Tag Archives: Harley racer

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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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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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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1921 Harley-Davidson Classic Motorcycle Racer Part 2 – Chassis

This is the second part of the 2-part article by David Morrill on his excellent blog http://dlmracing.blogspot.com/. American board and dirt track motorcycle racing of the teens and twenties was one of the most exciting sports of that period. Large … Continue reading

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Paul Weyers on a 1930 DAR Harley factory road racer.

In honor of this week’s Daytona Bike Week roadraces, I thought it would be fun to share a rare Harley roadracer from the late 1920s. Here is Paul Weyers on what might be the only original Harley DAR factory road … Continue reading

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Classic Harley Racer, Part 1: David Morrill’s 1921 Blanked Off Twin

Ever wonder what it would be like to take a mostly complete 1921 motorcycle and rebuild it as a single cylinder classic Harley racer replica? We are reposting, with permission, this fine first is a series of articles by David Morrill, from his blog … Continue reading

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Classic 1925 Harley JE Replica Racer

Doesn’t everyone wish they had a cool classic Harley race bike? I know I do. So when I picked up this 1925 Harley JE a few years ago I joined forces with Dale Walksler of Wheels Through Time museum and built … Continue reading

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Rare Harley 8-Valve Classic Motorcycle Racer

Seldom do we get to see a real Harley factory racer of this quality. I stumbled over it on Facebook and wanted to share it here on this Classic-Harley.info blog. I believe this rare motorcycle is one of two 8-valve … Continue reading

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