Brough SS 80 with Matchless Engine

A Motorcycle Not for the Masses George Brough's family appears to have been quite involved with motorcycles and competition. George stated in later Brough Superior advertising that he had competed in his first motorcycle event in 1906 while he was still at school, and that is two years before George's father, William Brough, established his motorcycle ...

Honda CBX1000Z

The Honda CBX was a motorcycle that George Brough, of Brough Superior fame, would have loved. It was a bike that George Brough's most famous customer, T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) would have really enjoyed: but it was a bike that I must admit the first time I saw one I was stopped in my ...

Münch Mammoth 1200 TTS

Background Some like to say that "the best things in life are free" but this is perhaps a bit of a wishful thinking statement. The best things in life are typically costly. In order to have health you need a decent diet and exercise, and you need to be free of oppressive levels of stress and ...

Brough Superior 981cc SS100

Described by T.E. Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia) as "the jolliest things on wheels" the Brough Superior SS100 was the ultimate motorcycle of the 1920's and 1930's. Lawrence was known for riding his Brough Superior for 500-700 mile excursions on a regular basis delighting in the big bike's speed and stable road-holding, and in its ...

Indian Four Cylinder Motorcycle

The Indian Four Cylinder motorcycles became an American icon along with the V-twin Harley-Davidson's. Described as "The Dusenberg of motorcycles" the Indian Four was and still is a head turning crowd gatherer second to none. But this was a bike that did not start out as an Indian at all, it began with the inventiveness ...

AJS 7R

The AJS 7R was one of the best choices for the amateur motorcycle racer of the fifties and sixties. It remains today one of the best choices for someone wanting to enter vintage motorcycle racing events. The 7R earned itself the nick-name of "The boy racer" early on in its career which began in 1948 ...

Zündapp K800

Zündapp  were formed in 1917 by the joining together of Friedrich Krupp AG, who had made much of the artillery used during the First World War, with machine tool manufacturer Thiel, and a man named Fritz Neumeyer. The company was called "Zünder- und Apparatebau G.m.b.H." In German "Zünder" means "igniter" or "detonator" whilst "Apparatebau" translates ...

Ariel 499cc Model SF31 ‘Sloper’

The Ariel SF31 was introduced in 1931 as Ariel's offering in the then popular 500cc class of motorcycle. The engine was quite different to the other Ariel offerings being an OHV single with the cylinder laid at an angle with the cylinder head pointing into the air flow. This both provided improved cooling and made ...

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