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Other Motorcycle Manufacturers of the 1900s and 1920s

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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1913 Excelsior 7-C

The 1913 Excelsior 7-C motorcycle was designed by the Schwinn Bicycle Company, which built motorcycles until 1931. Despite the added speed potential, the Excelsior still relied on a simple rear coaster brake. Check out pictures and a profile.


1911 Excelsior

The 1911 Excelsior motorcycle was a product of Schwinn, better known for bicycles. See pictures and learn about the 1911 Excelsior motorcycle. See more »

1913 Excelsior 7-C

The 1913 Excelsior 7-C motorcycle was designed by the Schwinn Bicycle Company, which built motorcycles until 1931. Check out pictures and a profile. See more »

1911 Flying Merkel

The innovative 1911 Flying Merkel was considered one of the premier motorcycles of its day. See pictures and learn about the 1911 Flying Merkel. See more »

1920 Ace

The 1920 Ace motorcycle had a short life, but it was a powerful and durable bike. See pictures and learn about the history of the 1920 Ace. See more »