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Fact or Fiction: Vintage Motorcycle Brands
by Staff
Many Americans are obsessed with vintage motorcycles. Ask 10 enthusiasts which brands are the best and you just might get 10 different answers. Take a spin at our motorcycle quiz to see what you know about these vintage bikes and the companies that make them.

T.E. Lawrence, better known as Lawrence of Arabia, was a Harley-Davidson aficionado.

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Honda had a successful ad campaign featuring the tag line, "You Meet the Nicest People on a Honda."

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At the turn of the last century, there were only two motorcycle manufacturers in America.

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The Harley-Davidson Company was launched in 1953.

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The value of a vintage motorcycle is determined exclusively by its age.

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Vintage bikes are generally considered those made before 1974.

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The Sears & Roebuck Catalog once sold motorcycles.

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No British-made vintage motorcycles are highly sought after.

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Philip Conrad Vincent, the founder of Vincent-HRD, studied at Oxford.

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Steve McQueen, James Dean and Bob Dylan all rode Triumph motorcycles.

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Cafe racing describes a type of racing that involves drinking coffee while riding.

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Flathead and Knucklehead are models made by Honda.

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T.E. Lawrence named many of his Brough Superior motorcycles after Queen Victoria.

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Elvis Presley rode only Hondas.

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BMW motorcycles are known by many fans as "the thinking man's motorcycle."

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Moto Guzzi motorcycles have been in production for 100 years.

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Japanese-made bikes in the 1970s put pressure on other companies to improve their motorcycles' reliability.

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Before it made motorcycles, Kawasaki made furniture.

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It's impossible to buy a vintage motorcycle for less than $100,000.

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At the time of their release, some Brough Superior motorcycles cost as much as a house.

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