1909 Harley-Davidson Single Police Motorcycle

Five years into real production, about 1200 Harley-Davidson singles were produced in 1909. Most were battery equipped for coil and points ignition rather than using a magneto. A year of modernization, 1909 is when controls for the throttle and spark advance became cables routed through the handlebar rather than bellcrank-type linkage used until that Read more

1961 Harley-Davidson CR Sprint Raced by John Tibben

This Harley-Davidson Sprint short track racer was built by the Harley-Davidson factory to AMA rules of 1959. Carroll Resweber made the bike even more race worthy with his tuning tricks. As desired, Resweber won the Chicago Sante Fe Speedway AMA National race in both 1961 and 1962 riding this bike. After career ending injuries sidelined Resweber, Read more

1921 Blackburne with Sidecar

The Burney brothers founded Blackburne Motor Cycle in Birmingham, England around 1913. They also specialized in engines which they continued to make and supply to other motorcycle and cycle car manufacturers until about 1937. Built in 1921 this is a relatively sophisticated sidecar rig. Note that the Sandum Corben sidecar has a wood framed windscreen Read more

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