Motorcycles 1884 - 1973

Opened in June 2008 at the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum in Hershey, Pennsylvania, this exhibit contained a diverse range of styles and technical features, from a replica of an 1884 steam-powered motorcycle to a 1973 Kawasaki Z1, which was widely credited with introducing the modern era of the “superbike.”

The exhibit contained 39 motorcycles from the United States, Great Britain, Germany, and Japan. Images of every bike can be seen in the gallery on this site. The motorcycles and their lenders are listed below:

1884 Copeland Steam Replica; Peter Gagan
1895 Pennington Replica; Peter Gagan
1900 Orient; Peter Gagan
1908 Indian Twin Racer; Jerry and Ted Doering
1909 Armac; Jim Dennie
1909 Torpedo; Jim Dennie
1911 Indian Isle of Man Racer Replica; Peter Gagan
1912 Abingdon King Dick; Jack Wells
1912 Blackhawk; Peter Gagan
1912 Triumph; Terry Bond
1916 Indian with Sidecar; Kenneth Smith
1928 Henderson Four Deluxe; Frank Westfall
1929 Harley-Davidson JDH; Tom McKee
1930 Indian Four with Sidecar; Tyler Halter
1934 Crocker Speedway Racer; Carl Fronk
1935 BMW R2; Jack Wells
1938 Harley-Davidson EL; George and Stefanie Tsunis
1939 Indian Chief; Dennis Craig
1940 Indian Four; Dennis Craig
1941 Indian Sport Scout; Robin Markey
1942 Harley-Davidson WLA Police Model; Harry Campbell
1944 BSA M20; Kerry Kubina
1946 Harley-Davidson Custom Bobber; Dan Henke
1949 Harley-Davidson Custom Chopper; George and Stefanie Tsunis
1951 Harley-Davidson S125; Harry Campbell
1952 Norton Manx; Carl Fronk
1953 BSA Gold Star; David Markel
1957 Harley-Davidson FLH Hydra-Glide; Joe, Peggy, and Steve Barber
1960 BSA Spitfire Scrambler; Bud and Kerry Kubena
1964 Harley-Davidson XLCH; Carl Fronk
1965 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide; George and Stefanie Tsunis
1965 Honda S65; Robin Markey
1968 Harley-Davidson KR750; Carl Fronk
1968 Triumph Bonneville T120R; Carl Fronk
1969 BSA Rocket III; Bud and Kerry Kubena
1971 Yamaha XS650-1B; Eli Sentman
1972 Harley-Davidson Super Glide; Tom McKee
1973 Honda Elsinore; Michael Casale, Jr.
1973 Kawasaki Z1; Eli Sentman


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