1980-1990s Other Motorcycle Manufacturers
From the Boss Hoss to the Suzuki T10, the Other Motorcycle Manufacturers Channel explores bike models from the 1980s and '90s. Read about these modern bikes and see photos.
1915 Iver Johnson
1937 Nimbus Luxus
1936 DKW SB 500 A
1951 Vincent HRD Series B Rapide
1951 Whizzer Pacemaker
1956 Simplex Automatic
1961 Velocette Venom
1964 Vespa Allstate Cruisaire
1961 Matchless G-12
1970 Norton Commando 750S
1971 Munch TTS
1973 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport
The 1997 Ural motorcycle was essentially a reproduction based on parts from different BMW models. The styling if the Ural is crude but the motorcycle and sidecar could be purchased for a cheap price. See pictures and learn about the Ural motorcycle.
No question about it the 1996 Boss Hoss motorcycle is the biggest baddest bike to ever roam the streets. It defines 'bigger is better' by packing a Chevy V-8 engine. See pictures and learn about the outrageous Boss Hoss.
The 1994 Buell S2 Thunderbolt motorcycle was backed by Harley-Davidson as a contender in the sportbike market. Powering the S2 Thunderbolt was a modified 1203-cc V-twin from the Harley-Davidson Sportster. Learn about this important motorcycle.
Bimota got its start in the early 1970s by wedding Honda or Kawasaki four-cylinder power with its own exotic chassis and bodywork. The 1992 Bimota Tesi motorcycle was exciting and exotic but it wasn't the star Bimota hoped for. Find out why and see pictures.