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Poster: Caitlin Olson Date: Apr 26, 2018 1:51pm
Forum: news Subject: Revzilla: Throwback Thursday: Visiting OEM websites with the Wayback Machine

In the spirit of Throwback Thursday, we’re throwing it back to the early years of motorcycles on the internet. Hop in the Wayback Machine for a quick tour of OEM sites in their early days.

A little site called the Internet Archive makes all this possible. Back in 1996, internet guru Brewster Kahle created the Internet Archive, "a 501(c)(3) non-profit... building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form." Kahle needed a way for users to browse the Archives, especially as websites changed and updated over time. This led to the Wayback Machine. Punch in an address, then choose "when" you want to see the site. It's useful for finding all kinds of information, but it's also pretty entertaining. That's why I traveled back in time to see some OEM websites. Don't worry, I brought back some pictures from my trip.

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