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Old 09-29-2012, 04:57 AM   #6889
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Joined: Jan 2011
Location: Germany
Oddometer: 190
Originally Posted by Hercules GS View Post
Hallo Folks,

here is my 50cc Hercules/Sachs from Nürnberg. It´s from januarary 1969 and it is still original. I found it on ebay, i cleaned it and now it´s on the road. Only 5,8 HP, but it goes over 80 km/h .
It was the dream of the germany youg generation ....

Hi compatriot from Dragonhill,

you are right: these bikes like Hercules, Zündapp ("es zündet und stellt ab), Kreidler and Maico have been the dream bikes of our young generation whenn we were 15 years old. I owned a Kreidler Florett of 1964 and couldn't imagine in that times what kind of big bikes we would have only some years later... It was incredibile what followed after.

Thank you for pics of your Schnapsglas-dream.

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