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Floyd Clymer – Motorcycle Pioneer and Our Founder

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The wider world first heard of Floyd Clymer in 1910 when he and his younger brother attempted to set a record by driving from Denver, CO to Spokane, WA – when he was just 14 years old. While that may seem like a young age to be engaging in such daredevil pursuits, he had already been driving a car for seven years and selling them for four.

 

The two of them did not make it all the way to their destination in Washington (due to lack of driveable roads, and a car that needed constant repair), but he never stopped being a fan and booster of motorized transport.… Read the rest