How to Have a Blast Riding Your Harley in Any Weather | Timber Town Harley-Davidson

How to Have a Blast Riding Your Harley in Any Weather

Hey there, Harley enthusiasts! We know that riding a Harley-Davidson is all about freedom and adventure. But, as riders in Salem, Oregon, we also know that Mother Nature can throw some curveballs our way. That's why we're here to help you ride confidently in any weather. So, whether you're cruising through the city streets or out exploring, let's dive into the art of handling your Harley in different weather conditions!

Sunny Days: Timber Town Harley-Davidson

First things first, if you're in the mood for some Timber Town fun, Timber Town Harley-Davidson is your ultimate destination. When the sun is shining, and the skies are blue, it's time to rev up your bike and hit the open road. Here are some tips for enjoying the sunshine:

  • Get Geared Up: Grab your favorite riding gear – your DOT-approved helmet, a cool riding jacket, comfy gloves, and those badass boots. Don't forget your shades to rock that biker look!
  • Check Those Tires: Keep your tires properly inflated for maximum grip on dry roads. Smooth sailing means a smooth ride!
  • Easy Does It: When you're out there, make sure to keep your moves smooth. Smooth acceleration, braking, and cornering are your best buddies on dry pavement.

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Rainy Days: Salem Harley Riding

Salem's weather can be a bit of a rollercoaster, especially with those unexpected rain showers. No worries, we've got you covered with some rainy day riding tips:

  • Rain-Ready Gear: Invest in some top-notch rain gear – a waterproof riding suit, pants, and, of course, something reflective for visibility.
  • Tire Tread Talk: Check those tire treads. Worn-out tires and wet roads are not a good mix, so make sure your treads are in tip-top shape.
  • Slow and Steady: Ease off the throttle and maintain a safe distance from other riders. Wet roads mean less traction, and we want you to stay in control!

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Ready for All Seasons: Salem Oregon Harley-Davidson

At Timber Town Harley-Davidson, we understand that Salem has it all – spring, summer, fall, and winter. Here are a few extra tips for the seasons:

  • Winter Wonders: When winter rolls in, watch out for icy roads. Winter tires can be your best friends, and don't forget to take it slow in freezing temps.
  • Fall Fun: Fall in Salem means colorful leaves, but those leaves can be slippery. Approach leaf-covered roads with caution, and don't slam on the brakes!
  • Springtime Bliss: Spring showers can make roads slick. Keep an eye out for wet leaves and debris, especially during that transition from winter to spring.

No matter what the weather brings, Timber Town Harley-Davidson has your back for a safe and thrilling ride. Remember to adapt your gear, riding style, and bike maintenance to match the weather. With the right prep, you can confidently ride on your Harley-Davidson, rain or shine.
So, check out our fantastic selection of Harley-Davidson motorcycles and accessories at Timber Town Harley-Davidson in Salem Oregon, and let's gear up for your next epic adventure!

Stay safe, keep the rubber side down, and enjoy those wind-in-your-hair moments!

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Race Into Summer Open House

Harley-Davidson Open House

Get Revved Up

Racing has been part of the Harley-Davidson experience since the very beginning. From the Hillclimbers to the flat trackers to today’s King of the Baggers™ led by our H-D® Factory Racing team. Join us to honor our roots with the Race Into Summer Open House on Saturday, June 22. Summer has arrived. It’s time to roll.

  • Be among the first 55 to RSVP below and claim your exclusive H-D® Racing Pin*
  • Earn additional Prizes & Giveaways*
  • Celebrate the power and performance that only Harley-Davidson® motorcycles can deliver – from the 2024 motorcycle lineup to custom P&A packages and all-new riding gear


H-D® Membership event Special***

  • Paid H-D® Members, earn up to 2,000 Bonus Points with a $100+ in-store purchase ($20 Value)
  • Free H-D® Members, earn up to 500 Bonus Points with a $100+ in-store purchase ($5 Value)


Harley-Davidson® 2024 CVO™ Road Glide® ST

Register For Your Chance To Win An All-New 2024 CVO™ Road Glide® ST**

Stop in to register for your chance to win** a 2024 CVO™ Road Glide® ST, a 2025 King of the Baggers VIP Race Experience and a Trip to Daytona for 2 OR 2 VIP Tickets to a King of the Baggers Race, plus other great prizes. Ask us how to earn additional entries.

Harley-Davidson® Event Pin

RSVP to get a special gift**

Be one of the first 55 to RSVP AND attend our event for an exclusive racing pin. Just fill out the form below and show us your confirmation email when you arrive at our Race Into Summer Open House.

* While supplies last. Offer limited to the first 55 attendees.


* While supplies last.

** Sweepstakes entry period June 21, 2024, 9am EST through June 23, 2024, 11:59pm EST. No purchase necessary. Purchase does not increase odds of winning. Open only to legal residents of the continental United States, including D.C. and Alaska and excluding Hawaii who are 21 years or older, and legal residents of Canada, who have reached the age of majority in their state, province, or territory of residence at time of entry. Void where prohibited. Need not be present to win. See participating H-D® dealerships for details or visit official rules at

*** H-D® Members earn up to 2,000 bonus points ($20 value) on a purchase of $100+ between 6/21/24 9:00 am EST through 6/23/2024 11:59 pm EST participating Dealers only; H-D® Membership must be activated at the time of sale. Points apply to a single transaction for eligible purchases of $100+ before tax and after any sales discounts are applied. Promotion good for genuine H-D® and H-D® licensed products only. Usual point restrictions apply. Please allow up to 72 hours for points to appear in your account. Visit for details.