News from Oakland Harley-Davidson

9 Reasons Why H-D Rain Gear Is Best in Class

Posted by Liesl Bettencourt on Apr 13, 2017 4:00:00 PM

All of these on-again off-again rain showers in the Bay Area lately are really cutting into some prime spring riding time. And with a few exceptions of the all-day full-state monsoons... most days you can get some good riding in if you are willing to put up with a few soggy miles. So let's talk rain gear and why H-D rain gear is best in class.

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Topics: Oakland H-D News, MotorClothes Gear & Apparel, Current Rider

Tips for a Proper Fitting Helmet

Posted by Liesl Bettencourt on Mar 29, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Fitting a helmet should never be rushed. It takes time and patience. You'll want your helmet to be comfortable. If you are constantly thinking about the pinch or slide of a improper fitting helmet then you won't be enjoying the ride. There are so many factors -  helmet manufacturer, shell style, riding style, eyewear and personal preference. Here's how to find a proper fitting helmet:

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Topics: Oakland H-D News, MotorClothes Gear & Apparel, Riding in the Bay Area, Current Rider

H-D Riding Jacket vs All The Others

Posted by Liesl Bettencourt on Mar 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM

 It is very stylish to wear a motorcycle jacket right now. There are a growing number of places to buy a leather jacket in this world. Endless styles. From stores in the mall to the vintage shop in the cool part of town - you see them everywhere. And while it might be tempting to pick up one of these "black biker jackets" from one of those other places, you might think twice before treating it as your go-to motorcycle riding jacket. Harley-Davidson has been making riding gear for over 100 years. There is a difference when a motorcycle company designs your riding jacket. Here are 20 features found on Harley-Davidson Riding Jackets that make them ready for life on the road.

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Top H-D Gear Picks for Women this Spring

Posted by Liesl Bettencourt on Mar 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Spring is finally here and we are certainly loving that Bay Area sunshine. With all that sun and warmer temperatures come a whole new batch of cute riding gear and apparel from Harley-Davidson. While we get new stuff arriving daily, of course we have our favorites. So here are our Top 6 H-D Gear Picks for Women this Spring!

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I'm a skinny guy, do you have slim fit?

Posted by Liesl Bettencourt on Mar 3, 2017 7:00:00 PM

If you are looking for Harley-Davidson slim fit, what you are looking for is our Black Label Collection.

Black Label slim fit is designed to fit closer to the body with a cut narrower through the chest, slimmer through the waist and hem, and is slightly shorter in length than our standard fit.  For a roomier fit, you'll have to size up. You might also like to know what's trending in the Bay Area

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Top H-D Gear Picks for Men this Spring

Posted by Liesl Bettencourt on Mar 2, 2017 2:00:00 PM

This Winter has been quite rainy here in the Bay Area. Now is the time to start planning for the Spring riding season and hopefully put the (much needed) rain and cold behind us. Here are our Top 6 H-D Gear Picks for Men this Spring!

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Topics: Oakland H-D News, MotorClothes Gear & Apparel, Current Rider

What's Trending in MotorClothes in the Bay Area

Posted by Liesl Bettencourt on Feb 27, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Can Mother Nature make up her mind on what weather we are going to get this Spring? Doesn't look likely. The Bay Area is going from cool to warm and back again throughout the day. Which means you need to be prepared whether you are walking around town or riding up the coast. That explains why the hot tends of the Bay Area are all about the layers right now.

Check out some of these hot looks that are trending in MotorClothes and popular in the Bay Area right now!

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Topics: Oakland H-D News, MotorClothes Gear & Apparel, Riding in the Bay Area, Current Rider

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