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1900s Motorcycles


1900s Motorcycles

1913 Flying Merkel

John H Glimmerveen Licensed to About.com
By 1913 motorcycles were offering considerably improved performance. The Flying Merkel pictured above was capable of 60 mph, double the speed of the 1905 Marsh! Manufactured in Middletown Ohio, the Flying Merkel had a 60.89 cubic inch (997-cc) 4-stroke engine.

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