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Page 5: Article Archive
In the Course of Racing
Racing caught up with me when I was about eighteen. Up until then I had more or less divided my attention between motorcycles and the...
More About Pan American Trails
It was while dining in the Hacienda Guanajuato with a German couple that we felt the whole building shaking under us for a few seconds. A...
The Motorcyclist Pictorial | April 1936
View photographs from this April 1936 issue of Motorcyclist Magazine.
The Ravings of a Motorcyclist Explorer | Pan American Trails
Last month the wandering motorcyclist, Jose Porta, left San Juanito enroute from Oaxaca to Guatemala. Encountering impassable trails he...
Pan American Trails | Oaxaca
The deeper Jose Porta Progressed toward Central America, the wilder became the country and the greater his physical hardships.
Pan American Trails part 7
Half way along an his solo tour of Mexico, the author takes advantage of the modem facilities of Mexico City to repair his motor, to relax...
Ed Kretz Wins The 200-Mile National Road Race Championship
When the news wires began to sing on the evening of January 19, 1936, they sang of a new road race champion. Ed Kretz, husky young...
1935 A.M.A. Report
Another year has passed by and with it has gone the finest year in the history of motorcycle sport.
The Motorcyclist Pictorial | January 1936
View photographs from this April 1935 issue of Motorcyclist Magazine.
Pan-American Trails part 6
Through Northern and Central Mexico, Jose Porta fought impossible roads with his motorcycle. From Mazatlan to Mexico City, the elements...
Indian Motorcycles For 1936
It was back in November, 1934. On the third floor of the great Indian plant that boasts over nine and one-half miles of floor space a...
The Motorcyclist Pictorial | December 1935
View photographs from this December 1935 issue of Motorcyclist Magazine.
An Economical And Enjoyable Vacation
I have been riding four years and working in a machine shop for five. Finally the grindstone had worn my nose down to the point where...
Pan-American Trails part 5
Working against great odds of weather and rough country he pushes on with Central America as his objective
Pan-American Trails Part 4
By the time I arrived in Tepic the inside of my thighs was nothing but a bleeding sore and the seat of my pants-well, anyway I had to stay...