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The Harley® Journey…

The Harley® Journey…

The sky was clear and a slight breeze hummed through the air. Although everything seemed perfect, the excitement grew, making my nerves shoot through the roof, as I knew today I would be signing my contract to be part of a world renowned brand...

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A trip to the Annual Dealer Meeting in Milwaukee!

A trip to the Annual Dealer Meeting in Milwaukee!

This year’s 100th Annual Dealer Meeting was held in the home of Harley-Davidson®: Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our Ops Director, Marc, attended the event to see what lies in store for us!

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Safety First!

Safety First!

ATGATT - All the gear all the time! In this article we take a look at riding essentials that every biker should focus on.

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H-D® Durban's First Annual 4 Point Ride!

H-D® Durban's First Annual 4 Point Ride!

On Sunday 31st March 2019, we hosted our first Annual 4 Point Ride with four checkpoints set out in and around the greater Durban area. A fantastic day was had by all!

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Rider’s review of the 2019 FLTRXS

Rider’s review of the 2019 FLTRXS

I had the pleasure of riding the 2019 Harley-Davidson® Road Glide® Special this past weekend. I have to say I absolutely love the Road Glide® as a whole, so this was a treat to get onto the brand-new bike with barely 1600km on the clock.

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Harley-Davidson® LiveWire™: Why I am excited!

Harley-Davidson® LiveWire™: Why I am excited!

Harley-Davidson® LiveWire™: Why I am excited! LiveWire™ is a distinctive peek into the future of motorcycling. Electric Vehicles (EV) are here to stay, and it is really encouraging to see that a motorcycle manufacturer has embraced technology in such a positive way...

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The Harley-Davidson® 2019 FXDR114 – A rider’s perspective

The Harley-Davidson® 2019 FXDR114 – A rider’s perspective

When I was asked by Harley-Davidson® Durban to take the all new FXDR 114 cubic inch Softail® for a test ride, the first thought that jumped into my head was “YES!!!”.

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FXDR 114 from Kyran's Perspective

FXDR 114 from Kyran's Perspective

If you have been following HDMC on social media platforms or if you check in every so often on the Harley-Davidson® website, you would have noticed that there has been much hype and anticipation building up to the release of this new model. It’s finally here!

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LADIES GARAGE PARTY 2018

LADIES GARAGE PARTY 2018

Harley-Davidson® Durban hosted their second Ladies-only Garage Party on the 25th of August 2018 and once again, it was extremely well received!

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The BIG Reveal

The BIG Reveal

When the new Softail® motorcycles arrived, they were breath-taking to say the least and were received with a mix of awe, trepidation and downright suspicion in some instances. As 2018 progressed, we got used to these beasts and make no mistake, beasts they are! Test rides were taken, track days have been had and these Milwaukee-Eight™ powered machines have proven themselves more than capable. So what could possibly give rise to a big reveal you may ask? Read on and find out!

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How it all started - Kyran's story!

How it all started - Kyran's story!

As young as 6 years old, the sound and classic style of Harley-Davidson® motorcycles had my attention. Winding down the windows of the car just to hear one pass was an experience all on its own!

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Open Track Day at Dezzi Raceway!

Open Track Day at Dezzi Raceway!

We hosted our first-ever Harley-Davidson® track day at Dezzi Raceway on 9 December '17 and it did not disappoint! Here's a little more of what went down...

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Ducktails on Softails®!

Ducktails on Softails®!

Picture it: A beautiful Durban summer’s day, not a breath of wind in the air, sun shining and a row of sparkling new 2018 Harley-Davidson® motorcycles all looking at you. Sounds like a dream doesn’t it? Well this dream was our reality this past Saturday at our Ducktails on Softails® event at Harley-Davidson® Durban. If you were not here, you missed out on a fantastic day of riding and fun had by all.

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Trevor De Jager: The first EVER South African Harley-Davidson® Instructor!

Trevor De Jager: The first EVER South African Harley-Davidson® Instructor!

Harley-Davidson® Africa has moved forward with big steps to improve their dedication and commitment to our customers in several ways. One very important aspect of this was that of developing a Technical Training Centre for South African Harley-Davidson® Technicians...

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The Rebirth of a Legend in my World - by Vania Monti

The Rebirth of a Legend in my World - by Vania Monti

7 years ago, I bought myself a 2005 Harley-Davidson® Dyna® Super Glide® Sport and rode her home over 2 days. When I bought her, I knew I had a gem, but by the time I got home I knew that I had found a diamond! As one does with Harleys, I changed the front end to suit my riding style, so I widened the triple trees, braced the forks and had a custom drag bar made up for me. Needless to say the change was radical and transformed her from a rough diamond to a polished piece of motorcycle art.

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H-D® Durban’s first ever Ladies-Only Garage Party!

H-D® Durban’s first ever Ladies-Only Garage Party!

Garage Parties are traditionally ladies-only events, with the objective of empowering the women in our community and leaving them feeling equipped to tackle life, make tough decisions and also provides a great networking opportunity and a safe place to make new friends. The team at Harley-Davidson® Durban decided that it was high time we hosted one of these parties!

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The Street® 750 - A motorcycle not to be taken lightly!

The Street® 750 - A motorcycle not to be taken lightly!

In 2015, Harley® released the Street® 750 motorcycle. This is a machine built to let you shred traffic in plenty of Dark Custom™ style. Liquid-cooled engine. Quick handling. A suspension tuned for rough roads. Fire up the blacked out engine, send some sound out the blacked out pipes, and get behind the café racer windscreen and go. Consider the traffic whipped.

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5 Tips from a Female Rider!

5 Tips from a Female Rider!

My name is Ash and I’m the lucky lady that gets to oversee the marketing for Harley-Davidson® Tyger Valley and Harley-Davidson® Durban. Coming into the riding lifestyle straight from a non-riding background really threw me in the deep end! I’ve learned 5 valuable lessons over the past 2 years at Harley® and today I’m sharing them with you.

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Richard's Bay Demo Weekend

Richard's Bay Demo Weekend

​This past weekend (25th and 26th March’17), we participated in Beers & Gears hosted by Cubana Richard’s Bay. We had an absolute blast!

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Making Samkelo's Dream Come True!

Making Samkelo's Dream Come True!

On the morning of 28 February, we had another incredible opportunity from the Reach for a Dream Foundation to assist in making a child's dream come true! Below is the letter from Kholiswa Nonkwelo (Dream Coordinator PMB) about Samkelo and his experience.

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Ride to Jack Rabbits!

Ride to Jack Rabbits!

​On Saturday 25th February, we invited our customers and the general public to ride with us to Jack Rabbits for the Metro FM Awards after-party. We had a fabulous experience!

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The Famous Ride!

The Famous Ride!

On Friday 24th February 2017, our sales consultant, AD, had the privilege of joining “The Famous Ride” – an initiative by Zakes Bantwini. Zakes is a legend in the local music industry and also happens to be one of our customers! Below is Ad’s experience of the day.

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Customer Testimonials

Customer Testimonials

A few testimonials from our valued customers!

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Our Master Technician, Trevor, Takes The Trip Of A Lifetime!

Our Master Technician, Trevor, Takes The Trip Of A Lifetime!

Trevor recently traveled to the Netherlands to further his education and skills as a Harley-Davidson® Master Technician and is now the highest qualified technician in the country! Below is a look into how Trevor’s trip went, through his eyes.

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Battle of the Kings 3: H-D® Durban's Entry!

Battle of the Kings 3: H-D® Durban's Entry!

For this build, we derived inspiration from various styles: café racer, scrambler & bobber! Take a look...

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