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    Just who was the King of the Brit twin?

    In July of 1937, Edward Turner, Triumph’s chief designer and managing director, introduced the 500cc Speed Twin, priced at 75 pounds. It was a 500cc OHV vertical twin in a lightweight frame and the first...

    The greatest motorcycling moments of all time

    Over the last few months, INFO MOTO has been publishing a series of stories that detail some of the most important moments in motorcycling history. Here they all are. Evel Knievel’s Wembley jump The day one...

    Great Motorcycling Moments: Burt Munro speed record

    The Kiwi just didn’t know that what he was doing was impossible. So he just did it. New Zealander Burt Munro is best known due to the movie The World's Fastest Indian of 2005. He...

    Great Motorcycling Moments: Hells Angels founded

    On March 17, 1948, the first Hells Angels Motorcycle Club was founded in the Fontana/San Bernardino area in the United States of America. The San Bernardino chapter (also called "Berdoo") still exists, although most of...

    Great Motorcycling Moments: The rebirth of Triumph

    When the original Triumph outfit finally surrendered in 1983 John Bloor had the foresight to buy the name and manufacturing rights. Opting for the clever approach of modular design (allowing for parts to be used...

    Great Motorcycling Moments: Rollie Free Rolls Free

    American speed freak Rollie Free made history aboard a 1948 Vincent HRD Lightning, often referred to as the “Bathing Suit Bike” due to the scant attire of its rider, Roland “Rollie” Free. It all...

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