1955 Harley-Davidson Grand Slam Victory at Daytona 16” x 20” Matted Vintage Motorcycle Ad #5504amot03xmb

Grand Slam Victory for Harley-Davidson in Daytona Races! 1-2-3 Andres, Phillips, Gibson in the 200-Mile National Championship…Andres sets new Daytona record.

In a sensational 1-2-3 winning, Harley-Davidson riders made motorcycling history on the sands of Daytona Beach, March 13. Brad Andres, brilliant San Diego, California, rider led the victory parade with the phenomenal speed of 94.57 mph. His time of 2 hours, 5 minutes, 46.54 seconds sets a new Daytona record and broke the two-year old record of Paul Goldsmith also made with a Harley-Davidson K. Following Andres in short order to take second and third honors came Jimmy Phillips of Pasadena and Johnny Gibson of Duarte, both from California and Harley-Davidson mounted.

Daytona’s long, hard 200-Mile grind at sustained high speed has again demonstrated the overwhelming superiority of the Harley-Davidson. No matter what make you ride today, you owe it to yourself to drop in to the Harley-Davidson dealer and test ride one of these famous models. You ride a real winner and a proven record maker when you ride the sensational Harley-Davidsons.

Dan Richards wins 100-Mile Amateur. Also sets new Daytona record.

From Little Rock, Arkansas, came Dan Richards and his trusty Harley-Davidson K to win the 100-mile Amateur on March 12. His time of 1 hour, 4 minutes and 54.80 seconds established a new record and his brilliant riding set the stage for further great Harley-Davidson victories the day following. Dan’s speed of 92.43 mph. was almost two miles faster than the previous record.

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Original, vintage motorcycle advertisement, matted as shown, ready to insert into a 16″ x 20″ frame.

Great vintage motorcycle artwork print to decorate your office, garage, basement, rec room, man cave & more! Makes a great gift!

Size including mat: 16″ x 20″
Image area: approx.: 10 1/2″ x 16 1/2″

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1974 Yamaha 250 Road Racer – History of the privateer’s best friend

…Yamaha 250 production racers have been the standard mount for beginning roadracers for ten years now, and they have dominated international 250 racing for five years. In any country of the world where roadracing exists, you will find most riders and tuners are thoroughly familiar with these machines. The engines are derived from road models, and at the present time, the frames, forks, and other important parts are shared with the street-going counterparts as well. How has this situation come about? What combination of circumstances has led this company to produce hundreds of basically simple machines that win both club events and international races?…

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1975 Cycle Magazine Rider of the Year – Kenny Roberts

“Kenny Roberts is nothing less than a phenomenon, and he may have brought to racing the quality of inexorability, like tides and earthquakes. So it is with a disquieting sense of committing presumption that we have chosen him to be Cycle’s 1975 Rider of the Year. Kenny Roberts may well prove to be the rider of the century.”

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1959 August American Motorcycling Magazine – Carroll Resweber, Sammy Tanner, Dick Klamfoth

Cover Photo: Carroll Resweber, Sammy Tanner, Dick Klamfoth

Contents: Klamfoth wins charity newsies; Hayes Brothers win East Coast Scrambles Championships; Resweber wins 25-Mile National Championship Title; Michigan Tour and State Championship; Annual Midwest Rally at Dodge City over Labor Day Weekend; more

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1948 July Motorcyclist Magazine – Laconia

Cover Photo: Laconia 1948 – Dick Klamfoth receives the checkered flag for the 50 Mile Amateur Championship and a new course record.

Contents: Letters; Riverside Flash; Omobono Tenni Obituary; 9000 Cyclists watch records fall at Laconia – Joe Weatherley / Dick Klamfoth; Isle of Man Clubman T.T. – Daniels, Hazelhurst, Lockwood; The Truth about Riverside; Bud Hogan / Triumph wins Scrambles Inauguration; Lightweight Motorcycling – Photo: Teddy Edwards, Jr. 5 years old; A New BSA – details of the latest English bid for the ever expanding U.S. Lightweight Market; Jawa offers a “Dual-Contro” Student Trainer; The Chance of a Lifetime part 3; more

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Back-Cover Ad: Triumph tops heavy opposition to win America’s first English style scrambles. Los Angeles, Calif., June 20 – Bud Hogan riding a strictly stock 1948 Triumph Tiger 100 with full road equipment and equipped with the revolutionary Spring Rear Wheel, today walked away with top honors in the first introduction of the English Style Scrambles to the United States. The racing contest which featured a large entry of American and Foreign motors and riders of National Fame was held over a terrifically severe and unprepared natural terrain that tested every component of the machines to the ultimate. Hogan’s Triumph proved more than equal to the test.

