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Web Resources on Harley-Davidson and Motorcycles
>> prepared by the Digital Reference Team of the Library of Congress
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA)
http://www.ama-cycle.org/
The AMA, which was founded in 1924, has over 250,000 members, and chapters throughout the United States.  Its web site provides links to information on its many activities—AMA Pro Racing, current news topics, rider education, and legislative issues of interest to the motorcycle community. The site also contains a Motorcyclists’ Glossary at http://www.ama-cycle.org/roadride/Glossary.asp as well as a link to its Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum at http://www.ama-cycle.org/museum/index.asp. [Accessed 04/08/2003]

The Antique Motorcycle Club of America
http://www.antiquemotorcycle.org/
A source of information on hard-to-find parts, expertise, and information on the early days of the motorcycle. The site includes a discussion forum for antique motorcycle enthusiasts. [Accessed 04/08/2003]

The Art of the Motorcycle
http://www.guggenheim.org/exhibitions/past_exhibitions/motorcycle/motorcycle.html
The Web site of a recent exhibition at the Guggenheim Las Vegas Museum, October 7th, 2001- January 5th, 2003. This site contains selected images of motorcycles from the exhibition, as well as a timeline of information on the history of motorcycles, from their invention in 1868 (19mph) through 2001 (175mph+). "The principal objective is to include examples of the most important and seminal machines in motorcycle history.”  (from the website) [Accessed 04/08/2003]

Bikelinks: The A-Z Directory of Motorcycle Subjects
http://www.dropbears.com/bikelinks/dir.htm
From Adler to Zundapp and everything in between. This useful, searchable directory of motorcycle-related links is an invaluable resource for the motorcycle aficionado. It provides information on motorcycle clubs throughout the world, as well as links to restoration specialists, parts dealers, and rider education and safety information. [Accessed 04/08/2003]

"Harley-Davidson: Coming Home" from Library of Congress Local Legacies
http://www.loc.gov/bicentennial/propage/WI/wi-5_h_barrett1.html
A brief article about Harley-Davidson that includes a picture of the “Original 1903 Harley Davidson Motorcycle Factory,” and explains the derivation of the nickname “hog.” [Accessed 4/08/2003]

Harley-Davidson Company
http://www.harley-davidson.com/
Information on The Harley-Davidson Company throughout the world, translated into a variety of languages. The United States site contains general product information, as well as the details of Harley-Davidson’s 100th Anniversary Celebration. It also provides a timeline of the notable events and innovations of Harley-Davidson’s first 100 years, 1903-2003. [http://www.harley-davidson.com/CO/HIS/en/history.asp?bmLocale=en_US]. [Accessed 4/8/2003]

The Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC)
http://www.mic.org/_index.html
An organization supporting the interests of motorcycle manufacturers, distributors, and other associated businesses.  Provides a calendar of industry-sponsored events. [Accessed 4/8/2003]

Motorcycle Newswire
http://www.motorcyclenewswire.com/
"Motorcycle NewsWire™ is a world wide media company that is dedicated to improving communications with in the motorcycle industry. We are proud to be the largest service of its kind, providing news and information to the industry's leading magazines, newspapers, e-zines and web sites." (from their Web site) [Accessed 4/9/2003]

Motorcycle Safety: The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA)
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/pedbimot/motorcycle/
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration Provides the latest information on motorcycle safety issues, insurance, and the helmet laws of various states, (Note: the NHTSA’s home page is also well worth a look at http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/.) [Accessed 4/8/2003]

Motorcycle Safety Foundation
http://www.msf-usa.org/
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation develops courses and provides information and education to riders at all skill levels. The site contains a feature called, "The Motorcycle Challenge," that presents a series of simulations and questions to test the knowledge of riders with basic, intermediate, and advanced skills. [Accessed 4/8/2003]

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