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Saturday, 16 February 2013

Mystery bike

This week's Mystery bike was suggested by Pat Brennan.

OK folks, what is it, and what is its Marxist connection?

Continuing a previous topic, note that it has a fishtail exhaust.

2 comments:

  1. It's an Marman Twin from the late '40s. Intended as a rival to the Whizzer it wasn't a success. The company was started by Marx brother Zeppo. He also invented the Marman clamp that looks like a superior version of the jubilee clip.

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  2. You must be hacking my computer to see what I'm looking at!!
    The Marmen clamp was also used to retain the atom bombs used in WWII.
    I'll write a proper article on the Marman later.

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