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Rollie Free Vincent Now on Display at the National Motorcycle Museum

Photo from the Herb Harris Collection.The actual prototype Vincent Black Lightning ridden by Rollie Free in 1948 across the Bonneville Salt Flats in Wendover, Utah, is now on display at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa. If you attend Vintage Rally 2018 on June 23, 2018, you can ...

Rollie Free Vincent Now at the National Motorcycle Museum

Photo from the Herb Harris Collection.The prototype Vincent Black Lightning ridden by Rollie Free in 1948 across the Bonneville Salt Flats in Wendover, Utah, is now on display at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa.The famous "bathing suit bike" will be on loan only until summer ...

National Motorcycle Museum Vintage Rally 2014

Now is the time to start planning summer rides to motorcycle events. A great one to attend is right in the middle of America, Vintage Rally at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa June 7-8, 2014. There's a great all-brand bike show featuring dirt track race bikes and Indian ...

National Motorcycle Museum Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The National Motorcycle Museum, based in Birmingham, is celebrating 30 years since opening its doors in 1984. To celebrate 30 years of the National Motorcycle Museum, a number of different events will be held at the museum throughout the year, including screenings of key British races, such as ...

Scooters invade the National Motorcycle Museum

The exhibit features scooters as early as the American-made Salsbury and Moto-Scoot, plus German, Italian and Japanese designs, even two scooters made in the state of Iowa.A new exhibit at the National Motorcycle Museum tells the story of the early evolution of scooters and mini-bikes.Scooters ...

1913 Sears

Engine: 9hp, Spacke V-twin, chain-drive, Bosch magneto, free engine and changeable gear clutchDisplacement: 70.62ci, develops more than 13hp at maximum rpmTires: 2-3/4in studded tiresWeight: 250lbBrakes: Rear coaster brake, latest Musselman, air cooled, largest braking surface of any motorcycle ...

1930 Douglas T6 600cc

The Douglas Engineering Co. was founded by two Scottish brothers, William and Edward, in 1882 in Bristol. Originally a general engineering company, they hired Joseph Barter whose own firm, Light Motors, had failed financially. Barter brought with him his own motorcycle design with a technically ...

1951 Sunbeam S7

1951 Sunbeam S7Originally a famous bicycle maker, John Marston produced his first Sunbeam motorcycle in 1913. It was a side-valve single with and enclosed primary. Sunbeam quickly established a fine reputation for high-quality enamel finishes, enclosed chain drives and the sound engineering ...

1960 Pannonia 250 with Sidecar

1960 Pannonia 250 with SidecarThe 1960 Pannonia TLF Deluxe 250 motorcycle was made in Hungary from 1951 to the 1970s. Also made by the Czepel works, the Pannonia motorcycles shared a similarity with Jawa designs. The Pannonia 250 was a 247cc 2-stroke built with either one or two cylinders. It ...

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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