Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Celebration Got Started With A Burnout. Are You celebrating?

Around the world, Harley-Davidson year-long 110th Anniversary celebration got started. To commemorate, a burnout leaving an HD initials rubber mark on the pavement. You can almost smell the rubbr burning…

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20 Responses to “Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Celebration Got Started With A Burnout. Are You celebrating?”


  1. 1 Olena Jan 11th, 2013 at 11:22 am

    Happy anniversary!

  2. 2 Mark Jan 11th, 2013 at 12:49 pm

    Ha, thats pretty awesome. Love watching the dude create the 0 in 110. Burnout street art, has a new art style been born?

  3. 3 Arie Jan 11th, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    They shoulda shaved 1 second off that video! πŸ™‚

  4. 4 tundra Jan 11th, 2013 at 2:02 pm

    I was there – place was packed. Can’t imagine what the place will be like next year. Fun evening…

  5. 5 sollis Jan 11th, 2013 at 2:41 pm

    What is for? Smell toxic rubber and act like an asshole around other assholes

  6. 6 Fred Jan 11th, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    “hey Ned, watch me do a burnout in a parking lot, then get spanked in every performance category a motorcycle can be judged by b/c the motor co doesn’t make anything but posing bike after Hundrd-n-ten-fucking years! You in? Fuckn’ A, man!!”

  7. 7 BobS Jan 11th, 2013 at 4:40 pm

    There’s haters for every brand. Congrats on 110 H-D!

  8. 8 Doc Robinson Jan 11th, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    Hey Fred, the popularity of Harley-Davidson motorcycles in just about every country on the entire planet suggests that you are talking out of the back of your neck, along with dissing every afficionado and the millions of serious riders who do the big miles.

  9. 9 Woody Jan 11th, 2013 at 7:00 pm

    Except for running outta beer and that “Elton thing” Harley knows how to throw a party. To be fair, Honda DID hand out keychains at the OH factory to celebrate the company’s 50th……

  10. 10 richard Jan 11th, 2013 at 7:16 pm

    Fred, Have you ever heard of a V-rod??? Apparently not. It’s been taking the drag championship just about every year.

  11. 11 BadMonkeyMW Jan 11th, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    I’m holding out for the 112.5 year anniversary. That one will be epic!

  12. 12 Fred Jan 11th, 2013 at 8:34 pm

    Bob – nah, that’s not haten’. In fact, I was thinking of which hd I would pick up for my wife & I to ride this morning before reading this post. It’s just pokin fun at corp sponsored burnouts in light of their entire catalog.

  13. 13 Septic the Sceptic Jan 11th, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    Burnouts are stupid and ghey.

  14. 14 Rodent Jan 12th, 2013 at 9:47 am

    BadMonkey: I’m with ya on that.

  15. 15 badams Jan 12th, 2013 at 12:19 pm

    Ever walk into a dealer and notice the “hangarounds” are “dealer branded”? Different crowd from the custom and vintage garage crowd….and thats OK, just a different group of peeps. Burnouts to them are impressive…….

    I will say this :: Over the Holidays went “home” for the holidays and rented a Street Glide from the local dealer. Living in LA and owning a 63 Pan and SPCN 113ci stroked longbike, I’m used to runs and rides that always have some instance involved. In this case, riding a 2013 bike with a 103 / 6 speed with bags was a joy. I concluded after 100mph blasts through the Everglades that Harley has the new bike thing pretty dialed. Stable, responsive and predictable come to mind. Not that I plan on incorporating the factory’s marketing stereotypes into my repertoire, I can say having a dealer bike is becoming more appealing.

  16. 16 Fred Jan 12th, 2013 at 1:27 pm

    @Doc Robinson – wrong ’em boyo. My comment states nothing about popularity.

  17. 17 Doc Robinson Jan 13th, 2013 at 6:28 am

    No problems Fred, I didn’t mean to imply that you did. And now that you’ve pointed it out, when I look at the annual sales of the Motor Company world-wide each year I am absolutely astounded at how many posers there must be on the planet. BTW read badams second paragraph for an unbiased viewpoint from an experienced biker.

  18. 18 Johnny Wolf Jan 13th, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    110= 110% lame.

    That being said:

    If you build it, they will come…credit cards in hand to buy all the stupid unlimited “limited edition” pieces parts, trinkets, and chrome festoonery.

    or

    “HD, the pied piper of doo-rags and chaps”

    Can’t wait for the 111th anniversary.

  19. 19 Mike Corbin Jan 14th, 2013 at 9:51 am

    YES ! (:-)

  20. 20 Lugnut Jan 14th, 2013 at 3:35 pm

    Be kind to Fred and Johnny cut is clear both have suffered rectal-cranial inversions. Muffled speech is a sure sign.

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