Fans of motorcycle history certainly recognize the brand name “Indian,” but they might not recognize the design of the new models bearing the name.
A number of motorcycles used in the film “Captain America” will soon be hitting the auction block, according to The Wall Street Journal. Profiles in History is auctioning off three modified motorcycles from the film, including a custom Harley-Davidson ridden by the Captain himself. The Harley has been heavily modified and retrofitted to look like […]
The Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, Indiana, recently opened the doors to its latest exhibit, Steel Ponies. The show centers around the art, history and culture of motorcycles, and the opening night event drew a crowd of about 300 bike enthusiasts, according to IndyStar.com. There are 23 motorcycles on display, including one of the bikes Evel […]
Harley-Davidson, Inc. will soon bid farewell to longtime employee Willie G. Davidson. Willie G., as he is known to his coworkers, was named after his grandfather and co-founder of Harley-Davidson William Davidson, so his ties to the motorcycling company run deeper than most. The 78-year-old has spent nearly 50 years as the company’s chief styling […]
Joerg Grossman, a German motorcycle enthusiast, decided that a traditional hearse would not cut the mustard for a biker funeral and designed a motorcycle-based funeral vehicle. The Associated Press reports that Grossman started with a Kawasaki and added a sidecar fit to carry a coffin. He now has a patent for his design and 10 […]