It's not every day that the US Navy takes delivery of a new warship. So to mark the launch of the USS Milwaukee, Lockheed Martin collaborated with Harley-Davidson on this custom Softail Slim S to be auctioned off for charity.
There are a lot of things in this world that can make you feel pretty defeated – just turn on the national news on any given night for dozens of examples. It's nice every once in a while to get a reminder that things aren't always so bad. If you're looking for a little pick-me-up, just watch this video.
A woman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was arrested for drunk driving after being T-boned by a police officer. The only problem? She was sober and not at fault for the accident.
We've said it before, we'll say it now: it's not that stranger things are happening now, it's just that the interwebz allow us to spread them to the world at the speed of fiber optic light. The latest incident captured on America's version of the Russian dash-cam, which is the policeman's dash-cam, is a woman just outside Milwaukee riding erratically down the highway on a motorcycle.
Sometimes in the worst of circumstances, the best in people emerges.
After the dust-up surrounding Harley-Davidson's rumored evacuation of Wisconsin, the motorcycle manufacturer has announced that it will be staying in the Midwest. Unionized employees voted on September 13 to keep production operations in both Tomahawk and Milwaukee right where they are. Three labor organizations ratified a new seven-year contract that will take effect once the current deal expires in April of 2012.
2010 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight – Click above for high-res image gallery
2011 Harley-Davidson Sportster SuperLow – Click above for high-res image gallery
Say it ain't so! How could Harley-Davidson's main manufacturing base be anywhere but Milwaukee, Wisconsin? It would be like a Toledo without Jeep (or Tony Packo's), Detroit without General Motors. A Gotham without Batman. In other words, inconceivable!