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This site is dedicated to the restoration and collection of antique, classic, and vintage motorcycles from around the world. There are over 1,500 high-resolution images of many of the world's most famous marques from AJS to Zündapp; dating from the earliest steam-cycles and vélocipèdes of Michaux-Perreaux, Sylvester Roper, Gottlieb Daimler and Copeland in the late 1880s, to the modern café-racers of the 1980s.



The site also contains reference links to vintage British, Italian, and American parts suppliers, restorers, vintage motorcycle collectors, owner's clubs, after-market manufacturers, vintage bike shows, auctions, reference books, and historical motorcycle websites.


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Vintage Motorcycles by Country and Marque



America
Ace - 1920 to 1927
American Motor Cycle Co. - c.1909 to c.1913
Black Hawk - 1911 to 1912
Cleveland USA - 1915 to 1929
Crocker - 1936 to 1942
Cyclone - 1912 to 1917
Dayton - 1914 to 1918
E. R. Thomas Auto-Bi - 1901 to 1909
Evans Power Cycle - 1919 to 1925
Excelsior - 1909 to 1931
Flying Merkel - 1901 to 1914
Harley Davidson - 1903 to 1966
Harley Davidson Two-Strokes - 1948 to 1974
Henderson - 1911 to 1917
Henderson (Excelsior/Schwinn) - 1917 to 1931
Indian - 1904 to 1953
Iver Johnson - 1907 to 1915
Marsh Metz & Waltham Mfg. - 1898 to 1921
Marvel - 1910 to 1913
Orient - 1900 to 1903
Sears - 1912 to 1916
Shaw - 1909 to 1914
Waverley (Jefferson) - 1905 to 1915
Yale (Yale-California) - 1903 to 1915



Austria
KTM - 1934 to Present



Belgium
FN Fabrique Nationale - 1902 to 1913



Britain
AJS - 1909 to 1974
Ariel - 1901 to 1967
Brough Superior - 1919 to 1940
BSA - 1903 to 1975
DMW - 1945 to 1971
Egli-Vincent & Norvin - 1967 to Present
Ixion - 1913 to 1920s
J.A. Prestwich (engines) - 1895 to 1963
James - 1902 to 1966
Lea-Francis - 1912 to 1924
Levis - 1911 to 1940
Matchless 1899 to 1966
Norton 1898 to 1975
Premier Cycle - 1908 to 1923
Rickman - 1965 to 1975
Royal Enfield - 1901 to 1970
Rudge - 1909 to 1939
Sopwith ABC - 1914 to 1923
Sunbeam - 1912 to 1956
Triumph - 1902 to 1983
Velocette - 1904 to 1971
Vincent HRD - 1924 to 1955



Czechoslovakia
Jawa (CZ) - 1929 to Present
Orion - 1902 to 1933



France
de Dion-Bouton (engines) - 1889 to 1902
Motobécane - 1923 to Present
Peugeot - 1902 to Present



Germany
BMW - 1922 to 1969
Hildebrand & Wolfmüller 1868 to 1919
Maico - 1926 to 1980
Münch Motorrad - 1956 to Present
Riedel Motoren AG - 1948 to 1956



Holland
Cyrus - 1931 to 1971



Italy
Aermacchi - 1949 to 1980
Benelli - 1911 to Present
Caproni-Trento Capriolo - 1950 to 1964
Ceccato - 1949 to 1960s
DEMM Milano - 1953 to 1988
DeVil - 1953 to 1957
Ducati - 1950 to Present
Ferrari Motorcycles - 1951 to 1960
Gilera - 1909 to 1969
Italjet - 1959 to Present
Laverda - 1949 to 2005
Maserati Motorcycles - 1953 to 1960
Mondial - 1948 to 2004
Moto Ardito Stradella - 1951 to 1954
Moto Guzzi - 1921 to Present
Moto Morini - 1937 to Present
Motobi - 1952 to 1967
Motom - 1945 to 1960
MV Agusta - 1945 to 1971
Parilla - 1946 to 1965
Rumi - 1950 to 1962
Vespa - 1946 to Present



Japan
Benly Honda - 1948 to 1972
Fuji Rabbit Scooters - 1946 to 1968
Kawasaki - 1954 to 1979
Meguro - 1909 to 1963



South America
Moto Puma (Sachs) - 1945 to 1966



Spain
Bultaco - 1958 to 1983
Montesa - 1944 to Present
Ossa - 1949 to 1982



Sweden
Husqvarna - 1903 to 1987






Vintage Motorcycle Events in California



Motogiro
The Quail Motorcycle Gathering 2009 in Carmel Valley, California



Motogiro
2008 Motogiro America in Monterey, California



2008 Legend of the Motorcycle Show
2008 Legend of the Motorcycle Concours D'Elegance in Half Moon Bay



Half Moon Bay - Legend of the Motorcycle Show
2007 Legend of the Motorcycle Concours D'Elegance in Half Moon Bay



Vintage Motorcycle Links - Museums, Events, Parts, etc.






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