We're a little late sharing this one- but I think you'll agree it's worth it!
This is a 1905 prototype of the first Indian motorcycle with a V-twin. This is serial number 366 and only two complete bikes were produced. They were used as testing prototypes and differ greatly from the production version Indian motorcycles.
BMW motorcycles have a wacky accessory power plug known as a Powerlet Outlet. It's basically like a cigarette lighter, but about half the diameter.
The upside to this Eurocentric receptacle is the positive snap connection. Anything plugged into it really locks into place. The downside is, well- almost nothing plugs into it. Most accessories are made to go into the good old 'Merican cigarette lighter receptacle.
In some circles it's known as the original crotch rocket.
The Yamaha RD revolutionized light sporting motorcycles with a reliable two-stroke twin equipped with automatic oil injection. For the time these bikes offered blistering speed and wonderful handling. The more refined RD400 brought us more power and disk brakes.
A bike with two driven wheels has long been the goal of motorcycle engineers. But getting power to that front wheel and keeping all that pesky steering motion intact has been a challenge. Over the years designers have come up with schemes using belts, shafts and even cables to flexibly transmit power.
Robert Hackstetter claims to have cracked the problem and offers the world's first "All wheel Drive 1 liter Superbike."
Over the years eBay has grown to become the world's largest marketplace for... well, just about everything. That includes motorcycles, motorcycle parts, accessories and riding gear. No matter whether you want new, used, classic or cutting edge- eBay has become the first place to shop for many enthusiasts.