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2011 Quail Motorcycle Gathering Photo Gallery

The third annual Quail Motorcycle Gathering featured a bevy of beautifully restored and historically significant motorcyles and served as an outlet for builders like Falcon Motorcycles to debut its latest work.

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The 2011 Quail Motorcycle Gathering enjoyed its biggest turnout yet!
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It's not everyday you get to inspect rare motorcycles like this 1928 BMW R52 up close and personal.
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Craig Vetter gives the Innovation Award to Treven Baker for his homemade diesel motorcycle.
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This is a cool variation on a 1972 Sportster by Andy Carter at Pangea Speed.
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An engine from a Vincent motorcycle sits at the heart of Falcon Motorcycles latest project, the Black Falcon.
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If you've ever wanted to see the inner workings of a Vincent engine, there was a cut-away one at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering.
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Ducati debuted its Multistrada 1200 S Pikes Peak Special Edition at the 2011 Quail Gathering.
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A classic BMW equipped with a Stieb sidecar was just one of the attractions at the 2011 Quail Motorcycle Gathering.
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To the victor go the spoils - silver platters and crystal trophies.
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How many of us got our first ride on a Honda mini-bike like this one?
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Kevin Cameron presents the Cycle World Award to Richard Varner for his 1966 Velocette Thruxton.
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Doesn't everybody need a 1938 Zundapp K800 Military Bike with a machine-gun equipped sidecar to get through LA traffic?
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MotoMorphic had its JaFM model on display and we witnessed how well this thing handles at the Quail Motorcycle Ride. Sounds awesome, too!
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This CC Kasik 1910 Pierce Arrow Four Cylinder won first place in the 'Antique through 1940' category.
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Porsches and Ducatis were common sights at the 2011 Quail Motorcycle Gathering.
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Trying on MotoMorphic's JaFM on for size.
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Crowds gathered on the greens of the Quail Resort's golf course for the third annual Quail Motorcycle Gathering.
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The Vincent Black Lightning is a prized possession for motorcycle collectors.
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A young fan sits on Ian Barry's Black Falcon.
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Craig Vetter participated in the Vetter Fuel Economy Challenge and demonstrated that a two-wheeled vehicle is capable of getting 100 miles-per-gallon.
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Treven Baker wanted a diesel motorcycle for 20 years. So he built himself one.
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TPJ Customs Bryan Schimke was representing with his custom motorcycle called 'Consuela.'
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Tim Stafford won second place in the 'European through 1978' category with his 1954 BMW R-68.
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So-Cal Speed Shop won the 'Custom Award' for its 2011 Miler.
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The 2011 Quail Motorcycle Gathering was a classy affair.
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Rock & Roll and motorcycles have always gone hand-in-hand.
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So-Cal Speed Shop introduced its Miler at the 2011 Quail Motorcycle Gathering.
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The Vincent HRD Black Lightning Rollie Free rode at Bonneville to a world record speed of 150.313 mph was a star attraction at the Quail.