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    Bob Rice #6738

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      • Vintage Pic of the Day - March 22, 2021

        So the swing through the states by the numbers takes us to Massachusetts - home of Indian Motorcycle. Indian cycle on the flight line. Thought it was interesting seeing the kick of the guy turning the plane prop.

        Mike Love

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        • Originally posted by BigLakeBob View Post
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          This photo is very interesting? First of all the diversity of bikes and one of my favorites and K model Harley. What is up with the mini foot lockers? Are they tied adequacy to the bikes or just a "let's get this photo done so we can get this done right" situation. Who was the older lady and how was she related to the group? Was she a clerk at the S. S. Kreske in the background where the footlockers came from? Does anyone really care about these questions? HaHa. Great photo Bob.

          Mike Love

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          • Originally posted by ihrescue View Post
            Vintage Pic of the Day - March 22, 2021

            ...Thought it was interesting seeing the kick of the guy turning the plane prop.

            Mike Love
            Very cool airplane. Beech 17 'Staggerwing'. Pushrod 'overhead valve' radial engine design that was part of the inspiration for the Knucklehead. And that kick was part the textbook method of hand-proping them back in the day.
            Last edited by droptopford; 03-22-2021, 09:53 AM.

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            • Originally posted by ihrescue View Post

              This photo is very interesting? First of all the diversity of bikes and one of my favorites and K model Harley. What is up with the mini foot lockers? Are they tied adequacy to the bikes or just a "let's get this photo done so we can get this done right" situation. Who was the older lady and how was she related to the group? Was she a clerk at the S. S. Kreske in the background where the footlockers came from? Does anyone really care about these questions? HaHa. Great photo Bob.

              Mike Love
              My guess was it is a picture of a "Pirates Treasure Run", talked about in old magazines. They were usually a sort of treasure/scavenger hunt following clues to find the "treasure chest". Those were either the chests getting ready to go out or the winners of the event.
              Robbie Knight Amca #2736

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              • Originally posted by ihrescue View Post
                Vintage Pic of the Day - March 16, 2021

                New Orleans 1969, a visit from a Houston area Grim Reaper MC member according to the caption.


                Mike Love

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                New girlfriend on polishing duty says: "Hey! Where's the passenger pegs? .. . I want my hair curlers back!

                ....Cotten
                PS: What kind of heads does that Linkert feed?
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                  • New girlfriend on polishing duty says: "Hey! Where's the passenger pegs? .. . I want my hair curlers back!

                    ....Cotten
                    PS: What kind of heads does that Linkert feed?
                    Last edited by T. Cotten; Today, 04:46 PM.
                    Shovel Heads made of aluminum heads based on the design of the ironhead XL heads but shallower. Since it had a linkert carb I would say it is 66 to 68.

                    Mike Love

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                    • Originally posted by droptopford View Post

                      Very cool airplane. Beech 17 'Staggerwing'. Pushrod 'overhead valve' radial engine design that was part of the inspiration for the Knucklehead. And that kick was part the textbook method of hand-proping them back in the day.
                      Thanks droptopford.

                      Mike Love

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                      • Originally posted by Rubone View Post

                        My guess was it is a picture of a "Pirates Treasure Run", talked about in old magazines. They were usually a sort of treasure/scavenger hunt following clues to find the "treasure chest". Those were either the chests getting ready to go out or the winners of the event.
                        Thanks Robbie - I need to add another type of run to my list. I have been on again off again picking up bits of info from the old AMA magazine about the fundraising and fun road runs. The Pirates Treasure Run is a new one to me. Maybe someday do a little write up.

                        Mike Love

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                          • Vintage Pic of the Day - March 23, 2021

                            Louisville, Kentucky motor cop.

                            Mike Love

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                            • Originally posted by ihrescue View Post
                              Vintage Pic of the Day - March 23, 2021

                              Louisville, Kentucky motor cop.

                              Mike Love

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                              Isn't that a 1930 VL with the twin headlights? Time machine back to 1921!

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                              • Originally posted by ihrescue View Post
                                Vintage Pic of the Day - March 23, 2021

                                Louisville, Kentucky motor cop.

                                Mike Love

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                                Probably a typo - bike is 1930 but still a neat picture. What is the device that other cop is leaning? Jerry

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