News from Oakland Harley-Davidson

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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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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H.O.G.® Members: Earn H-D Visa points for miles you ride.

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Mar 4, 2020 11:00:00 AM

MAKE EVERY MILE COUNT...EVEN MORE

Now you can earn points just for doing the thing you love. H-D® Visa card members who are also qualifying H.O.G.® members get 1 point for each mile ridden on an H-D® motorcycle.2 As if your ride wasn't rewarding enough.

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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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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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Why take a motorcycle safety course?

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Jan 8, 2020 6:00:00 PM

Motorcycle Safety Courses are typically managed by the Highway Patrol division of the state government. While there are several different providers typically available in most areas of the country, the ones offered through or endorsed by that state's Highway Patrol typically offer  added benefits when trying to get a motorcycle endorsement at the DMV. In the state of California, the California Highway Patrol manages a group called the California Motorcycle Safety Program. 

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Electric Two Wheelers - New Prototypes from Harley-Davidson

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Aug 30, 2019 12:00:00 PM

ENGINEERED FOR THE CITY

 

These lightweight electric concepts are designed for an urban future by being generally easy to ride - no clutch, no shifting, lightweight, and with the goal of no motorcycle license required to operate. Both feature removable, single-hand-carry battery packs and a style grounded in H-D design philosophies.

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Harley-Davidson Annoucing Plans for eBicycles

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Aug 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Harley-Davidson’s first electric pedal-assist bicycles are light, fast, and easy for anyone to ride. Designed to shine in urban environments, this all-new line of eBicycles is just one more example of how Harley-Davidson’s More Roads initiative is actively working to inspire a new generation of two-wheeled riders around the world. 

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Check out the CVO Lineup for Model Year 2020

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Aug 25, 2019 1:00:00 PM

CVO™ STREET GLIDE® (FLHXSE)

A premium hot rod bagger offering the all-new Reflex™ Defensive Rider Systems features and H-D™ Connect Service and attention to detail that borders on obsessive, engineered and assembled to factory quality standards and backed by the Harley-Davidson® limited warranty.

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RDRS: Giving You The Best ABS and Traction Control

Posted by Oakland H-D Contributor on Aug 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Reflex™ Defensive Rider Systems (RDRS) is a new collection of technology designed to match motorcycle performance to available traction during acceleration, deceleration and braking. The ABS and Traction Control systems are designed to aid the rider in controlling the vehicle while accelerating and braking in a straight line or while in a turn. A rider may find the systems most helpful when riding in adverse road conditions and in urgent situations. The systems are electronic and utilize the latest electronic brake controls and powertrain technology. The features of RDRS are bundled together except where noted.

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