Model years: 1952–1973
Displacements: 350cc, 175cc, 100cc, 90cc, 60cc, 50cc
Origin: Japan (all parts & bikes), USA (late-model bikes)
While many of today's motorcyclists learned to ride on a Bridgestone, the
bikes themselves are now fairly uncommon, though not extremely rare.
These WWW pages, established Aug 1995, are an archive of information about
Bridgestone motorcycles. Your contributions are welcome.
16 Aug 2017 - Added OCR'd PDFs of Australian sales brochures and magazine articles; huge thanks to Ray Kinch for the original scans!
31 Oct 2015 - Removed or fixed some broken links from this page.
If you want to connect with other Bridgestone enthusiasts, you should
consider joining and posting to the following Internet mailing lists:
- VJMC Mailing List - formed in 1995 as a Bridgestone enthusiasts list, adopted by the VJMC in 1996 and now has about 500 listmembers discussing all vintage Japanese marques. More than a few Bridgestone owners are on this list.
- Yahoo! Groups: Bridgestone
The owner/creator of this site is Mike Brown.
Any technical questions, opinions on the value of your bike,
parts requests, etc. should go to Richard Clark, the foremost authority on
Bridgestone motorcycles. His contact information is listed on the "Where
to get Bridgestone parts" page of this site.