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Old 06-19-2009, 03:19 AM   #1
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Default Harleys in Cuba, an incredible story

Dear all,
thank you for accepting us in your great community.

We are italian friends who love motorbikes and travels and during a trip to Cuba years ago, we discovered an incredible passion for Harley
Davidson that leads a team of Cuban bikers to keep alive their unique models against the Embargo that make impossible to get any
replacement parts.

The devotion to their motorbikes, mechanical and engineering skills (they build replacement parts by themselves!), the unique models they
ride, the fantastic Cuban scenario and the story of MOCLA (Classic Motorcycles of Cuba) with its founder "Pepe Milesima" and the now
president Louis Enrique lead us to come back to Cuba and shoot an hi res documentary to tell their story.

It's not just a movie, but we are trying to help those riders to get replacement parts and to increase their visibility across the web in order to help them keeping alive their passion and this travelling museum of unique motorbikes.

Big companies, we have contacted, have joined the cause providing tires and support.

We would really appreciate if you could support us spreading this story among your great community.

Obviously if you are interested, we can update this thread with fantastic pictures and unique interviewsIf you want to get more info, we are building a community on Myspace
Cuban (Cuban Harlistas) | MySpace.com and Facebook, and we have launched the official movie website on Cuban Harlistas - Home - The Art of Harley Davidson Maintenance in Cuba

Thank you for your attention
All the best

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Old 06-19-2009, 04:56 AM   #2
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Hoooo boy. Here we go.
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Old 06-19-2009, 08:21 AM   #3
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Seems like I saw an article in one magazine or the other a few years back on the 'harlistas'.
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Old 06-19-2009, 08:23 AM   #4
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That is an incredible story.
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Old 06-19-2009, 09:09 AM   #5
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Some cool pictures on their website. Love the indian chief speedometer.
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Old 06-23-2009, 08:05 AM   #7
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Hopefully our respective new administrations will end the ridicules and outdated embargo and open up some trade and tourism agreements. For example we'll send you new Harleys and parts and you can send us some of them fine ass Cuban women....
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I'll take a couple of boxes of Cohiba's. I have enough trouble with women already!
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