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Mon, 17 Jul 2017

Soldiers rev-up for test ride experience with Jennings Harley-Davidson®

Soldiers based at Catterick Garrison were given the opportunity to experience the thrills and spills of the open road on a number of iconic Harley motorcycles at an event organised by two members of the Armed Forces and Gateshead-based Jennings Harley-Davidson.

The test ride event took place on the Parade Square and airfield at Marne Barracks, North Yorkshire, where seven models from the Harley-Davidson range were on display and available for soldiers to test ride.

Throughout the event staff from Jennings Motor Group’s Ellison Road Harley-Davidson dealership in Gateshead, a member from the Geordie Chapter H.O.G and senior representation from Harley-Davidson, were on hand to assist with the test rides and give advice and information about the impressive range.

Despite inclement weather conditions, the event was hailed a huge success and plans are already in place for another event in the near future.

Grant Anderson, dealership manager at Jennings Harley-Davidson in Gateshead, said; “The event came about as a result of selling a couple of bikes to two members of the Armed Forces stationed within the Garrison.  They asked if it would be possible for us to come to Catterick to display a range of models, and we thought we could do better than that and came up with the idea of arranging a test ride experience for all of the Armed forces and MOD personnel stationed within the Garrison.

“Despite adverse weather conditions, the event was a huge success; so much so, we are in the process of planning another event within the Garrison, which I’m confident will be just as successful and well received by all participants.”