August 20, 2022 – There will be a Harley-Davidson Motorcycle parade pulling into Washington County around 5 p.m. this Saturday evening as the servi-car motorcycle ride, The Crawl featuring members of the Badger Heritage Chapter of the Wisconsin Antique Motorcycle Club of America returns to West Bend, WI. About 16 servi-car motorcycles took off from behind Carl M. Kuss Field on Thursday for a brief 100-mile tour up to Jean Davidson’s cottage in Saxville, WI.
Signature colors of Harley-Davidson orange and black mixed with the vintage grey and white of the members of the Badger Heritage Chapter of the Wisconsin Antique Motorcycle Club of America.
“They are unique three-wheel motorcycle my family made from 1932 all the way to 1973,” said Davidson Oeflein. “The bikes were so well received Harley-Davidson made the same model for over 40 years.”
Davidson Oeflein explained, “My great-grandfather, Walter Davidson started overseeing their production and then my grandfather took over the duties in 1942. They were used by many businesses for many different functions. They could even be ordered with a tow bar on the front so they could be towed behind a car. Police departments used many for parking enforcement and general patrol.”
The Badger Chapter of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America has over 200 members that love old bikes. There are Servi-Cars from as far as Texas and Florida participating in the event.
Jean Davidson is the granddaughter of Walter Davidson, who was one of the founders and the first president of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company.
Following a two-night stay the group returns to West Bend for a party Saturday evening. “We should be back around 5 p.m.,” said Davidson Oeflein. “My mother will join us at the end party.”
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