Monthly Archives: July 2011

1951 Harley Davidson Hydra Glide Panhead Motorcycle Ad

  What a Honey! The New 1951 Harley-Davidson HYDRA-GLIDE SLEEK, smooth and beautiful. And what a performer. Takes off like a scared rabbit. Snuggles to the road like a clinging vine. Breezes over hills like a bird. Whisks you over … Continue reading

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1948 Harley Panhead Description, Price & Production Data

The Harley-Davidson Panhead, Harley’s second generation production OHV motorcycle, was manufactured and sold from 1948 through 1965 production years.  Here is some basic information on the 1948 Harley Panhead models and quantities. 1948 Production Year 48-E Sport Solo: 61 cubic inch, … Continue reading

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1915 Harley-Davidson Ad Uncle Sam Uses 5000 Harleys

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1902 Motorcycle Ad – Holley Motor Bicycle

  For HILLY DISTRICTS You can save your breath and strength on uphill grades and go at a great rate of speed if you ride the well tested HOLLEY Motor Bicycle which carries an upright motor at the lowest and … Continue reading

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Harley Topper Scooter Ad – Gone Fishing

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1924 Harley Sidecar Motorcycle Ad Ride Away From The Heat

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1966 Harley Shovelhead Description, Price & Production Data

The Harley-Davidson Shovelhead, Harley’s third generation production OHV motorcycle (following the Knucklehead and Panhead), was manufactured and sold from 1966 through 1984 production years.  Here is some basic information on the 1966 Harley Shovelhead models and quantities. 1966 Production Year … Continue reading

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1903 Harley Motorcycle Info – First Harley Motorcycle?

For many years the people at Harley-Davidson have claimed the first Harley motorcycle was built in 1903. There are a number of theories that the 1903 date might not be accurate, and that the first running motorcycles produced by the … Continue reading

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Illustration of 1928 or 1929 Harley JDH 2-cam Engine

Great illustration of a JDH 2 cam Harley engine with the gear cover removed. Variations of this engine were used in factory supported race bikes in the 1920s and sold in street motorcycles in 1928 and 1929 only.

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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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