Gary Poole Law Blog

Category: Motorcycle Community

Jacob “Jake” Sanok (1952-2019)

Jake will be missed! He was a devoted member of Raleigh HOG Chapter #4356 and Blue Knights NC Chapter II, and he was an all-around great guy. He always made a point of coming up to me at Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson events. He would say “hi counselor” and then ask if I needed any helpRead More

Harley-Davidson Gets More Electric

Harley-Davidson recently made an appearance at the 2019 Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show. During the show, Harley-Davidson confirmed the pricing and availability of the long-anticipated LiveWire electronic motorcycle. They also brought 2 new Electric Concepts to the Consumer Electronic Show which are both uncharacteristic of the brand. One resembles an electric bicycle or electric dirtRead More

New Harley-Davidson Models Are On the Way

Harley-Davidson recently unveiled their “More Roads to Harley-Davidson’s Growth Plan.” Regarding this venture, Harley-Davidson sets out the following on its website “It is a fast-changing world with new consumer demands. Alongside our existing loyal riders, we will lead the next revolution of two-wheeled freedom to inspire future riders who have yet to even think aboutRead More

Thank You!

Thanks! Thanks to all the bikers out there who selflessly give their money and time to support charitable organizations and help individuals (bikers and non-bikers) in need. At the end of telethons on television, there is always a big production about how much money they have raised. I wish there was a way that weRead More

Want More Business Related Information About Your Motorcycle?

A while back I wrote a post about Harley-Davidson’s production of an all-electric motorcycle.  In the post I quoted the President and Chief Executive Officer of Harley-Davidson, Matt Levatich, from his Quarterly Earnings Conference Call.  These types of calls are a way for companies to relay information to all interested parties, including institutional and individual investors.Read More

Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club

I have had the privilege over the last number of years to get to know many of the members of Blue Knights NC II based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. In 2009 I began sponsoring the Blue Knights NC II Officer Down Memorial Ride. The 13th Annual Blue Knights NC II Officer Down Memorial RideRead More

NEW 2018 HONDA GOLDWING

The Goldwing was introduced by Honda back in 1975. The 2018 model is the first Goldwing overhaul in almost a decade, and the reviews for the 2018 Goldwing have been universally positive. The Los Angeles Times review reported that “the 6th-generation machine is lighter, sportier, and more powerful. It handles better and gets better fuelRead More

NORTH CAROLINA MOTORCYCLE SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH

Here in North Carolina, we just concluded North Carolina Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month (May) as promulgated by Governor Roy Cooper. Here is what the North Carolina Department of Transportation set out in its May 1, 2018, news release regarding Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: Vehicle drivers can unintentionally become huge dangers to a motorcyclist’s safety,….Motorists needRead More

IT’S ELECTRIC – HARLEY-DAVIDSON (NOT THE ELECTRIC SLIDE)!

About 5 years ago, Harley-Davidson unveiled its “LiveWire” project, which was put in place to develop a prototype all-electric motorcycle.  It appears that time has come. On January 30, 2018, during Harley-Davidson, Inc.’s quarterly earnings call, it was announced that Harley-Davidson will begin the production of an all-electric motorcycle.  During the earnings call, the PresidentRead More

Welcome Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson and Triumph Raleigh

Welcome Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson and Triumph Raleigh. Well, sort of. I say that because Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson and Triumph Raleigh is the new name of Raleigh’s Ray Price Harley-Davidson/Triumph Dealership which was founded 35 years ago by Ray Price. Just this month John Marotti purchased the dealership from the Price Family. I know there wereRead More