1949 February Motorcyclist Magazine – Unprecented desert snow upsets “Big Bear National.”

Cover Photo: Unprecented desert snow upsets “Big Bear National.”

Contents: Letters; Big Bear National Championship – taken by Aub LeBard; Annual Pikes Peak Dash – taken by Roger Hayes; Motorcycle Hot Rod Exhibit; Matchless AJS for 1949; Marcel versus Bob Controversy; The Powell P-81; Pledge of Safety; Sports Slants; Motorcycling is Proud of this Man – C.F. Carson; The Man Behind the Panther – Mr. Peter Marians; 30 Years Ago; Club News; Daytona Announcement; more

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Back-Cover Ad: 1949 Norton Motors Ltd “The Unaproachable Norton” Ad

Built into every Norton motorcycle is all the vast wealth of knowledge gained in more than twenty years of unparalleled success on the road-racing circuits of the world. Take a good look at the next Norton rider you see…note the easy, natural riding position…the sparkling acceleration… the rock-steady braking…the hair-line steering on corners. That’s what “race-bred” means in a production model. Model ES2 illustrated above, is a well-established favorite with sporting enthusiasts. It combines at modest cost the superb high-speed handling of a racing machine, with the de luxe equipment of a fine road model. The 490 c.c. long stroke engine (79mm. x 100mm.) gives a fascinating reserve of extra speed. Overhead valves, push-rod operated, are totally enclosed and automatically lubricated….

1954 4th Annual Catalina Grand Prix Motorcycle Race Souvenir Program

4th Annual Catalina Grand Prix, May 1-2, 1954, a Mobilgas event – original souvenir program; 63 pages; size: 6″ x 9″; Good condition

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1955 5th Annual Catalina Grand Prix Motorcycle Race Souvenir Program

5th Annual Catalina Grand Prix, May 14-15, 1955, sponsored by Mobilgas – original souvenir program; 71 pages; size: 6″ x 9″; Good condition – tight binding, clean pages

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1958 8th Annual Catalina Grand Prix Motorcycle Race Souvenir Program

8th Annual Catalina Grand Prix, May 3-4, 1958 – original souvenir program; 63 pages; size: 6″ x 9″; Good condition – tight binding, clean pages

Shown on cover: Walt Fulton, Nick Nicholson, John McLaughlin, Jim Johnson, Bud Ekins, Chuck Minert, Bob Sandgren

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1963 BSA Gold Star / Jody Nicholas wins 150 Mile National Championship

Speed: – with dependability – combined with BSA superb handling, and powerful braking enabled Jody Nicholas to win both 100 mile and 150 mile National Road Racing Championships in 1963! Meadowdale Raceway (near Chicago) Illinois, August 11, 1963; riding his fast BSA Gold Star in brilliant style, Jody Nicholas, 1963 100 Mile Champion, was unbeatable in the 150 Mile National at Meadowdale. In winning, the “mighty mite” from Tennessee lapped the entire field, established a new course record, beat all records including those set by racing cars. Jody’s winning BSA was run without a fairing, against a large field of top esperts many with streamlining. Another great BSA victory!

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1963 Motorcycle Racing Article: Top Men in Europe: Jack Ahearn

You will not get Jack Ahearn to admit how old he is, but some idea can be gained from the fact that he started racing out in his home country of Australia back in 1943. This makes it a fair bet that he must be in the region of thirty-seven and for a man of that age he is having a remarkably good road racing season…

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1963 Motorcycle Racer Sid Payne, National Number 32

Winning events and pleasing fans seems to be second nature for the new National Number 32, Sid Payne. That’s just what he has been doing since he started riding in 1957, although his recent Heavyweight T.T. win at Peoria was his first National Championship victory…

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1963 Grand Prix of Japan on the Suzuka Circuit – a special motorcycle enthusiasts’ tour of Japan

