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The 1960s Other Motorcycle Manufacturers Channel explores models from lesser-known motorcycle makers. See these classic motorcycles at HowStuffWorks.

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1967 Bridgestone 350 GTO

The 1967 Bridgestone 350 GTO motorcycle was one of a few bikes created by the tire company in the 1960s. Bridgestone was synonymous with "performance" in motorcycle circles -- though that really wasn't the company's original aim. Learn about the Bridgestone 350 GTO.


1961 Velocette Venom

 1961 Velocette Venom

The British-built 1961 Velocette Venom motorcycle was a 100-mph single-cylinder bike. See pictures and learn about the Velocette Venom. See more »

1964 Vespa Allstate Cruisaire

 1964 Vespa Allstate Cruisaire

The 1964 Vespa Allstate Cruisaire was a U.S. version of the iconic Italian scooter. See pictures and learn about the Vespa Allstate Cruisaire. See more »

1961 Matchless G-12

 1961 Matchless G-12

The 1961 Matchless G-12 motorcycle was one of the last models offered bearing the Matchless name. See pictures and learn about the Matchless G-12. See more »

1965 DKW Hummel 155

 1965 DKW Hummel 155

The 1965 DKW Hummel 155 motorcycle featured styling unlike any bike of its day. See what made it so unique in this article. See more »

1967 Bridgestone 350 GTO

 1967 Bridgestone 350 GTO

The 1967 Bridgestone 350 GTO motorcycle was one of a few bikes created by the tire company in the 1960s. Learn why Bridgestone stopped producing it. See more »