1957 Triumph TRW

The British Army employed motorcycles as a matter of course, not just in times of war. So before and during World War II a number of machines from BSA, Norton, Royal Enfield and Triumph served a wide range of courier functions, were even tested for some battle services. These riders delivered secret signals, ration messaging and even located and Read more

1963 BSA Bantam* D7

In 1954 BSA swept the first five places at the Daytona Beach 200 mile race. At that time racing was held on the beach course and BSA campaigned top riders on Gold Stars and the relatively new A7 twin. Bobby Hill and Dick Klamfoth took first and second places. Looking back, it’s hard to fathom BSA was at the time the world’s largest motorcycle Read more

1934 BMW R12

In the years leading up to 1921, a couple of years before BMW began to make complete motorcycles in 1923, they were supplying “boxer” twin engines to airplane manufacturers. The opposed twin design put the cylinders out in the air and kept this aircraft engine cool. Of course 95 years later the design still works, but in the past couple of years Read more

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