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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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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
05 December, 2008 0

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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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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Panther Model 100
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Panther Model 100

The Panther Model 100 is not entirely standard having the later silencers, the panther head a Burman rather than Strurmey Archer gearbox and rather than leaping panther tank badge. It`s a very well restored example and has some interesting features including the PM patent linked braking system
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Rumi Formichino
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Rumi Formichino

The launch of the Rumi Formichino, took place in 1954, according to Rumis plans, the machine was to take the company into the newly formed scooter sector dominated at that time by Piaggio, Innocenti, with the Lambretta, and with the Vespa. The styling of this splendid scooter was demonstrated his
05 December, 2008 0

Windhoff 750 four
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Windhoff 750 four

The Windhoff 750 motorcycle made in Berlin. These quality machine were made in 1930th using mostly water-cooled Bekamo licensed 2-stroke engines, although there were some very advanced 4 stroke designs with four-cylinder OHC-engines of 749 and 998ccm.
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Mondial Sogno 160
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Mondial Sogno 160

The Italian company specializing in the production of light and reliable motorcycle. One of the famous motorcycle Mondial Sogno 160cc with a powerful and efficient engines Mondial as well as a special front suspension.
05 December, 2008 0

Adler MB200
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Adler MB200

Adler motard, one of the early German marks, built until 1907 even motorcycles. Then you Motorrad bay temporary. This condition lasted until 1949. With the Adler M100 eagles there after the war, a successful new start. The Adler MB200, with the twin two-strokes, closed just to outperform
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