The public is invited to check out Harley-Davidson's newest line of motorcycles later this week at an open house hosted by the company's Springettsbury Township factory.

Visitors with a motorcycle license can take a demo ride on a 2014 Rushmore bike.

The annual open house is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at 1425 Eden Road.

The event is free.

Harley-Davidson will offer self-guided tours between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. for visitors who want to see how Softail, Touring, CVO and Trike motorcycles are assembled, according to a news release.

The company will display the first motorcycle made at the York factory in 1973.

There will also musical entertainment, including a DJ on Thursday and live bands on Friday and Saturday afternoons.

For more information, visit Harley-Davidson's page on Facebook,

On Friday, Harley-Davidson is also sponsoring a Bike Night parade through York City.

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