Rider and motorcycle builder Krystal Hess rides one of two 1908 Thor motorcycles in the entire world and tells us about the experience.
Posts Tagged ‘1900s’
Big fan of The Vintagent, rare old motorcycle photos combined with history lessons we probably wouldn’t hear of otherwise. This is a 1903 twin-cylinder Buchet, from the Age of Monsters…built for track racing in those early days when there was ‘no replacement for displacement’…this engine was probably 2976cc, and Maurice Fournier rode it to 75mph over the flying kilo that year. Buchet invented the vertical twin! Imagine riding this beast, stretched out directly over a hot engine; my guess is he didn’t ride it long! Visit the Vintagent blog. [ more motorcycle… Continue Reading »
It can’t be denied that Harley Davidson certainly has some interesting history and took a huge part in the development of American motorcycling culture. These are vintage photos from the Harley Davidson archives- early assembly line and factory.