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Colleda 250TT
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Colleda 250TT

Suzuki Loom Manufacturing Company presented the side-valve powered Colleda 250 TT motorcycle in May 1954, the first real motorcycle from Suzuki. The singlecylinder 90cc 4-stroke engine developed four horsepower and ran quite smoothly, thanks to its heavy fly wheel, attached to ignition magneto.
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Cotton Model 7
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Cotton Model 7

Featuring photos, specifications, links and reviews of Cotton Model 7 motorcycle.
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Coventry Eagle N35
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Coventry Eagle N35

Coventry Eagle N 35was owned by the Moxo family, which also made bicycles. The Coventry-Eagle factory built an extensive range of two and four-stroke machines powered by Blackburne, Sturmey-Archer, Villiers and Matchless engines.
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Crocker 1938
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Crocker 1938

Crockers first V-Twin will be among those present. Crocker 1938 will be one of the featured marques at the Legend of the Motorcycle. This 1938 Crocker small tank belonged to the late Otis Chandler, one of the great car and motorcycle guys of his generation.
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Curtiss V-8
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Curtiss V-8

The Curtiss V-8 motorcycle was air-cooled, producing approximately 30 to 40 horsepower at 1800 rpm. The motorcycle used direct drive because a conventional chain-and-belt transmission could not withstand the power of the massive engine.
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Cyclone Racer 1000
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Cyclone Racer 1000

The Cyclone Racer 1000 996cc 45 degree V-Twin SOHC engine was designed by an engineer named Andrew Strand, who worked for the Jackson Automobile Company in Detroit. The Cyclone engines overhead-cams were driven by a unique vertical shaft with beveled-gear ends, and the cylinder-head had a
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Deronziere 1907
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Deronziere 1907

The Deronziere 1907 motorcycle built in France between 1903 and 1914 using 282cc engines of their own design as well as motors from Peugeot and Zedel.
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Enfield Bullet 500
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Enfield Bullet 500

The nostalgic Enfield Bullet 500 is the longest-running model in motorcycling history. The last of the once-dominant British motorcycle brands to survive the rise of the Japanese motorcycle industry may finally be succumbing. Royal Enfield`s parent Eicher Motors has announced that it plans to
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Hercules W-2000
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Hercules W-2000

The Hercules W2000 is honored as being the first Rotary-powered motorcycle offered for public sale through a dealer network. It was labeled as a "full-production model" in press releases, flyers, and brochures. But in reality, the Hercules W-2000 was built as a "limited trial" machine to test the
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Hesketh V1000
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Hesketh V1000

Believe it or not, but you can still buy an 80s classic Hesketh V1000 motorcycle brand new, made in small numbers by Broom Engineering. The original Hesketh V-1000 was hailed as the saviour of the British industry back in 1981, but this heavy, rather touring orientated V-twin motorcycle was - and
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Hildebrand&Wolfmuller
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Hildebrand&Wolfmuller

Despite producing only 2.5bhp at 240rpm, the Hildebrand&Wolfmuller was capable of speeds approaching 30mph, an exciting prospect at a time when powered road transport of any sort was still a novelty. The announcement was greeted with considerable enthusiasm and plans drawn up to build a factory in
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Humber 1902
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Humber 1902

This machine Humber 1902 is apparently from 1902. It has a 345cc engine, presumably delivering 2.76 hp It has a mechanically operated exhaust valve and an atmospheric inlet valve and is fiitted with a clutch.
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Singer 1904
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Singer 1904

In 1904 new models were added to the Singer range. These had an upright engine mounted in a cradle hung from the downtube. The list was quite extensive with tricycles built for solo or tandem use, as well as forecars, and also a V-twin, two-speed tricar.
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Can-Am Spyder GS Roadster
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Can-Am Spyder GS Roadster

Nothing you experienced prepares you for the thrill of hitting the open road astride a Can-Am Spyder GS Roadster. It is revolutionary three-wheeled stance alters the chemistry between asphalt and vehicle. Leaving riders forever change by what can only be described as the Y factor.
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Mars 1923
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Mars 1923

One example of German craftsmenship, the Mars 1923 motorcycle with a 957ccm engine from Maybach motors. Seen this bike in several museums, the one in Oyenhausen is in fact a stunning replica.
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