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Classic Board Track Racing

During the years between 1910 and the end of the 1920s, thrill-seeking motorcycle riders from rough-hewn roots converged on circular or oval race courses built from planks of “green lumber”. This type of track, often enormous and bracketed by grandstands filled with yowling, well-lubricated fans, was often called a motordrome. Less sanguine scribes of the […]

Wall of Death

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The Vekst Board Track Racer Replica

Co Bappe was inspired by the board track race bikes from back in the day, so he built one. In fact, he built this very, very cool homage to the genre. It took him nearly a year to build, but he also learned to weld and fabricate along the way, so it really doesn’t seem […]

Board Track Racing Was Balls Out

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The Most Expensive Motorcycle In History – A 1915 Cyclone Board Track Racer

And it’s not a Brough Superior… Three years ago, a 1915 Cyclone board track racer sold at auction in the United States for US$551,000. You read that right, and it’s not a Harley, a Crocker, a Vincent,  an Indian or a Brough Superior. In fact, the manufacturer was a short-lived firm that managed to crank […]