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Old Crocks Meet Again at Brooklands

This entertaining and short British Pathe film at the famous Brooklands race track is well worth the time to view it. In 1931, this grouping was assembled that includes: a circa 1898 Benz, five motorcycles all between the years of 1902 to 1903 and a 1905 BNN tri-car. The owners describe them and start them…

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The Keating Wheel Company – Forty Years on Two Wheels

Brian Keating is just up the road a piece and across the Connecticut River in New Hampshire. He has been: restoring, reviving, conserving, collecting and buying and selling vintage motorcycles for forty years. Lucent Productions has put together an excellent documentary covering Keating’s life’s work that many of you will be able to identify with. Listen along as he…

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Early Motorized European Bicycles

Over the last 100 years or so there probably have been thousands of different motorized bicycles invented and built, and this pair of European machines demonstrate two approaches tried by inventors early in the last century. The photo above courtesy of  The National Library of France shows us what they have captioned as a “New…

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An Early Henderson Four

1912 was the first production year for the Henderson motorcycle, produced in Detroit, Michigan, and this is a nice example from that year, with a four cylinder inline “inlet over exhaust” engine rated at 7hp (57 ci). This model, with the distinctive cylindrical gas tank, was built just one year, after which the tank was…

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