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Online Greybeard

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WTF?
« on: 13.03. 2018 17:22 »
Thoughts?

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Re: WTF?
« Reply #1 on: 13.03. 2018 17:34 »
No brakes
No clutch
No gears

back to basics then
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Re: WTF?
« Reply #2 on: 13.03. 2018 17:38 »
No brakes
No clutch
No gears

back to basics then

Indeed. Anyone who rode that was either brave, stupid or both.

Chain be like; "I will take your whole foot off"

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Re: WTF?
« Reply #3 on: 13.03. 2018 18:18 »
Good idea, the way that he keeps the pressure in the fuel tank to stop airlocks.
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Re: WTF?
« Reply #4 on: 13.03. 2018 19:53 »
Hi All,
There were many contraptions like that with huge engines that were used for pacing racing cyclists on oval tracks

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Re: WTF?
« Reply #5 on: 13.03. 2018 22:07 »
Comments? Yes. We all need boots like that, at least for the next DGR.

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Re: WTF?
« Reply #6 on: 13.03. 2018 23:06 »
I just noticed the high tension lead just below his chin, and against his chest! Nice.

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Re: WTF?
« Reply #7 on: 14.03. 2018 00:25 »
is it a metal chain drive or brammer belt drive

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Re: WTF?
« Reply #8 on: 14.03. 2018 06:48 »
Looks like the front mudguard doubles up for a brake. looks as if the rear part is pulled up and pivots the front part onto the tire.  *eek*
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Re: WTF?
« Reply #9 on: 14.03. 2018 06:49 »
Has to be a metal chain. But those forks! I've seen stronger Meccano ones.
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Re: WTF?
« Reply #10 on: 14.03. 2018 07:49 »
Its a 2 Liter Buchet, have a look at here:

http://cybermotorcycle.com/euro/brands/buchet.htm

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Re: WTF?
« Reply #11 on: 14.03. 2018 21:11 »
scary. who needs a helmet when you have a handlebar mustache
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Re: WTF?
« Reply #12 on: 15.03. 2018 20:48 »
Thoughts?

       back then these guys were nuts, but it was all they had ! ! ! !
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Re: WTF?
« Reply #13 on: 16.03. 2018 01:02 »
I just noticed the high tension lead just below his chin, and against his chest! Nice.

Yes. If mot for that lead he would be alive today.

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