No dickin around in the garage this weekend, I went to an auction in Iowa, fulla old bikes & parts. I didnt get any bikes, but got a pile o parts.
I got a few things for current projects, & some doodads just to help decorate the house with.
Most of it tho, will go to swapmeets. (gotta start savin up for next year)
I really wanted this bike, but had no $ for new toys.
lots & lots of parts
I really wanted this alloy tank for my TT Bonneville, but when bidding started at 800, I had to pass....
2 day auction, so we got the penthouse sweet at the local indian run hilton. I like to check in & tell Hadji my name is Dr Doug Quest, just cuz I love to hear them say 'Ah Dr Quest' (You kids probably never saw the Johnny Quest cartoons)
there was even a midget there, and guess what he was buying.
yep, mini bike parts.
no shit, you just cant make that kinda stuff up!
van was pretty much full, plus a trailer, plus my friends truck
I got some original cast air cleaners still wrapped in newspaper from 1972. May hafta run one of these on the shovel project.
Also got a pile of NOS grasshopper style springers still in early 70's papers.
and a pile of old BSA motors, a few of them are marked DBD, I guess that means Defective British Design?
I guess they will be worth something at the scrapyard.