Category Archives: Vintage motorcycles

Insure Your Classic Car: Get the Coverage You Need

Insure Your Classic Car: Get the Coverage You Need

'72 Buick Skylark

It does not matter if you own a classic Chevy Stylemaster, a Buick Roadmaster, or Chrysler Airflow, you will need to insure the car. Insuring a vintage car is a bit different than insuring your daily automobile. Instead of simply adding your classic car to your regular auto policy, it is worth your time and money to investigate appropriate vintage auto insurance.

Streetside Classics – Nashville

Streetside Classics – Nashville 

Streetside Classics NashvilleStreetside Classics, the largest dealer in classic cars in the Southeast, now has a new, fifth location and showroom. The new Nashville showroom means that you have yet another location to go and browse cars and even more resources for finding the car of your dreams or selling part of your collection. The new Nashville location is just 20 miles southeast of downtown and conveniently right off of I-24.

Check Out the Classics at Jay Leno’s Garage

Check Out the Classics at Jay Leno’s Garage

'57 Ford FairlaneThe late night favorite, Jay Leno, has one of the most famous classic car collections in the world. He has long been known for appreciating fine automobiles and he is always on the hunt for a unique car or motorcycle to add to his collection. His appreciation for cars extends to writing about them in Popular Mechanics and The Sunday Times. Because his collection covers so many decades, he even invited the team that designed the L.A. Noire video game in to use his cars as models.

1956 Chevy Nomad

Add a Celebrity Car to Your Collection

Add a Celebrity Car to Your Collection

1951 Chevrolet StylelineEvery year, classic cars owned by celebrities come up for auction. For the right dollar amount, anyone can own a car driven by a favorite celebrity.

1951 Chevy StylelineOne of the coolest cars that recently hit the auction block was the 1951 Chevy Styleline that was owned by Steve McQueen. The car was sold in Fort Lauderdale in March 2013 for $88,000. The winner of the Chevy Styleline was also able to say that Rick Harrison owned the car from Pawn Stars fame – making the pretty yellow convertible a double-celebrity deal.

American Pickers, Pawn Stars

Chevy 150: Reality Show Crossover

1957 Chevy 150History Channel reality show fans were treated to a massive crossover event back in 2011 with a 1957 Chevy 150. The car made its way from American Pickers and ended up being at Counts Kustoms of Counting Cars fame. Between the two bookends, the car spent time at American Restoration before landing at its home at Pawn Stars.

J.J. Best Banc & Co.

J.J. Best Banc & Co.

J J BestYou’ve found the classic or collector car of your dreams, maybe after years of searching for just the right classic model, and now you’re faced with buying it. How do you finance your dream? Just because you don’t have the cash on hand to purchase your dream car immediately does not mean that it’s out of reach. Financing is always an option, and with J.J. Best Banc & Co. you can count on having a team that works specifically with customers for the financing of classic and specialty vehicles.

1947 Buick Super

1947 Buick Super

1947 Buick Super The 1947 Buick Super fell about midway between the start and end dates for this full-sized automobile. Buick produced the Super from 1940 through 1958 and it shared its body with the Buick Roadmaster. The Electra replaced both the Super and the Roadmaster for the 1959 model year. The start of the included the new C-body, described as a torpedo. The Supers shared that body not only with the Roadmaster, but also models from the Oldsmobile, Cadillac, and Pontiac lines.

Get Ready, Vintage Motorcycle Lovers!

For anyone who knows the thrill of wind blowing through your hair and watching the miles roll by while feeling the rumble of a powerful vintage motorcycle, July is sure to be an exciting month. Across the country, riders and collectors alike are gearing up for events dedicated to the bikes of old and those that are considerably newer. Lexington, Ohio will be doing just that from July 20-22, as the American Motorcyclist Association and AMA Hall of Fame welcomes motorcycles of all shapes and sizes to town. At the event, carefully restored and original vintage motorcycles will hold the spotlight.

History of the Indian Motorcycle Company

When you are looking to purchase a car, a house, or just about anything, most people want to buy from a company that is reputable, competitively priced, and will stand by their product.  Well, if you are looking to buy a new or vintage motorcycle, Indian is the company that you want to go with.

In 1901, the Indian Motorcycle Company, then called Hendee Manufacturing Company, created the first American motorcycle.  By 1907, their bikes were considered the best selling and most technologically advanced bikes because while other companies were still producing single engines that only produced 5 horsepower or less, the Indian company had released the V-twin engine motorcycle.

4 Popular Vintage Motorcycles

The roar of an engine that seems to dominate the sound waves, the tangle of your hair as the wind whips, tears gathering in your eyes from the sting of the breeze as you seem to fly across the pavement, what isn’t exciting about riding a motorcycle?  Something that could make the experience even more exciting is having everyones head turn because you are riding a vintage motorcycle. Here we are going to take a ride down memory lane to visit 4 popular vintage motorcycles.