Monthly Archives: February 2013

Classic Harley OHV Motorcycle Production 1936-1947 Knucklehead Era

Thanks to Panhead Jim for allowing us to share parts of this excellent post on Harley Knucklehead production data from his blog http://www.ridingvintage.com/ Note:  These production numbers are based on fiscal rather than calendar year model production numbers.  To date, Harley-Davidson … Continue reading

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Racer Freddie Fretwell and his Harley Riding Monkey

Chances are, you’ve probably seen the above picture before, but you may not have known some of the interesting facts about #8.  His name is Fred “Freddie” Fretwell and the picture was taken after he won both the 10-mile and … Continue reading

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John Cameron and his classic Harley JDH bob-job motorcycle

One of the men I’d consider a legend among riders of Harley Two Cam motorcycles was John Cameron. I believe this photo was taken of John and his hot rod JDH bob-job on a California road run in 1989. Not … Continue reading

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1937 Harley Knucklehead on Enthusiast Magazine

There is something so wonderful about looking at old issues of Harley’s The Enthusiast magazine. A simpler time and some great old photos. Here is one from October 1937 showing off Harley’s new Knucklehead and a well dressed couple out … Continue reading

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Tom Sifton Classic Harley FHAC Two Cam Hillclimb Racer

OK, so I admit I am in a deep love affair with rare Harley Two-Cam engines. And this ex-Tom Sifton FHAC racer is about as cool as a classic Harley Two Cam gets. Here are some close up photos of … Continue reading

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Fred Ludlow On Harley Factory Banjo Race Engine

Fred Ludlow was a top board track racer in the teens and made the transition to dirt track racing with ease. The Californian’s greatest accomplishment came in September of 1921, when he won five national championships at the M&ATA (which … Continue reading

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