Marvel Comics and Harley-Davidson are continuing their partnership in next Captain America movie, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier“, with the star-spangled hero riding the Softail Breakout. Harley-Davidson supplied World War II-era WLA (a.k.a. “Liberator“) motorcycles for 2011′s “Captain America: The First Avenger“, but for the follow-up, which takes place in a modern setting, Captain America […]
Pope Francis To Auction Harley-Davidson For Charity
During Harley-Davidson‘s 110th anniversary celebrations earlier this year, Pope Francis was given not one, but two Harley-Davidsons, a 2013 Heritage Softail Classic and Dyna Super Glide Custom. Not one for gaudy excess (or a motorcycle ride for that matter), Pope Francis has decided to put both up for auction.
Specifically, the Pope has donated the bikes to the Caritas charity near Rome. The group will then auction each bike, where the proceeds will be used to renovate the hostel and soup kitchen near Rome’s Termini station. The site is known as one that helps the area’s homeless. The location of the auctions is still to be determined.