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who can identify this 4 cyl bike?

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Post Sat Dec 02, 2006 8:13 pm

Posts: 377
Location: madison wisconsin usa
trying to figure out what this bike is for a friend of mine.

any ideas?

Image

thanks

john

Post Sun Dec 03, 2006 12:05 am

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Location: Los Angeles, CA
Looks to be a Excelsior/Henderson

Post Sun Dec 03, 2006 1:03 am

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Location: nekoosa,wisconsin,usa

Judging by the spring fork/fender location it is a HEN'
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Post Sun Dec 03, 2006 6:02 am

Posts: 377
Location: madison wisconsin usa
any guess to a model year? i have really no idea. my friend believes the picture would have been taken around 1929. it is his grandfather btw.

thanks

john


Post Wed Dec 06, 2006 4:23 pm

Posts: 377
Location: madison wisconsin usa
john,

thank you very much for the link! i will pass it on to my friend! all he has is that photo i posted and no other real information about his grandfather's motorcycle.

again thanks!

john

Post Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:45 am

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Location: Los Angeles, CA
Like I said in the first response. It is an Excelsior/Henderson.

Post Thu Dec 07, 2006 5:45 am

Posts: 377
Location: madison wisconsin usa
and you were correct chris!

spoke with my friend, he said he believed that you guys were correct because his grand father never bought anything new. he believed the photo was taken sometime in '28/29.

again,

thanks!

john


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