Fours are nothing new. Sin ce th e ea rly years of th e ce ntu ry, a host of manufact urers have shoe-horn ed four-cylinder engines int o roadgoing motorc ycles; FN in Belgium , H ender so n in th e USA, count less oth ers aro und th e wo rld , … Read more
This was to be the jewel in the crown of post war British motorcycling, and it had the full weight of the giant BSA Group behind it. During the war years, BSA acquired two things; the Sunbeam name, and a captured German BM\XI R75 outfit. As the war was coming to a conclusion, BSA recognised … Read more
Nowadays, Harley-Davidson are the iconoclasts of world motorcycling – a situation little different from the fifties. This particular model, the WL45 began life in 1929, continuing in production with only relatively minor modifications until the arrival of the ‘ K’ Model in 1952. For an entire generation, this was the Harley-Davidson, as American as apple pie.