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A very special event to celebrate the LITTLEPORT HARLEY connection &
100 + YEARS
of
HARLEY-DAVIDSON

The first Harley-Davidson Dealer, C. H. Lang of Chicago, Ill., opens for business and sells one of the first three production Harley-Davidson motorcycles ever made. The rest as they say is history.
Initial attempts by the Littleport Society (LPS) to get acceptance of the data by the Harley Davidson Motorcycle Company failed and put in trail a series of consequences that will result in the LPS playing a major part of the Centenary Celebrations of the foundation of the Harley Davidson Motor Cycle factory.
The first was the publication of an article in the Cambridge Evening News on the historical links. That article was read by Mike Clarke, whose wife is Meryl Wilderspin, born in Littleport and whose daughter is Louise Clover a member of the LPS.

Mike Clarke at the Harley-Davidson Factory

FLHT CUI Electra Glide Ultra Classic.
In the article Bruce indicated that due to his workload he was unable to pursue the issue with the Factory. Mike contacted the Company Official Historian to ascertain what caused the initial rejection and conveyed the situation to Bruce. As a result extensive work was carried out to condense all of the available data into a two page summary document and attaching the detail supporting the claims in some 18 annexes. Additionally a LPS “Wish List” was generated, namely... continued

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