European Motorcycles

Today in Motorcycle History

Competition Machines, Trials, MX & Road Racers

Motorcycle Speedway (Short track)

The world's first purpose-built racetrack was also one of Britain's first airfields.
In 1907 Dorothy Levitt was refused entry to Brooklands despite having been the first woman to compete in a motor race (in 1903), and holding the 'Ladies World Land Speed Record'.
  • Brooklands
  • Road Racing

  • The Britten Archive

  • Women in Competition
  • Beryl Swain
  • Barbara Bound
  • Tilly Shilling
  • Florence Blenkiron & Theresa Wallach
  • Vittorina Sambri of Moto Borgo
  • Fay Taylour

  • Motocross
    DeCoster, Mikkola, Carlquist, Noyce, Malherbe, and a protege of the legendary 250cc GP rider Joel Robert, Andre Vromans...
  • The Early Years of Motocross GP
  • Husqvarna Racing in Europe and Australia, 1970s

  • Husqvarna in the 70s