Author Archives: Buzz Kanter

Real Classic Harley Enthusiasts Only

Due to the aggressive number of spammers, phishers and cyberspace time wasters here, we ask you to please post or reply to something related to classic Harleys or Harley history. If you do not reply to one of our posts … Continue reading

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Classic Motorcycle Police Recruit Poster

Great old poster from the Maryland State Police looking to recruit new police motor officers. $100 a month for “real men” sounds like a good deal. The motorcycle he is riding looks like a mid 1920s Harley JD.

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4 Classic Harley Riders On Team American Iron To Cross US on Motorcycle Cannonball

The third running of the bi-annual Motorcycle Cannonball will cross the US again in September 2014. This time it is from Daytona FL to Tacoma, WA on 1936 and older motorcycles. Battery maker Adventure Power is the title sponsor for … Continue reading

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Antique Motorcycles In Gasoline Alley in Portland, Oregon

x This interesting photo shows us a gathering of motorcyclists and their machines in front of the Motorcycle & Supply Company, a Harley-Davidson agency that was located at 209 Fourth Street in Portland, Oregon. In 1913, The Oregonian reported about the first endurance … Continue reading

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2014 Kickstart Classic Ride For Vintage Harleys & More

The Kickstart Classic ride is open to all makes, models and years of motorcycles (with or without kickstarters). 2014 will be the fourth year American Iron Magazine, Motorcycle Bagger and Motorcycle magazine put on this two-day ride. This year, the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year For All Classic Harley Enthusiasts

As the founder of this Classic Harley Motorcycle & Info blog I’d like to thank everyone here for your support and to wish you a wonderful New Year in 2014. Happy New Year from Buzz Kanter on his 1936 Harley … Continue reading

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Happy Harleydays To All From Classic Harley Motorcycle & Info

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Classic Harley News: Motorcycle Cannonball 2014 Route, Dates and More

This is the route and planned dates for the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball. In working on this route for the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball endurance event, they have tried to fulfill several criteria: A coast-to-coast route across the United States. We start the … Continue reading

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Classic Harley Tech – Penetrating Oil Bath or No?

On the advice of a friend who has been messing with classic Harley and Indian motorcycles about as long as I have, I bought and sprayed a can of Gibbs penetrating oil all over my mostly original paint 1924 Harley … Continue reading

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1929 Harley JDH at Wheels Through Time – Factory Repaint or Other?

Original paint or factory repainted? Interesting question that we might never know the answer to. Especially when it comes to this wonderful 1929 Harley JDH Two Cam that has been on display (and ridden) at Wheels Through Time museum. According … Continue reading

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