Category: Motorcycle History

The Craigslist Cannonballer

Buy pre-1930 Indian Scout 101 motorcycle on Craigslist. Wrench it with your pals. Ride it across America during the Motorcycle Cannonball 2013. That’s what this guy did… Photo copyright MotoFotoStudio.com, Todd Halterman Related posts:...

Ron Finch Is the Antonio Gaudi of Grease and Gasoline

There are lots of folks who build custom motorcycles. Some of them are craftsman, some of them are hobbyists, some are visionaries but Ron Finch is an artist with a distinctly unique vision. Finch...

Rat Fink Motorcycles Need No Stinkin Chrome Polish

“Not the owner of many possessions will you be right to call happy: he more rightly deserves the name of happy who knows how to use the Gods’ gifts wisely and to put up...

The Legend of Soichiro Honda and the Japanese Invasion of US Highways

One man more than any other influenced the design and intent of motorcycles throughout the world, and the company he created against all odds, one that would become the most famous motorcycle manufacturing company...

When Detroit Was Great – The End of American Henderson Motorcycles

In 1911 a pair of audacious brothers formed the American Henderson Motorcycle Co, 268 Jefferson Ave., Detroit, Michigan. William G. Henderson and his brother, Tom W. Henderson, began a partnership which would lead the...