Harley-Davidson reports that on Monday, June 30, 2008, Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) members around the world shattered the goal set for the club’s inaugural Million Mile Monday, logging more than three million total riding miles in a 24-hour period.
“It blows me away. What started out as a simple, fun idea turned into something very special. Our members really gave it legs–make that miles. What a blessing to be enjoying this beautiful country on American iron right before the 4th of July. Now that’s freedom. Can’t wait till next year!” said Benny Suggs, Senior Director of H.O.G. Operations.
To put the accumulated mileage into perspective, the 3,000,960 miles ridden by the more than 18,000 H.O.G. members who participated on June 30 equates to the equivalent of about 120 trips around the equator.