Early Motorcycles


1881 Steam powered bicycle FB
1893 ca. Tricycle from Somerville, MASS photo
1898 RUDGE -WHITWORTH Racing Tricycle FB
1901 Tandem ORIENT Motorcycle Will C. Stinson 40 Mile an Hour Man photo RE-touched photo
1901 Tandem ORIENT Motorcycle Will C. Stinson 40 Mile an Hour Man World’s Hour Record Holder Photo by Horner Boston 11.5″×6.75″ UN-retouched photo
1902 ORIENT Tandem bike Barney Oldfield FB
1904 12 3 British Tendencies in Motorcycle Construction article THE AUTOMOBILE 8.5″×11.5 “page 620
1904 LAURIN and KELMENT Type CCCC motorcycle FB
1904 LAURIN and KELMENT Type CCCC motorcycle FB
1905 4 13 Indian Motorcycle MOTOR AGE 9.5″×13″ page 63
1907 ca. CURTISS V8 motorcycle FB
1909 1 20 Motorcycle Construction as Seen at the Madison Square Garden Show By LE French THE HORSELESS AGE page 100
1909 1 20 Motorcycle Construction as Seen at the Madison Square Garden Show By LE French THE HORSELESS AGE page 101
1909 1 20 Motorcycle Construction as Seen at the Madison Square Garden Show By LE French THE HORSELESS AGE page 98
1909 1 20 Motorcycle Construction as Seen at the Madison Square Garden Show By LE French THE HORSELESS AGE page 99
1909 JAP Twin motorcycle FB
1909 MC HA 2 17 p 229
1909 MC HA 2 17 p 230
1909 MOTORAHRRADER I Motorcycle Front3
1909 MOTORAHRRADER II Motorcycle Back
1909 MOTORFAHRRADER Motorcycle
1910 ca. LEGLESS ONE ARM DRIVER Barney Oldfield motorcycle postcard back
1910 ca. LEGLESS ONE ARM DRIVER Barney Oldfield motorcycle postcard front
1910 ca. racing motorcycle FB
1910 ca. THE YALE TEAM Winners of the Chicago Motorcycle Club Endurance contest July 9, 10, 11 Postcard Back
1910 ca. THE YALE TEAM Winners of the Chicago Motorcycle Club Endurance contest July 9, 10, 11 Postcard Front
1912 ODD MC HA 3 20 p 546
1915 IVER JOHNSON 15 7 motorcycle FB
1919 INDIAN MC 10×8 B
1919 INDIAN MC 10×8 F
1920 ca. FLYING MERKEL motorcycle FB
1920 ca. TORPEDO W4 motorcycle FB
1925 3 11 Indian MOTOR CYCLING Advertisement page p11
1925 4 8 AJS Motorcycles MOTOR CYCLING page A4
1925 Apr 8 Castrol Motor Cycling AD p23
1925 Apr 8 Matchless Motor Cycling AD p1
1925 Feb 18 Lodge Motor Cycling AD p8
1925 Feb 25 Easting Motor Cycling AD p7
1927 ca BSA Model S Sloper MC FB
1929 AJS racing motorcycle FB
1929 BMW super charged 750 cc motorcycle FB
1929 BROUGH SUPERIOR SS100 Alpine Grand Sports motorcycle FB
1930s ca. BMW motorcycle FB
1932 AQULIA 500cc racing motorcycle FB
1933 BROUGH SUPERIOR Overhead 680 motorcycle FB
1935 11 28 SMITH’S 8-DAY CLOCK & SPEEDOMETER THE MOTOR CYCLE page 32 ADVERTISEMENTS
1935 ca. Belt drive motorcycle FB
1938 2 “You Can’t Beat Fun” and the World’s Greatest Fun is Riding a HARLEY-DAVIDSON POPULAR MECHANICS Advertising Section page 113A
1938 2 POPULAR MECHANICS Front Cover
1938 May 5 USED Motor Cycle AD p16
1939 Apr 13 Cotton Motor Cycle AD p14
1939 Apr 13 USED Motor Cycle AD p18
1939 Apr 20 Imperial Motor Cycle AD p14
1947 ca. Straight 4 motorcycle FB
1950 8 MOTORCYCLING – World’s Greatest Sport! RIDE A HARLEY-DAVIDSON HYDRA GLIDE POPULAR MECHANICS Back Cover
1950 8 POPULAR MECHANICS Front Cover
1950s ELGIN Twin bicycle detail FB
1950s HUFFY Radiobike FB
1950s HUFFY Radiobike FB
1952 VINCENT HRD Rapide C FB
19xx Mystery Motorcycle IND June 2016 1
19xx Mystery Motorcycle IND June 2016 1a
19xx Mystery Motorcycle IND June 2016 2
Cool racing motorcycle FB
Cool streamlined motorcycle FB
Early racing motorcycle FB
HARLEY DAVIDSON Knucklehead MC FB
JAP V8 motorcycle FB
Matching FIAT and VESPA Scooter FB
Motorized Tricycle FB
Radial engine bike FB