A Walk Down Motorcycle Memory Lane - The Evolution Of The Street Style Motorcycle
The Sportster style motorcycle was born out of an ambition to put power and precision in a mid-sized bike. Over the decades, motorcycle designers and engineers have strived to masterfully blend a middleweight, cruiser like frame with an innovative power source. Here's a walk through the evolution of the mid-sized street style motorcycle. The First Iron Heads No other motorcycle has more history than the Sportster does. Although the first official mid-sized bike didn't roll off the assembly line until late 1957, engineers across the industry had been toying with the idea of a sleeker designed motorcycle that did not compromise on power.