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In the US motorcycle market, Harley-Davidson has long been the choice of bikers who want a big, loud, comfortable cruiser, or a bike with some deep, made-in-the-USA credibility.
Sure, there are some big bikes and cruisers from other manufacturers, but this particular style of motorcycle has long been associated with a roaring Harley V-Twin-engined hog.
At least until … More
Just after 9 o’clock in the evening on August 29, 2015, a guy riding a big white BMW rolled up to the brand’s Manhattan dealership on West 57th Street. A small crowd met him there with hugs, cameras, and papers to sign. The man they were there to welcome, a 47-year-old Californian named Carl Reese, had ridden 2,829 miles from Los Angeles in just 38 hours and 49 minutes. That was fast enough to sent a new record.
What’s amazing about this feat, which Reese announced last week, isn’t the speed with which he made the trip—people in cars have made the trip in less time—but how he did it: Alone … More