MILWAUKEE (November 3, 2006) – With so much land to explore and so many roads to ride, enthusiasts can join in on one of the 2007 Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) national rallies and let their Harley-Davidson motorcycles show them the way. H.O.G. announces five national rallies that will offer miles of memorable riding experiences across the United States and the unique camaraderie familiar to Harley-Davidson riders.
The year starts off riding high in the Rocky Mountains with Ridin’ the Rockies, June 25-28, 2007 – a high-altitude tour through Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. H.O.G. members will experience scenic beauty and unlimited riding excitement from Fort Collins to Breckenridge, Colo. Registration opens January 31, 2007, and has a capacity of 1,000 riders.
The next adventure is the Posse Ride: Great American Adventure, July 13-30, 2007. This 800-person posse of hard-core riders will blaze a trail across America. The adventure begins in Wilmington, Del., and winds its way across the country, ending in Portland, Ore. Registration for this epic adventure begins February 28, 2007.
Riders will experience true southern hospitality as Club H.O.G. Down Home: 24th Annual Rally rolls into Knoxville, Tenn., August 24-25, 2007, with the Great Smoky Mountains as a scenic backdrop. This event will offer many exciting motorcycle-related activities. Pre-registration begins April 4, 2007. Capacity for this rally is unlimited.
The Adirondack Rendezvous, September 3-6, 2007, offers a mind-clearing trek through the mountains of upstate New York. Enthusiasts can roll through spectacular scenery and adventurous roads aboard their Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Registration opens April 18, 2007, and is limited to 600 people.
Wrapping up the 2007 H.O.G. rally season is the High Octane Tour, September 22-26, 2007. Taking two wheels from Chattanooga, Tenn., to Charlotte, N.C., motorcyclists will discover the evolution of four-wheeled racing in America. From the bootleggers of the 1930s to the world of NASCAR, riders will learn about the legends and ride where they drove. Registration opens May 2, 2007, and has a capacity of 1,000 participants.
More details on the events will be released in the coming months. For additional information, H.O.G. members can visit www.members.hog.com (member-only site). Scheduled events are subject to change.
Founded in 1983, Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) is the official riding club of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. H.O.G. currently has more than one million members and nearly 1,400 chapters worldwide, making it the largest factory-sponsored motorcycle organization in the world. H.O.G. rallies are held around the globe to celebrate Harley-Davidson motorcycle riding.
Harley-Davidson, Inc. is the parent company for the group of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Buell Motorcycle Company and Harley-Davidson Financial Services, Inc. Harley-Davidson Motor Company, the only major U.S.-based motorcycle manufacturer, produces heavyweight motorcycles and offers a complete line of motorcycle parts, accessories, apparel, and general merchandise. Buell Motorcycle Company produces sport motorcycles in addition to motorcycle parts, accessories and apparel. Harley-Davidson Financial Services, Inc. provides wholesale and retail financing and insurance programs to Harley-Davidson dealers and customers.