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1909 Harley-Davidson
'B' model variation Harley-Davidsons were produced from 1909 until 1918 as Model 5 through 18. They were equipped with a single cylinder 30.2 c.i. engine and varied from the regular models by having the smaller 26" wheels.

During the same production years there were also A,C,D and E variations. Their features are as follows:

Model Vars Years Models Engine Disp. Details Wheels
A1909-19145,6,7,8,9,10Single30.2 cibattery ignition28"
B1909-19185,6,7,8,9,10,11,16,17,18Single30.2 cimagneto28"
C1909-19185,6,7,10,11,16,17,18Single30.2 cibattery ignition26"
D1909-19125,6,7,8Twin49.5 cimagneto28"
E1912 & 18X8E, 18ETwin60.34 cimagneto

Further Reference

Model 18 Article

The Harley Davidson Motor Company by David Wright.

Standard Catalog of American Motorcycles 1898-1981 by Jerry Hatfield