Posts Tagged ‘Harley-Davidson’

Flying Nun celebrates 80th birthday on a Harley Comments 0

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 Comments 0

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 Comments 0

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 Comments 1

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