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Model Year 2021 Is Arriving Now

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Jan 6, 2021 12:00:00 PM

We are beyond excited to finally welcome the 2021 Harley-Davidson Model Year as they begin to touch down in Oakland! While model launches have historically taken place in late summer, due to COVID-19 this year's model launch had been pushed to January. 

See What's New for 2021

The lightest-weight Softail equipped with a Milwaukee-Eight ® 114 engine for a quick and nimble ride, and power to spare. 
With its steamroller stance, the Fat Boy ® model remains one of the most physically imposing bikes in our lineup.
Black it out, chrome it up, or choose a new two-tone paint option. Street Glide never felt so special.
A true performance bagger, loaded with premium features and your choice of a blacked-out or bright chrome finish.
Our team at Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations in York Pennsylvania continues to build upon our 118-year history of craftsmanship.


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Topics: Oakland H-D News, Motorcycles

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 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

Let's Ride Sweepstakes

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Aug 2, 2020 11:58:02 AM

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Topics: Oakland H-D News, Riding in the Bay Area, Current Rider

LOCAL RIDES: Mount Hamilton and Environs

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Jul 14, 2020 11:00:00 AM

You'll hardly believe you're a stone's throw away from bustling San Jose. Not only is this ride's scenery more reminiscent of the Central California Coast, with its rugged mountains and chaparral landscape, but also this area and these roads are surprisingly unpopulated, even on weekends. The view from the top of Mount Hamilton is spectacular.

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Topics: Riding in the Bay Area

LOCAL RIDES: High on Mount Diablo

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Jun 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM

You'll go from the straight and narrow to the steep and challenging on this loop. After a nice jaunt through golden hills and ranch country, you'll pass Mount Diablo, the tallest peak in the Bay Area. The loop will take you around the north peak and into Mount Diablo State Park. On a clear day, head to the observatory deck, where you can pick out Yosemite's Half Dome among the snow-capped peaks of the Sierras to the east.

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Topics: Riding in the Bay Area

Harley-Davidson N01 and N02 Helmets

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Jun 8, 2020 10:00:00 AM

While some riders enjoy the peace and quiet of the open road uninterrupted, others like to rage down the road tunes cranking. These N01 (half helmet) and N02 (full-face helmet) helmets have been so popular with our customers that we have trouble keeping a full inventory of sizes in stock. Read up and let us know if you need one of these helmets to better your riding experience!

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