January 2020

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    Air suspension: A Harley crash bar with a valve

    Recently we were busy with a story about that brand that puts so much past into its future: Harley-Davidson. Now a classic Harley is a kind of motorcycle where you expect very dated 1.0 technology. Old Harleys aren't called "Hardly-Ablestones" for nothing. New Harleys, by the way, only pretend to be classic. they hang More

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    Haflinger, small but brave

    “The Haflinger is a popular horse that stands out for its chestnut color with a light flax mane and tail. With his small height, he falls under the ponies in size, but is still a horse breed. It is a versatile horse that puts its best foot forward in almost all forms of equestrian sport”. Personally I have More

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    Audi 80 F 103. Long-term parking

    What do you do if you own a 80 Audi 103 F 1967 that still looks excellent but will no longer provide driving pleasure? The owner's answer is simple: Put it in the attic, maybe it will go just like in the fairy tale, after many years one or the other will come More

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    Ex police vehicles and flashing lights: Is that allowed?

    Here in the Netherlands there is quite an impressive number of ex-police motorcycles (and cars) on the road. You don't often see them on the road, but they are often used at events and festivities. This always takes place in close consultation with the Authorities, because before you know it you have misunderstandings. Those retired civil servants are usually very impressive More

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    Bremen Classic Motor Show 2020. Indispensable for enthusiasts

    From January 31 to February 2, the halls of the Messe Bremen will once again be dominated by the opening of the German classic season. In the Netherlands, the kick-off with InterClassics in Maastricht has already taken place, but if you want to visit another great event, you should definitely travel to the Bremen next weekend. More

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    Cees Fick YZ840 Special

    We talked about the legendary self-made techie Cees Fick Auto Motor Klassiek already an impressive article. The man who actually used a textile factory as an alibi for his passion picked up on what was there, and then did his own thing with it. That started with the mounting of Matchless cylinders More

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    Renault 4 CV. Immaculate condition

    In optimal condition due to a loving treatment; that must be the conclusion when you come face to face with this real Frenchman. Immediately after the Second World War, there was a particular need for small – affordable – cars. What the Beetle was to Germany the Renault 4 CV was to France, the mass motorization was More

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    Vauxhall Senator (1978-1987)

    Opel Senator – Class for the ordinary class Drop the name 'Opel Senator' among inveterate car enthusiasts and a reaction follows along the lines of 'oh yes, my guilty pleasure'. It cuts through your soul like a bolt of lightning, even if you don't like the brand. For years the limousine seems out More

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    Rolls-Royce Chinese Eye, rally with a Rolls-Royce

    A very dynamic Rolls-Royce The Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud was the main model for the manufacturer from 1955 to 1966. Rolls-Royce Silver Clouds were not prepared for rally driving. This Rolls-Royce Chinese Eye is. There is a tripmaster and fire extinguisher in the stylish interior and the engine has been rebuilt using forged More

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    Trabant 601: Atmosphere of austerity?

    When you come face to face with a special pimped version of the DDR icon, the Trabant 601, you may think back to the time of the sixties. Yet Trabant was by far the largest brand in the GDR at that time and therefore important, a personal piece of machinery for someone More

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