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Indian Motorcycles
America's love for the motorcycle began in 1900 when bicycle racer George Hendee and engineering wizard Carl Oscar Hedstrom unveiled their first creation, the 1901 Single. The trade name chosen for their innovative machine would signify "a wholly American product in pioneering tradition". The name was Indian. Indian® Motorcycle Company is one of America’s oldest and most iconic motorcycle brands.
Moto Guzzi Motorcycles
Moto Guzzi is one of Italy’s longest lasting manufacturers, first building bikes back in 1921. Long known for its reliable single-cylinder machines, Guzzi began building transverse V-Twins in the late ’60s and haven’t stopped since. Along with Aprilia and Vespa, Guzzi falls under the Piaggio umbrella of companies.   Source: http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/moto-guzzi.html
Can-Am Motorcycles
Launched by BRP (Bombardier Recreational Products) in 2007, the Can-Am Spyder Roadster has been changing the way people look at on-road recreation. Carrying on the tradition of a previously abandoned motocross brand launched over 30 years ago, Can-Am has brought their previous off-road innovation to the street. Similar to a snowmobile on wheels, the Spyder Roadster is a three wheeled vehicle that defies categorization. Traction control, stability systems and an optional semi-automatic transmission make the Spyder like nothing else on the road.   Source: http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/brp.html
Buell Motorcycles
Buell Motorcycle Company is an American motorcycle manufacturer named after founder and former roadracer, Erik Buell. Specializing in sportbikes and performance street motorcycles since its inception in 1983, the current crop of Buell’s are powered by V-Twin engines, most of them a modified air-cooled Harley-Davidson Sportster motor. The Motor Company took over majority ownership of Buell in 1998, although Erik Buell remains on board as the Chairman and Chief Technical Officer – ensuring his creative stamp remains on the motorcycles that bear his name.   Source: http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/2008/02/article/buell-motorcycle-history/
Yamaha Motorcycles
Some of Yamaha’s motorcycles include the Yamaha YZF-R1 and YZF-R6, the FJR1300 touring motorcycle, and the FZ1 and FZ6 street motorcycles. Yamaha’s off-road motorcycles include the YZF motocross and WR endurance models. Yamaha has been producing motorcycles since 1955, and they appeared on U.S. shores just three years later. Quickly adopted by racers, these great bikes have been winning races at virtually every level for decades. Today, Yamaha manufactures a huge variety of bikes for just about every purpose. Newer riders can choose from the likes of the diminutive C3 scooter, and unintimidating V Star 250 cruiser, while more experienced pilots can opt for the YFZ-R1 sportbike, the YZ450F motocrosser and dozens of other high performance machines. Yamaha is also aggressively adding to its already impressive fleet with models like the dual sport Super Tenere R1-inspired FZ8, and soon their new FZ-09. Yamaha fans can also draw inspiration from its many championship winning racers. Source: http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/yamaha.html
Victory Motorcycles
Victory motorcycles include the Cross Roads, Cross Country and Vision touring motorcycles, the Vegas, High Ball and Kingpin cruisers, and the Hammer muscle cruiser. Victory also offers special Ness Signature custom models such as the Arlen Ness Victory Vision, Cory Ness Victory Cross Country and Zach Ness Vegas. Victory Motorcycles was created by off-road giant Polaris Industries, one of world’s top producers of ATVs and snowmobiles. Victory’s first motorcycle, the V92C, debuted in 1997 and full scale production began a year later. The 1999 V92C featured a 92-cubic inch, 1500cc engine, the largest production engine available at the time and a testament to Victory’s strategy of producing big, powerful cruisers and tourers to compete with American motorcycle giant Harley-Davidson. Victory is unafraid to take styling risks as it proved by releasing bold new bikes like the Vegas, Kingpin and Vision.   Source: http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/victory.html
Triumph Motorcycles
Triumph motorcycles include the Daytona 675 sportbike, Tiger 800 and Tiger 800XC adventure touring motorcycles, Speed Triple and Street Triple street motorcycles, Rocket III Roadster power cruiser, Sprint GT sport touring motorcycle and the classically-styled Bonneville T100. Few motorcycle manufacturers can match the heritage of Triumph. The British bike builder has more than 100 years of history behind it and a legion of devoted customers. Triumph produced its first motorcycle back in 1905 and just five years later makes its first major innovation – motorcycling’s first practical clutch. Triumph has a storied relationship with the military, providing motorcycles to the allies in both World Wars, including more than 50,000 in WWII despite the factory being demolished in the Blitz of Coventry in 1940. After the war Triumph’s reputation only grew, thanks in part to Marlon Brando riding a Thunderbird in the film “The Wild One” in 1954 and the release of the iconic Bonneville in 1959.   Source: http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/triumph.html