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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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Topics: MotorClothes Gear & Apparel

H-D Visa Real-Time Rewards

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Jun 5, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Now H-D Visa card members have another choice for how they redeem their Genuine Rewards points. You can either redeem for a plastic or electronic H-D Gift Card to use as payment for a purchase, or you can redeem points after your purchase if you are enrolled in Real-Time Rewards, a new redemption method.

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Topics: Oakland H-D News, Motorcycles, Current Rider, Finance and Insurance

Harley-Davidson LiveWire Riding Basics

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Jun 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM

How hard is it to ride an electric motorcycle? It's a lot like most other motorcycles in a lot of ways. You choose how fast you go by using a throttle. You choose when to brake by using a brake lever. You balance on two wheels and put your feet down at stops. You feel the wind and you smell the smells. It feels like a motorcycle.

Beyond that things start to change. 

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

Beginner's Guide to Customizing a Harley-Davidson Motorcycle

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on May 31, 2020 9:00:00 AM

While every rider has an idea of what a Harley-Davidson motorcycle typically looks like in their head, no two look exactly alike. With tens of thousands of factory customizations, hundreds of thousands of aftermarket customizations there is no end to the creative opportunities available to you when customizing your new Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

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Topics: Parts & Accessories, Service, Current Rider

Be the Flow with the new 2020 Road Glide Limited

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on May 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Offering some of the most premiere touring features and functions ever released on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, the new Road Glide Limited will help you conquer your next ride in style and comfort.

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Topics: Motorcycles

Video Tutorials: Washing Your Motorcycle

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on May 25, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Washing your motorcycle can have amazing benefits. Not only does it look great, washing your motorcycle gives you a chance to check your bike over for any maintenance issues. It can even give you some time to reflect on your rides and think about what customizations you might like to do next. 

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Topics: Parts & Accessories, Service, Current Rider

LOCAL RIDES: East Bay Getaway

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on May 20, 2020 11:00:00 AM

From the eastern slope of the Oakland Hills to the side of imposing Mount Diablo, this loop begins only a few miles beyond the dense urban centers of the East Bay. These back roads cut through canyons and skim along creeks on the way up to the region's highest peak.

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Topics: Riding in the Bay Area

Tune Up Your Motorcycle for Spring

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

Whether it's routine maintenance or a complete customization overhaul, now is the perfect time to get a little wrenchin' done. We're here to help you keep your ride riding right or plan out your next project. Check out all of the Service Specials mentioned here.

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Topics: Parts & Accessories, Service

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