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1953 Horex Regina II 350

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The Horex Regina fits into the typical design of German and many European bikes of the time. But in some ways it’s a step up in styling and engineering details. Note the chrome plated fuel tank and cloisonné Horex crest badge. The fork bridge and triple tree are aluminum alloy, there are alloy fork lowers, …

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1939 BMW R12

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The BMW R12 and R17, both introduced in 1935, used unique pressed steel frames and may have been the first production motorcycles with hydraulically-damped telescopic forks. Steel pressing equipment BMW used for automobile manufacturing led the company to this chassis design solution through about 1942. It also offered interesting “art deco” Read more

2000 Harley-Davidson Heritage Springer Soft Tail, FLSTS

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For 14 years this motorcycle belonged to Becky Brown, founder of the Women in the Wind international women’s riding organization. Then in 2015 Women in the Wind members acquired the bike, visited the Museum and donated the 2000 Harley-Davidson FLSTS. Brown rode the bike for nearly half of her then almost 39 year riding history, …

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