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Harley-Davidson A

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Overview

1909 Harley-Davidson
'A' model variation Harley-Davidsons were produced from 1909 until 1914 as Model 5,6,7,8,9 &10. They were equipped with a single cylinder 30.2 c.i. engine and 28" wheels. These bikes varied from the regular models by the magneto.

During the same production years there were also B,C,D and E variations.

From 1926-29 Model A's were also produced with a chain drive single cylinder 21.098 ci engine.

Their features are as follows:

Model Vars Years Models Engine Disp. Details Wheels
A 1909-14 5,6,7,8,9,10 Single 30.2 ci battery ignition 28"
B 1909-1918 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,16,17,18 Single 30.2 ci magneto 28"
C 1909-1918 5,6,7,10,11,16,17,18 Single 30.2 ci battery ignition 26"
D 1909-1912 5,6,7,8 Twin 49.5 ci magneto 28"
E 1912 & 18 X8E, 18E Twin 60.34 ci magneto

Further Reference

  • The Harley Davidson Motor Company by David Wright.
  • Standard Catalog of American Motorcycles 1898-1981 by Jerry Hatfield