Rising Sun Member Forums  

Go Back   Rising Sun Member Forums > Other Hobbies > The Bike Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 08-22-2013, 11:26 AM
Hulk's Avatar
Hulk Hulk is offline
Disappointing
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: South Side!
Posts: 12,375
Send a message via AIM to Hulk
Default Mystery of the Traub Motorcycle

This is pretty cool. Worth a look.

In 1967, a plumber doing renovations of an apartment building outside Chicago tore down a brick wall and found what would prove to be a baffling mystery to vintage motorcycle enthusiasts - a one-of-a-kind motorcycle bearing 1917 plates and the name "Traub". The buildings elderly owner admitted that his son had stolen the bike before going off to WWI, never to return. But where the bike came from and who made it remains a unknown to this day

Read more at: http://www.heavy.com/moto/2012/04/my...ub-motorcycle/
__________________
Matt Farr, Centennial, Colorado | Rising Sun Webmaster
1996 FZJ80 TLCA #4189 WRDY
www.rustybrain.com/cruisers my Rising Sun bio Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Need satellite Internet? Check out: Exede Internet

If you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-22-2013, 11:33 AM
farnhamstj's Avatar
farnhamstj farnhamstj is offline
Hard Core 4+
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: vail co
Posts: 2,615
Default

Very cool story, even cooler bike
__________________
78 FJ40, 98 uzj1002017 Tundra 5.7
KD0GWO
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-22-2013, 11:50 AM
J Kimmel J Kimmel is offline
Hard Core 4+
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Glenwood Springs CO
Posts: 1,059
Default

that bike is awesome...that's some talent that built it!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:08 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.