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Ah yes, I see.

I live in Australia. We have a Mexican guy living here but he's in West Australia, working in the mines over there. Actually, nobody has seen him for ages. I hope he's OK.

Our border is even longer than yours but we have a helluva big moat.
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I'm the only guy my age that I know around here that has one 28. Got a couple grey beard buddies that do though.
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63 going on 12.
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72. Up until last year I was still riding kickstarters, a'59 CH and a '48 panhead, until i wrecked my back ( the injury was unrelated to the bikes). Given the severity and nature of the injury, kickstarting and rigid frames are now a thing of the past for me. So, now I ride a '69 XLH and all's well.
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Well I don't currently have an Ironhead but, I've owned, I think, 5 in the past. My first bike was a Sears Allstate moped in 1962. Use to use it as a dirt bike since I wasn't old enough to ride on the streets. My first real motorcycle was a 1965 Honda 305 Scrambler. When I got back from Viet Nam I bought my first Ironhead a 1962 in 1969. Haven't been without a bike for more than a couple of weeks since. As you can see, I'm older than dirt.
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44 this summer. My Iron's the same age.

My first Harley was a Shovelhead FLH, then I got a rigid Evo Sporty. I pretty much decided back then that I'd like to have an Ironhead. Best of both worlds, I guess. Simple and efficient thing that you can strip to bare minimum and learn to know.

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