1956 BSA Gold Star

BSA Gold Star

The BSA Gold Star The BSA Gold Star was one of the most dominant motorcycles of its time, it raced not only on the asphalt, but on hillsides, flat tracks, beaches, California deserts, and even on small Pacific islands. At its core the Gold Star was a simple machine, but this is likely what gave…

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Harley-Davidson’s First Purpose-Built V-Twin Racer – The Harley-Davidson 11K

Harley-Davidson Board Track Racer

The Harley-Davidson 11K was the American company’s first purpose-built V-twin racer – it was developed by Bill Ottoway, an early engineering genius who had been poached from Harley-Davidson’s rivals over at Thor. Harley-Davidson 11K Board Track Racer Although Harley-Davidson motorcycles had been used in competition previously, including a first race win in 1904 at The Milwaukee Mile with the…

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Scramble – A 1981 Motocross Film By Syd Pearman

Scramble - A 1981 Motocross Film By Syd Pearman

“Scramble” is a 1981 film about British motocross by talented amateur filmmaker Syd Pearman. The film offers a fantastic look into the world of weekend warrior motocross riders, including a personal favorite who arrives with his Suzuki loaded on its side in the back of his hatchback. There’s a good amount of racing footage despite…

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