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Old 10-25-2009, 05:15 PM   #69
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Location: Alabamski Oblast, Redneckistan
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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.
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