List of motorcycles in the Smithsonian Institution

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Make & Model Displacement Year Country Exhibit
Roper steam velocipede n/a 1869 United States America on the Move[1]
Clarke gasoline tricycle 1897 United States America on the Move[2]
Curtiss V-8 269 cu in (4,410 cc)[3] 1907 United States Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum[4]
Harley-Davidson model 9B 35 cu in (570 cc) 1913 United States America on the Move[5]
Pope Model L 61 cu in (1,000 cc) 1913 United States America on the Move[6]
Autoped motor scooter 155 cc (9.5 cu in)[7] 1918 United States America on the Move[8]
Cleveland 13.5 cu in (221 cc) 1918 United States America on the Move[9]
Indian Single 1918 United States America on the Move[10]
Simplex Servi-Cycle 7.9 cu in (129 cc) 1935 United States America on the Move[11]
Indian Four 77 cu in (1,260 cc) 1941 United States America on the Move[12]
Harley-Davidson Model 74 74 cu in (1,210 cc) 1942 United States America on the Move[13]
Cushman scooter 1945 United States America on the Move[14]
Evel Knievel's Harley-Davidson XR-750 750 cc (46 cu in) 1972 United States America on the Move[15]
Kawasaki model KZ900 Police Special 900 cc (55 cu in) 1976 United States America on the Move[16]
Yamaha SR185 with Rifle fairing[17][18][19] 185 cc (11.3 cu in) 1982 Japan/U.S. America on the Move[20]
Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic 80 cu in (1,300 cc) 1993 United States America on the Move[21]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "America on the Move | Roper steam velocipede". National Museum of American History. 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  2. ^ "America on the Move | Clarke gasoline tricycle". National Museum of American History. 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  3. ^ House, Kirk W. (2003), Hell-Rider to King of the Air: Glenn Curtiss' Life of Innovation, Warrendale, Pennsylvania: SAE International, pp. 57–60, ISBN 0-7680-0802-6, retrieved March 22, 2013 
  4. ^ Curtiss V-8 Motorcycle (inventory number A19520060000), National Air and Space Museum, retrieved 2012-04-03 
  5. ^ "America on the Move | Harley-Davidson model 9-B motorcycle". National Museum of American History. 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  6. ^ "America on the Move | Pope Model L motorcycle". National Museum of American History. 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  7. ^ Wilson, Hugo (1995). "The A-Z of Motorcycles". The Encyclopedia of the Motorcycle. London: Dorling Kindersley. p. 22. ISBN 0-7513-0206-6. 
  8. ^ "America on the Move | Autoped motor scooter". National Museum of American History. 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  9. ^ "America on the Move | Cleveland motorcycle". National Museum of American History. 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  10. ^ "America on the Move | Indian motorcycle". National Museum of American History. 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  11. ^ "America on the Move | Simplex Servi-Cycle". National Museum of American History. 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  12. ^ "America on the Move | Indian motorcycle". National Museum of American History. 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  13. ^ "America on the Move | Harley-Davidson motorcycle". National Museum of American History. 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  14. ^ "America on the Move | Cushman motor scooter". National Museum of American History. 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  15. ^ "America on the Move | Evel Knievel jacket and motorcycle". National Museum of American History. 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  16. ^ "America on the Move | Highway patrol motorcycle". National Museum of American History. 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2009-08-14. This motorcycle was manufactured by Kawasaki Motors Corporation's U.S. plant in Lincoln, Nebraska. 
  17. ^ "1982 Fuel Economy Contest". Craig Vetter. 23 April 2007. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  18. ^ Klancher, Lee (1 August 2009). "Motorcycles Provide Better Gas Mileage Than Cars, But Only Marginally So. Why?". Motorcycle & Powersports News. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  19. ^ Gatel, Gary. "Message From The President". About Us. RIFLE Fairings. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  20. ^ "Pope, Cleveland, Autoped, and Simplex". America on the Move. National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 9 January 2014. Powered by a 185-cc, 4-stroke engine and completely enclosed in a 19-lb. aerodynamic fiberglass fairing, the 175-lb. bike achieved an astonishing 372.22 mpg at the 1983 Vetter Fuel Economy Contest in California. 
  21. ^ "Roper, Clarke, Indian and Harley". America on the Move. National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 9 January 2014. …the company donated a limited-edition 1993 Electra Glide Ultra Classic touring bike in commemoration of its 90th anniversary.