Thursday, April 24, 2014

Motorcycle Mythology - 1975 print article (6-Pages)

"Motorcyclists share with humanity at large a tendency to know a lot of things that aren't so. This certainly is true of matters involving technology, and now entirely because H.L. Mencken was right when he accused Americans of having an "appetite for bogus revelation." Mostly it simply is that people find it easier to embrace myth's pliant generalities than to grapple with the chill, complex certitudes of physical law. It is all a part of the preponderant side of human nature that gives amulets a broader appeal than slide rules and makes religion more popular than science..." 1975 Motorcycle Mythology 6-Page Article available at www.DadsVintageAds.com CLICK THE PICTURE TO "BUY IT NOW"

1975 BMW Bavarian Motor Works Motorcycle 2-Page Vintage Print Ad

"Even when the weather's lousy, it's great riding a BMW. With that light, and those brakes, I never worry." ...new perforated brakes... designed to work better in the wet..... quartz halogen headlight 1975 BMW Bavarian Motor Works Motorcycle 2-Page Ad available at www.DadsVintageAds.com CLICK THE PICTURE TO "BUY IT NOW"

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

1979 April Cycle World - Kawasaki's 1300 Six - Bigger means better for touring riders

Cover Photo: Kawasaki KZ1300 Dressed for the open road Road Tests: Kawasaki KZ1300 - luxury superbike; SWM 250GS; Suzuki GS750-EN; Honda XR185 / XL185; Touring Feature: The French Quarter Connection; Taking it with you; Craven Classic Saddlebags; Silhouette Fairing; Protecting your Rear; Vetter Accessories; Take Along Cycle Cover; Technical: Beyond Teledraulics; Features: The Professional - Kenny Roberts; Yamaha IT250 / 400 Long Range Test; Better Riding Through Chemistry; more 1979 April Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com CLICK THE PICTURE TO "BUY IT NOW"

1978 January Cycle World - Yamaha SR500

Cover Photo: Yamaha SR500 Road Tests: Yamaha SR500; BMW R80/7; Sachs Hercules GS250 Enduro; Kawasaki KL250; Technical: Sachs Hercules GS250; May the Force work with you - a semi technical look at why motorcycles don't (or do) fall over in the corners; Rebuild your brakes part two disc brakes; Features: Yamaha Dirt Bikes for 1978; BSA Gold Star Review; Blow Up; Competition: The (Almost) Motorcycle Olympics; AMA Wrapup; 52nd International Six Days Trials ISDT; more 1978 January Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com CLICK THE PICTURE TO "BUY IT NOW"

1974 October Cycle World Magazine - USGP Carlsbad

Cover Photo: Roger DeCoster trying for an unprecedented fourth World Championship at Carlsbad Road Tests: Laverda 1000 Three; Ossa Phantom 250 MX; Moto Morini 350 and 350 Sport; Honda XL 125; Competition: Loudon: End of an Era; U.S. G.P. Carlsbad; Olympia Superbowl of Motocross III; Features: Hatching a Highway Machine; West Meets East; more 1974 October Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com CLICK THE PICTURE TO "BUY IT NOW"

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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 1959 August American Motorcycling Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com CLICK THE PICTURE TO "BUY IT NOW"

1959 October American Motorcycling Magazine - Carroll Resweber

Cover Photo: Carroll Resweber Contents: 1960 Daytona; Hemmis sets new Mt. Garfield record; Tobacco Trail Classic; Dick Mann and Duane Buchanan upset favorites at Peoria; National Rally and Races at Dodge City; Resweber wins 5-Mile National for third straight year; Ancell Ranch Run is back; No Place for boys; Resweber retains no. 1 racing title; Scirpo wins 33rd Jack Pine; more 1959 October American Motorcycling Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com CLICK THE PICTURE TO "BUY IT NOW"

Monday, April 21, 2014

1949 January Motorcyclist Magazine - The Velocette 149

Cover Photo: "Gang Way" Chet Phebus captures a classic bit of action at the Costa Mesa, Calif. T.T. Races. Contents: Letters; Big Bear Flash; Norris Legg, Indian captures the Texas Dirt Track Championship; Old Jupe Pluvius takes Pirates Treasure Run; The Earls Court Exhibition; A Motorcycle Show that staggers the imagination; Dick Milligan, Ariel, Annexes another Lincoln Park Figure 8; The High Trail to Wolverine by George D. Dillon; The Velocette 149; more 1949 January Motorcyclist Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com CLICK THE PICTURE TO "BUY IT NOW" Back-Cover Ad: Nineteen Forty Eight - A red letter year of astronomical achievement for Vincent HRD. February saw the Black Shadow elipse the whole world by its astonishing performance. November sees the horizon brightened by the brilliant return of the famous "Meteor" and "Comet" accompanied by the electrifying "Black Lightning" which at its first flash felled the American Speed record at over 150 mph and the same week broke the World's Standing Mile and Kilometre sidecar records.

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 1948 July Motorcyclist Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com CLICK THE PICTURE TO "BUY IT NOW" 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.

1963 January Cycle Magazine - London Motorcycle Show

Cover Photo: The cover shows the Central Area of the Earl Court Show in London; Other photos are: Upper left - BSA 650 Royal Star; Lower Left - the Tina Scooter; Upper Right - Lambretta "Slimstyle" 125; and lower right - the tiny Peel "P50" three-wheeler. Contents: Publisher's Column; A Round-Up of the London Motorcycle Show; Minutes of the A.M.A. Competition Committee; Americans on European Tour; Motorcycling - a way of life for Roy Jenkins; Sacramento Raceway Results; Mike Pedone - a true Internationalist; 1962 AMA Point Standings; The Midwest Observer; Swapping Post; more 1963 January Cycle Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com CLICK THE PICTURE TO "BUY IT NOW"

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