Get Your Custom Motorcycle - Made In Tulsa - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

Get Your Custom Motorcycle - Made In Tulsa

Posted: Updated:
A Tulsa company is living the "Made in America" dream. A Tulsa company is living the "Made in America" dream.
US Highland manufactures high performance dirt bikes - right here in Tulsa. US Highland manufactures high performance dirt bikes - right here in Tulsa.

By Rick Wells, The News On 6

TULSA, OK -- The BOK Center will get revved up with the sound of racing motorcycles this weekend. Japanese manufacturers have dominated the sport for years, but a Tulsa company dreams of someday competing with the big boys.

It's a "Made in America" dream coming true in Tulsa.

Technicians are putting together racing motorcycles for US Highland, a motorcycle company manufacturing dirt bikes right here in Tulsa.

These guys believe they can do better than their competition - one motorcycle at a time.

Everything that can be will be manufactured right here in Tulsa," said Randy Medlin of US Highland Motors. "All our vendors will be American-made vendors."

US Highland will custom make a bike - in fact you'll help design it in a way, it'll be fitted to you.

"Our market rider is going be in the 30 to 50-year-old range, who has some disposable income and has been riding a while," Medlin said. "He's tired of the cookie cutter, everyday type of motorcycle.

That rider will be able to get what he wants: a street legal version of a racing bike that can't be found anywhere else.

"He'll be the only one for miles around on a bike like this one," Medlin said.

Highland bikes won't been seen in this weekend's Arenacross event at the BOK Center, They haven't been approved to compete - yet. That's on the horizon, along with a network of dealers nationwide, a bigger manufacturing facility here and dozens more jobs to fill.

"This is the ground floor; this is the beginning," said Randy Medlin of US Highland.

 

Powered by WorldNow
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
TULSA'S OWN TM
GREEN COUNTRY'S OWN TM
Oklahoma's Own Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Tulsa's Own and Green Country's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KOTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.