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The 1900-1920s Other Motorcycle Manufacturers Channel features some of the earliest models around. See the first lineups from other motorcycle manufacturers.

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1911 Flying Merkel

The 1911 Flying Merkel was considered one of the premier motorcycles of its day. But despite innovative models such as this one, the Merkel company would be out of business by 1916. Learn about the 1911 Flying Merkel.


1915 Iver Johnson

1915 Iver Johnson

Though a beautiful machine, the 1915 Iver Johnson motorcycle lacked horsepower. Find more information and view pictures of the 1915 Iver Johnson. See more »

1914 Thor

1914 Thor

The 1914 Thor motorcycle was from a company noted mostly for building motorcycle engines. See pictures and learn more about the 1914 Thor motorcycle. See more »

1904 Marsh

1904 Marsh

The 1904 Marsh motorcycle used parts made by the Marsh brothers themselves. See pictures and learn about the 1904 Marsh, a pioneering motorbike See more »

1910 Pierce

1910 Pierce

The 1910 Pierce motorcycle was America's first four-cylinder motorcycle. See pictures and learn more about the innovative 1910 Pierce motorcycle. See more »

1918 Pope L-18

1918 Pope L-18

The 1918 Pope L-18 motorcycle boasted innovation and quality engineering, but was Pope's last motorcycle. See pictures and learn about the Pope L-18. See more »

1913 Reading Standard

1913 Reading Standard

The 1913 Reading Standard motorcycle was a great example of an early American motorcycle. See pictures and learn about the Reading Standard. See more »

1914 Sears Deluxe

1914 Sears Deluxe

The 1914 Sears Deluxe motorcycle was offered for sale in the Sears and Roebuck catalog. See pictures and learn more about the Sears Deluxe. See more »

1926 Cleveland

1926 Cleveland

The 1926 Cleveland motorcycle hoped to meet market demand for four-cylinder bikes. Find out why the Cleveland fizzled in this profile and pictures. See more »

1910 Emblem

1910 Emblem

The 1910 Emblem was a popular and affordable motorcycle, but the Emblem brand wasn't destined to last. See pictures and learn about the 1910 Emblem. See more »

1915 Emblem Twin

1915 Emblem Twin

The 1915 Emblem Twin motorcycle's 76.6-cubic-inch engine was unusually large for its day. See pictures and learn more about the 1915 Emblem Twin. See more »