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It had to happen sooner or later: Harley-Davidson has always been the object of desire for many who for whatever reason didn’t take the plunge and buy one. Now the fantasy can be even more realistic with a help of a little technology. The story carried by Motorcyclebikes.org follows:

Activision gives gamers the chance to stop dreaming and start riding in Harley-Davidson: Race to the Rally available now for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. Charge out on the highways and byways across America on fully upgradeable classic and late-model Harley-Davidson motorcycles while facing outrageous road challenges.

“Harley-Davidson: Race to the Rally” takes gamers from coast to coast across America exploring classic rides centric to “Harley-Davidson” and the biker lifestyle such as Big Sur, historic Route 66, and the Badlands. Each of the 20 authentic Harley-Davidson motorcycles including the Dyna, Softail, Touring, and Sportster are fully customizable and upgradeable with licensed parts and accessories, so there are thousands of possibilities on which to perform the gravity-defying jumps, and high-speed turbo boosts in this game. Plus, it features a soundtrack that captures the attitude of “Harley-Davidson” with tracks by George Thorogood, Heart, Poison, Great White and more.

Anyone who enjoys games and motorcycles will be in seventh heaven with this Playstation 2Race to the Rally. The rendering of the Harley-Davidson motorcycles is so realistic, after playing this game for a while the urge to own and ride a motorcycle may be too difficult to resist.

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Most riders I know have a confidence that’s almost contagious: an enthusiasm for life that is found in women and men in every walk of life. I have heard it more than once while riding that a lot of people think motorcycles are sexy. If you agree, the staff of Jafrum would like to hear your top ten reasons why. Let us hear your story!

Everyone who has made the decision to purchase a motorcycle has a story of the journey there and how it has continued. The first time I saw a motorcycle I was transfixed: as an artist, the design and engineering just blew me away. From that moment I knew I had to learn how to ride and control this beautiful and powerful machine. It was the idea of harnessing all of the power within that fantastic mechanical work of art that is top of my list of what makes motorcycles sexy.

Then about 6 months later, I starting dating a guy who owned a motorcycle and riding as a passenger only made me more excited about taking the wheel. Even at the slowest speed the feeling was exhilarating and I never felt more alive. I took the plunge and bought a used Harley-Davidson Sportster and the adventure began.

But I felt like a person with two left feet when it came to the motorcycle safety course. Anyone who tells you “it’s a piece of cake” should have been with me during my experience. Every time I take an instruction course to build up my skills, I realize that there is real science at work riding a motorcycle well. That’s really makes it, well–sexy. What’s your story?

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