Motorcycles and motorcyclists in the first half of the 20th century

People have long realized that the bike is a convenient vehicle and have mastered this great machine at the beginning of the last century. Let’s see what were the motorcycles and motorcyclists in the first half of the 20th century on the pictures made by American photographers.

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A police officer with his motorcycle (Washington, 1922)

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Postman on a tricycle (Washington, 1912)

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In store for selling the bicycles and motorcycles (Detroit, 1912)

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Three Indians (motorcycle brand “Indian”) – Washington, 1915

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American athletes – motorcyclists near the White House (Washington, 1915)

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Postman with his motorcycle near the street mailbox (1915)

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Motorcyclists ride along one of the streets of Washington (1915)

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Motorcyclists of the US Army at Fort Myer (Arlington, Virginia, 1917)

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Police on a motorcycle with a sidecar (New York, 1918)

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The girl on a scooter (Washington, 1918)

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Motorcyclists with a caught fox (Washington, 1919)

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In store for selling the bicycles and motorcycles (Washington, 1919)

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Street racers shortly before the start (New Zealand, 1920)

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Three-wheeled motorcycle with a container for transportation of powdered milk (Washington, 1921)

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Motorcycle racer on a motorcycle Harley-Davidson (Washington, 1922)