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Motorcycles USSR

Post by grayghost » Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:13 am

Got this for Christmas-Russian motorcycles from 1939 & up

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Re: Motorcycles USSR

Post by VWNate1 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:04 pm

Interesting, any chances of posting some pages ? .
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Re: Motorcycles USSR

Post by grayghost » Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:56 pm

Here are a few pics
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Re: Motorcycles USSR

Post by VWNate1 » Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:32 am

THANK YOU ! .

This is nice .
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Re: Motorcycles USSR

Post by GregAus » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:31 pm

Just received it on Monday. For historical accuracy, I give it a B-, for photos, I give it an A+++. Even with the errors, it's well worth adding to your bookshelf.

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Re: Motorcycles USSR

Post by RC20 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:05 pm

Wow, that takes you back.

For sure A++++ on the pictures.
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Re: Motorcycles USSR

Post by Desantnik-VDV » Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:58 pm

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Re: Motorcycles USSR

Post by HassoBoxhead » Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:17 pm

Just got my copy of the book in the mail yesterday, looking forward to diving into it!
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Re: Motorcycles USSR

Post by GHGoodwin » Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:29 pm

Post a link to purchase please. :)
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Re: Motorcycles USSR

Post by rivers » Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:36 am

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Re: Motorcycles USSR

Post by GregAus » Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:29 am

I got my copy direct from https://www.veloce.co.uk/store/Motorcyc ... p135968930 It had a 40% Christmas discount and arrived only nine days after postage. Normally, books from the UK to Australia take 20 days or more. As I previously said, the photos alone are a good reason to buy the book. I suspect it will be dependent on where you are in the world to decide which is the cheapest business.

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Re: Motorcycles USSR

Post by GregAus » Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:32 am

Desantnik-VDV wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:58 pm
Wikipedia is a good source.
English Wikipedia is full of errors. Russian wikipedia is much better, but still has errors.

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Re: Motorcycles USSR

Post by bratmanxj » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:26 pm

Purchased a copy via Walmart's website about $3 cheaper than anywhere else. Lately, they're pushing hard to give Amazon a run for their money on variety of products carried.
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Re: Motorcycles USSR

Post by Desantnik-VDV » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:38 pm

A few nice historical pictures:-)

"Dangerous Curves" is a comedy about Motorsport...second picture with number 146 sign on green Ural below YouTube.
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Re: Motorcycles USSR

Post by Tomcatfixer » Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:01 pm

Ordered from Walmart.com for $25.81 shipped.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Motorcycles- ... /286107721

Thanks for the tip.
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