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Old 05-09-2014, 09:22 AM   #44
markk53
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Originally Posted by ttpete View Post
There were two shocks in there side by side, but being so close together, effectively they were the same as one heavier one. Phil Vincent built HRDs with that setup and bought in Rudge Python and JAP 500 cc single engines from 1928-1934.

Yes, but they weren't a single shock. If there was actually any kind of patent that would be a difference. Same as having one shock in standard positioning versus having two. If memory serves me right Honda's Gold Wing had a single shock on a twin side swingarm, with the shock mounted on one side. But I could be wrong and will quickly know so if I am
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