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    Steve, as being the owner / builder of the first...

    Steve, as being the owner / builder of the first of the four bikes in your post from 01.16. I can tell you for sure my frame is "cut down". Rear frame is altered such as the wheel is raised by one...
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    Need Carl Estes e-mail

    Hi folks, anyone have an up to date e-mail so that I can get hold of Carl Estes, the famous Pusherman racing rider. I have one kim6723@aol.com, that will only get back with an error.

    Please e-mail...
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    Cory, "a man got to do what a man got to do" in...

    Cory, "a man got to do what a man got to do" in the name of science :-)

    I would feel a "tad" uncomfortable across the enclosed beast who did 60mph when the frame started to twist severely...
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    Chris, sure there is a bunch of great information...

    Chris, sure there is a bunch of great information regarding the Steffey, still from what I knew most seem to think they where produced from 1901 and on wards. The article from where I posted the...
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    Steffey pre 1900 water cooled

    Damned I`m having a good time reading magazines from 1900.
    Found this picture in an article regarding the future for motorcycles, dated May 1900 where they mention a Steffey from San Diego US with a...
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    The Shaffer steam motorcycle

    OK, we do know a lot on Roper and his steam motorcycles.
    What about Shaffers?
    Just came across the enclosed photo in a 1901 issue of an European motor magazine, showing Mr. Richard M. Shaffer...
  7. Thread: wauseon weekend

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    Wauseon was a great meet for us two Norwegians...

    Wauseon was a great meet for us two Norwegians beeing there for the first time, nice people (as always), nice location, great races, lots of Vendors, interesting bikes and as usual when looking at...
  8. Thread: Wauseon 2011

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    Folks, have just been trough 4 days at the...

    Folks, have just been trough 4 days at the Wauseon AMCA meet. What an great event, loads of great poeple, excelent location and a great swapmeet. A great race and lots of Hendersons there.
    Thanks to...
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    Will be there Thursday too, what about selling to...

    Will be there Thursday too, what about selling to Norwegians? As bad as to the Germans :-)

    Sverre Gerber
    AMCA 3489
    http://AmericanMotorcyclesNorway.blogspot.com
  10. Thread: Merkel Pump

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    Great work Eric, There is many parts as yours...

    Great work Eric,
    There is many parts as yours still better made by a skilled machinist in manual lathes and mills than if made by 3D cad design and CNC machinery.

    Sverre
    AMCA 3489...
  11. Cory, I hadnt seen that link myself until doing a...

    Cory, I hadnt seen that link myself until doing a quick research on the names surfacing in the Smithsonian article. Oh, yes I have had my American Racer book since mid ninties. I worked in Huston...
  12. Eric and Cory, all images or at least those that...

    Eric and Cory, all images or at least those that have been trough the hands of the curator that did the scans for Smithsonians are found here (in case you didnt know, which you most likely did);...
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    Hi guys, bought Libors book on motorcycles from...

    Hi guys, bought Libors book on motorcycles from 1889 to 1918, its an amazing piece of work. Loads of odd 4 cylinder machiens with technical features that on would never think ws availiable in 1903-6....
  14. Thread: old photos

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    Have not been by here in a while, i`m so happy to...

    Have not been by here in a while, i`m so happy to se more excelent photos from yesterdaze.

    Thanks a lot guys.

    Cory, what brand is that first bike in your previous post??

    Regards
    Sverre...
  15. Thread: Bike id?

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    Hi Cory, those pics and a few more could be found...

    Hi Cory, those pics and a few more could be found at sandiegohistory.org. I had not seen any of those before and found both interresting, the first one indeed.

    Regards
    Sverre...
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    Bike id?

    Anyone got an idea what bike this is?

    http://img832.imageshack.us/img832/3973/yorkoddball.jpg


    Is the second bike a Jefferson?
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    Wish you all a Happy New year. -18 degree...

    Wish you all a Happy New year.

    -18 degree Celcius outside and pretty hard keeping a decent temperature inside.

    Sverre
    http://AmericanMotorcyclesNorway.blogspot.com
  18. Thread: old photos

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    Pics from Yesterdaze

    A couple of photos with European made motorcycles;

    http://img215.imageshack.us/img215/6889/markusjosefsonhembyggd.jpg

    http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/8137/vasterbottenhunting.jpg
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    I-beam forks and more

    Matt from Wheels Trough Times museum have problems posting on this board due to an password issue. He wants me to pass on the following information with reference to previous posts in this thread;
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    Pics from Yesterdaze

    Came across this cool photo a few days back, a Scandinavian Militaire!!! This image proved what I`ve said for years, there seems to be no limits for what brands motorcycles that where present in the...
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    Hanson Sportshield reproduction

    Gentlemen, having just bought myself my first 40`s bigtwin Harley (48 Pan) I need to know who is making the reproduction Hanson Sportshield that I have seen on some Knuckles and springer Pans. I love...
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    Pics from Yesterdaze

    Dutch Harley lads

    http://img137.imageshack.us/img137/702/dutchhdboxer.jpg

    Sverre
    AMcN
    http://AmericanMotorcyclesNorway.blogspot.com
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    Pics from yesterdaze

    This is a Danish AJS owner with a rather interesting model, the transversed V-twin model S-3 is a rare bird today.

    http://img137.imageshack.us/img137/6632/danskajsvtwin.jpg


    Sverre
    AMcN...
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    Pics from yesterdaze

    Found these two cool photos whilst surfing the www. Can not remeber I have seen those on this thread before, I might be srong tough. Strange addition to the front mudguard on the Harley at left in...
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    Will not let this thread die, hence I`m giving it...

    Will not let this thread die, hence I`m giving it some fresh pics from yesterdaze;
    Cool with them white sided tires on this early European V-twin of unknown make....
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