MOTORCYCLE CLASSICS

Few Production Motorcycles have achieved the mythical status of the Crocker, of which up to 110 examples were built in Los Angeles, California, between 1936 and 1942, each one unique. The fact that Albert G. Crocker, their creator, was notorious for not numbering his products consecutively means not only that nobody knows exactly how many bikes he actually made, it alose gives a hint of the kind of man he was.

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ROBB REPORT

Rebuilding The American Dream !! A creative spirit; persistent drive; and unwavering loyalty. All define the story of one American motorcycle brand's modern-day revival.

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CLASSIC CYCLE

For some mysterious reason Crocker motorcycles failed to attract a lot of attention until relatively recent times in spite of having all the elements usually indicative of stratospheric prices and high interest.....

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EASYRIDERS

Many Consider the Crocker the Holy Grail of historic motorcycles, perhaps worthy of an Indiana Jones. Tales include Crocker hunters fleeing  spear tossing natives in remote Pacific Islands on the rumor of a machine left there during WWII. Earlier in 2014, a pair of original V-twin Crockers, one a BigTank and one Small Tank model, were sold in Southern California for more than $900.000.....

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MOTORCYCLE CLASSIC

Interest in Crockers surpassed availability some time ago. With fewer than perhaps 100 made, prices for good - and bad - examples continue skyrocker. Enter two Canadian entrepreneurs who plan to build Crocker replicas at a quarter of the current price for an original

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CLASSIC BIKE

Schacht has largely followed Al Crocker's original 61 cubic inch (999cc) design, but with the key improvement of using modern materials to create the overhead-valve 45degree V-twin. The sandcast crackcases have been remanufactured in robust A356 heat- treated aluminium, using brand new patterns. The crankshaft is not a convetional roller-bearing item, but runs on riginal-type channelled races of the era, with the crankpin made of 43-40..........

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FORBES LIFE

Built in downtown Los Angeles between 1936 and 1942, the Crocker Big Tank and Small Tank were roaring V-twin monsters in the tradition of the Vincent and the Indian. For years they were the fastest production bikes in the world. Crockers are rare, 

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PATEK PHILLIPE

Al Crocker's eponymous machines are regarded by experts as the world's first superbikes, and surviving examples have recently become some of the most valuable motorcycles enthusiast can buy. Simon de Burton sheds light on why....

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