Hundreds of owners of Harley-Davidson gathered throughout the weekend in Quebec city, on the occasion of a great annual gathering, which coincides with the 100th anniversary of the company in Canada.
The event, which takes place in a different region of Québec each year, was not held in the capital since 2008.
About 600 motorcyclists from around the province, but also of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and even the United States, are expected today in the Rally H. O. G 2017, at Prémont Harley-Davidson.
“It is always festive,” says the sales director of the branch of the boulevard Pierre-Bertrand, Alain Boutet. At Harley, the owners have the feeling of being part of a family. It allows you to have a meeting and exchange through activities, ” says the one who also expects to do business of gold this weekend.
Discover the region
The gathering will include an opportunity to learn about the great region of Quebec in all this beautiful world, while guided hiking tours and non-tours are organized today.
The “brotherhood” that emerges from these events is always very special, says the director of H. O. G Chapter of Quebec, Nancy Hébert, who wishes to sweep away the prejudices that may persist on it and its peers.
“We are not criminals “
“It is not a gang of criminals, it is the motorcyclists who drive Harley’s and who have the same passion. It is like everything in the world “, she expressed.
Among the hundreds of bikers present, several will also take part, next week in Ottawa at the national event, which will highlight in great pomp birthdays simultaneous to the 150th of Confederation, and the 100th anniversary of Harley-Davidson in the country.
RALLY H. O. G 2017 QUEBEC (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
- 600 motorcyclists expected at Prémont Harley-Davidson
- A number of activities, including hikes in the region
- Economic benefits of hundreds of thousands of dollars