Harley Davidson logo is one of the most popular iconic symbols of the world. Actually, it is the passion and grit for Harley Davidson that people have a fascination towards this icon. And nowadays it is quite popular that Harley Davidson icon is portrayed in tattoos. For some people, it may not be very meaningful but those passionate bikers and have a love towards Harley-Davidson may find some meanings in it. Harley Davidson tattoos are still not very popular and not regarded as a mainstream tattoo. But still the icon is very popular all over the world.
Actually, when it comes to the matter of biker tattoos, Harley Davidson comes as the first choice. According to a market survey, it is the most successful motorcycle company of the whole world. It has been a very lucky symbol among the bikers of America. Here in this article, you will know about the various facts related to Harley Davidson that will inspire you to go with this tattoo design choice.
It was William S. Harley, who first completed drawing a blueprint of an engine in 1901. At that time, the engine was actually made to fit a bicycle and it was done. It was successful. After that two years later, Harley and Arthur Davidson collaborated to produce their very first motorcycle. This was the start of Harley Davidson Company. But the early 1900s was not very smooth for the company and rather it was quite crucial. Three types of bike models were available at that time and slowly they started growing. Harley Davidson bike began winning various race competitions at that time and this gained them the popularity.
The first logo was then created and named as ‘Bar and Shield’ in 1910. This was exact as the symbol used right now. The following year it was trademarked, after that from the year 1912, they were at the height of their business that one couldn’t imagine. In the same year, they also started exporting their products out of America. At this time, they had 200 dealerships all and around America and it was also sent to Japan. By 1920, it was the world’s largest motorcycle company. In the year 2003, they celebrated their 100th anniversary and still now hold the position of the world’s most successful motorcycle producing company. Many people believe that their ‘Bar and Shield’ logo were the main cause of their success. After trademarking their logo, the company started raising its business and within a very short period of time, it became an iconic name among the bikers and racers.
There are other various objects that are also attached to the Harley Davidson logo to represent various different things through the tattoo. One of the most common is Bald Eagle. Bald Eagle can represent anything of America. Apart from this, you can also find the skull, flames, fire, wings etc. associated with Harley Davidson tattoo. In some cases, the American flag is also seen with the Harley Davidson tattoo.
Actually, Harley-Davidson has its own particular colors such as orange, white and black. There are also some meanings that are associated with a Harley Davidson tattoo here we are mentioning some of them. Freedom, Life, Power, Loyalty, Strength, American, Journey, No limits and Open Roads all these are commonly related as symbolic meanings behind the Harley Davidson Tattoo. As it can be done in various shapes and sizes, as a result Harley Davidson tattoos can be worn in any part of the body. Normally it is mostly seen in males but some female bikers also make these tattoos on their body. Here are some Harley Davidson Tattoo Ideas that will really inspire you.