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Old 08-29-2008, 06:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Harley 105th!

As you may or may not know, this weekend is the Harley-Davidson 105th anniversary party.

Where I live on the far western outskirts of the greater Milwaukee area, it's pretty hard NOT to notice. Lots of rumbling engines everywhere these last couple days.

The is a pretty big Harley dealership about 6 miles from my house. So, I took my non-engine, not-loud, not a Harley over there for some fun.

The best part was getting the cycle up on the dynometer (and NOT getting charged for it!)

Hundreds of motorcycles there, and only one electric. Every person I talked to thought it was a great project, keep up the good work, etc.

Maybe I can stop out there again tommorow and have the "Bar-Stool Racing Girls" pose with my cycle.

How about you? Anyone else see any alternative motorcycles at a Harley event?

More photos at:

In case you were wondering, the dyno said that I have a 12HP engine. The print-out didn't list torque. The guy said that I can do some math to calculate it, but I think he is referring to math that applies to gas engines, not DC motors.

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