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Harley Dreams Come True

By Brent Plummer, Oct. 18, 2000
An Alabama resident mustered his best high school essay skills to win a week-long trip on the Harley-Davidson of his choice.

If you're not that guy, fear not, because Harley now offers a nationwide rental program, an industry first...

Harley-Davidson Authorized Rentals Announces "I Dream of Harley" Contest Winners at www.hdrentals.com.

Milwaukee, WI, October 18, 2000 -- James White of Huntsville, Ala., hasbeen named grand prize winner of the "I Dream of Harley" contest sponsoredby Harley-Davidson Authorized Rentals.

The contest marked the launch of thefirst-ever motorcycle rentals program backed by Harley-Davidson MotorCompany.

White's essay was chosen out of more than 6,500 entries received frommotorcycling enthusiasts from across the country. As grand-prize winner,White will receive a complimentary seven-day rental from the Harley-DavidsonAuthorized Rentals location of his choice. The complimentary motorcyclingvacation also includes: lodging for the week, round trip airfare and $500 inspending money. Visit www.hdrentals.com to view White's winning essay alongwith the entries of the six semi-finalists.

The following six semi-finalists, meanwhile, will receive complimentary Harley-Davidson AuthorizedRentals for up to three days.

H.D. Sell, Northridge, Calif.

John Bowers, Canton, Ohio

Rob Tejeda, Miami Beach, Fla.

Ernst Ulibarri, Albuquerque, N.M.

Christopher Raymond, Mohrsville, Penn.

Dave Tuttle, Mesa, Ariz.

All Harley-Davidson Authorized Rentals customers and contest winners areassured a current model, low-mileage, genuine Harley-Davidson motorcyclethat has been serviced and maintained according to Harley-Davidson MotorCompany standards. Each rental experience includes the use of aHarley-Davidson DOT-approved helmet, rainsuit, 24-hour roadside assistanceand ample short-term luggage storage at the Harley-Davidson AuthorizedRentals location.

"We couldn't be happier with the reception of the Harley-Davidson AuthorizedRentals program," Forrest Barnes, manager of Harley-Davidson AuthorizedRentals, said. "With more than 60 operators currently in business fromcoast-to-coast, we continue to expand throughout the country, andeventually, the world."

Barnes said renting is easy. Harley-Davidson Authorized Rentals operators provide thelatest models including Sportsters, Dynas, Softails and touring models (model availability varies by location). Log onto www.hdrentals.com orcall toll-free 1-877-HDRENTALS to find a Harley-Davidson Authorized Rentalsoperator in the city where you want to ride. Next, contact the operator toreserve a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, and get ready to experience thefreedom of the open road. The toughest decision, Barnes said, will be which modelto rent.

Riders must be 21 years or older, possess a valid motorcycle license, haveat least one year of riding experience on heavy-weight motorcycles andpossess the skills, knowledge and ability to ride a Harley-Davidsonmotorcycle. All riders must agree to the terms of the rental agreement.Rental agreement and qualifications may vary by location.

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