This volume takes the reader through a century of the premier motorcycle company's witty and eye-catching print advertisements. The colorful and sometimes provocative ads reflect the creative spirit and the unique culture of Harley-Davidson--and America--over the last century.
The Harley Davidson is more than just a motorbike - for many enthusiasts it's a lifestyle statement. This stunning book packed with 500 color photographs celebrates that lifestyle, as well as covering the complete history of this 20th Century icon. From Marlon Brando to Billy Idol, every celebrity over the last 50 years wanting to promote a cool, tough image has been photographed astride one of these legendary machines. Packed with various model photos, colorful memorabilia and celebrity pictures, this book celebrates Harley Davidson history in a classy photographic style.
An illustrated look back at Harley-Davidson's first century includes a history of the company, profiles of their most significant motorcycles, and a discussion of the company's role in popular culture.
More than 100 years ago, best friends William S. Harley and Arthur Davidson made history when they created the first "motorized bicycle" and founded the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. But there's another story. Over the century, the Harley and Davidson families grew up together, celebrating their company's milestones with road trips, hunting and fishing sallies-and lots and lots of eating. In Harley and Davidson Family Recipes, the founders' grandchildren Margo Manning and Carol Lange present 100 family recipes tailor-made for home gatherings and roadside picnics, including Gilroy 40-Clove Garlic Chicken, Endurance Run Spinach Pasta Salad, and Grandma Harley's Peach Cobbler. Packed with rare archival photographs and anecdotes about the families and their burgeoning company, this charming book is a delicious piece of Americana, sure to please home cooks and motorcycle buffs alike. * A homespun treasury of family recipes from the Harley and Davidson families, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. * Includes archival photos, engaging stories, and historical tidbits about the early days of Harley-Davidson, its founders, their families, and their motorcycles. * Features recipes for tasty after-the-ride libations such as the Side Car, the Blue Motorcycle, and the Handle Bar.
Harley-Davidson: A name that brings a smile to anyone who loves American motorcycles. For 100 years, that name has been synonymous with freedom, open roads, raw power and good times, and the Milwaukee motorcycles have spawned legions of fans world-wide who are fiercely loyal to their V-twin-powered machines and the company that built them. Since 1903, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company has endured wars, recessions, depressions, strikes, buyouts and buybacks, foreign competition, and ever-changing markets. It has survived all that, and thrived. Harley is now stronger than it's ever been, and shows no sign of slowing down.
Get ready to rock, roll, and rumble through 100 years of Harley-Davidson history. This photo-rich volume features multiple contributing authors including Hunter S. Thompson, Brock Yates, Kevin Cameron, and Peter Egan.