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Motorcycles

Ducati 996-2000

Ducati 996-2000

In 1950 Ducati built its first motorcycle.  This bike had a displacement of 60 cc and weighed 98 pounds, and top speed was 40 mph.  By 1960 Ducati had made history by producing the fastest 250 cc road bike of the period

E-Solex -2008

E-Solex -2008

Production of the 3800 continued until 1988 when VéloSoleX stopped manufacturing mopeds. However, in 2004, the Cible Group purchased the brand and launched the e-Solex, an electric bicycle, notably designed by the famed Italian coachbuilder Pininfarina.



Eysink Tandem Moped-1956

Eysink Tandem Moped-1956

Eysink, the first Dutch car manufacturer, was founded by D H (Dick) Eysink in The Netherlands in 1886 as a bicycle manufacturer. Sons Menno and August saw a future in automobiles and motorcycles, and directed the company’s efforts accordingly.

Fuji Go-Devil- 1964

Fuji Go-Devil- 1964

Japanese company Fuji Heavy Industries is best known as the parent company of Subaru. Before they made cars, FHI was well-known for their line of scooters and motorcycles, including the little Go-Devil scooter seen here.

Fuji Rabbit Scooter- 1968

Fuji Rabbit Scooter- 1968

Fuji Heavy Industries created Japan’s first scooter, the Rabbit S-1, in 1946.

Fuji S609 Superflow- 1963

Fuji S609 Superflow- 1963

At the conclusion of WWII Japan’s Nakajima Aircraft Co. was reborn as Fuji Heavy Industries, to manufacture civilian vehicles. They were responsible for the Rabbit S-1, Japan's first motor scooter.

Gas Gas TXT50- 2000

Gas Gas TXT50- 2000

From small beginnings in 1974, Gas Gas has grown into a world class Spanish manufacturer of trials, enduro, and motocross machines.

Harley-Davidson Model 6 Board Track Racer Replica-1910

Harley-Davidson Model 6 Board Track Racer Replica-1910

In the early 1900s, some race tracks were made of wood.  Called board tracks, they were constructed of wood because of the low cost and ease of construction. Bicycles were the first vehicles to be raced on board tracks.

Harley-Davidson Model 6 Replica-1910

Harley-Davidson Model 6 Replica-1910

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Harley-Davidson Motorcyke- 1918

Harley-Davidson Motorcyke- 1918

Harley- Davidson (H-D) started by making motorized bicycles in 1901. By 1917, they were a very successful company, producing over 20,000 motorcycles for the U.S. military. It was during this time that H-D launched a line of bicycles.

Hercules E1 electric scooter-1974

Hercules E1 electric scooter-1974

Hercules was founded in 1886 by Carl Marschütz as a bicycle manufacturer in Nuremberg, Germany. The first Hercules motorcycle debuted in 1904.

Hercules W-2000 1975

Hercules W-2000 1975

The Hercules W-2000 was the first rotary powered motorcycle offered for sale to the public through a dealer network.

Honda CA77E Dream- 1965

Honda CA77E Dream- 1965

In 1949, Honda released the first “Dream D-Type” motorized bicycle, made of pressed steel—because quality steel pipe was difficult to find. It was painted maroon, which was a stylistic departure from the commonly-seen black paint of other motorcycles on the road, and became an immediate hit with the Japanese public.

Honda CB 450-1965

Honda CB 450-1965

This Honda CB 450 “Black Bomber” is widely considered one of the most important motorcycles ever to come out of Japan. The first of the “big Hondas”, the CB450 was the world’s first production dual-overhead cam bike.

Honda CB50R- 2004

Honda CB50R- 2004

In 1962, Honda stunned the racing world by displaying its first 50cc-class works machine, the RC110.

Honda City Turbo-1984

Honda City Turbo-1984

The Honda City Turbo was the brainchild of Hirotoshi Honda, founder of well-known Honda tuning firm Mugen and son of Honda’s founder Soichiro Honda. When he created the City Turbo, Hirotoshi took one of Honda's most unassuming vehicles, the City, and turned it into an aggressive JDM pocket rocket, considered to be well ahead of its time. Impressed, Honda took Hirotoshi's idea and made a production version of it.

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