Some of the leading manufacturers in the early history of the British motorcycle industry were Norton, Velocette and BSA. Discover how some companies flourished while others failed in Shooting Star: The Rise and Fall of the British Motorcycle Industry (ECW Press, 2009).
Motorcycle Classics tech expert Keith Fellenstein solves ignition trouble on a Triumph T120.
1939 Ariel 250 Red Hunter at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa.
New Brough Superior motorcycles are made-to-order and will be available soon.
Fast and elegant, the Brough Superior SS100 was considered the Rolls-Royce of Motorcycles
Okay, so most of us remember “The Fonz” from Happy Days, and that he rode a Triumph whenever he jumped on two wheels. But did you know the late great Bud Ekins supplied the Triumph Henry Winkler rode in Happy Days? The 1949 Triumph Trophy TR5 Scrambler ridden by The Fonz will be one of the highlights at Bonhams’ upcoming Classic California Sale in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011.
The Davida Jet is celebrating its 10th anniversary of classic British attitude made in England.
by Richard Backus
The specially constructed 1,100cc SS model Brough Superior completed two opposite-direction runs through the measured mile at Bonneville Salt Flats on September 1, 2011, at a mean average speed of 124.98 mph, breaking the AMA 1350-A-VG Speed Record established by a 1350cc Indian in 2005 at 114 mph!
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