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Even Harley-Davidson can’t fit one hundred-plus years of history into a single museum. Experience more here – including an interactive timeline.


The XL Forty-Eight is introduced, recalling the raw, custom Sportsters of earlier days.

Seth Enslow on a Harley-Davidson XR1200 breaks the world record for a long distance motorcycle jump on a Harley-Davidson at 183.7 feet. Previously, the record was proudly held by Bubba Blackwell (1999) and Evel Knievel (1975).


Harley-Davidson streamlines personal customization with H-D1™, allowing riders to receive a factory-built custom motorcycle.

Eddie Krawiec wins Harley-Davidson's fifth drag racing title for the 2011 season.


Added to the 2012 model year are the new Softail Slim™ and Seventy-Two™