Tag Archives: Harley-Davidson

Harley 8 Valve Racer..

I wanted to share some additional research I’d found about a beautiful and rare Harley that I learned about because I saw a beautiful picture.  The bike is an 8 valve Harley racer.  In the pictures I’d seen, what makes … Continue reading

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Harley Davidson’s Forgotten WWII Motorcycle – the XA

I was researching a post on Police Harley-Davidsons, when I ran across what may be one of the rarest Harley-Davidsons. Harley-Davidsons were the main General Purpose vehicle of the US Army in WWI and many other US Army actions, such … 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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1934 Harley-Davidson CAC Classic Motorcycle Racer

Originally posted on Riding Vintage. In the 1930’s, speedway racing was rising in popularity across the US. British JAP and Rudge machines dominated the sport, racing on tracks covered with fine cinders (a by product of coal fired plants). This … Continue reading

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