1972 Honda ATC90

What began as back room tinkering at Honda in the late 1960’s became a product now representing over 30% of many motorcycle dealers’ unit sales. Honda dealers asked for a new product that would offer sales in the winter season, a time when sales were off in the northern United States. This original Honda US90, a three-wheeler with a flotation Read more

1956 Nimbus 750 Four

In Denmark around 1918, Peder Fisker and H.M. Nielsen prototyped a four cylinder motorcycle. But it was Fisker and his sons who, around 1930, brought real success with a new in-line four cylinder design. Generally inventive types in Denmark, Fisker and Nielsen were the first to invent and manufacture vacuum cleaners in Europe. Though they didn’t Read more

Harley-Davidson “Parallelogram” Pro Gas Hillclimber Built by Tom Reiser

THE BUILDER and RACER: Tom Reiser Tom Reiser was introduced to motorcycles by his father who bought a used 1948 Harley-Davidson FLH and involved Tom in construction of a sidecar. This rig was not so much recreational as it was family transportation. That was 1954 when Tom was nearing 16, and he was bitten hard by the motorcycle bug. Living Read more

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