How are you related to
My Great-Grandfather was William A. Davidson
who was one of the four original founders of The Harley-Davidson
Motor Company in 1903.
Why is MDA your charity?
MDA has a long history of corporate support
from the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. H-D plans to raise at least
$5 million for MDA through 100th Anniversary events in
2003. One of the purposes of The Legacy Ride is to raise as much
money as possible for charity and so MDA is a perfect fit.
How much do you hope to raise?
As much as possible. There is no pre-set goal
but in order to be eligible for the Parade of MDA Heroes
in Milwaukee, we need to raise a minimum of $5,300 by July
15th. In order to count towards our eligibility for the Parade
a donation on our behalf needs to be mailed
Why should I give through your website and
not directly to MDA?
By donating to MDA through our website, you will be
donating to MDA directly. Our online donation link takes you
directly to MDA's online donation page. Donations made from this
page go towards Harley-Davidson's goal of $5 million for MDA but
are not credited towards the pledges we need to qualify for
the Parade of MDA Heroes. Please donate in any way you feel
comfortable and help us Make A Difference.
How can I donate by credit card and have it
counted as a pledge towards your qualification for The Parade of MDA
- Use our Legacy Ride for MDA Printable
Donation Form and fill it out with your credit card pledge
information and send it to the address shown or:
- Call MDA in Fresno at 559-225-0200 and
they will be happy to take your credit card pledge right over
the phone for The Legacy
What is the deadline for
There is no deadline for donation and
need all the donations we can get all they way through August
31st. In order for your pledge to count towards our Parade of
MDA Heroes qualification it has to be processed by the Fresno
MDA office by July
Does my donation go to MDA
Yes, the Legacy Ride is simply an opportunity
to donate to MDA in honor of our efforts to Make A
Difference. The Legacy Ride does not collect any monies and is
not responsible for donations made to MDA in any
Did Harley-Davidson give you the
No. The motorcycle was bought right off the
showroom floor at Visalia Harley Davidson in
How much did The Legacy Ride Motorcycle
Approximately $38,000. The actual cost will
be posted on the Ebay auction.
Did or do you get a discount on The Legacy
Ride Motorcycle or other stuff from Harley-Davidson?
No, the motorcycle and all accessories were
purchased at full retail by Jeffrey Davidson Schrager
Who will pay for your ride expenses as you
promote The Legacy Ride or when you ride to
I pay for all my own ride expenses, including
insurance and gas.
What kind of motorcycle is The Legacy
A 2003 Ultra Classic Electra Glide Motorcycle
in two-tone 100th Anniversary paint with a sidecar to
Why an Ultra
To me, the 100th Anniversary Ultra
Classic represents the height of how far The Harley-Davidson
Motor Company has come in 100 years of producing the finest
motorcycles in the world. I think it is embodiment of the
"Legacy" of the enduring designs, engineering, and style that has
made The Harley-Davidson a true American
Why a sidecar?
Firstly, due to the fact that is unique and
provides a great place to showcase the signatures of the ancestors
of the original founders and other celebrities we hope to get.
Secondly, it has always been the wish of my mother Carol to get a
ride in a Harley-Davidson sidecar and this is a great way to fulfill
Why are you doing all this?
To do something to Make a
Difference. I have been given many blessings and opportunities
in life and this is my chance to set an example of how an individual
can give something back. This is a pure labor of
What happens to The Legacy Ride
Motorcycle after the ride?
While in Milwaukee, The Legacy Ride
motorcycle will be on display at Suburban Harley-Davidson
in Milwaukee. After the auction on August 31st, the
Suburban will then assist in the delivery of The Legacy Ride
Motorcycle to the new owner.
What do you get out of
The pure satisfaction of having both
participated in the events celebrating the 100th as well
as making a difference for a worthy cause at the same
Are you really going to sell The Legacy Ride
Yes, as long as the bids exceed the actual
cost of the motorcycle.
How do I bid on The Legacy Ride
The auction will be held on WWW.EBAY.COM starting 8/21/03 and will run until 8/31/03 to
coincide with the events in Milwaukee. A link will be provided from
this website directly to the Ebay auction starting on
How much can I buy The Legacy Ride Motorcycle
You will have to be the highest bidder at the
close of the auction. Good luck!
Who do you want to sign the
If I buy The Legacy Ride motorcycle for more
that than itís actual cost, what happens to the extra amount?
Any amount over the actual cost of the bike
will be donated to MDA.
How can I get involved?
- Donate to MDA either by mail
(preferably) or through The Legacy Ride website
- Follow The Legacy Ride through the
website to see what we are up to
- Volunteer to help out your local MDA
- Volunteer to help us spread the word
about The Legacy Ride
- Patronize the dealers participating in
100th Anniversary events along The Ride Home
- Resolve to Make a Difference in
your local community by getting involved in a charitable
enterprise to benefit the less
Can I ride with you on the Ride
Not exactly. Anyone riding back to Milwaukee
on The Ride Home will be on their own. If we happen to see you on
the road donít hesitate to say hello but The Legacy Ride itself has
no participants other than those on the actual motorcycle. We hope
people will donate to MDA on our behalf to support our efforts and
those who canít actually do The Ride Home to Milwaukee
can "virtually" join us by watching our progress on the
website through the various features we have
What does the license plate
How are you related to "Willie
Willie G. Davidson is my motherís first
cousin. His Grandfather was William A. Davidson who is my
Who will ride with you in the Parade of