Originally Posted by High Country Herb
Yeah, I love the sound of an uncorked v-twin. I'm always scrambling to roll down my window to hear some kind of motor.
Yesterday, I got to watch a guy who was about 5'2" tall kick start a 50s Harley of some sort. It didn't sound good (potato, potato, potato), but the guy had no problem getting it started using 110% of his weight.
He was a gnarly looking dude, too.
One of the Motor Maids founders, Dot Robinson, a small woman, always rode big twins and had no trouble starting them. She and her husband Earl owned the Detroit H-D dealership for many years.