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The Ultimate Harley-Davidson Quiz
by Staff
Harley-Davidson is synonymous with deafening roars on the open road. How much do you know about these world-famous motorcycles? Take this quiz to find out.

In what city was Harley-Davidson established?

  • Indianapolis
  • Chicago
  • Milwaukee

Harley-Davidson and Indian were the only two American motorcycle makers from 1931 until what year?

  • 1944
  • 1939
  • 1953

in 1905 a Harley-Davidson motorcycle won a race by covering 15 miles (24 kilometers) in how much time?

  • 19 minutes
  • 45 minutes
  • 58 minutes

What year was Harley-Davidson founded?

  • 1898
  • 1903
  • 1912

In 1937 Joe Petrali set a record speed by going how fast on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle?

  • 98 miles per hour (158 kilometers per hour)
  • 112 miles per hour
  • 136 miles per hour

Harley-Davidson employs approximately how many people?

  • 3,100
  • 5,900
  • 12,300

In 1998 Harley-Davidson opened a factory in which country?

  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Canada

How old was William Harley when he created plans for his first powered bike?

  • 28
  • 25
  • 20

In what year was the first motorcycle rally held in Sturgis, South Dakota?

  • 1938
  • 1967
  • 1977

For how long did Harley-Davidson retain the Buell brand as a subsidiary?

  • 22 years
  • 12 years
  • 8 years

Which model was the first to feature electric start?

  • Electra Glide
  • Touring
  • Sportster

In what year did Harley-Davidson begin selling in India?

  • 1959
  • 1989
  • 2010

What was the mascot for the Harley-Davidson racing team starting back in the 1920s?

  • an eagle
  • a wolf
  • a hog

By 1911 the U.S. motorcycle industry expanded rapidly to about how many different companies?

  • 220
  • 150
  • 89

The Custom Vehicle Operations division of the company is responsible for what?

  • creating limited edition versions of stock models
  • meeting environmental standards
  • creating improved engineering for each model year

In 1916 the company began manufacturing which product?

  • bicycles
  • boats
  • parachutes

What city's police department was the first to deploy officers on Harley-Davidson motorcycles?

  • Chicago
  • Detroit
  • Milwaukee

The first V-Twin engines produced about how much horsepower?

  • 7 horsepower
  • 35 horsepower
  • 60 horsepower

In 1995 Harley-Davidson introduced which major feature for the first time?

  • electronic fuel injection
  • anti-lock brakes
  • traction control

By 1920 Harley-Davidson had established dealerships in how many counties?

  • 32
  • 46
  • 67

Which company bought Harley-Davidson in 1969?

  • Ford
  • American Machine and Foundry (AMF)
  • Caterpillar

How many different motor scooters has the company manufactured?

  • 11
  • five
  • one

How many motorcycles did Harley-Davidson manufacture in 1905?

  • eight
  • 80
  • 800

About how many motorcycles did the company manufacture in 1910?

  • 300
  • 3,000
  • 30,000

Electra Glides are included in which model family?

  • Touring
  • Softail
  • Dyna

In which city did the first Harley-Davidson dealership appear?

  • Los Angeles
  • Chicago
  • New York

How many model families does Harley-Davidson tout?

  • six
  • seven
  • eight

In 2010 Seth Enslow recorded the longest jump ever on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle by going how far?

  • 210 feet (64 meters)
  • 187 feet
  • 125 feet

How fast did Harley-Davidson's first electric motorcycle go from 0 to 60 miles (97 kilometers) per hour?

  • four seconds
  • six seconds
  • 10 seconds

What is the maximum engine displacement of Sportster models?

  • 700 cubic centimeters
  • 800 cubic centimeters
  • 1,200 cubic centimeters