An abandoned soldier

Hercules BW125
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Hercules BW125
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The Hercules BW 125 was, is, a good and brave ordonans motorcycle. With his 125 cc Sachs block and his army green uniform, he was once the successor to the 250 cc Maico's of the Bundeswehr. It wasn't off road, but he wasn't dirty from a ride on the roadside.

Every now and then you still see them on Marktplaats.

But this former warrior has camouflaged and hidden himself. Has gone into hiding. And he doesn't want to be found for the time being. In the Netherlands, in Dieren, there is a small company that still has tons of parts for these types of mopeds. Even completely freshly renovated engine blocks in wooden boxes ...

Is that not endearing?
Oh yes: the Herculesje is on the right of the photo ..


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