110th Anniversary Look Back

110th Anniversary Look Back

110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 43

110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 43

While only a mini-replica remains, did you know that back in the "Buell Days" of the late 90s/early 2000s we had a billboard on Rt. 20 that could be seen if coming East? Maybe you've passed it once or twice! #kegel365 #harleydavidson #kegelhd #worldsoldest #365daysofkegelhd

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110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 42

110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 42

Today we visit France and Africa with Julius Kegel as he completes his 1961 trip Around the World in 80 Days #kegel365 #harleydavidson #kegelhd #worldsoldest #365daysofkegelhd

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110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 41

110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 41

Today we post part 3 of Julius Kegel's trip Around the World in 80 Days #kegel365 #harleydavidson #kegelhd #worldsoldest #365daysofkegelhd

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110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 40

110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 40

Today we continue sharing about that time published in 1961 that Julius Kegel pulled an Around the World in Days 80 trip #365daysofkegelhd #kegel365 #harleydavidson #kegelhd #worldsoldest

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110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 39

110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 39

Today #365daysofkegelhd starts another series, printed in full by the Freeport Journal-Standard in 1961 where Julius made a trip around the world in 80 days! #kegel365 #harleydavidson #kegelhd #worldsoldest

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110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 38

110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 38

Did you know that in the early 2000s we had a retail store at the Machesney Park mall? While it was short-lived as business inside the mall became scarce by 2004, we strictly sold merch and gifts there. Did you stop in? #kegel365 #harleydavidson #kegelhd #worldsoldest #365daysofkegelhd

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110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 37

110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 37

Today we share the exciting conclusion to yesterday's #365daysofkegelhd from 1913 as several days after the initial theft the Freeport Daily Bulletin printed a thrilling update when the Kegel Bros took matters into their own hands! #kegel365 #harleydavidson #kegelhd #worldsoldest

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110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 36

110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 36

Today for #365daysofkegelhd we have part 1 of a theft that occurred in 1913 that all started with a bad check and was chronicled in the Freeport Daily Bulletin. #kegel365 #harleydavidson #kegelhd #worldsoldest

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110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 35

110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 35

Today we skip back to May 4, 2019 when a bunch of you area riders joined us for a ride and helped make a dying man's final wish come true! #kegel365 #harleydavidson #kegelhd #worldsoldest #365daysofkegelhd From WREX: Bikers help man get last wish to take final ride on a motorcycle ROCKFORD (WREX) – Outside the quiet halls of Fairhaven Retirement Home, the roar of engines filled the air Saturday morning. One by one hundreds of bikers rode up to the facility, all to help Jim Ostrander take a ride

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110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 34

110th Anniversary Look Back - Day 34

A rare photo of Kegel brother Edward on a classic Harley-Davidson. Sadly, Edward (who was a Freeport Fireman) passed away in 1951 during a boating accident on the Rock River. #kegel365 #harleydavidson #kegelhd #worldsoldest #365daysofkegelhd

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