Old Motorcycles - Antique, Classic, and Vintage Motorcycles
By Walter F. Kern
Motorcycle Antique Ads Gallery
Check out our gallery of old motorcycle advertisements.
Old Motorcycles - Pictures
Check out our gallery of old motorcycles with models up to 1953.
Restore a Motorcycle
Learn the steps to restore an old motorcycle.
American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association Web site that describes all the various types of races participated in by historic motorcycles.
Antique Motorcycle Club of America
This is the national organization with 37 chapters that conducts meets and road rides. Your motorcycle must be at least 35 years old.
British Iron Association - MA Chapter
This MA USA based club is passionate about the idea of British motorcycling. They attend rallies and rides on their Brit bikes that include Triumph, BSA, Norton, Panther, AJS, Ariel, Vincent, DOT, Greeves, and Matchless.
Craig Vechorik & Bench Mark Works
Craig is a restorer of classic, vintage, and antique BMW motorcycles. He has an interesting site that all lovers of BMWs or restorations should visit.
Dunstall machines appeared in 1964 and continued into the early 1980's. The late actor, Steve McQueen, owned a Dunstall.
Leon's Vintage Motorcycle Page
This Adelaide, South Australia site is a collection of material relating to veteran and early vintage motorcycles with special interest in Australian-built bikes, as well as early Rudge, FN and Norton. Lots of nice pictures of the author's collection and interesting tidbits about really old bikes.
No Room in the Shed
Anybody who has motorcycles or any hobby which needs a workshop will have said at one time or another: "It's no good. I've got to get a bigger shed." This classic motorcycle enthusiast shows us what's in his shed, personally restored over many years.
NZ AJS & Matchless Owners Register
This New Zealand register promotes the riding and preservation of AMC motorcycles of any age, and has links to the UK, American, and Australian Registers.
Vintage Dirt Track Racers Association
VDTRA is the largest flattrack only vintage racing organization in the country. Site contains pictures, racing mpegs, historical material and racing news.
Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club
The VJMC is a worldwide vintage Japanese motorcycling club. Checkout the activities of its enthusiastic members.
Vintage Motor Cycle Club
The Vintage Motor Cycle Club was formed 50 years ago by a band of 38 enthusiasts and membership today stands at over 13,500. This is a UK club.
Vintage Motorcycles On-Line
From their Mission Statement: I wondered about how many people worldwide, shared the same passion for vintage and classic motorcycles as we do? Are there hundreds, thousands, tens of thousands, maybe many more? It is an interesting question…I thought it would be a challenge to try and "build a global bridge" and create a friendly place for all these enthusiasts to come together and share their passion with us.
Located in the Netherlands, Yesterday's sells antique motorcycles, parts, and memorabilia from the pre-1900s to the thirties and forties. View the machines online with descriptions.
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Restoration
Interesting Web site about a motorcycle restorer living in an apartment. Don't miss his collection of toasters. Contains annoying pop-ups.
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