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April 20, 2010

1977 AMF Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Fashions and Accessories

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Vintage 1977 Harley-Davidson Fashions & Accessories 30-Page Catalog. Back of catalog is stamped Lemire & Son Harley-Davidson, Menominee, Michigan 49858

1977 AMF Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Fashions and Accessories 30-Page Catalog available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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April 9, 2010

Honda for 1979 – 35 page brochure including two 4-Page fold-outs

When you’re ready for a new motorcycle, your comparisons should begin, and end, right here.

Honda Models shown in brochure: Honda CBX, CB750-K, CB750-K Limited Edition, CB750-F, CB650, GL1000 Gold Wing, CX500 Custom, CX500 Deluxe, CX500, Hawk I, Hawk II, CM400-T and CM400-A Hondamatic, Twinstar and CB125-S, Honda Express, Express II and PA50 Moped, Honda XR500, XR250, XR185, XR80, CR125-R and CR250-R Elsinores, Honda XL500-S, XL250-S, XL185-S, XL125-S, XL100-S, XL75, CT70, CT90, ATC70, ATC110, Honda Odyssey four-wheeler

1979 Honda – 35 page brochure including two 4-Page fold-outs available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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April 7, 2010

1971 Little Fauss and Big Halsy starring Robert Redford & Michael J. Pollard, Co-starring Yamaha

Little Fauss and Big Halsy are not your father’s heroes.

Paramount Pictures presents

Robert Redford & Michael J. Pollard in Little Fauss and Big Halsy,

Co-starring Yamaha

An Albert S. Ruddy Production

“To be true to the characters, we had to provide a believable motorcycle – one that really could win in all kinds of racing – and a machine with a hot reputation among real racers. As you’ll see in the picture, we chose Yamaha.” – Albert S. Ruddy

Produced by Albert S. Ruddy, Written by Charles Eastman, directed by Sidney J. Furie

Songs sung by Johnny Cash

Rated R

1971 Little Fauss and Big Halsy Robert Redford / Yamaha Movie Ad available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1959 Honda C71 250 and Honda C76 300 Dream Brochure

Filed under: Honda, Motorcycle Gifts & Collectibles — Tags: , , , — dadsvintageads @ 12:35 pm

Our Dream has been the most dominant model among other motorcycles in Japan, embodying new and original ideas in itself year by year and bring in fresh stimulation to the motorcycling field.

Here Honda Motor Company offers new Dream with Electric Starter to the world-wide market.

The new Dream model C-71 (247cc) and C-76 (305cc) based on an entirely new idea, has an engine, 4-stroke twin (O.H.C. specially designed for really high performance. Even with high compression (9 to 1) and remarkable power output the engine is smooth running, tractable, and easy to start by pushing the button on the handle-bar. It is a luxurious sport machine which is characterized by being light, sturdy and excellent in stability and in handling.

Something different in motorcycling can be enjoyed by every motorcyclist driving the Dream with extremely zestful performance, reliability and comfortable road hugging.

Make your choice now from the Honda Dream families.

This 1959 vintage Honda Dream tri-fold brochure contains technical specifications and features of the Honda C71 and Honda C76.

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March 26, 2010

Hoss Cartwright (Dan Blocker) sitting on a Bonanza Mini-Bike circa 1967

A new Horse for Hoss – This photograph is on the cover of a very rare book called “Motorcycle Sport Book” by Bob Greene, published in 1967. I haven’t seen this picture anywhere before and I can’t find this book anywhere else. The center picture on the cover shows Hoss Cartwright of the TV show Bonanza, played by Dan Blocker, sitting on a 1967 Bonanza Mini-Bike. This is a great collectors item for the vintage motorcycle enthusiast as well as those who loved the show Bonanza. The author was Bob Greene who was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2007.

My one copy of this book is available for purchase HERE.

This book is full of information including complete catalogs of all lightweight, middleweight and heavyweight motorcycles of the time, showing photos, descriptions and prices of all the bikes including mini-bikes. There is much more in this book including:

Book Contents: Be a sport, get a bike; Survival Kit for Street Riders; Behind Factory Walls; Lightweight Catalog; How to buy it used; Let’s build a chopper; Motorcycle Suspension Front; Motorcycle Suspension Rear; Lightweight accessories; What about tomorrow; Tune-up tips for the Tyro; How to hop it up – mild to wild; Middleweight catalog; Exotic powerplants from across the sea; Swaps, customs and cuties; Touring Accessories; That fabulous Johns; Come slip and slide with me; quarter-mile quickies; Boss Payne; Hot Stuff; The Big Boys; Heavyweight Catalog; Racing on the moon; Race accessories; Short Track is coming back; Road Racing Hot!

About the author:

Bob Greene was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2007.

Nicknamed “The Old Greenhorner,” Bob Greene gained national recognition as the editor of both Cycle and Motorcyclist magazines. He went on to publish numerous books on motorcycling. Throughout his life, Greene also regularly competed in desert racing events, speed trials, and scrambles. From the 1940s through the late 1960s, Greene was the chief organizer of the prestigious Greenhorn Enduro.

