View Single Post
Old 05-09-2014, 04:45 PM   #70
Rectum Non Bustibus
Joined: May 2009
Location: Dearborn, MI
Oddometer: 5,758
Originally Posted by High Country Herb View Post
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.
15 BMW RnineT
10 Ducati 1098 Streetfighter S - "Sleipnir"
09 Kaw Versys
67 Triumph Bonneville TT Special

ttpete screwed with this post 05-09-2014 at 04:50 PM
ttpete is offline   Reply With Quote