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Photographer A.F. Van Order

There is a great post on the about A.F.Van Order who is seen above, which we learned about from Jim O’Clair’s post on the HMN Blog. Van Order moved from Illinois to Southern California, so he could ride his motorcycle year-round. He started selling Harley-Davidsons and also took up racing, but that came to…

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A Harley-Davidson And Standard Oil

A wonderful image of a rider posing with his late twenties Harley-Davidson and sidecar outfit. He is at a Standard Oil Station and visible on the far left is an oil dispenser for heavy oil, in the middle one for medium weight oil. To the right of the dispensers is a small “Free Crankcase Service”…

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Dot Robinson

Born in Melbourne, Australia in 1912, Dorothy Goulding is the daughter of famous sidecar manufacturer James Goulding. In 1931 and now living in the U.S. she married Earl Robinson, a mechanic at the Goulding’s Harley Davidson dealership in Saginaw, Michigan. During this period they were both riding and winning in Endurance Run competitions and in 1935 they set…

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