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Classic Bikes
11History of the BSA M20
With a production run spanning decades and over 126,000 units produced for WWII alone, the BSA M20 remains one of the single most iconic bikes of the era. Manufactured by Birmingham Small Arms Company in Small Heath, Birmingham, the bike became the proverbial phoenix, rising from the ashes of initial failure and ascending to pre-eminence....
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11History of The Panther Model 100
Low and sleek, the Panther Model 100 was an iconic British motorcycle in the early and mid-1900s. It was ultimately one of the most successful bikes, with a production run of over 30 years. During that time, it evolved considerably but never lost its classic style and form. The Birth of the Panther Model 100...
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11Tips for Buying a Classic Motorbike
Do you love motorcycles? While you might have one or more bikes from the last 10 to 20 years, you might be thinking about diving deeper into the past for your next purchase. As great as many of the new bikes are with all of their modern features and technology, there is something magical about...
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113 Classic Motorbikes from American Manufacturers Harley-Davidson Indian Chief
Motorbikes represent different things to different people. To most, though, they represent freedom and the American spirit. There is the romantic notion that is in the back of just about every rider’s head about how great it would be to just get on the bike and explore the country while forgetting about their daily stresses....
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11History of The Phillips Gadabout
While Britain has certainly produced her fair share of iconic motorbikes, it is sometimes easy to forget that scooters and mopeds have been just as large a part of the UK’s motorbiking heritage. The Phillips Gadabout, and to a lesser extent its less expensive sibling, the Panda, is a good example of that connection in...
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11History of The Ariel Leader
The Ariel Leader might not be the first bike you think of when picturing classic British motorbikes, but it certainly has its place in that history. When the Leader first debuted in the late 1950s, it offered an iconic style and design found on no other bike at the time. The Birth of the Leader...
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11History of Ariel W/NG 350
When you think about WWII-era motorbikes, chances are very good that Norton comes to mind. However, Ariel should also occupy that space. The company’s W/NG 350 went on to become one of the most recognisable bikes of the century. The Development of the W/NG 350 What would eventually come to be known as the W/NG...
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11History of The BSA A65 Rocket
Although its production run was rather short lived, the BSA A65 Rocket remains one of the more iconic motorbikes of its day. It featured a relatively large engine for its time, as well as two into one exhaust designed to make the bike more sport-oriented while also reducing exhaust noise. Today, the A65 is a...
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11History of The Matchless Silver Hawk
Showcasing the iconic look of bikes from the 1930s, the Matchless Silver Hawk is a classic bike that lacks the acclaim lavished on many other models, despite the fact that it shared the same DNA as the Silver Arrow and was one of only two luxury market bikes introduced at the time with a four-cylinder...
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11History of The Moto Guzzi V 65
The Moto Guzzi V 65 Th Moto Guzzi V 65 has been described with words like “light” and “nimble”. While it originally debuted in the mid-1980s, it remains a perennial classic, particularly for riders who appreciate the ability to ride comfortably and even reach high speeds. Today, it remains one of the best examples of...
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