The Harley-Davison Motorcycle will be primarily used for patrol purposes however, it is also used for numerous community public relations events to include but not limited to; D.A.R.E., school events, and parades. The lease of a 2003 Harley-Davison Motorcycle is beneficial to the Cheboygan County Sheriff Department for several other reasons:

  • The Cheboygan County Sheriff Department historically logs approximately in excess of 100,000 miles of patrol on two (2) vehicles annually.
  • The estimated annual miles of police patrol used by the Harley-Davison Motorcycle would be 20,000 – 26,000 miles.
  • The average mileage per gallon (mpg) for 2002 Ford Crown Victoria police cruiser is 13mpg.
  • The average mileage per gallon (mpg) for the 2003 Harley-Davison Motorcycle is 39mpg.
  • The average maintenance cost per mile for the Ford Crown Victoria police cruiser is $0.0801 per mile.
  • The average maintenance cost per mile for the Harley-Davison Motorcycle is $0.0742 per mile.
  • The annual lease for the 2003 Harley-Davison Motorcycle is $350.00.