MILWAUKEE, WI – Harley-Davidson today announced an exclusive alliance with EagleRider, the world’s largest motorcycle rental, travel and tour company. Motorcycle enthusiasts and travelers will now be able to rent the most current Harley-Davidson Touring and Cruiser models at an expanded network of EagleRider locations — including at Harley dealerships — around the country.
EagleRider will exclusively offer current model year Harley-Davidson motorcycle fleets in the Touring and Large Cruiser motorcycle segments, serviced by Harley-Davidson-trained technicians and equipped with Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories. Harley-Davidson will exclusively work with EagleRider to provide rental, travel and tour experiences from its U.S dealership network.
For the first time, customers nationwide will be able to pick up a motorcycle near their home, take their trip and drop off the motorcycle near their destination, something that was not possible except in a few locations, Harley-Davidson stated in its announcement.
“This strategic deal with EagleRider supports our efforts to grow ridership by making it easier for more riders to throw a leg over and experience the thrill of riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle across our great country,” said Mike Kennedy, Harley-Davidson vice president and managing director for the United States. “EagleRider’s advanced nationwide reservation system, proven customer service and extensive travel industry expertise will allow our 700 U.S. dealer locations to seamlessly deliver premium motorcycle rental, travel and tour experiences.”
Founded in 1992 by Chris McIntyre and Jeff Brown with four Harley-Davidson motorcycles in a Los Angeles garage, EagleRider has grown to serve more than 100,000 riders annually through motorcycle rental and touring experiences across the country.
“It’s a dream of millions of riders across the world to explore America in the most authentic way possible, on an iconic Harley-Davidson motorcycle,” said McIntyre. “For the past 25 years, we’ve seen riders return from their trips completely transformed by finding freedom of the open road to be the ultimate adventure vacation.”
Harley motorcycles are already available to book on EagleRider’s website.
Sources: Dealer News; Milwaukee Business Journal