There is no denying that vintage motorcycles have become one of
the necessary collectables. Be it classic bike rallies or Sunday morning rides,
it is quite normal now to see a number of motorcycles on the roads, and some of
them look truly outstanding. Some experts say it's anything older than 1974
must be to qualify as vintage.
Let’s have a look at some of the classic bikes and vintage motorcycle parts
that are all set to become icons in the motorcycling world.
Cyclone of 1915 is one of the legendary motorcycles of that era.
It is almost centennial old and one of the most impressive facts was only 300
models were manufactured. At present, only 8 (12) originals were found.
BMW (600) Type 255 Kompressor was one of the most popular bikes in
the year 1939. In the late 1920s, the brand invented its compressor technology.
In 1935, the second generation of supercharged BMW motorcycles appeared.
Brough Superior was known as the “Rolls-Royce” of the motorcycle
world. In 924, the first SS100 was introduced and also won over 50 events. The
production of Brough Superior SS100 was engineered through competition and
racing. Also it held world speed record
(for motorcycles) 5 times.
In terms of performance, nothing even came close to Crocker. All Crocker’s were hand-made, and only built
upon special orders. Being one of the luxury bikes, it wasn’t made for most
people. Around 60 Crocker’s were made and became a legend (and still is). It
was one of the most popular motorcycles in America.
It was one of the most impressive machines with 3-speed
transmission, top speed of 100km/h, 8.5bhp, and stunning looks. This was the
first motorcycle ever to “wear” BMW original emblem which can be seen today.
It was astonishing to see the results when engineers of Black
Lightning removed every unnecessary part from a motorcycle. It was an exclusive
racing version of the Black Shadow. Almost every steel part was remade in
aluminum or using magnesium alloys.
1951 Vincent Series C Black Shadow was meant to be more powerful
than its predecessor. In early 1950, it was introduced and was a superior hand-built
sports motorcycle everyone dreamed of
The engine of this legendary beast was 980cc V-twin with overhear
valves and was one of the most iconic bikes at that time.
It was the fastest motorcycle in the whole world with rumored top
speed of 212 km/h. It has a huge 1000cc 8-valve engine, in the1915’s this was an
unbelievable feat of technology! It was a set example of racing history.
It was modernized with an engine of only 250cc two-stroke parallel
twins. It was able to hit around 150 km/h even with all additional weight and
When it comes to vintage motorcycle parts, Royal Choppers offer
the best-in-class parts such as vintage ajs motorcycle parts
and other popular brands.