Harley-Davidson announces 115th anniversary plans including bike racing on Bradford Beach

UPDATE (May 3): Harley-Davidson adds Little Switzerland hill racing to 115th Anniversary Celebration

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Bike racing on Bradford Beach? It's among the plans for this Labor Day weekend with the 115th anniversary celebration of Harley-Davidson in its worldwide headquarters of Milwaukee.

H-D announced its plans for the festival held every five years in the Brew City over Labor Day weekend.

The bike races will happen on August 31 and September 1 along Lake Michigan's shoreline on an oval track constructed on the beach.

However, the hub of activity will happen at the Harley-Davidson Museum on the eastern end of Canal Street in the Menomonee River Valley.

It will include a four-day festival from August 29-September 2, with everything from museum tours to custom bike shows, live music and a ton more.

There will also be a party at Veterans Park all four days with "motorcycle thrill shows, Wall of Death and more," as Harley describes it.

The beach races will be one of three locations where motorcycle races will happen. They will also be at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena and Great Lakes Dragaway on August 31 (open to most Harley owners - click here for info).

As with past years, Harley factory tours and dealership events will also be part of the celebration. And, of course, there will be the Harley-Davidson motorcycle parade down Wisconsin Avenue 

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