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Old 01-15-2013, 03:14 PM   #1
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Vintage Snow Machines

Collection of photos showing motorcycles that have been converted into snow machines, circa 1910's.

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Old 01-15-2013, 03:56 PM   #2
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I love the sidecar snow-cycle thingy...

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Old 01-15-2013, 06:06 PM   #3
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Nice find.
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Old 01-15-2013, 06:21 PM   #4
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Great to see the ingenuity displayed!
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Old 01-15-2013, 06:42 PM   #5
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Nice... And then a few years later:
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Old 01-17-2013, 05:17 AM   #6
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Ice speedway has been popular in Northern Europe for years. You wouldn't want to be run over by one of those tyres though.



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Old 01-17-2013, 08:32 AM   #7
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two of these came up locally..not realy vintage but retro cool and I want them.

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Old 01-17-2013, 02:42 PM   #8
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Here's my winter weapon, 1967ish 350 Benelli/Monkey Ward, waiting for our next race.
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Old 01-19-2013, 09:56 AM   #9
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BMW's approach:
Steering would be interesting?
And tire changes would suck!







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Old 01-23-2013, 11:38 AM   #10
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12 hp or 50 hp....it's still -30 out there today!
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Old 01-23-2013, 01:24 PM   #11
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Indian Snow Toboggan

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Old 01-23-2013, 02:51 PM   #12
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two of these came up locally..not realy vintage but retro cool and I want them.


A buddy used to have one, I rode it a couple times, scary! skinny track and ski, and no gyroscopic effect from wheels makes it quite an adventure.
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