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A facinating look at bike tripping in the 50's
« on: February 06, 2014, 09:51:37 am »
Found this on the interweb - http://www.fiftiesroadtrip.com/

Don't look back, that's not where you're going.
 

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Re: A facinating look at bike tripping in the 50's
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2014, 10:44:26 am »
That is about a Vincent Comet.  i had one when working in the UK; my second bike & my first 'big' bike (500 cc).  I had it because it was relatively cheap and I was an apprentice as it was considered out of date because it did not have telescopic front forks & conventional rear swing arm.  Also Vincent had closed down by then ('61 or '62).  Great bike.  I was a member of the Vincent Owners Club.  I only went on two decent long rides because of my limited finances & I now regret spending money on beer instead of petrol.
Monte Carlo & everywhere else was so un-built-up and unspoiled then.
 

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Re: A facinating look at bike tripping in the 50's
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2014, 12:47:16 pm »

Ok this is the best article posted this year    thank u for sharing