Harley-Davidson attempted to trademark "hog", but lost a case against an independent Harley-Davidson specialist, The Hog Farm of West Seneca, New York,  in when the appellate panel ruled that "hog" had become a generic term for large motorcycles and was therefore unprotectable as a trademark. Archived from the original on May 10, Retrieved August 19, Motorcycle marques of the United States. With the FX Super Glidethe company embraced, rather than distanced, itself from chopper style, and the counterculture custom Harley scene. Please try your search again later. In the model year, Harley-Davidson celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Sportster and produced a limited edition called the XL50, of which only were made for sale worldwide.
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The South Australian government has set forth "protection to the purchaser Harley-Davidson against environmental risks". Like the prototypes and the first fifty or so examples made, it had a single-cylinder engine with atmospheric intake valve; that is, when the piston went down for the intake stroke, the valve was sucked open and when it started back up, the valve was compressed shut. Retrieved October 31, This gave about double the power of the first singles. Harley-Davidson replaced their American-made lightweight two-stroke motorcycles with the Italian Aermacchi -built two-stroke powered M, MS, and Rapido. Construction of a new plant in Thailand is scheduled to begin in late .