Home » News » History news
1957 Isle of Man TT. Behind the scenes
1957 Isle of Man TT. Behind the scenes
Mar 18 16:14 PM GTM History 0 388
Several shots of motorcycles from 1957 Isle of Man TTYou’ll find here not the photos of the race itself, but only the participating motorcycles near their garages.125cc Cecil Stanford’sMondial.Stanford was a two-time win... more
21 Rare Gay Motorcycle Club Photos From 1962
21 Rare Gay Motorcycle Club Photos From 1962
Feb 23 19:30 PM GTM History 0 372
Satyrs MC Archives is the largest collection of gay motorcycle historical documents, photographs, film, video and club memorabilia of the oldest gay organization in the world. All items displayed are copyrighted displaye... more
What happened at a motorcycle party for animal rights activists…
What happened at a motorcycle party for animal rights activists…
Feb 21 12:30 PM GTM History 0 1677
It happened about 9 years ago. Pennsylvania state police began to scour the hills outside rural Johnstown after reports of three animal rights activists going missing. Activists disappeared after attempting to protest th... more
Yamaha RZ350 Kenny Roberts Edition two-stroke motorcycle
Yamaha RZ350 Kenny Roberts Edition two-stroke motorcycle
Jan 21 16:08 PM GTM History 0 1139
The Yamaha RZ350 Kenny Roberts Edition is a desired motorcycle for fans of two-strokes. This model has a unique feature, as it was the last street-legal two-stroke bike sold in the USA. Due to tightening emissions regula... more
Vintage 1948 Harley-Davidson Panhead “F” Model with a sidecar
Vintage 1948 Harley-Davidson Panhead “F” Model with a sidecar
Dec 27 2018 13:19 PM GTM History 0 425
In 1948, Harley-Davidson introduced a new Panhead engine as a replacement for the Knucklehead. The engine was easier to maintain and optimized. The “E” model had 989 cc of working volume, and the “F” model – 1207cc. Over... more
An old motocross BSA/JAP 1952 bike
An old motocross BSA/JAP 1952 bike
Dec 21 2018 21:16 PM GTM History 0 1412
This off-road racing motorcycle, presented in the photos, is the only one like it. It was built by a Swedish parts-bin special. As a result, we got a unique motorcycle, that was considerably quicker than most of its fact... more
Michael Krauser, the creator of the three-wheeled miracle Domani
Michael Krauser, the creator of the three-wheeled miracle Domani
Dec 10 2018 17:06 PM GTM History 0 523
Krauzer Domani is a three-wheeled miracle with radical late-80s cyberpunk styling.The creator of this miracle is Michael Krauser (1926-1991), a German racer, engineer and motorcycle dealer.Why did he create it that way? ... more
Motorcycle rider, who saved 1200 lives
Motorcycle rider, who saved 1200 lives
Jul 16 2018 14:50 PM GTM History 0 705
The story of Oskar Schindler is worth attention, as the promising racer became the war hero.Some historical events are simply unbelievable. There are many examples of good and bad stories, but the most horrific ones are ... more
Rare motorcycles will be sold at Britain auction
Rare motorcycles will be sold at Britain auction
Apr 23 2018 18:55 PM GTM History 0 698
At Bonhams auction in the UK a few rare old motorcycles will soon be sold – in a different condition, collection as well as not very ones.The auction will last two days and will be held at the International Classic Motor... more
Lillian LaFrance – Motorcycle Stunt Rider
Lillian LaFrance – Motorcycle Stunt Rider
Apr 06 2018 15:57 PM GTM History 0 763
Lillian LaFrance was born as Lillian Ossage, but she changed her last name when she got into riding in motordromes. In 1916, she ran away from home in Kansas to be part of a traveling carnival.Eventually, La France becam... more
Harley Davidson 883 XWL WARBOY: A Sporty in WL Clothing
Harley Davidson 883 XWL WARBOY: A Sporty in WL Clothing
Jan 08 2018 18:10 PM GTM History 0 1222
Milwaukee Belle have created what we & think is one of the most stunningly good looking Harley customs ever – & the 883 XWL Warboy. This has been built as a usable bike with all the & old-school s... more
Munch Mammut 2000
Munch Mammut 2000
Dec 26 2017 20:32 PM GTM History 0 3681
Thomas Petsch — a businessman from Würzburg, was an avid motorcyclist and a big fan of the brand Munch. In 1997 he was fortunate to become personally acquainted with his idol Friedel Münch . Together they developed a pla... more
NASA ALMOST SENT A MOTORCYCLE TO THE MOON
NASA ALMOST SENT A MOTORCYCLE TO THE MOON
Dec 26 2017 13:37 PM GTM History 0 5941
A few days ago we informed you about plans to send Suzuki motorcycle to the moon. It sounded a bit unreal, but NASA has already had a similar project.In the late 60s NASA almost sent a mini motorcycle to the moon instead... more
Moto Arte Design: 1948 Major 350
Moto Arte Design: 1948 Major 350
Dec 18 2017 14:56 PM GTM History 0 1409
With the end of World War II, many factories were re-qualified from military to civilian needs. Numerous companies began to appear, offering everything that the changed "defense industry" could produce to those... more
The most beautiful motorcycles: Arlen Ness
The most beautiful motorcycles: Arlen Ness
Dec 12 2017 13:24 PM GTM History 0 4565
It is curious that Ness did not sell a lot of his motorcycles, but kept them - today a small museum works on the basis of his custom workshop, where the most famous vehicles are exhibited. Today, Arlen's son, Corey Ness,... more