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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

Harley-Davidson’s Race-Ready Dragster 2005-2006

People who are serious about their rides love to customize them after they leave the showroom floor. The Harley-Davidson Motor Company took notice of that and in 1999, the Harley-Davidson Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) department was born. Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

1933 Matchless Silver Hawk 4 and 1960 G50

From the new Motorbooks publication Classic Motorcycles, is close look at a couple of rare beauties, the 1933 Matchless Silver Hawk 4 and a 1960 Matchless G50. The crisp studio photography really shows off the engineering details of these Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

12 Old-Timey Knucklehead Photos

What's a Knucklehead? By one definition it might be something you'd hear in a "Three Stooges" short. But another is that it is the nickname for the innovative overhead-valve V-twin engine Harley-Davidson developed for their 1936 Model EL Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

Riding with the King of Cool

Rebel actor and motorcycle enthusiast Steve McQueen is known as the "King of Cool". Take a look at the bikes he collected with this inside look at McQueen's Motorcycles.   Buy from an Online Read More

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Race Cars + Formula 1
Race Cars + Formula 1

Did Roger Penske Invent the Can-Am?

The myriad of reasons for the tremendous appeal of the Can-Am racing series in the '60s and '70s was quite obvious: wildly innovative cars with monstrous V-8 engines driven by superstar international drivers on the fastest, most spectacular Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

Rolls-Royce; Still the Finest Cars in the World?

Rolls-Royce and its companion marque, Bentley, had an increasingly difficult time throughout the 1970s and 1980s as their exalted standing in popular culture as the finest cars in the world began to wear thin. After much political wrangling Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

The World’s Fastest Motorcycle

Hold on to your hat. Or, rather, strap on your helmet. We're straddling the world's fastest motorcycle: it's a Triumph-powered streamliner. We found this speed demon in The Complete Book of Classic and Modern Triumph Motorcycles. Cruise Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

Fabio Taglioni: The Father of the Ducati Desmodromic

Fabio Taglioni was Ducati’s chief engineer for thirty-five years and the father of desmodromic valve operation. In the mid-'50s world of Grand Prix motorcycle road racing, reliability of engines at high rpm was questionable. During his days Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

Harley-Davidson Decades Quiz

OK, Harley-Davidson has made a ton of different models over the last 100 years plus. For anyone to simply look at a photo of any given Harley-Davidson motorcycle and be able to tell you the exact year and model would be quite difficult. Read More

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Muscle Cars + Sports Cars
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars

A 60-Second Peek at 100 Years of BMW

The Bavarian Motor Works recently celebrated their 100th anniversary of producing innovative and stylish vehicles which are well-known for their fine workmanship. The journey, however, has a been a bumpy one with several disastrous Read More

After experimenting with a hand-crank starter that proved difficult and dangerous to operate, Indian switched to a more common kick-start system in 1913. Rick Schunk
Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

Indian Motorcycles Then and Now

Most people are fascinated by how things have changed over the last 100 years. Motorcycle enthusiasts are no exception, as most of us get very excited when we see an ancient machine on the street or in a museum. Indian Motorcycle Read More