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I wasn't recommending Mr Cole as a source of any information , just thought the OP might like to watch his program.Sorry, but Henry is not a source that I would rely on. Plenty of info on Harley Sites.
For example harley-davidsonforums
As for the WLA, I have always wondered how HD managed to get a v-twin the wrong way round 😜 (Guzzi owner....)
VFR800 - nice, but Honda also made the mistake of dropping the Pan (v across the frame). Spose that they are relying on the revamped Gold Wing - again nice, but expensive and losing some of the original Gold Wing appeal. I must be getting old.
PS - found a photo of HD's 180 degree v-twin across the frame - nice!
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The WLA was far more successful.
I decided to get my Aspencade back on the road at the end of last summer but the sheer physical exertion of trying to push it in and out of the garage scuppered that. My eldest son came round and just wheeled it and out almost like a pushbike!!. He's pencilled in to help me once the better weather arrives but I'm pretty sure I'll end up selling it once it's back on the road, if I happened to park it up even slightly downhill I doubt I could paddle it backwards. Shame they didn't fit a reverse gear earlier! don't think I'll ever sell the VFR but I do fancy something light and small to have instead of the Gold Wing. An old Ducati single would be lovely but far too rare and expensive these days.Don't take my Honda comments seriously either. I was once the proud owner of a GL110 Gold Wing - my wife's all-time favourite. In the end the bike's weight set me on the Guzzi path.
I'm just under 6' and remember riding a desmo 250 my friend had in the 70's and yes it was very small. I'm more likely to end up with something like thisYou may be overlooking how physically small they are: even the "big" 450. Super-nimble bikes though. Of course I am assuming that all bikers are 6ft 3in like me, but the mini-duke may suit you. What we both need is a "barn-find".
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but I think this is rather ugly.If you have a few spare pennies hidden under the bed mattress.
Then you could consider buying this car from JLR classic.
This is the Jaguar XK140 as you may never have seen it before – re-clothed by Giovanni Michelotti with a unique, one-off body after the original wassilodrome.com
I am sure that we could set up a crowdfunding page and I offer to look after it.