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Harley 8 Valve Racer..

I wanted to share some additional research I’d found about a beautiful and rare Harley that I learned about because I saw a beautiful picture.  The bike is an 8 valve Harley racer.  In the pictures I’d seen, what makes … Continue reading

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Old TV Show With James Garner Riding Belt Drive Classic Harley

Classic Harley Belt Drive Bike On Old TV Show

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Harley Davidson’s Forgotten WWII Motorcycle – the XA

I was researching a post on Police Harley-Davidsons, when I ran across what may be one of the rarest Harley-Davidsons. Harley-Davidsons were the main General Purpose vehicle of the US Army in WWI and many other US Army actions, such … Continue reading

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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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The XLA Sportster, Harley’s Last Military V-Twin

Originally posted on Riding Vintage During WWII, Harley-Davidson produced thousands of WLA motorcycles for the United States and it’s Allies.  Some sources estimate the total number of motorcycles at 70,000 units and enough spare parts to build 30,000 more.  Other … Continue reading

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Gene Walker and the Four Valve Classic Harley-Davidson Racer?

David Morrill of Deadly Dave’s Blog They say a pictures worth a thousand words, and this old photo is certainly worth a few. To start with, Daytona 200 winner Don Emde sent me this photo as part of some research I … Continue reading

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