A motorcycle game that allows players to choose from 5 different Harleys to ride. The goal is to race to various points around Los Angeles under a time limit, and to avoid crashing many times into cars. The game's style is very similar to 1993's "OutRunners".
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Runs on the Sega "Model 3 Step 2.0" hardware.
Players : 1
Control : Paddle
Buttons : 4
Released in December 1997 in Japan and in January 1998 in the US.
Michael Jackson used to own this game (upright model). It was sold at the official Michael Jackson Auction on Apr. 24th, 2009.
A cameo of Sega's mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog, is seen in this game near the Beverly Hills gate.
A Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders unit appears in the 2009 movie 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop'
Soundtrack releases :
Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders [Marvelous Entertainment (MMV) - MJCA-00018 - March 18, 1998]
There is another revision of the game from 1998 that says "(C) 1998 H-D" on the bottom left of the title screen.
Here are the bikes and characters in this game, according to the credits screen:
1990 FLSTF Fat Boy - Rick
FL 1948 Panhead - Scott
FXDWG Dyna Wide Glide - Dave
Sportster 1200 Sport - Anne
FXRP Police Motorcycle - Suzy
If the game is set to 'STANDARD' in test mode, and in the Dyna Wide Glide attract demo, Dave will jump when he approaches the mansion near the Beverly Hills checkpoint.
TIPS AND TRICKS
Extra Music Track : When you select your bike press and hold the foot brake, then select your transmission with the start button. Hold the foot brake and the start button until the race starts. Now scroll through the music tracks and you'll find one called 'Jingle Bells'.