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They call them cattle “grids” in my area.
......Davi.
Here in North Dakota we call them "cattle guards".
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Riding Into History Concours d'Elegance in St. Augustine today.
A few tasty Ironheads:
Nice 66 XLCH


Tasty custom:


And finally, I loved this '58 with Thunderstorn heads:
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This Sportster has lived at Logan Airport in Boston for years. It's behind a storefront window - a store that has nothing to do with motorcycles. Strange.

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Sweet... looks like the throttle grip has slid away from the brake caliper.
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Maybe the store owner ran out of room in his garage...
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