Blue Ridge Ride 2006

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1943 BMW R75 3x2 (Germany). 745 cc air-cooled transverse twin cylinder four stroke, three speed and reverse, shaft drive. Top speed 56 mph. This BMW with Steib sidecar, armed with a mobile machine gun was expensive to produce, but rugged and reliable. The palm tree insignia signifies that this machine was part of Rommel's Afrika Korps.

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