THIS CAR MATTERS: From the Archives 1948 Vincent Black Lightning

December 09, 2014


This month we're again venturing into the THIS CAR MATTERS archives to share the story behind the iconic 1948 Vincent Black Lightning motorcycle, the so-called “bathing suit bike”, used by Rollie Free to set a land speed record in 1948 at Bonneville.
For its THIS CAR MATTERS movement, the HVA is asking people to share their stories about special vehicles—ones that helped to shape their lives and communities ...
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