75th anniv of D Day tour on a WW2 Harley

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  1. rtwdoug

    rtwdoug prominent underachiever Supporter

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    Abandoned WW2 Russian plane in a field in Slovakia. (Russian copy of a DC3)
    You'd think they would fence these things off to keep idiots from climbing on them.

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    Dukla Pass, huge WW1 and WW2 battles here. We never heard of it, because no Americans were involved. 150k killed here during WW2.
    German, Russian, and Czech/ Slovakians.
    In one picture there is a ski slope they made 5 years ago. When clearing the forest they found 6 tons of live munitions. Crazy!
    Great day, and big thanks to Rusty for taking the time to show us around.

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    mapajo Been here awhile

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    There is a stock exchange of old motorcycles in Poland. Prices of some motorcycles are given.

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    Fantastic ride report!
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    Very nice riding report! I've been to Normandy this June for the 75th anniversary of D-day and just went to the Airborne Museum in Arnhem and I saw your sticker.

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    Great to see you riding that Harley WLA through Europe and visit those places where they fought 75 years ago.
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    Is that the worlds shortest ferry crossing lol? Great Report, thanks.
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    Damn near. I almost coulda jumped it
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    Really nice collection of Jawas at my friends in Slovakia.
    I loved the sidecar rig, and the trainer bike with dual handlebars

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    There lesser desirable bikes were there also.

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    And the back shed had these 2 IMZ's.
    I couldn't buy the Zundapp, so I bought one of these. Kelly bought the other. This complicates things......

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    Gotta love Hungarian back roads. I have 'no highways' set on the GPS, so at times it gets rather interesting

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    Hey, any reason the taillights are swapped left to right between the two WLA's?
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    Old and slow my bike is old and slow, not me!

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    ahhhh...the road to Hell, and the other turn to Angels...it all makes sense now.