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Wow! Very interesting T R. Thanks for posting. You guys should watch this.
Unbelievable what this bike sold for at auction, and how Fast it would run too.

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Hey T B.... You are now back to being T R ^ . See above.
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Personally, I think the Black Shadow was a major contributor to getting me interested in bikes, TR. Like a lot of boys in the 50's, I had a paper route. At least twice a week a guy would ride his bike around the neighborhood in the early morning hours. Whenever I saw him, I would stop my bicycle and watch him. He would run up and down the street a couple of times just so I could watch and then disappear. Black leather pants and jacket. Black helmet, and a black motorcycle with the name 'Vincent' on the tank.

To this day, and I'm 73 yrs old, i can still see the beautiful engine and hear the mechanical sounds of that bike in my mind. It was like no other.
 
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