Harley Davidson Celebrates 110 Years


All year long Harley Davidson is celebrating 110 years of freedom with a global celebration that will connect millions of fans who are truly united by a common bond. In fact, on June 16th, thousands of riders rode into Vatican Square hoping to be greeted and blessed by the Pope himself. The Vatican police were actually loaned two white classic Harley Davidson motorcycles to ride during the event.


As Pope Francis drove through the crowd in an open-top Jeep he blessed the crowd that was filled with leather clad Harley Davidson riders. Italian tire manufacturer Pirelli also took part in the celebrations.

All across the United States and the world, special events are happening to celebrate Harley Davidson’s 110th Anniversary.


Hitting Milwaukee Wisconsin over the Labor Day Weekend Harley Davidson enthusiasts will be able to watch the Ultimate Fighting Championships along with concerts by Kid Rock, Toby Keith, and Aerosmith. The official calendar features 12 different experiences that the motorcycle manufacture plans to bring to motorcycle events through September 2013.


Energy Drink Rockstar is getting in on the action by sponsoring four custom Harley Davidson motorcycles for the 100th Anniversary celebration. The bikes will be displayed in Sturgis, South Dakota from August 3-10th and in Milwaukee Wisconsin as part of the Labor Day celebration. Harley Davidson fans will have the opportunity to win the bike of their dreams with three giveaways happening throughout 2013.

Another huge sponsor of the event is Dunlop tires who will be helping Harley Davidson celebrate with social media tips, tire rebates and much more.

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This Labor Day weekend promises to be the best thing that has happened to Harley Davidson riders in decades, and Jim and I are hoping to participate, albeit it may be virtually. I couldn’t think of a better way to kick off another, “Travels with Harley,” than to take a road trip to Wisconsin for Labor Day weekend.