Bullish on Hogs: High Gas Prices Drive Harley-Davidson Sales Way Up – DailyFinance
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Harley Davidson
It’s a good time to be a Hog: On Wednesday, Harley-Davidson (HOG) announced a stunning second-quarter jump in income, making the legendary Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer a rare bright spot in a gray economy.

Between April and June 2011, Harley brought in $ 190.6 million in net income; a year later, its net had jumped 30%, to $ 247.3 million. But while the company’s growing income was a boon for investors — the year-over-year growth translated to an extra 26 cent dividend on every share — its changing fortunes also highlight some major, and lasting, political and economic shifts that may have long-lasting effects for the motorcycle market.

Motorcycle Sales Are Revving

Harley isn’t the only motorcycle company that is cruising to record profits. According to data recently released by Sageworks, a financial information company, sales at motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle dealers have surged by almost 16% ove…………… continues on Bullish on Hogs: High Gas Prices Drive Harley-Davidson Sales Way Up – DailyFinance

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‘Homes For Our Troops’ Motorcycle Ride: Texas Roadhouse hosts a motorcycle ride today to support Homes For Our Troops, which builds specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans at no cost to the veteran. The motorcycle ride starts and ends at Texas Roadhouse on Division Street at Route 2. Registration starts at 8 a.m.; ride leaves at 10 a.m. Tickets are $ 30/rider, $ 20/passenger and include a hearty, Texas-sized breakfast before the ride, a legendary Texas Roadhouse lunch after, and free t-shirt for the first 300 riders. Live entertainment, raffles, prizes & more!

Adopt-a-Pet Open House: The East Greenwich Animal Protection League holds an open house every Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Greenwich Bay Animal Hospital. Visit with the dogs and cats in need of permanent homes and see if one is right for you!

Waterfront Canoe Race: This is a benefit for Rhode Island Special Olympics sponsored by Harbourside Lobstermania, Nautika, Blu on the Water, and Richard’s Pub. Register at Harbourside at 11 a.m. the day of the event. You must have a t…………… continues on Patch.com

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Marc Anthony Men’s Motorcycle Track Jacket (Medium (Chest 38-40), Grey Heather)
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