make your next ride even better…

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Harley-Davidson Dealership Maintenance and Repair

Posted by Harley-Davidson Insurance on Oct 25, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Harley-Davidson Service Consultants and Technicians are highly trained professionals. But what can you expect when you take your bike to an Authorized Harley-Davidson® dealer for maintenance or repair?

First and foremost, scheduled maintenance, repairs, upgrades, and customization – our Service Technicians are experts at all of these. Our Service Consultants are there to ensure you get the best possible experience from your visit.

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Topics: Current Rider

How to Ride a Motorcycle at Slow Speeds

Posted by Harley-Davidson Insurance on Oct 18, 2020 10:00:00 AM

You’re at a rally, and there are bikes everywhere. You pull into a big parking lot and assess the situation. Riders have been coming and going all day, and the rows have gotten a little … “irregular.” Bikes are popping out of nowhere, and it’s hard to know where to ride. You see a path forward, but it’s tight. And crooked. And a little bit challenging.

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Historic Harley-Davidson Bicycle Available for Sale at Oakland H-D

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Sep 12, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Take home a piece of history.

This rare collectible was created by the Harley-Davidson Museum as a tribute to the Harley-Davidson bicycle first released by the Harley-Davidson Motor Company in 1917. We are lucky enough to have scored one and currently have it for sale. One available for sale ONLY at Oakland Harley-Davidson. Contact us at find_the_1@oaklandh-d.com for information or if you are interested in purchasing. Read the below article that first appeared in HOG Magazine that details the story behind this historic piece.


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ALL NEW: Harley-Davidson Collection by Rizoma

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Sep 4, 2020 11:54:15 AM

Precision craftsmanship and unmistakable style define this collaborative collection from Harley-Davidson and Rizoma®. Lasered H-D and Rizoma logos on a subdued black on black finish display minimal branding that lets the machined texture and performance aesthetic take the lead. This sleek collection of billet aluminum accessories is the first co-branded collection of its kind designed exclusively for H-D® motorcycle riders.

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Topics: Parts & Accessories

Buying from a Dealer vs Private Sale

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Aug 28, 2020 3:34:12 PM
Are you looking for your dream motorcycle online? Have you found something close on Facebook Marketplace, Craigslist or in your buddy's garage? Here are a few things to consider if you are looking at going that route:
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Topics: Motorcycles

New Video Series Highlights Why We Ride

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Aug 22, 2020 9:00:00 AM

COVID-19 has created numerous challenges, but united we find our way forward.

We're proud to share Jason Momoa's articulation of this through these films, and hope that it helps all of us find the highs in between the lows. Here's to finding new roads, rediscovering old ones, and always enjoying the journey.

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How to Get Your Motorcycle License in California

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Aug 18, 2020 10:00:00 AM

So you are getting into (or back into) motorcycling and you want to do it right. You know how to ride or you have taken a class and now it's time to get your motorcycle license. Congratulations on taking this first big step! Here are the steps that you will need to take to legally and legitimately ride a motorcycle in the state of California.

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Topics: Motorcycles, Riding in the Bay Area

How To Improve Motorcycle Safety with GPS Navigation

Posted by Harley-Davidson Insurance on Aug 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM

To its critics, GPS navigation is a distraction, eliminates the elemental joy of riding a motorcycle, and has spawned a generation of idiots who might know where they’re going but have no clue where they are. It’s indicative of all that’s wrong in our modern technologically riddled world.

To its defenders, GPS navigation provides directional certainty, greater safety, and an overall more enjoyable motorcycling experience. It has solved far more problems than it has created.

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Topics: Riding in the Bay Area, Current Rider

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Keeping the Bay Area motorcyclists up to date

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  • New motorcycles, parts and gear
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  • Event information
  • Ideas on where to go riding
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