THE FREEDOM JACKET

A global journey of Harley-Davidson Riders.

Follow the Freedom Jacket as it travels the world collecting the stories of passionate Harley-Davidson riders. It’s a lot more than leather and stitches.

See how it began

EPISODE 18: MILWAUKEE, USA

After a 365-day, six-continent journey, the Freedom Jacket comes back home to Milwaukee to conclude its epic journey around the world.

EPISODE 17: STURGIS, USA

If a Harley could talk, Rob Stroupe, aka Dump Truck would know exactly what to say and was the perfect guy to take the Freedom Jacket behind the scene at the Sturgis motorcycle rally.

EPISODE 16: MILWAUKEE, USA

Cain Velasquez fought his way to be the UFC Heavyweight Champion - and for his first Harley Davidson motorcycle.

EPISODE 15: ALBERTA, CANADA

Jan Hudec from the Canadian Alpine ski team enjoys the freedom of the bike and sometimes having to risk it all.

EPISODE 14: ROME, ITALY

Franco and Andrea Antonello took a life-changing global road trip that had an autistic son show his father how to embrace the strength of life and experience real adventure while riding a Harley.

EPISODE 13: FUJI BLUE SKY EVENT, JAPAN

Ichiro Kato's quest is to become the mileage king of Japan with a goal to see 1,000,000 km on his odometer. He has already logged more than 730,000km.

EPISODE 12: QIAN DAO LAKE, CHINA

Liu Dong and Ge Luowen's love story proves that universal themes like love and a passion for riding transcend cultural and geographic boundaries.

EPISODE 11: BERLIN, GERMANY

Brian Fallon, from the rock band The Gaslight Anthem, feels the same way about his bike as he does his guitar as both are an expression of him. The Gaslight Anthem headlined in the 110th Anniversary celebration in Berlin and will be performing in Milwaukee in August

EPISODE 10: DAYTONA, USA

Hollywood director F. Gary Gray believes, like the beauty of film, riding symbolizes freedom and unity while speaking to the individual.

EPISODE 9: AuckLand, new zealand

Josh Kronfeld once played for the All Blacks national rugby team and now he enjoys his Harley-Davidson as part of his post-retirement ventures, including raising awareness for New Zealand’s Child Cancer Foundation.

Episode 8: Goa, India

Bored with the monotony of daily routine, Ankush Bhan and his Fat boy went on a ride that changed his life to pursue his own dreams of personal freedom.

Episode 7: Tegucigalpa, Honduras

From 'wash boy' to Parts and Service Manager at his family's dealership, Javier Perez Jr. grew up with Harley-Davidson® running through his veins.

Episode 6: Clarksville, Tennessee, Heath Calhoun

The story of Heath Calhoun is a story that provides a lesson in heroism we can all learn from.

Episode 5: Pomona, California, Showdown in Pomona

The Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle team pulled off an amazing 2012 season. The only thing left to settle is who would be the champion.

Episode 4: Merida, Mexico, Mexico H.O.G.® Rally

Why do people ride Harleys? Karla Maldonado has a different reason to ride her Harley – maintaining a sense of control over life.

Episode 3: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Rio Harley Days

Harley Riders and Brazilians are a match made in heaven at Rio Harley Days, the biggest bike event in the southern hemisphere.

Episode 2: Faaker See, Austria, Felix and the Blaster

Over 100,000 fans met in the Harley® Village at the south end of the lake and the largest motorcycle rally in Europe winds its way through the Austrian Alps.

Episode 1: Milwaukee, WI, The 110th Kickoff

This is where it all begins. The first official event of our worldwide celebration rocked the home of Harley-Davidson.