When you visit a
Harley dealership serving New Jersey, the bikes that you see represent a long and rich history of motorcycling
excellence. New Harleys combine the rich heritage of the Harley-Davidson
brand with the latest advancements in motorcycle technology. Whether you
are seeking to trade in your bike or buy your first new Harley, you are
sure to be impressed with the bikes on display at your local Harley dealership.
Read on for a closer look back at some of the highlights in the history
1903: Production of the First Harley
first Harley-Davidson motorcycle can be traced back to 1903, when brothers Harley and Arthur Davidson created
their first even production bike. This innovative bike featured a 3-1/8
inch bore engine, which provided a powerful and efficient ride. This early
Harley-Davidson motorcycle was designed to be ridden on a specialized
1920: Expansion of the Harley Brand
Nearly two decades after the first Harley-Davidson motorcycle was built,
the Harley brand had gained international acclaim. By 1920, Harley boasted
dealerships in as many as 67 countries around the world. By this time,
Harley bikes had become notorious for their performance on the road and
around the race track.
1957: Debut of the Sportster
The Harley-Davidson Sportster is arguably one of the most iconic bikes
in the history of the brand. This notable Harley motorcycle first made
its debut in 1957. This early version of the Sportster featured a powerful
overhead valve engine, which provided a bold and aggressive ride feel.
If you would like to become a part of Harley-Davidson history, be sure
to pay a visit to
Harley-Davidson of Ocean County. We provide our many satisfied customers with a terrific inventory of
new and used motorcycles, and our sales team will help you purchase the
bike of your dreams. To hear more about the fantastic lineup of vehicles
that awaits you at our dealership, be sure to give us a call at (732) 367-7000.