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Old 11-27-2018, 02:00 PM
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Old 11-27-2018, 02:21 PM
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VERY NICE. Probably shot just prior to the dawning of the Golden Age of Choppers. Only saw one pair of ape hangers. Thanks for sharing that.
 

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Old 11-27-2018, 02:26 PM
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Thanks for posting that, always wished I was a teenager in the 50's
 
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Old 11-27-2018, 02:59 PM
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That was interesting. Did you notice the red ragtop pulling out of it's parking spot and not looking for the motorcycles? And the shot of the cop writing a ticket? The more things change, the more they stay the same.
 
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Old 11-28-2018, 06:22 AM
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Cool video from the past. I was reminded of growing up in 50's. Wanted one of those brim hats guys used to wear when I was about 7, but Dad wouldn't get it for me. Loved the bikes. Maybe that's why I bought a Heritage (nostalgia).
 
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Old 11-28-2018, 11:08 AM
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Wish I could see that VID.
 
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Old 11-28-2018, 11:18 AM
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How cool was that! I often wish I had grown up in that era. Hats off to those that came before! Thank you for posting!
 
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Most people do not know that the Hells Angels and the Patches were all symbiotic of post WW2.
 
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Old 11-28-2018, 11:23 AM
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Looking at those old Harley's, always knew the seats sat high up but never realized exactly how much play and how much give they had
 
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This video is simply awesome! Always good to see reports and videos of that era, i whish i had a time machine to go and see it for my self
 
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