Monthly Archives: January 2014

Harley Topper Scooter Tackles Death Valley

Originally posted on Riding Vintage Death Valley… definitely not on the top ten places to ride for many motorcyclists.  Located in the Mojave Desert in Eastern California, Death Valley has the highest reported air temperature on earth, reaching a world … Continue reading

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Jim Davis – Harley Motorcycle Racing Legend

Originally posted on Riding Vintage When people talk about early motorcycle racing legends, one of the first names that comes to mind is Jim Davis.  His racing career spanned more than two decades, riding bikes for both Harley-Davidson and Indian … Continue reading

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Antique Motorcycles In Gasoline Alley in Portland, Oregon

x This interesting photo shows us a gathering of motorcyclists and their machines in front of the Motorcycle & Supply Company, a Harley-Davidson agency that was located at 209 Fourth Street in Portland, Oregon. In 1913, The Oregonian reported about the first endurance … Continue reading

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2014 Kickstart Classic Ride For Vintage Harleys & More

The Kickstart Classic ride is open to all makes, models and years of motorcycles (with or without kickstarters). 2014 will be the fourth year American Iron Magazine, Motorcycle Bagger and Motorcycle magazine put on this two-day ride. This year, the … Continue reading

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The XLA Sportster, Harley’s Last Military V-Twin

Originally posted on Riding Vintage During WWII, Harley-Davidson produced thousands of WLA motorcycles for the United States and it’s Allies.  Some sources estimate the total number of motorcycles at 70,000 units and enough spare parts to build 30,000 more.  Other … Continue reading

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Gene Walker and the Four Valve Classic Harley-Davidson Racer?

David Morrill of Deadly Dave’s Blog They say a pictures worth a thousand words, and this old photo is certainly worth a few. To start with, Daytona 200 winner Don Emde sent me this photo as part of some research I … Continue reading

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Happy New Year For All Classic Harley Enthusiasts

As the founder of this Classic Harley Motorcycle & Info blog I’d like to thank everyone here for your support and to wish you a wonderful New Year in 2014. Happy New Year from Buzz Kanter on his 1936 Harley … Continue reading

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