Competition Motorcycles

October 22, 2019

Rare 1941 Indian Big Base Scout Prototype Motorcycle Racer

All sorts of wild stories surround the legendary Indian Big Base Scout racers that dominated the Daytona races in 1948 – the only year this limited production motorcycle was sold as.

Rumors are thick that as many as a dozen pre-production prototype racers were built in 1941 before America entered the war. This is one of them. VIN is EXP 3. What’s your take on it all?

Filed under Classic Indian Motorcycle History, Competition Motorcycles by Buzz Kanter

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February 9, 2019

Land Speed Racer Harley Knucklehead Motorcycle

Here is a crazy mix and match Harley Land Speed Racer. Harley Knucklehead engine in a single down tube VL frame. Split Sportster gas tanks, total loss battery in the tool box.

Modern Harley Springer front end, rigid rear frame and wide car wheel. And check out that creative handlebar set up!  This bike has made a number of passes on the Maxton Mile race course.

Filed under Classic Harley History, Competition Motorcycles, Random Ideas by Buzz Kanter

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November 10, 2018

Burt Munro’s World’s Fastest Indian Bonneville Racer

Here is the real thing – after an extensive restoration to better than new condition. Check it out to hear it run at the Greenwich Concours 2018 in Greenwich, CT

Filed under Classic Indian Motorcycle History, Competition Motorcycles by Buzz Kanter

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