During his first 8 months on the new job as Harley-Davidson new CEO, Keith E. Wandell’s pay package was $6.4 million. It included a base salary of $650,025 from his start day of May 1 through the end of 2009, a bonus of $780,030 and stock and option awards valued at $4.9 million. During the last quarter of 2009 has its 1st quarterly loss in 16 years with a loss of 218.7 million – A group of Harley Davidson fans based in Orlando plan to set a world record in Myrtle Beach this year. The group is called Rally for the Rugrats. According to their press release, the group plans to enter the Guinness Book of World Records by having the most Harley Davidson motorcycles in a single ride. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Toys for Tots Foundation and the Freedom Alliance Scholarship fund . The ride will take place during the Myrtle Beach Spring Harley rally and the start and end points will be announced soon.
– Streambank, an advisory firm specializing in the sale of intangible assets, announces Bid Deadline and Auction Date for American IronHorse Motorcycles Intellectual Property Assets. Bids may be entered until 5:00 p.m. EDT, Friday, March 19. The auction will commence Tuesday, March 23, at 11:00 a.m. EDT, at the law offices of Greenberg Traurig in New York City. Qualified bidders may participate in the auction by phone. Interested parties may contact Streambank at 781-444-4940 to request additional information about the assets for sale and the bidding process. Who, if anyone can be interested. Like you, I can’t wait to know – AMA Pro Racing Announces New Vance & Hines XR1200 Series for AMA Pro Road Racing. A spec-bike five race championship featuring specially modified Harley-Davidson XR1200 motorcycles. This new series will provide loyal Harley-Davidson owners, dealers and enthusiasts a chance to join the action at selected AMA Pro Road Racing weekends throughout the country.The XR1200 Series will feature a $5,000 purse payout at each of the 5 rounds.