As of next month, one path to the open road is set to go through Dundalk.
A lot of rev will return to Sparrows Point in the near future, but it won’t be the Beast from the East firing back up. Instead, it’ll be the sound of motorcyclists learning to ride.
Harley-Davidson said it plans to lease several acres of land to develop a Riding Academy training center at the former Bethlehem Steel site that’s now called Tradepoint Atlantic. They’re set to be up and running by May 2016. Harley Davidson already has a Riding Academy at its Baltimore dealership. The new space will be an expansion.
“Harley-Davidson Motor Company is a premier global brand with roots in Baltimore tracing back nearly a century, and we’re excited to welcome them to Tradepoint Atlantic,” Michael Moore, CEO of Tradepoint Atlantic, said in a statement. A Baltimore Harley-Davidson dealership first opened in 1923.
Since rebranding the 3,100 acre site as Tradepoint Atlantic, FedEx has also committed to building a distribution center.