Daily vehicle demonstrations at 11am, FREE with admission!

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Motorcycles

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

In 1903, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company was formed when William S. Harley and his friend Arthur Davidson convinced Arthur’s brother Walter to help them finish building the first Harley-Davidson motorcycle to be sold to the public. By 1910, the year of this single-cylinder machine, they went from building just a handful of motorcycles in a small wooden shed to producing 3,168 motorcycles.

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 CT90 Trail

Honda CT90 Trail "Suitcase Cycle"-1970

Off-road motorcycling exploded in popularity in the early 1960s, with many riders modifying existing designs into trail-ready bikes known as scramblers. In 1962, Honda introduced their factory-built light duty trail bike, the CT, or Cub Trail series.

Honda Cub 50- 1965

Honda Cub 50- 1965

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Honda Elite 250- 1986

Honda Elite 250- 1986

When the Elite 250 was introduced, it was the largest scooter for the American market as, previously, the largest scooters available in the US were the Lambretta X200 (1966) and the Vespa Rally 200 / P200E.

Honda Motocompo scooter-1984

Honda Motocompo scooter-1984

This Honda scooter is designed so the handle bars and the seat can be folded down so it can be loaded into the back of a car.  It was originally designed to fit in the back of the Honda City Turbo, a small hatchback car.

Honda QA50- 1970

Honda QA50- 1970

Honda’s revolutionary advertising slogan, “You meet the nicest people on a Honda,” shattered the myth that bikes were only for tough guys and rebels.

Honda Sport 65- 1965

Honda Sport 65- 1965

Honda can be said to have introduced motorcycling to the masses in the U.S., with the 1959 introduction of the C100 Super Cub–the world’s best-selling vehicle.

Innocenti Lambretta 150LD- 1958

Innocenti Lambretta 150LD- 1958

In 1931, the Italian Industrialist, Ferdinando Innocenti founded a successful engineering company most well-known for producing scaffolding and other steel pipes and joints. Just after the war he saw the potential for an economical means of transport and created the Lambretta, so called because its factory was in Lambrate, an eastern suburb of Milan.

ItalJet Dragster 125- 2000

ItalJet Dragster 125- 2000

Italjet has been making scooters, motorcycles, and now electric bicycles since 1959, with over 150 designs to their credit. The Dragster seen here is a mid-range 125cc model; a 50cc and 180cc were also offered, but differed only in power.

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