Indian Motorcycleskeeps that tradition alive with its Chief Vintage. The designers build upon almost 90 years of Chief tradition with this ride, and while all Indians show their historical roots in varying degrees, none is quite as overt as the aptly named Vintage.
Way back in the 1930s, Husqvarna competed very successfully at the highest level in Grand Prix road racing with 500cc bike powered by its own leading-edge 50-degree V-twin four-stroke engine, produced by its legendary designer Folke Mannerstedt. This bike was Husqvarna 500.
Probably the best factory - built Supermotard in the world, the Husqvarna SM570R is the choice for top Supermotard riders around the world.
So here is the Husaberg FE550, sitting in front of me in all its glory. This is the result of a bunch of Swedish exHusqvarna employees starting up a small company in 1987 after the Italians bought their brand. It was a lighter weight and more-aggressive 4-stroke than anyone thought possible, and
The heart of the Husaberg FE450[/b] is the new SOHC one-cylinder engine with a displacement of 448.6 or 565 cc. In addition to top performance, the developers' goal was a modern, compact design and a high degree of durability, as well as to position the crankshaft near the overall
Since 1907 they started producing a Douglas 350 Twin version. In 1915 the engine was placed lengthways in the frame with belt final drive, and electric lighting.
The Douglas 1911 HP[/b] Model WD 22 has a 349ccm SV flat twin frame engine. This Bristol-based firm developed the horizontally opposed fore-aft unit in about 1907 and continued utilizing this engine layout well into the thirties.
Douglas K32 motorcycle is a redesign of discontinued D29. Gearbox is now mounted under saddle. Center stand. Chromium plated saddle tank with tartan panels. Pushrods on side of engine since it is based on the SV crankcase. Sparkplugs now on right.
The "American Henderson Motorcycle Company[/b]" was started in 1911, by Tom W and William G.Henderson in Detroit, Michigan. In October 1911 the Henderson Motorcycle Co, 268 Jefferson Ave., Detroit, Michigan announced a new 4-cylinder, 56 cubic inches, 7 H.P. motorcycle.
Henderson 1915 Model Four. By 1915 the first production model began rolling off the assembly line. The 1912 model had the designation "4" after the 57ccm inline four-cylinder engine; producing 6hp.
The Harley-Davidson Classic comes standard with a pair of lowers, leg protectors that include a small storage bin under each snap-on cover that can hold a pair of winter gloves. Each lower also incorporates a curved plastic panel that stows inside. On a cold day the rider can squat in front of the
The Harley-Davidson FL Hydra-Glide proved a major step for Big-Twin engines, when the old hand-shift/foot-clutch arrangement was superseded by a modern foot shift and hand clutch. However, the old setup was still optionally available - and would remain so until the mid-1970s - as it was still
Vintage Harleys all look pretty much the same to the casual beholder, but to the enthusiast a 1915 model Harley-Davidson 11J is outstandingly interesting: it combines some features of the veteran period such as the angular petrol tank and the pedals, with modernistic as a 3-speed counter shaft
The Kawasaki KLX250 S is powered by a compact, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine displacing 249ccm. The engine is mounted towards the bottom of the perimeter frames, helping to deliver a low center of gravity and enhanced maneuvering on tight trails.