The Flying Merkel motorcycle’s spirit still soars

In October 1908, the most famous “Merkel” in America actually spelled his last name Merkle, and he was eager to escape the national spotlight. Fred Merkle, a slugging first baseman for New York Giants, drew the immediate ire of New York baseball fanatics after his base-running mistake cost his team a National League championship. Fortunately for Fred, a two-wheeled savior was on its way… read more >

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EJ Potter breaking loose

Love this shot of the “Michigan Madman,” EJ Potter, breaking loose on one of the first V8 bikes ever made. https://psyne.co/product/we-dont-care-how-the-hell-they-do-it-in-japan-1979-vintage-mens-t-shirt/

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