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TOPIC: This Site is a History Lesson

This Site is a History Lesson 15 Mar 2019 09:01 #1

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It’s amazing the history info you discover on this site. A friend studying to be a PHD once told me, the more you learn the less you realize you don’t know. Keep it up guys and gals.

Here’s a factoid

When cornering a bike, the front tire provides almost 75% of the grip.
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'76 Bultaco 143 Frontera
07 DL650
74 DT360
75 Norton
73 CB500K
63 C200
87 PW50
64 McClane Edger

This Site is a History Lesson 15 Mar 2019 13:34 #2

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Well run forum helping keep these old dinosaurs alive!

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This Site is a History Lesson 15 Mar 2019 13:57 #3

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It is estimated that 1 in 5 bikes that are not garaged get stolen !
but insurance companies estimate that nearly 25% of bike theft claims are in fact fraudulent.

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This Site is a History Lesson 15 Mar 2019 14:00 #4

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There have been motorcycle manufacturers by all three of the following names:
Devil,
Satan,
and Lucifer !

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This Site is a History Lesson 15 Mar 2019 15:22 #5

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Some people thing Norton is a anti-virus, :beerchug
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Roseville, Ca.

'76 Bultaco 143 Frontera
07 DL650
74 DT360
75 Norton
73 CB500K
63 C200
87 PW50
64 McClane Edger

This Site is a History Lesson 15 Mar 2019 16:01 #6

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Here's a Norton triple for ya....


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Where the Yamaha Enduro is still a current model...

This Site is a History Lesson 15 Mar 2019 16:06 #7

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The very first Harley-Davidson motorcycle used a tomato can for a carburetor.

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This Site is a History Lesson 15 Mar 2019 16:07 #8

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Japan built a motorcycle called the TOTO which was powered by human waste.

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This Site is a History Lesson 15 Mar 2019 16:09 #9

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Considered the first motorcycle, the Roper steam velocipede was invented between 1867 and 1869 by inventor Sylvester H. Roper in Roxbury, Boston, MA.


Hey this is addictive !

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This Site is a History Lesson 15 Mar 2019 16:11 #10

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Lawrence of Arabia (T.E. Lawrence) was killed in a motorcycle accident after swerving to avoid two boys on their bicycles.

I can't stop !:woohoo:

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