Category Archives: Motorcycle Cannonball

The Motorcycle Cannonball is a coast to coast ride across the US on early motorcycles. The first one was in 2010 for 1915 and older motorcycles. The second one is 2012 for 1929 and older.

May 2013 Kickstart Classic Motorcycle Ride and Prepping My 1929 Harley JDH

I feel guilty not having spent any time cleaning or wrenching on my 1929 Harley-Davidson JDH in the last eight months since the end of the 2012 Motorcycle Cannonball. After riding it more than 4,000 miles across the US, from … Continue reading

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1929 Harley JDH Two Cam Motorcycle Cannonball Classic Harley Video

Here is a video shot of me discussing and showing my 1929 Harley JDH in Newburgh, NY. It was the day before we left on the 2012 Motorcycle Cannonball coast to coast ride. We rode our 1929 or older motorcycles nearly 4,000 … Continue reading

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Video Classic 1929 Harley JDH Before Motorcycle Cannonball 2012

Fun video shot by the Motorcycle Cannonball video team. 1929 Harley JDH Two Cam Motorcycle Cannonball Classic

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Rare Classic Harley JDH Ridden Coast to Coast on Motorcycle Cannonball

One last stop on the 2012 Motorcycle Cannonball before crossing the Golden Gate Bridge and riding to the final end point of the event – Dudley Perkins Harley-Davidson in South San Francisco. This is roughly 4,000 miles away from the … Continue reading

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2012 Motorcycle Cannonball Final Results

The 2012 Motorcycle Cannonball is done and in the history books. In general, 70 pre-1930 classic motorcycles entered this nearly 4,000 mile cross country ride. The Motorcycle Cannonball riders gather at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge for the last … Continue reading

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Last Day of Motorcycle Cannonball To Cross Golden Gate Bridge

After more than two gruelling weeks on the road the riders of the Motorcycle Cannonball will ride our classic motorcycles (all pre-1930) across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and into Dudley Perkins Harley-Davidson to end this epic ride. … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Cannonball Rolls Into California

We rode into California yesterday on the Motorcycle Cannonball and the temps were colder than anyone expected. The old Harley J series motorcycle holds only about 3 to 5 ounces of oil in the sump, and it has a non-recirculating system. … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Cannonball Idaho to Oregeon on Vintage Harley

Yesterday we rode through western Idaho and into Oregon. Cold morning and very warm afternoon. We rode along a stunning river much of the day and my 1929 Harley JDH ran strong all day. Only a few more days and we will … Continue reading

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Jackson WY to Mountain Home, ID on Motorcycle Cannonball

Yesterday was a challenge on the Motorcycle Cannonball. I rode my 1929 Harley JDH 299 miles from Jackson, WY to Mountain Home, ID. The morning started out quite cold – in the mid 30s as we rode up and over … Continue reading

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Video of Classic Motor Cycles On Day 5 of Motorcycle Cannonball 2010

I shot this video at the end of the fifth day of the first Motorcycle Cannonball in 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHmoR2BfzkY I am very curious how the machines and riders of the first Motorcycle Cannonball in 2010 compare to the newer bikes … Continue reading

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