Monday, September 15, 2014

Today in motorcycle history, September 15, 1966




  The decline of domestic and British brand motorcycles begins.

  According to September 15, 1966 issue of Forbes magazine, Harley-Davidson sales went from $16,000,000 in the fiscal year 1959 to $29,600,000 in 1965.  During the same period, American Honda sales jumped from a meager $500,000 to $77,000,000. They would continue to boom in 1966, to $106,000,000.

  Today in motorcycle history proudly supports the National Association for Bikers with a Disability (NABD).