Category Archives: J Model Harleys

The Harley V-twins through 1929 including J, JD, JDH and variations

Classic Harley News: Motorcycle Cannonball 2016

While still not confirmed, the classic motorcycle world is pretty convinced the next Motorcycle Cannonball, which is held every two years, will be for motorcycles 100 years or older. So our question is what does this do to the desirability … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Cannonball 2014 – Adventure Power’s Team American Iron

The third running of the coast-to-coast Motorcycle Cannonball is less than a month away and this one is going to be amazing. Covering over 4,000 miles it runs from Daytona Beach, Florida to Tacoma, Washington. (Map and details at www.MotorcycleCannonball.com). … 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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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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Random Harley JDH Two Cam Bobber, Cut Down and Hillclimber Classic Motorcycles

Just a few random photos of some classic cut down JDH Two Cam hot rods. Classic Cut Down, Bobber, Hillclimber Harley motorcycles. This last motorcycle (green one) is a future project for American Iron Magazine. This is how it sits … Continue reading

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4 Classic Harley Riders Form Team American Iron For Motorcycle Cannonball 2014

The Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run is returning for 2014 and it will be the most challenging to date. This will be the third running of the coast-to-coast endurance ride for classic motorcycles and riders. It will start in Daytona Beach, … Continue reading

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Classic 1929 Harley Delivery Motorcycle From Canada

Great old photo and brief write-up for the blog The Old Motor In the milder climate of coastal British Columbia, motorcycles, whether for personal or commercial use, are a much more sensible form of transport than they might be in … Continue reading

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