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A BMW Motorcycle Story - April 11, 2011, 11:10 AM

From the youtube description:

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This is a photo story of my father's 1958 BMW R50:
Boy meets girl, gets married, buys motorcycle. Rides it for 60,000 miles and has accident when wife is pregnant with 3rd child. (me) Wife orders motorcycle to be taken off road until all her children are grown and on their own. One day when bike is moved to a different storage location, son sits on bike and dreams of being a Jedi Master like his father. Couple grows old together and bike is not ridden for 40 years. Husband is now a grandfather of 7 and married for 50 years, when he dies of a stroke at age 71.
Son looks over the old rotting machine and finds note attached to it from his father to him. Son decides to restore the old 1958 BMW R-50 as a tribute to his father. With the help of many friends, especially Peter Nettesheim, world renowned BMW collector, bike is restored to look even better than it did when it was built in Germany

Pretty darn cool.




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For the girl that crys watching Overhauling, not a good thing to watch at her desk while trying to shove a turkey sammich in my face.


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April 11, 2011, 11:23 AM

Is it a little smokey in here?

('cause my eyes feel a little watery)


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This has been another fine contribution from Captain Craptastic.

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For the girl that crys watching Overhauling
I have been known to tear up many a time time watching that show! (I can't help it when I see all the emotion at the end!)




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I have been known to tear up many a time time watching that show! (I can't help it when I see all the emotion at the end!)
EXACTLY!

The best ones are old gruff guys that you can tell don't talk much as it is and they see their dream car now reality and they become a weepy kitten. Puts a shiteating grin on my face and tear in my eye


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