1967 Motorcycle Sport Book by Bob Greene – Rare available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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March 9, 2010

1968 Cycle Guide Road Test Annual – complete performances and technical data / specs

…Climb on and take a tour with us as we cuss and discuss 23 of the most interesting, most purposeful, most inspirational motorcycles we tested in 1967.

Contents: Road Tests: 750 Royal Enfield, 650 Triumph, 500 Suzuki, 450 Honda, 360 Maico, 360 Greeves, 350 Bridgestone, 305 Honda, 305 Yamaha, 250 Benelli, 250 Bultaco, 244 Bultaco, 238 Kawasaki, 175 Bridgestone, 175 Bultaco, 50 Ital Jet, 160 Honda, 90 Honda, 125 Harley-Davidson, 100 Suzuki, 100 Yamaha

1968 Cycle Guide Road Test Annual Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com in the “ Motorcycle Magazines” category

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February 24, 2010

1981 Buyers Guide – photos, specifications and prices of all 1981 street & dirt bikes

Contents: 10 best buys in motorcycling; How to choose the right bike; 16 Condensed Road Tests: BMW R100RT, Honda CB400T, Suzuki GS850GX, Suzuki GS1100EX, Suzuki GS650EX, Honda XR200R, Honda CBX, Honda CB750F, Honda CB900C, Yamaha Seca 550, Suzuki GN400XX, Honda CB750C, Maico 490 Mega 2, Kawasaki GPz550, Honda CR450R, Honda CR250R; Catalog of Street Motorcycles; Catalog of Dual-Purpose Motorcycles; Catalog of Dirt Motorcycles; Motorcycle Specifications; Catalog of Minibikes; Catalog of Three-Wheelers; Mini-bike specifications; more

1981 Cycle Buyer’s Guide Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com in the “ Motorcycle Magazines” category

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February 8, 2010

1965 Cycle World Road Test Annual – Comprehensive Road Tests of 24 leading American & Imported Motorcycles

Cover: Ducati Monza 250

Road tests reviews include specification, performance data & photos.

Road tests performed during 1964

Contents: Road Tests: BSA Cyclone Scrambler, BSA Lightning Rocket, BMW R-27, Bultaco TSS Road Racer, Sherpa Scrambler & Metralla, DOT 250 Scrambler, Ducati 250 Five-speed Diana, Eso 500 Scrambler, Gilera 300, Harley-Davidson FLH, Honda 305 Super Hawk, James 250 Scrambler, Marusho ST-500, Matchless 750 CSR, Montesa 250 Scrambler, Maico 250 Scrambler, Norton 750 Atlas Scrambler, Parilla 250 Tourist, Royal Enfield 750 Crusader, Triumph Thunderbird, Velocette 500 Scrambler, Yamaha YDS-3 and RD-56 Road Racer; plus many vintage ads!

1965 Cycle World Road Test Annual Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com in the “ Motorcycle Magazines” category

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February 1, 2010

1973 Cycle World Road Test Annual Magazine

Twenty-seven leading American and imported motorcycles reviewed by Cycle World. Superbikes, big bore tourers, multi-cylinder roadsters, dual purpose trail machines, and bikes for all-out dirt competition!

Road Tests conducted during 1972.

Contents: How to read the Cycle World Data Panel; Roadsters: Benelli 650, BMW R60/5, Harley-Davidson 1000, Harley-Davidson Super Glide, Honda 350 Four, Kawasaki 900 Preview, Laverda SF, Norton Commando, Suzuki 380, Triumph 650 Five-Speed, Yamaha TX750; Dual Purpose: BSA 500 Victor Trail, Cooper 250 Enduro, Hodaka 125 Wombat, Kawasaki Bighorn 350, Puch 125 Enduro, Suzuki 185 Sierra, Suzuki TS400, Yamaha/Bultaco 350s, Yankee 500Z; Competition: AJS 410 MX, Bultaco 250 S-D, Bultaco Sherpa 350, Husqvarna 400 CR, Montesa 125 & 250 Cota, Ossa Trialer, Suzuki TM250J

1973 Cycle World Road Test Annual Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com in the “ Motorcycle Magazines” category

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January 31, 2010

Original, Vintage 1965 Hodaka Ace 90 Motorcycle Postcard

Filed under: Hodaka, Motorcycle Gifts & Collectibles — Tags: , — dadsvintageads @ 11:00 am

Nice, old Hodaka motorcycle collectible. Original Hodaka Ace 90 postcard from 1965-never mailed or written on.

Great new 90cc, 4 speed cycle for street or trail. Tested, approved by cycle magazines, low initial cost & upkeep, over 100 m.p.g., luxurious foam saddle, chromed tank, fenders, exhaust, and rear rack.

A.F.S. Distributors, Lewistown, Pa. 17044

1965 Hodaka Ace 90 Original Postcard available at Motorcycle Gifts & Collectibles” category

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