Harley Background – The Wonderful Harley J Motorcycles
In 1919 Harley-Davidson extra the JS Sidecar Twin to the J Solo motorcycle for the road and on the specialty side – the JA, JB, and JF motorcycles. The JA featured the Harley A motor, the JB featured a Harley B motor, and the JF featured a “500” motor. The J-Solo and J Sidecar every marketed for $370 and sold 9,941 devices amongst the two.
1920 was the yr Harley expanded the J series to involve the J-Solo and JS-Sidecar (which now has sidecar gearing) plus the JF (“500” motor), JB (B motor), JE (E motor), JA (A motor), and the first JD with the bigger 74 cubic inch F-Head V-twin as nicely as a sidecar edition – the JDS. The J and JS marketed for $395 and Harley sold 14,192 J model motorcycle.
Harley Davidson Motorcycles – How Did it All Begin? (History)
Harley Davidson has come a long way from that day in 1901 when its founders 21-yr aged William Harley made a bicycle engine and then with his colleague Arthur Davidson assembled and marketed a racing motorbike. With their last names mixed, they set up the “Harley Davidson Motor Company” in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a manufacturing plant that is next to nothing much more than a crude shed made of wood, sans the glamour that the provider is involved with now. Harley bikes run perfect by installing a Vance and Hines.
The motorbike brand’s name very first caught the awareness of motorcycle enthusiasts when an individual of the Harley motorcycles won a Chicago race. This was followed by quite a few other racing victories right up until it has been placed in the map of the motorcycle industry and in the consciousness of motorbike enthusiasts.
Harley Davidson—matthiasschack (Flickr.com) The Harley-Davidson Company or HD has been around for just over 100 years. It all began with two friends in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1903. William S. Harley stands for the H in HD. Arthur Davidson is one of three D’s. The other two D’s being his brothers, Walter and William Davidson. William...
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