Category Archives: Knucklehead Harleys

The Harley Knuckleheads – the first generation of OHV motorcycles, from 1936 to 1947.

Preston Tucker On 1936 Harley EL Knucklehead – Snappy Dresser

I just came across this wonderful photo of Preston Tucker on a stunning all-white 1936 Harley-Davidson EL and wanted to share it here. I’d have to wonder if this all-white, first year OHV Harley was a special order (to match is … Continue reading

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Basic Pre Ride Motorcycle Check For My 1936 Harley EL Knucklehead

For various reasons I am not able to ride each of my classic motorcycles as much as I’d like to, and sometimes it is months between rides on a specific classic Harley. So I have a basic pre-ride check schedule I go … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Cops How Harley How To Ride 1948

|<< << Previous 1 of 3 Next >> >>|   Motorcycle Cops Show How to Ride ‘Em By Tom Cameron IF YOU’RE learning to ride a motorcycle, the policemen who patrol your streets and highways could give you some valuable … Continue reading

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Old Harley Knucklehead Bobber Motorcycle

Happy Birthday America! We do not have any info on this old Harley photo but thought it might have been taken on July 4th sometime in the 1950s. Check out the old style American flag on the bike and hanging … Continue reading

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1936 Harley Knucklehead Description, Price & Production Data

The Harley-Davidson Knucklehead, Harley’s first production OHV motorcycle, was manufactured and sold from 1936 through 1947 production years.  Here is some basic information on the various 1936 Harley Knucklehead models and quantities. 1936 Production Year 36-E Solo: 61 cubic inch, medium-compression, … Continue reading

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Harley Knucklehead Powered Midget Racecar

I have no idead how they started this vehicle (kickstarter?) or what they had for a transmission, but here is a very cool old midget car racer powered by a Harley Knucklehead engine. According to my friend Matt Walksler from … Continue reading

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