2003 Art of the Motorcycle Show Photo Gallery
Nifty 50s. The 4-stroke Honda CR110 (right),and the Derbi 50 (left)
The Art of the Motorcycle showcases 80 motorcycles, some dating as far back as the 1800s.
The Bimota Tesi featured hub steering instead of conventional forks, and debuted in 1990.
The Morbidelli V-8 was a pet project of world championship-winning racer Giancarlo Morbidelli.
Hans Muth, designer of the BMW R90S, shocked the world when he introduced his Suzuki Katana.
The Britten V1000 is still one of the most amazing race machines ever built.
MV Agusta is one of the most storied marques in motorcycle history
Race bikes look good in red, whether a Japanese Honda or an Italian MV.
The sound of the Honda RC166, also known as the 250 Six, will make your hair stand on end.
If you were going club racing in the 50s and 60s, the Norton Manx was the preferred choice.
The H-D XR750 racer dominated dirt track racing in its 1972 debut.
The Willy G.-penned XLCR used a 1000cc Sportster engine and was fitted with Euro cafe racer touches.
Before the Honda Hurricane came the Triumph X75 Hurricane.
The BSA Rocket 3 howled with a 740cc Triple that sent chills up spine.
Penton Jackpines ruled the enduro woods in the 70s.
Yowzah! Benelli wowed the motorcycle world when it debuted the awesome Sei in 1971.
The Honda CB750 Four stunned the world when it was introduced in 1969.
The Kawasaki H-1 had the most fearful reputation of any bike in the late 60s.
Swiss designer Fritz Egli bolted a Vincent motor into a lightweight frame in the late 60's
MV Agusta's 1972 750S model shows its GP-bred, 743cc four-cylinder engine. A true classic.
Ducati 750 SS is an Italian favorite.
The distinctive bullet nose of this 1974 Laverda SFC pleases the eye.
The Captain America chopper from the film Easy Rider is one of the most recognizable bikes in history.
The Honda CB92 Benly Super Sport marked the beginning of the sport motorcycle lineage from Japan.
Vespas became an institution in war-torn Europe after their debut in 1946.
The BSA Gold Star 1961
Brough (pronounced bruff) Superiors were the Rolls-Royces of the days following the first World War.
The mean, purposeful look of a Series C Vincent Black Shadow is fully evident.
Many of the current custom design cues can be found in this 1940 Crocker.
The Dollar V4 is a French design from 1933, using a 748cc Square-Four engine.
The Bauhaus design of this 1932 BMW R32 is eternally beautiful.
This incredible Megola Sport has one of the most amazing engines ever fitted to a bike.
The 1921 Mars Weiss A20 is amazing in its attention to detail.
This replica of a 1923 Ace XP4 racer is powered by a monster 1295cc Inline-Four.
Engine designer Oscar Hedstrom built this 1000cc, 8-valve V-Twin Indian in 1911.
One of the prettiest bikes of the whole display has to be this 1914 Cyclone .
This 1923 H-D board track racer is powered by a 1000cc, 8-valve V-Twin.
The 1911 Model V Flying Merkel is a sculpture in metal.
In 1911, the 803cc Model 7D debuted, and ever since H-D has offered continuous V-Twin production.
Harley-Davidson Model W Sport Twin
The 1918 Indian Model O was fitted with this little 262cc Flat-Twin mounted longitudinally.
The Pierce Four, in 1910, was the first four-cylinder bike manufactured in the U.S.
The 498cc 1908 FN Four was the first motorcycle to use a four-cylinder engine.
1901 262cc Indian Single
The Curtiss Twin was built in 1906 by noted aero engine designer Glenn Curtiss.
The Hildebrand & Wolfmuller was the first series-production motorcycle.
The Werner's 333cc engine is used as an integral part of the frame.
This Michaux-Perreaux Steam Velocipede is reported the bike achieved a speed of 19 mph.
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