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Written by Ben Branch | October 31st 2012
This remarkable looking machine was built by Harlan Ramey in 1916 in Ames, Iowa. It’s based on a 1913 Harley Davidson and it appears to have a front sled added for steering and a small wooden sled added to the rear so he could carry a lady in style.
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