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Harley-Davidson | Buckboard Engine History

Motorcycle History

From 1905 to 1908, The Harley-Davidson Motor Company sold the Buckboard motor. Like the later industrial motors of the late 1920s and early 1930s, the buckboard motors could be used in various ways including marine applications.

Harley-Davidson World Ride Achieves More than 10 Million Miles

2013 Harley-Davidson World Ride Recap In 2008,the Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) began the Harley-Davidson World Ride, which collectively documents the miles riders from across the...

‘Malcolm! An Autobiography’ to be Released in December

Legendary Motocross & ISDE Rider Malcolm Smith Tells his Story It's true: Malcolm Smith, perhaps the most well-known and accomplished motorcyclist on the planet, is...

Legends and Heroes of Motocross Tour To Honor McCollough

MX Legend Ferrell McCollough the Honoree at Budds Creek MX National Ferrell McCollough will be honored this Saturday as part of the Legends and Heroes...

Gilera Motorcycle History

Gilera History

The history of the Gilera motorcycle company began in the early 1900s with the launch of the VT 317, the first motorcycle designed by Giuseppe Gilera, in 1909. After the first World War, Gilera's 500cc flathead motorbikes won the top international races.

AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2013 Nominees

2013 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Nominees A dominant AMA Supercross and motocross champion nicknamed "The GOAT" (The Greatest Of All Time), a pair of...

RSD BMW Concept Ninety | Photo Gallery (16 Images)

Roland Sands Design BMW Concept At the 2013 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este in Lake Coma, Italy, BMW unveiled something new that pay tribute to one...

Meet Sonny Barger and ‘Gypsy Joker to a Hells Angel’ Author at Corbin Event

Corbin's 4th Annual Rider Appreciation Day Sonny Barger, an American Legend and founding member (1957) of the Oakland, California, U.S. chapter of the Hells Angels...

McQueen’s 1931 Harley VL 74 on the Santa Monica Mecum Block

Santa Monica Mecum Celebrity Items Action, July 26-27 Steve McQueen's 1931 Harley-Davidson VL 74 (1200 ccm) will be sold to the highest bidder at...

AMA Vintage Days to Celebrate Husqvarna MX Champions

2013 BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Husqvarna's legacy in North America is impressive. It started with Torsten Hallman taking 23 of 23 race victories in...

2013 Isle of Man TT Fatality: Matsushita Passes in Crash

2013 Isle of Man TT Fatality Another life was claimed Monday at the 37.73-mile Snaefell Mountain Course during practice for the 2013 Isle of Man...

Cycle News Archives Launches, Nearly 50 Years of Back Issues

Cycle News Online Archives Do you want to relive the great history of motorcycling, learn more about the amazing bikes and personalities that helped build...

Mark Blackwell to be Honored as AMA Hall of Fame Legend

2013 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend Mark Blackwell, a pioneering racer in American motocross, a six-time AMA championship race team manager and a well-respected...

Torsten Hallman to be Honored as AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend

A MA Motorcycle Hall of Fame News Torsten Hallman was instrumental in the introduction of motocross to America, and on Friday, Oct. 18, he will be...

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days: Mods & Rockers

2012 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio

The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that the 2012 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days rally - the country's grandest celebration of old bikes and the people who love them - will highlight the classic "Rockers and Mods" two-wheeled subculture that is presently undergoing a popular resurgence in America.

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