2007-03-03 00:34
Joins Historic Route 66 Guided Tours on 2007 Schedule

Venture to the land of the Kiwis and experience first-hand the exotic beauty of New Zealand, all from the seat of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Harley-Davidson's newest guided tour takes enthusiasts to this isolated island located between the equator and the Antarctic.

The New Zealand Guided Tour is available as a 19-day tour from November 28-December 16, 2007, or as a 15-day tour from December 2-16, 2007. An additional 3-day Tour Package is also available to extend the adventure. This two-wheeled tour, led by an experienced tour operator, introduces riders to the breathtaking scenery and fascinating landscapes that characterize the scenic island.

For riders looking for adventure a little closer to home, Harley-Davidson invites riders to take a nostalgic trip down Route 66. >From Chicago to the Pacific Ocean, this guided tour of the Mother Road explores the classic diners, old trading posts, souvenir shops and miles of scenic riding. The 3,400 mile tour is offered June 25-July 10, 2007, or August 13-28, 2007.

Harley-Davidson's guided tours are planned by motorcycle enthusiasts who know the best roads, where to find the best meals and the most comfortable place to spend the night after a long day of touring. All of the key details are covered so riders are free to enjoy the scenery and fantastic roads.

Pricing for the guided tours varies per package. The New Zealand guided tour packages include the use of Harley-Davidson rental motorcycle. Participants on the Route 66 tours have the option of bringing their own motorcycle or renting a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. For more information on the tours, including itineraries and detailed pricing, visit www.harley-davidson.com/experience under "Motorcycle Touring" or by calling 888-224-BIKE (2453).

For those who crave the freedom of their own schedule and the adventure of planning their own trip, Harley-Davidson offers four self-guided tour maps: Route 66, Atlantic Coast, Pacific Coast and Southwest. These water- and tear-resistant maps feature turn-by-turn directions, highlights places to visit, Harley-Davidson dealerships and local motorcycle laws. Purchase individual maps for $10.95 or the set of four for $42.95 by calling 888-224-BIKE (2453).

Source: Harley-Davidson Motor Company

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