Posts Tagged ‘Harley-Davidson’

Flying Nun celebrates 80th birthday on a Harley

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Sister Cecilia celebrated her 80th birthday by taking a spin of a Harley. “It was lovely,” she said. “I was nervous before I got on, but once we got going it was great.” It started as a joke but before she knew it Cecilia was flying down the Parade in Island Bay, a Wellington Suburb, on Read more

Harley Davidson – the new funeral vehicle

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Forget horse-drawn carriages, there’s a new funeral vehicle in town. Massey Bros. Funeral Home have come up with a really innovative way to say farewell – a slick Harley Davidson Hearse. The hearse is in fact a sidecar attached to the motorbike, and is the first of its type south of the border. The new Read more

Pope sells his Harley for 20 times its value

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

A Harley-Davidson motorbike sold at auction on Thursday for almost 20 times its estimated value – because its previous owner was the pope. Signed “Francesco” on its tank, the Dyna Super Glide sold for 241,500 euros ($328,300), with a Harley-Davidson leather jacket, also signed by the pope, going for 57,500 euros, both to anonymous bidders, Read more

Pope Francis, rebel in the Vatican

Friday, July 5th, 2013

It was just another weekend at the office for Pope Francis, more of the series of actions, words and gestures that have kept him a fixture in the international media since his March 13 election. On June 15 he took a major step toward reforming the scandal-wracked Vatican bank by appointing his own man, Msg. Read more