The Flying Merkel Lady - Silodrome
Who is she? Seems to be holding the bike, not just standing next to it. Flying Merkel motorcycles were made from 1908 to 1912. In 1910, the motorcycles carried the famous name of "The Flying Merkel" The brand's association with racing was so prominent that race versions of the 1910 Flying Merkels could be ordered directly from the catalog.
By guest writer Diesel of Visual Gratification. Erling Poppe designed the beautiful Sunbeam S7 based on the BMW R75 of the late 40s. While the R75 had a horizontally-opposed boxer twin, the S7 engine was an inline 500cc twin shaft-driven to the rear wheel. It was a technology marvel with an overhead-camshaft engine, shaft drive and plunger rear suspension—making it too expensive for many buyers. Wisely, the later S7 Deluxe and S8 came with fewer technologies and sold better. Built in…
Past Perfect: The 1937 Brough Superior SS100 - Classic British Motorcycles - Motorcycle Classics
A collector's Brough Superior SS100 in original condition was once also owned by one of our writers and by George Brough himself.
Matchless G50 Racing Motorcycle
The Matchless G50 is a competition motorcycle first introduced in 1958, to compete with the Norton Manx and the other top notch racing single-cylinder
Cool Girls Riding Their Motorbikes: Vintage Pre-War Photos Of Women And Their Rides - Flashbak
Presenting a gallery of vintage photos of motorcycle riding women .
BMW 1925 R32 - Yesterdays
BMW 1925 R 32 494 cc transverse flat twin frame # 3588 engine # 33297 The BMW R32 was the first motorcycle produced by BMW under the BMW name. An aircraft engine manufacturer during World War I, BMW was forced to diversify after the Treaty of Versailles banned the German air force and German aircraft ... Read more
Douglas 1914 2¾hp 350cc 2 cyl sv 2712 - Yesterdays
Douglas 1914 2 ¾ HP 347 cc s.v. flat twin “ Model U “ frame# 14797 engine # 15208 The brothers William and Edward Douglas founded the Douglas Engineering Company in Bristol in 1882. Initially doing blacksmith work, they progressed to foundry work, and then acquired the flat twin design of Joseph Barter, the founder ... Read more
Singularly Perfect: 1953 BMW R25/2 - Classic German Motorcycles - Motorcycle Classics
Better known for twins, the BMW R25/2 with its 250cc single carried the company to prosperity.
Better Than One: The Legendary Vincent Series A Rapide - Classic British Motorcycles - Motorcycle Classics
Meet Robert Watson and his perfectly restored 1939 Vincent Series A Rapide, one of just 79 and a Vincent motorcycle that still gets ridden.
AJS Classic Motorcycles - Classic Motorbikes
Year Bike Picture Description 0 ajs 250 stormer 0 ajs 650 twin the ajs 650 twin produced by amc was a popular and powerful roadster, and was equally well regarded a long legged touring bike in solo form or very...
1938 Zundapp K800 | F283 | Las Vegas 2020 | Mecum Auctions
Auction Lot F283, Las Vegas, NV 2020. Sold on Bill of Sale . Purchases by Nevada Resident or Nevada Dealer are on Bill of Sale for display purposes only. . Not for highway or public road use. . 800 CC engine . Cylinders . Frame no. 500528 . Engine no. 600665