Harley Davidson is probably the most well-known name in motorcycles. The company has been around since 1903 when it was founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was only one of two American motorcycle brands to make it past the Great Depression. The other was Indian. The company has gone through a number of changes since its beginnings and gone on to become one of the world's most popular and largest motorcycle manufacturers. You'll be hard pressed to find a more loyal following than Harley fans. There's a museum that's owned by the company, and owner clubs get together to share their love of this bike manufacturer. You'll also find Harley-themed events all around the world.
Harley Davidson was the first to introduce the chopper style motorcycle with extensive customization options. It offers a wide variety in its motorcycle lines. You'll find heavy-weight cruiser, contemporary and middle-weight styles among its lineup these days.
This global giant has multiple manufacturing plants. You'll find them in York, Pennsylvania; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Manaus, Brazil; Bawal, India; and its newest plant in Thailand. Popular Harley Davidson model families include the Touring, Softtail, Dyna, Sportster, VRSC, and Street. There's a Harley style to fit every rider.