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Harley-Davidson Revs Up for Bikers Roundup

Monday, August 3, 2009
Thousands of motorcyclists will rumble into the Atlanta Motor Speedway from August 4 – 9 for what is known as one of the largest motorcycle camping rallies in the country. Nearly 15,000 African American motorcyclists will make their way to the 32nd Annual National Bikers Roundup to reconnect and commune with fellow motorcyclists for six days of musical entertainment, drag racing, and more.

“Harley-Davidson is honored to be a part of this historical event and celebrate the rich history of African American motorcyclists,” said John Comissiong, director of market outreach for Harley-Davidson. “We are proud to support National Bikers Roundup for 12 years now and we believe this event continues to build our relationship with diverse customers.” 

Harley-Davidson will present a check to the Atlanta Community Food Bank, donating $2000 to help feed those in need. Event-goers will also have the opportunity to enjoy Harley-Davidson activities August 5-8. These activities include:
- Free Demo Rides on 2010 Harley-Davidson® Motorcycles
- Official H.O.G.® Pin Stop
- Harley-Davidson MotorClothes® Apparel Fashion Show on Friday at 8p.m.
- Raffle Giveaways

Harley-Davidson Motor Company is a strong supporter of Divas For A Cure (DFAC), a non-profit organization dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness through early detection, education, screenings and research. In conjunction with the rally, DFAC will have items on sale that include bandanas, lapel pens and patches, with proceeds benefiting their cause.

“As a breast cancer survivor, I am extremely thankful that Harley-Davidson continues to provide even more opportunities for us to raise awareness about cancer research,” said Jan Emanuel-Costley, founder and president of Divas For A Cure. For more information on Divas For A Cure please visit DivasForACure.org.

The National Bikers Roundup Rally was first organized in 1977 by African-American motorcycle clubs. This year, more than 1000 motorcycle clubs are expected to attend, including several chapters of the Harley Owners Group®. For more information on the 32nd Annual National Bikers Roundup dates and event schedule, visit www.nbrkcmo.com.

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