1977 Triumph Silver Jubilee Limited Edition

Among about 20 very nice British bikes on display at the National Motorcycle Museum is a Triumph Bonneville T140 Silver Jubilee Limited Edition. These machines were built to commemorate the first 25 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign as the Queen of England. Originally the plan was to manufacture a total of 1,000 units for the home market Read more

Cannonball History: 1914 Harley-Davidson Twin Two-Speed

2016 marks the fourth running of the Lonnie Isam-invented cross-country Motorcycle Cannonball, and it ends in California, Sunday September 25. Appropriately, machines being ridden this year needed to be made in 1916 or earlier. Looking back to the first Cannonball in 2010, this 1914 Harley-Davidson twin was ridden by Jeffrey Decker, sponsored by Read more

1921 Harley-Davidson Board Track Racer

After about seven racing seasons Harley-Davidson's factory racing program was going strong. In 1921 a Harley team rider managed an average speed of over 100 miles per hour on the Fresno, California Board Track and was the first ever to do so. Board track racers, as you can see, are made to be light and handle. Controls are ignition timing and Read more

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