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Offline pierpaolo

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Bmw boxer engine motorbike or what?
« on: December 11, 2018, 10:31:38 AM »
Hello. What motorbike is it? The first one. And if I can ask, the third one?  :D Thanks a lot

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Offline murdo

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Re: Bmw boxer engine motorbike or what?
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2018, 08:46:08 PM »
Don't know, possibly Ural as there is a couple of them in the background. I could be wrong as others made flat twins beside BMW (even Hardly Dangerous). Shame we cannot see the sign at bottom right of picture. Where was the pic taken?

Offline Mark M

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Re: Bmw boxer engine motorbike or what?
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2018, 02:13:52 PM »
I think it's a Zundapp, probably a K series 'Green Elephant' but that's the full extent of my knowledge!
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Re: Bmw boxer engine motorbike or what?
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2018, 02:15:43 AM »
Mmmm, don't think Zundapp has that engine shape or features ?
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/YVcAAOSwZrJbx6iV/s-l1600.jpg

A more recent Ural seems more likely, possibly in older type frames ?
Could there be a clue in the russian-sounding name of the pics ?

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Re: Bmw boxer engine motorbike or what?
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2018, 12:54:42 PM »
A Zundapp does have the separate rocker boxes, also the plunger suspension features are the same. Some details are different from the "Green Elephant" which is why I was cautious about model identification!
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Re: Bmw boxer engine motorbike or what?
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2018, 11:58:57 PM »
there are a lot more brands in Russia than Urals......it may be something not exported......ive even seen pictures of a half baked Harley copy.....more of a larger Yamaha 250.

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Re: Bmw boxer engine motorbike or what?
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2019, 10:55:54 AM »
Don't know, possibly Ural as there is a couple of them in the background. I could be wrong as others made flat twins beside BMW (even Hardly Dangerous). Shame we cannot see the sign at bottom right of picture. Where was the pic taken?
I'am very late and very very sorry. Please accept my best apologies. The source is https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Plushev_-_IMGP2457.jpg the autor is Alexander Plushev (the mention is mandatory due to the license).  The location is the Ilya Sorokin's Oldtimer-Gallery.

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« Last Edit: January 08, 2019, 02:40:52 PM by pierpaolo »