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TAG : classic american motorcycles

The Mike Quinn Collection of Harley-Davidsons

 Mike Quinn’s love of Harley-Davidsons began a long time ago. “Harley had that mystique while I grew up,” Quinn says, “That was really the only bike I had any exposure to. I had a couple of friends that bought them, so that’s how I got interested. My first bike was a Harley 45, a ...

1955 Harley-Davidson FL Panhead

1955 Harley-Davidson FL PanheadThe Harley-Davidson "look" was established once and for all in the mid-Fifties.The big twin 1200cc FL would be a permanent fixture in the Milwaukee lineup, with only minor variations and changes over the coming decades. New cast tank and front fender "badges" ...

Indian Motorcycle Showcases Spirit of Munro Streamliner

INDIAN MOTORCYCLE SHOWCASES NEW ENGINE WITH CUSTOM-BUILT “SPIRIT OF MUNRO” STREAMLINEROne-of-a-Kind Vehicle Powered by All-New Thunder Stroke 111 Engine Pays Tribute to Burt Munro’s ‘Munro Special’ Portrayed in ‘World’s Fastest Indian’ Motion PictureMEDINA, Minn. — March 9, ...

Indian Motorcycle Introduces the Thunder Stroke 111 Engine

INDIAN MOTORCYCLE HONORS THE PAST AND POWERS THE FUTURE WITH THE THUNDER STROKE 111 ENGINEAll-New 111-Cubic Inch V-Twin Power Plant Unifies Iconic Past and Advanced Engineering to Deliver Heartbeat of Upcoming, all new 2014 Indian MotorcycleIndian Motorcycle, the first American motorcycle ...

1912 Pierce Four

1912 Pierce Four2.25in bore x 2.25in stroke4 horsepower2-speed transmissionEnclosed drive shaftPedal crank starting and coaster brakeOriginal price: $325 to $450An innovative and luxurious motorcycle from the founder of one of America's early premier car builders. George Pierce began ...

1928 Harley-Davidson JDL Sport Solo

1928 Harley-Davidson JDL Sport SoloMajor changes for 1928 Harley-Davidson models included a stronger fork and front brakes, which resulted in improved handling and a total-loss oil system fed from an oil tank concealed in the front half of the left fuel tank. The Harley-Davidson JDL Solo Sport ...

1912 Henderson Motorcycle

1912 Henderson Four-CylinderDesigned by William Henderson in 1911 with a displacement of about 780cc (later increased to 1076cc), the Henderson four-cylinder motorcycle had opposed valves, chain drive and a tubular frame. It could do 100km/h (62mph) and was soon a popular motorcycle. In Italy ...

Bonhams to Offer the Incredibly Rare 1905 Leo Motorcycle at Vegas Auction

The exciting discovery in New England brings to light an obscure California-made motorcycle once thought ‘extinct’San Francisco – Following the recent news of Bonhams’ consignment of the remarkably original 1902 Rambler Model B from the Indian Motorcycle Museum, Bonhams is pleased to ...

1949 Harley-Davidson Dragon Bike Replica

1949 Harley-Davidson Dragon Bike Replica"The Wild Angels" (1966) is a Roger Cormen film made on location in Southern California three years before "Easy Rider". It was the first film to associate actor Peter Fonda with Harley-Davidson motorcycles and Sixties counterculture. In the movie, ...

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