Interesting bike at german motorshow

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  1. axelkloehn

    axelkloehn New Member

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    I took some pics of this interesting bike at a motorshow here in northgermany this weekend, unfortunately my wife felt a bit bored and pulled me away from it, so I couldn't figure out what it was, but the design is extremely nice...
     

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    axelkloehn New Member

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    more pics.....
     

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    The last picture looks like its sitting in your yard?

    Thats a aewsome bike, thanks for shareing ........Curt
     
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    Very Kool Alex, thanks for sharing. If you find anymore information about it please post...
     
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    Axel,
    Have to love the ladies logic. They want you to go shopping with them for three hours but get upset when you spend fifteen minutes looking at a motorcycle. :)

    Thank you for a look at a wonderful motorcycle. It would be a fun bike to build.

    Steve.
     
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    silverbear The Boy Who Never Grew Up

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    Whatever it is, I like it.
    SB
     
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    Very nice old bike there! It looks like a board track racer, an earlier one when they were experimenting with shaving off the cylinder cooling fins to save weight. I also noticed it has a manual oil pump.

    The rear wheel pulley reminds me of a clothes dryer drum that has been cut and re-purposed.
     
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    Anyone noticed all the extra spokes that hold the pully?........Curt
     
  9. Ludwig II

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    A magnified view shows what appears to be the name Kuchen on the crankcase. Given the style of the tank, I wonder if it's a Neumann-Neander design.

    Edit: info states he only started making bikes in 1924, and this is much earlier.
     
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    It’s a racer, a twin, but it still has battery/coil ignition...

    I’d date it to appox 1907-1912... ?

    -Kirk
     
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    Amazing very interesting on lots of points the seat post it is straight out horizontal and yes it has extra spokes maybe a higher count spoked hub. It also appears that the belt pulley has meshed air breathing holes since I didn't see any tensioner it may reduce the heat letting your belt stretch to much. I also like the carry bag on the handelbars.
     
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    It might have been to let the mud and water out from under the belt as well.

    Steve.
     

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