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john HD

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Post Sat Dec 02, 2006 8:13 pm

who can identify this 4 cyl bike?

trying to figure out what this bike is for a friend of mine.

any ideas?

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Chris Haynes

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Post Sun Dec 03, 2006 12:05 am

Looks to be a Excelsior/Henderson
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john k. endrizzi

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Post Sun Dec 03, 2006 1:03 am

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

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.

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Post Wed Dec 06, 2006 4:23 pm

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!

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Post Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:45 am

Like I said in the first response. It is an Excelsior/Henderson.
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Post Thu Dec 07, 2006 5:45 am

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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