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Hey! Little people have a right to ride too guy's.


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” not familiar with bikes can’t get spark.
Motor sounds very healthy”




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Motor sounds healthy with no spark. Yeah.....
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S&S shorty Super E carb, straight piped, jetted
Not sure how you "jet it" with no spark.

But you gotta love those really quite Ironheads.
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It’s from Lon Giland. The laws of physics are different out there.

I liked it when the coeds from LI would come way over to the bars up on Rt. 23 in Butler, NJ looking for guys who lived in log cabins that they heated with a wood stove. Still have that same stove and some good memories.
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A nice looking death trap, with a way too high asking price.

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NNNNOOOoooo speed bumps.

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”handles like a new bike, You will be very impressed on how well this bike handles!”

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Turning circle of an aircraft carrier. Best wear asbestos pants when riding
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