100 Years of Harley-Davidson

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Bulfinch Press, 2002 - Art - 288 pages
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The name Harley-Davidson is recognized the world over as an icon of the American experience and the American dream. In a year-long celebration of its 100th birthday, Harley-Davidson is organizing a series of exhibitions and concerts called the Open Road Tour, an array of television programming, and online events that will coincide with this landmark publication. William G. Davidson is the grandson of one of four founders and the designer of several of Harley-Davidson's most popular bikes. 'Willie G.' is a god among Harley enthusiasts, and here, his narrative reveals the inside story of the family business, from family reminiscences about the company's origins to insight into the making of Harley's classic models. The book is packed with rare and unseen photographs from the Harley-Davidson archives, featuring races, rallies, famous faces, and much more.
 

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100 Years of Harley

User Review  - tammerad - Overstock.com

Really nice book . The photo archives from the history of Harley Davidson are amazing. Really interesting adn quality pictures. Loved this book and so did my husband who I bought it for Read full review

Too cool...

User Review  - steph0505 - Overstock.com

I gave this as a gift to a Harley enthusiast and it definitely completed his colection. I read through it and it is very informative on the history of the bikes and had really nice pictures. Read full review

About the author (2002)

William G. Davidson became Harley-Davidson's vice president of styling in 1978. Willie G., as he's called by riders from Maine to Malibu, is the grandson of William A. Davidson, who with his two brothers and WIlliam S. Harley started the company nearly a century ago. Since the early '60s, Willie G. has been involved in the design of every model the company has produced, and he is unquestionably the protector of all things sacred at Harley-Davidson.

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