Harley-Davidson’s annual European H.O.G. Rally returned in 2022 accompanied by the distinctive rumble of V-twin engines, as Harley Owners Group® (H.O.G.®) members, Harley-Davidson® fans and riders of many other motorcycle brands descended upon the gorgeous Slovenian resort of Portorož from 9-12th June 2022.
The sun-drenched coastal town was transformed into a slice of motorcycle heaven, with nearly one kilometre of shorefront road transformed into a free motorcycle parking zone, creating an unparalleled vista of chrome and colour that will be remembered by attendees and locals for a long time to come.
Karen Davidson – daughter of Willie G. Davidson and great-granddaughter of William A. Davidson, one of the four co-founders of Harley-Davidson – flew in from Wisconsin, USA, to welcome riders and sign autographs. Visitors were also treated to more than nine hours of musical entertainment each day, with a truly spectacular fireworks display closing the event on Saturday night.
The Custom Bike Show took place on Friday at the historic Salt Warehouse, which was transformed into a motorcycle art gallery, with 55 entries from eight countries. The ultimate winner was Mirko Perugini from Italy, who won both Best in Show and the publicly voted People’s Choice Award for his teal, uniquely customised classic Harley-Davidson 45
Other attractions included the opportunity to view and interact with the latest Harley-Davidson model year 2022 motorcycles at the Harley-Davidson Expo and take a free Demo Ride on the spectacular surrounding roads. Harley-Davidson dealerships from five countries attended the event, along with more than 25 retailers from across Europe.
Find out more about the event here.