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Rider Diaries, Harley Davidson

Lisa Travis's Harley Davidson// Gary Gibbsville

by Kelly Kawasaki

Why did you choose your Harley Davidson?
My current
Harley has a pretty cool story, you can read the full thing here, but the short answer is that it was my dad’s first Harley which my mom bought him at 70. He is no longer able to ride, so with a lot of help, I picked the bike up in Sturgis a few years ago and rode it back down to San Diego.

Rider Diaries, Harley Davidson

Bill Chen's Harley Davidson Road Glide Special // Experience the Road

by Kelly Kawasaki



Why did you choose your Harley Davidson Street Glide Special?

Well, I started off on sport bikes but found myself touring mostly. Then in 2007, the Night Rod Special came out from
Harley and that’s when I jumped over and bought my first Harley. I've ridden a Harley ever since.

Rider Diaries, Harley Davidson

Find Your Freedom // Zee's Harley Davidson Low Rider S

by Kelly Kawasaki

Why did you choose your Harley Davidson Low Rider S?
I chose my new bike, the
Harley Davidson Low Rider S, because I had been eyeing Dyna models over the years. I rode my Sportster for 4 years, but outgrew her and it was time for me to upgrade. I test rode the Harley Davidson Low Rider S and fell in love. The size was perfect for me, the power was amazing, as I could now keep up with my husband’s Harley Davidson V-Rod, and it’s just a really badass bike! A fun fact is that I inspired my husband to sell his Harley Davidson V-Rod for a twin Low Rider S with the 131 engine as well. His is barracuda silver and mine is black. That was definitely a win for me!

Rider Diaries, Harley Davidson, Ducati

Learn From One Another // Tav's Ducati and Harley Davidson Motorcycles

by Kelly Kawasaki

Why did you choose your Harley Davidson Fat Bob, your Harley Davidson Night Rod Special, and your Ducati Diavel Carbon?

I carefully chose my
Ducati Diavel Carbon, Harley Davidson Fat Bob, and Harley Davidson Night Rod Special because of their looks and performance. Aggressive, curvaceous, and eye-catching features of the motorcycle lure me in first, and then the power and the handling. The performance of the bike should send chills up my spine. When I get off it and start walking away, I look at the powerful machine and that feeling remains, and I want to go for another ride.

Rider Diaries, Harley Davidson

Iron Born // Jason Chong's Harley Davidson Iron 883

by Kelly Kawasaki

Why did you choose your Harley Davidson Iron 883?
My current bike is an
Iron 883 which I converted to a 1250cc. Initially, a Harley never really appealed to me and I think it's because of how the media portrayed Harley riders. I thought they were for middle-aged men who were having a midlife crisis. Then I started riding with a buddy of mine and he had a Harley Davidson Iron 883. The sound was just incredible. The air-cooled engine with Vance & Hines pipes was just so iconic that it drew me to the bike immediately. It was also the first Harley that seemed to run counter to everything that I knew about Harleys and that also appealed to me. Let's be honest, we all chose a bike initially because we think it looks badass and to me, the Sportster just had that in spades.

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