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grand daddy of the todays motorcycles with snow tracks, 1939 Lehaitre motorcycle. interesting motorcycle
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And you thought photoshopping was new. Reverse the negative, a little cropping, white out the "Lehaitre" and walla, you got the left side and saved film.
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Looks like they favored the right side
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I can't believe how many put VEE traction tires and tracks on backward.
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Maybe they drove on the wrong side of the street in reverse
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I can't believe how many put VEE traction tires and tracks on backward.
If you look closely at the bike you might observe at where the belt is likely installed right. Sometimes in some applications backwards is right. On this bike if the track were turned around in loose conditions the tracks would displace the soil along side the track and before you'd know it the frame will be sitting on the displaced soil and you would be bottomed out and going nowhere. With the belt as installed the soil will be pinched together in the V making the most of loose condition for improved traction.
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It was old enough it had a bottle opener built in #97
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