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Old 06-05-2011, 06:20 PM   #1
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Motorcyclepedia

me and Wayne have been posting alot of pictures of antique motorcycles in our friend Curvy's thread and after many months of riding on his generous coat tails we feel the need to strike out on our own.

with the recent opening of Motorcyclepedia to the public the time has come to share with everyone here at advrider what we've been privvy to for....40 years.

yes 40 years. motorcyclepedia is the lifetime collection of Ted and Jerry Doering of more Indians, Harley's, Excelsiors, Hendersons, Excelsior Hendersons, Ace's, Merkels, Thors', Clevelands, Pope's, Marsh & Metz's, 45's, 4 cylinders, singles, 8 valve's, board track racers, hill climbers, choppers, sidecars, trikes, pacers, drag bikes, servi cars, kettenkrads (ok there is only one) etc etc etc than you can shake a stick at this side of Alabama.

why drag it out? there can be only one and without further ado to start things off wayne says we have to start with the Spacke Deluxe.

Hail to the king.

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Old 06-05-2011, 06:25 PM   #2
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the Spacke Deluxe is the result of 3 years worth of a deranged collusion between one man with a twisted vision and one man with the ability to make it happen. not many people chose 50 inch steel antique hay rake wheels when planning a custom motorcycle but than again not many people chose the Spacke V twin as the power plant, and even fewer chose to mate 2 of them together.

do the math.

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Old 06-05-2011, 06:29 PM   #3
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this thing was built to look old. vast sums of money were saved in chrome and nickel plating by chosing rust and bare metal as the finish of choice, and it makes upkeep a lot simpler too while you're bullshitting.

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Old 06-05-2011, 06:34 PM   #4
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loud pipes save lives but I'll take a distributor any day of the week when it comes to distributing high voltage around.

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Old 06-05-2011, 06:38 PM   #5
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not quite the cockpit of an F-18 but it gets the job done.

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Old 06-05-2011, 07:05 PM   #6
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