Dodge City Harley-Davidson

at 1310 S 2nd Ave, Dodge City, 67801 United States

Harley-Davidson Motocycles Sales, Service, Parts and Accessories, Motorclothes and Gifts. Locally owned and operated.


Dodge City Harley-Davidson
1310 S 2nd Ave
Dodge City , KS 67801
United States
Contact Phone
P: (620) 227-6351
Website
http://www.dodgecityharleydavidson.com

Description

Harley-Davidson® is no stranger to Dodge City, Kansas. On July 4th 1916 a young Milwaukee, Wisconsin native by the name of Irving Janke won the 300 mile Dodge City Classic. He became the first rider in this premier speed and endurance race to ride a Harley-Davidson®® motorcycle. These long distance races were interupted by World War I but Harley-Davidson® remained in the hearts and minds of Southwest Kansas. In 1978, Burt Davis, owner of the Honda House was convinced by his accountant, Johnny Maupin, to take on the then struggling Harley-Davidson® franchise. Mr. Maupin promised Burt that if he would take on the franchise he would buy the 1978 75th Anniversary FLH Electra Glide® from him. It was the first Harley-Davidson® bike sold by the new franchise. The first few years were difficult with so much competition from the less expensive, more reliable Japanese brands. In 1980, Burt built a new facility and moved his multi-brand dealership to its present location, 1312 S. Second Ave. In 1983, the Harley-Davidson® family and its employees purchased the brand back from AMF and committed themselves to improving their product and increasing sales. With the next year came the introduction of the "Evolution" engine and consumer perception began to change. Harley-Davidson® was now providing a reliable American made product and sales started to reflect the new consumer confidence. In 1987 Darren Rhoten, the current owner, came to work for the dealership as a parts salesman. That particular year, Harley®'s allocation for the dealership was 9 motorcycles. In 1999, Darren purchased the dealership from Burt and it became known as Dodge City Harley-Davidson®. The change in ownership completed a unique circle as Burt had originally purchased the Honda dealership from Darren's parents, Terry and Novella Rhoten in 1976. When Darren purchased the shop he had three employees. Today he employs 15 full time and two part-time people. In 2002, F&R Motorsports was purchased and Dodge City Power Sports was added to the mix to enlarge the product offering with Yamaha, Kawasaki and KTM.

Opening time

  • Tuesdays: 09:00- 17:00
  • Wednesdays: 09:00- 17:00
  • Thursdays: 09:00- 17:00
  • Fridays: 09:00- 17:00
  • Saturdays: 09:00- 17:00

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Hog meeting canceled due to weather!!!

Published on 2015-02-24 19:33:01 GMT

Do you know what the best thing about riding motorcycles is? EVERYTHING!

Published on 2015-01-30 15:33:10 GMT

Don't forget! The HOG chapter is back! For current members, keep an eye out! Events will be posted here and at the shop! Not a member? Do you have a Harley? Then join! It's going to be a good time!

Published on 2015-01-29 01:30:40 GMT

Want to share pictures of your rides? Feel free to post them!

Published on 2015-01-22 15:44:37 GMT

Guys we've got live ORIGINAL music here right now and it's rockin! Come check it out!!!! Beer garden is OPEN!!!!

Published on 2015-08-01 18:33:39 GMT

Thanks Q97, Continuous Country The Boomer Q97!!!!

Published on 2015-08-01 18:29:49 GMT

If you're headed to the car show head a little further south and come see us! The radio is still here and the bands will be going live soon!

Published on 2015-08-01 17:23:41 GMT

Turn to Q97 to hear all the updates about our open house! They are down here with the RAM Truck Giveaway! The Boomer Q97

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