News from Oakland Harley-Davidson

Last Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Jun 15, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Like many of us, you might have memories growing up of your dad rolling his Harley-Davidson motorcycle out of the garage to take a spin on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. Maybe you are even lucky enough to be able to join him on those memorable cross-country rides these days. You probably understand by now that there is no shortage of accessories, gear and bolt-on bits that your dad would love to have for his bike. Which makes Oakland Harley-Davidson the perfect stop to pick up the perfect Father's Day present. And to help, we've put together a few gift ideas.

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Topics: MotorClothes Gear & Apparel

10 Things You Can Buy with a Harley-Davidson Gift Card

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Dec 22, 2021 9:00:00 AM

We're getting close to the holiday deadline, are you missing a gift for that someone special? While a gift card might not seem like the most personal gift, we've compiled a list of 10 things that can be bought with a Harley-Davidson gift card - making it the perfect choice for a holiday gift.

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Best Harley-Davidson Gear to Give as Gifts

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Dec 17, 2021 11:01:24 AM

For all of the riders in your life the perfect gift might be upgrading their gear selection. While most riders have some tried and true gear set up - they might not even know they could be more comfortable with some updated gear. Check their sizes next time they set their gear down and come in to let our MotorClothes specialists help you find the perfect gift!

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Topics: MotorClothes Gear & Apparel

Top 8 New Harley-Davidson Riding Gear Items

Posted by Liesl Bettencourt on Jan 16, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Here comes 2021 and with it a new selection of Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® Gear and Apparel! Our MotorClothes experts have picked out their Top 8 New Harley-Davidson Riding Gear items that have just been released and are set to arrive at Oakland H-D in the coming weeks! If something strikes you, let us know and we can let you know when it arrives.

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Topics: MotorClothes Gear & Apparel

How to Stay Cool While Riding a Motorcycle in Extreme Summer Heat

Posted by Harley-Davidson Insurance on Jul 20, 2020 12:00:00 PM

When you ride long distances in intense, summer heat (say, on your way to Sturgis or Daytona) dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke can sneak up on you before you’re aware of what’s happening. 

So, it pays to know the warning signs, how to react when you experience them, and, most importantly, how to prevent them from happening in the first place.

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Topics: MotorClothes Gear & Apparel, Riding in the Bay Area, Current Rider

Motorcycle Gear Guide from A to Z - What to Wear and When

Posted by Harley-Davidson Insurance on Jun 23, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Riding a motorcycle can be one of life's peak enjoyments, but it's not without its risks. Luckily, risk can be tremendously minimized with protective safety gear while also looking good.

There are so many options and considerations that even expert riders may be surprised by all the options available to them!

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Topics: Parts & Accessories, MotorClothes Gear & Apparel

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

Top 5 New Riding Jackets

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Mar 11, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Killian Riding Jacket

Part Number 98235-18VM

Highly functional. There's really no other way to introduce the Killian Riding Jacket. This multi-season layer features durable Carbolex construction with stretch panels and power-stretch inserts for exceptional mobility and comfort. Other functionality includes: reinforced shoulders, fixed body armor (including a back pocket), vents, and more. Adding greater versatility, a dual-liner system includes a zip-out waterproof liner with its very own warmth liner. Iconic patches and bold stripes inject this men's textile motorcycle jacket with color and undeniable attitude.

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Topics: MotorClothes Gear & Apparel, Current Rider

Men's Arterial Abrasion-Resistant Denim Riding Jacket

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Jan 12, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Two of our favorite materials hook up for an epic jacket. The Arterial Abrasion-Resistant Slim Fit Denim Riding Jacket features mixed construction for gear that's hard-wearing yet anything but typical.

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Topics: MotorClothes Gear & Apparel, Riding in the Bay Area, Current Rider

Vanocker Waterproof Riding Gear

Posted by Liesl Bettencourt on Nov 9, 2019 2:52:15 PM

For touring enthusiasts, racking up 100-200-300 miles a day for several days isn't exhausting—it's exhilarating. The Vanocker Waterproof Riding Jacket helps you meet weather demands to stay comfortable as every breathtaking sight rolls by. Functional design is key starting with climate control: an insulated liner blocks cold and ample venting keeps you cool when you reach a comfortable temp. This men's textile motorcycle jacket offers an interior zipper compatible with any of our riding pants designed with a jacket-to-pant zipper. Pair them and the result is a full suit of coverage against cold and precipitation.

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Topics: MotorClothes Gear & Apparel, Riding in the Bay Area, Current Rider

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