75th anniv of D Day tour on a WW2 Harley

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by rtwdoug, Jun 1, 2019.

  1. Old Dudes Matter

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    Just find ya two cute Czech girls to follow you guy’s around on the IMZ’s. Drop them off at the boat, problem solved (maybe?). Of course this only works if the black bike came with more parts than pictured. If not, it May be harder to find one that can ride a stoppie on the front wheel while being pulled by the other.
    Pictures please........
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  2. RedDogAlberta

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    A variety of interesting front suspension concepts on those Jawa's. Very cool.
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    On to Romania. One of my favorite places to ride, but the roads can be kind of interesting at times. One will start out great, then turn to shit with no warning. Scenery is great tho!

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    Met up with some friends heading north in a small village hotel

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    We met this guy in a small village. 14 years old, spoke great English, knew our bikes were WW2 harleys, and even that they were rigid frames.
    We were impressed!

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    We stopped at a biker party for a night, not many cool bikes, but it was a good party

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    We visited my friend Basty in Brasov, he had invited some friends for a cookout, and for me to do a slideshow of our trip so far. He builds custom bikes, and is very talented.
    I have a Buell motor at my place in Bulgaria, and a Dnepr sidecar rig I've been wanting to put it in, well, just because why not?
    I never seem t ok have time (or the tools here to do it) so he is going to put it together for me this winter. Should be a fun rig!

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    Of course what would a trip to Romania be without the Transfagarasan Pass?
    It started to storm as we got close, but then cleared up and we had a nice road over the top.
    WLA isn't the best bike for this, but it's not the worst, I did it on my panhead chopper during that rtw trip.

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    The last pic is from the hotel on the south side. The castle at the top was the fortress of Vlad Tepes, also known as Vlad the Impaler for his habit of skewering Turkish soldiers on big sticks. Or in pop culture literature, Dracula.

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    Incredible journey and scenery. Thanks from Alabama.
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