For all the motorcycle lovers, here are the photographs of somebeautiful motorcycles that never seize to attract us. The Federation of Historic Vehicles in India hosted the FIVA International Historic Motorcycle Show at UB City on June 1st & 2nd 2019.
The Ariel Motorcycle was a British Motorcycle manufacturer that manufactured bicycles, motorcycles and later cars. BSA purchased this company in 1951.
BSA was the largest motorcycle producer in the world. During the 1960’s poor management and failure to develop new products in the motorcycle division led to a dramatic decline of sales.
JAWA is one of the top motorcycle manufacturers exported its motorcycles to about 120 countries. JAWA motorcycles had a cult following in India in the 1900’s and finally got a resurrection in Indian in December 2018 by Classic Legends owned by Mahindra.
Norton Motorcycle Company
Norton is a British motorcycle company founded in 1898 as a manufacturer of “fittings and parts for two wheel trade.” In 1902, Norton began building motorcycles with French and Swiss engines.
Indian Chief – 1946 (made in USA)
Indian is an American brand of motorcycles originally produced from 1901 to 1953 Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. During the 1910’s, Indian became the largest manufacturer of motorcycles in the world. Indian’s most popular models were the Scout, made from 1920 to 1946, and the Chief, made from 1922 until 1953, when the Indian Motorcycle manufacturing company went bankrupt.
Royal Enfield Motorcycles
The first Royal Enfield motorcycle was built in 1901. The Royal Enfield Bullet is the longest lived motorcycle design in history. In 1955, Enfield Cycle Company partnered with Madras Motors in India in forming Enfield of India and started assembling the 350cc Royal Enfield Bullet motorcycle in Madras (now Chennai).
Triumph Motorcycles is the UK’s largest motorcycle company.
Veloce Ltd manufactured the Velocette Motorcycles. The Velocette Motorcycle was popular in the international motorcycle racing.
Other Historic Motorcycles
These are a very small list of motorcycles when compared with actual displayed in the UB city. All photographs captured with the Sony A5100 and slightly edited with Photoshop.