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Monday June 19, 2017

Ducati Berliner Apollo

Ducati Berliner Apollo

"In 1959, the Berliner Motor Corporation approached Ducati about creating a rival to the Harley-Davidson to sell to police departments around the US. Author Greg Field, based on interviews with Mike Berliner, contends that Berliner went so far as to ship two Harley-Davidsons to Italy as examples (one was for Moto Guzzi) and that Ducati, rather than any Japanese company, was the first Harley-Davidson imitator."

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