October 26, 1895|
|Died||January 22, 1970
|Occupation||Motorsports racer, dealer and publisher|
|Known for||Clymer repair manual series|
|Awards||Motorcycle Hall of Fame|
Floyd Clymer (26 October 1895 in Indianapolis – 22 January 1970 in Los Angeles), a pioneer in the sport of motorcycling, was a racer, a motorcycle dealer and distributor, a magazine publisher, a racing promoter, an author, and a motorcycle manufacturer. He was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1998.
Clymer is well known for publishing an annual yearbook for the Indianapolis 500 from 1946-1968. He also produced a number of books on vintage cars, including Those Wonderful Old Automobiles, Henry's Wonderful Model T, Treasury of Early American Automobiles and a series of Historical Motor Scrapbooks.
- AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Biography: Floyd Clymer, American Motorcyclist Association, retrieved 16 January 2011
- "Floyd Clymer, 74, automotive author". The New York Times. 23 January 1970. Retrieved 17 May 2011.
- Stone, Wilbur Fiske, ed. (1919). History of Colorado 2. S.J. Clarke. pp. 446–447. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
- Floyd Clymer- Hemmings Classic Car
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