News from Oakland Harley-Davidson

How can I get the most money for my trade?

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Mar 29, 2020 10:00:00 AM

So you have a motorcycle and you are thinking about upgrading to a different motorcycle. And you want to get rid of your current motorcycle to make room for your new one. You have two options. You can sell it on the private market (Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace or similar) and deal with all of the things that come with it. Or two, you can trade it in at the dealership where you purchase your new bike. And you are probably thinking to yourself "How can I get the most money for my trade?". We've done hundreds of trades a year for many years and we would love nothing more than to give you top dollar for your beautiful motorcycle. So we have come up with 7 tips that anyone can take advantage of to get the most money for their trade.

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Topics: Motorcycles, Current Rider

Behind the design of the Harley-Davidson LiveWire

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Mar 22, 2020 11:00:00 AM

How do you go about building the first-ever mass-produced electric motorcycle? How do you begin the design of the Harley-Davidson LiveWire? Starting with the battery and the wheels. Follow the design process and listen to the design team through a variety of interviews to dig in to how the design of the Harley-Davidson LiveWire was developed.

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Topics: Motorcycles, Riding in the Bay Area

4 Incentives for Electric Motorcycles

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Mar 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Go Electric. Get Rewarded. This whole electric motorcycle thing is new to us too. And we're all in this together. From charging your electric Harley to understanding the design of the Harley-Davidson LiveWire. We'll be here to help make the process of purchasing an electric Harley-Davidson motorcycle easy. Right down to making sure you are in the know on what incentives are available to you too. Check out these Federal, State and Charging Incentives for Electric Motorcycles like the Harley-Davidson LiveWire.

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

New Factory Special Edition Paint Option: Two-Tone Billiards

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Mar 4, 2020 5:19:57 PM

 

We didn't think we could get any luckier after the release of the mid-year Road Glide Special with Eagle Eye Factory Paint Option and here we are with not just one - but two - Limited Edition beauties that are destined for a great home here in the Bay Area. As each dealer will only receive one of these magnificent factory paint schemes, these will go quick and then you will likely never see them again. Unless, of course, it's sitting in your garage.

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Topics: Motorcycles

New Factory Special Edition Paint Option: Eagle Eye

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Feb 26, 2020 11:00:00 AM

 

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10 Reasons to love the new Softail Standard

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Feb 25, 2020 11:41:54 AM

The new Softail® Standard motorcycle offers the essential Harley-Davidson® cruiser experience: A lean Bobber profile steeped in attitude, classic Vivid Black paint highlighted with gleaming chrome and polished finishes, the dynamic performance of the Harley-Davidson® Softail chassis and the unrelenting power of the Milwaukee-Eight® V-Twin powertrain.

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Topics: Motorcycles, Current Rider

Fat Boy™ 114 30th Anniversary Limited Edition

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Feb 5, 2020 3:00:00 PM

The Fat Boy™ 114 30th Anniversary Limited Edition model celebrates one of the most-iconic motorcycles ever created by Harley-Davidson. Introduced in 1989 as a 1990 model, the original Fat Boy™ was the only new motorcycle in that year’s Harley-Davidson line. Designed by Willie G. Davidson and Louie Netz, the Fat Boy™ combined a fresh, contemporary look with classic Harley-Davidson® styling cues.

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Topics: Oakland H-D News, Motorcycles

CVO™ Road Glide® Is Back

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Feb 5, 2020 12:09:29 PM

CVO™ models represent the pinnacle of Harley-Davidson style and design. The Milwaukee-Eight® 117 powertrain – the most displacement and power ever offered from the H-D factory – is exclusive to limited-production, super-premium CVO™ models. Created for discerning customers, CVO™ models offer show-stopping finishes, advanced technology, exclusive components and attention to detail that borders on obsessive, engineered and assembled to factory quality standards and backed by the Harley-Davidson® warranty.

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Topics: Oakland H-D News, Parts & Accessories, Motorcycles

Best Harley for Short Riders

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Feb 5, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Let’s talk about the challenges of feeling comfortable on a motorcycle as a “short” rider. It can be frustrating going bike shopping, just to find out that your toes barely touch the floor on just about every motorcycle you sit on. You’re wondering if you’ll ever find the right fit. Don’t worry. There are solutions.

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Topics: Parts & Accessories, Motorcycles, Current Rider

Charging Your Electric Harley-Davidson Motorcycle

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Jan 22, 2020 1:00:00 PM

146 MILES CITY RANGE

The LiveWire™ motorcycle features a high-voltage battery (or RESS; Rechargeable Energy Storage System) composed of lithium-ion cells surrounded by a finned, cast-aluminum housing. The high-voltage battery provides 146 miles (235 km) of city range or 95 miles (152 km) of combined stop-and-go and highway range.**
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Topics: Motorcycles, Riding in the Bay Area, Current Rider

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