It was 70 years ago that a tiny shop on Venice Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles produced its last motorcycle.
At the time, Crocker Motorcycle Co. made the most powerful race bikes of any American manufacturer. But like other small companies facing supply shortages during World War II, it was forced to close, leaving only a few dozen bikes that have become a favorite of collectors and enthusiasts. Steve McQueen owned one before it was sold in auction for more than $276,000. READ ON
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