1930-1940s Other Motorcycle Manufacturers
The 1930-1940s Other Motorcycle Manufacturers Channel explores early models from lesser-known motorcycle makers. See these vintage motorcycles at HowStuffWorks.
1915 Iver Johnson
1951 Vincent HRD Series B Rapide
1956 Simplex Automatic
1958 Cushman Eagle and Pacemaker
1961 Velocette Venom
1964 Vespa Allstate Cruisaire
1961 Matchless G-12
1970 Norton Commando 750S
1976 Norton Commando
1970 BSA Lightning
1996 Boss Hoss
1992 Bimota Tesi
The 1936 DKW SB 500 A motorcycle was a stout bike that looked back to racing success and ahead to battle duty. Fed by a Bing carburetor, the two-stroke engine produced 15 horsepower. Learn more about the DKW SB 500 A.