Harley-Davidson donated more than $4.5 million to support various charitable groups in 2012. The donations, which include both grants and merchandise, went to several organizations, including those around Harley-Davidson‘s bases in Milwaukee, Wis., York, Pa., and Kansas City, Mo., but also to groups across the nation. The Milwaukee chapter of Habitat for Humanity received a […]
Pay it Forward for Paul Lima, Please
Motorcycle aficionado and owner of GP Motorcycles, a San Diego dealership specializing in European manufacturers, Paul Lima, suffered a paralyzing crash while riding an MX bike on April 4th. Following a 9-hour surgery to realign and stabilize his back, Paul is recovering well and undergoing rehabilitation. Paul has health coverage, but the costs not covered by insurance are mounting and the Lima family can use any help benevolent motorcyclists can afford.
We recently attended a track day sponsored by GP Motorcycles and Moto Forza, and interviewed Paul and his business partner and friend, Balz Renggli. A quote in the interview from Paul sums up his dedication to his customers and the sport of motorcycling, “We are enthusiast shops starting from desire rather than profit,” says Lima.
Please pledge something if you’re in a position to, if not, please forward to someone who possibly can.