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Old 11-04-2013, 04:06 AM   #5581
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1980 Vespa with California Sidecar.



Cool. I'm digging the pin stripping.

Yours ?

Do you have any more pic's ?


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Old 11-05-2013, 02:12 AM   #5582
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Isn't that the guy from wheeler dealers?
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Old 11-05-2013, 05:03 AM   #5583
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Yes, that's Ed China of Wheeler Dealers. Quite a creative guy, but uncertain about his choice of sidecar in the picture.
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Old 11-05-2013, 10:44 AM   #5584
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Yes, that's Ed China of Wheeler Dealers. Quite a creative guy, but uncertain about his choice of sidecar in the picture.
yeah, it's kind of a wash
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:32 AM   #5585
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bet hes gunna take a bath when he tries to sell that one.
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Old 11-08-2013, 04:37 PM   #5586
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http://www.stuha-frames.cz/sidecars.html
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:33 PM   #5587
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Dans taking us all to Europe to watch allot of Speedway live, whoopee !!!! Nothing like a little N Europe kill or be killed ASAP racing !


Tomasz Gollob one of the greatest ! I think this stuff is the gratest, it's fast,decisive and races like this would take your breathe away live.DB
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:40 PM   #5588
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Dans taking us all to Europe to watch allot of Speedway live, whoopee !!!! Nothing like a little N Europe kill or be killed ASAP racing !


Tomasz Gollob one of the greatest ! I think this stuff is the gratest, it's fast,decisive and races like this would take your breathe away live.DB
i love speedway, i go 3 nights a week during the season here in so cal. its such a raw pure sport, shame it isnt as big here as it is in europe, great family fun.......

going to europe next year for the wife's birthday....... has to be centered around a speedway GP is my only rule. hah

but greg hancock, that doods the man.
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Old 11-09-2013, 05:07 AM   #5589
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In the late 60's and early 70's I used to go, loads of fun to see. The Jawa's really gave me a respect I didn't have for their street 2 smokes..

It is too bad the Supercross is all we get on regular TV, way too much jumping around for me.

For some sidecar mayhem there's Sidecar Cross


http://youtu.be/s7fw0bMG_X0

What I like is Sidecar Supermoto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Q6G9DKlbig
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Old 11-09-2013, 06:27 AM   #5590
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In the late 60's and early 70's I used to go, loads of fun to see. The Jawa's really gave me a respect I didn't have for their street 2 smokes..

It is too bad the Supercross is all we get on regular TV, way too much jumping around for me.

For some sidecar mayhem there's Sidecar Cross


http://youtu.be/s7fw0bMG_X0

What I like is Sidecar Supermoto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Q6G9DKlbig
Dan you need to read Stealing Speed http://www.motomatters.com/review/20...mat_oxley.html
Two stroke exhaust it's the smell of poverty and clever German engineering .DB

Remember the Maico's all thje suspension and twice the power !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 11-09-2013, 06:58 AM   #5591
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Ah, the smell of Castrol ... my first real bike. If I took off hard and looked in the mirrors I couldn't see who was behind me

[IMG] photo 12300_zpsd6677e96.jpg[/IMG]

I'll get a copy of that book, looks good!
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Old 11-09-2013, 02:46 PM   #5592
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i love speedway, i go 3 nights a week during the season here in so cal. its such a raw pure sport, shame it isnt as big here as it is in europe, great family fun.......

going to europe next year for the wife's birthday....... has to be centered around a speedway GP is my only rule. hah

but greg hancock, that doods the man.
Probably the only game in racing that money and technology hasn't spoiled!! YES wish it was bigger here in the USA. They do run them up around Owego N Y ,,,,, Google Champion Speedway. http://www.speedwaybikes.com/tracks/owego_ny.htm
Speeway sidecars are also very cool.
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Old 11-09-2013, 03:54 PM   #5593
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Old 11-09-2013, 05:32 PM   #5594
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Old 11-09-2013, 08:47 PM   #5595
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Probably the only game in racing that money and technology hasn't spoiled!! YES wish it was bigger here in the USA. They do run them up around Owego N Y ,,,,, Google Champion Speedway. http://www.speedwaybikes.com/tracks/owego_ny.htm
Speeway sidecars are also very cool.
yes, champion speedway, jason bonsignore's track.

i rode speedway 3 seasons, broke too many bones, hung it up.

took a few laps as the "swinger" on a sidecar......... more fun than any rollercoaster ever. something about 130hp no brakes and flyin around like a bat out of hell.

its a great time.

its making a pretty decent comeback in so cal, with lots of younger talent (what the sport needs)
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