Tour Japan and see the Grand Prix of Japan on the Suzuka Circuit, November 9-10, 1963. Fly to Japan via JAL (Japan Air Lines), see the sights of Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Kyoto, Atami, Hakone and Kamakura. Spend ten grand and glorious days in Japan seeing the first International Grand Prix of Japan where almost every important European, British and Japanese rider will participate, plus seven full days seeing the sights of Japan on a motor coach and rail tour led by an English speaking courier guide, all at the reasonable price of $976.00. For complete information write to: Overseas Travel Service…

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1974 Vintage Bonneville Salt Flats Land Speed Record Article – The 12-Second Mile

October 1, 1974, Don Vesco set a new motorcycle Land Speed Record with his twin-engined Yamaha streamliner. After two days of battling demons, the pair of four-cylinder TZ750 road-race motors whisked Vesco through the measured mile at 7:02 p.m. His speed of 281.702 mph bettered the existing record of 265.492 by 16.21 mph. At that velocity he covered the mile in 12.7 seconds.

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1974 Champion Spark Plugs “Clean Sweep” Ad with Marty Smith, Bruce McDougal & Chuck Bower

Marty Smith, Bruce McDougal and Chuck Bower finished AMA’s inaugural 125cc National Championship Motocross series first, second and third. And since all three rode Honda Elsinores, they made it a clean one-two-three sweep for the Japanese cycle manufacturer. And since all three Hondas were sparked by Champion Gold Palladiums, they made it a clean sweep for Champion, too.

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1977 Daytona Preview – what to do and who to bet on at motorcycling’s annual beach party

Daytona ’77 Preview: What to do and who to bet on at motorcycling’s annual beach party. If there is a single most important happening in American motorcycling, that event is Daytona Speedweek. The Daytona Motorcycle Classics (March 7 to 13) are important and popular for a whole slew of reasons, and there is so much happening that no one can possibly hope to do everything and attend every event. Any motorcycle enthusiast, no matter what his preference, can find something to entrance him during Daytona Speedweek. There are roadraces, motocrosses, an enduro, dragracing, shorttracks, several motorcycle shows, a poker run and more plain old profiling than you can shake a fork tube at…

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1966 Article: King of the Flat Tracks – Gene Walker

Since the beginning of organized motorcycle competition in the United States, outstanding performers and great champions have appeared in all fields, and most of them were great on the mile and half-mile dirt tracks too; but on flat tracks there was one who was immortal. When the pro riders turned loose real horsepower on the horse tracks, it sparked unforgettable duels of daredevil speed – meets that were epics of two-wheel sport – and in this savage competition among the stars of professional racing, Eugene E. “Gene” Walker rode out his spectacular career…

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1976 June 5, Speedway Star Motorcycle Racing Magazine

Front Cover: Ian Clark; Back Cover: left to right: Bob Humphreys, Dave Jessup, Reading and Barry Briggs, Hull; Other Photos inside include: Ellesmere Port – Gerald Smitherman, Geoff Jones, John Jackson, Wayne Hughes, Steve Finch, Chris Turner, Robbie Gardner; Leicester: Tony Lomas, Greg Szczepanik, Doug Underwood, Ernst Bogh, Roger Hill (Manager), Ray Wilson (captain), Ile Teromaa, Reidar Eide; Stories include: Malcolm Simmons wins Internationale; Cudas hopes will go for a Burton!; Brummies win at last; more

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1976 June 12, Speedway Star English Motorcycle Racing Magazine Back-Issue

Front Cover: Dave Morton on the left and brother Chris Morton; Back Cover: left to right – Mick Handley, Carl Askew (Oxford) and Martin Yeates, Weymouth; Other Pictures inside include: Ipswich – left to right: Ron Bagley (manager), Tony Davey, Trevor Jones, Dave Gooderham, Ted Howgego, Mike Lanham, Billy Sanders, John Louis (captain), Kevin Jolly, Andy Hines, Colin Cook; Rye House – Colin Pratt (manager), Tiger Beech, Karl Fiala, Hugh Saunders, Kelvin Mullarkey, Bob Cooper, Ted Hubbard, Brian Foote (captain); Stories inside include: Ellesmere Port duo John Jackson and Chris Turner win title; Sheffield Find it Tough; more

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