Chicago Region BMW Owners Association boasts over 250 members... the largest and most active BMW Motorcycle Club in the region. Meeting on the SECOND Thursday monthly, 7:30 pm 'til 9 pm at Elmhurst Elks Lodge, 711 W. St. Charles Rd, Elmhurst, IL 60126.
I’ve had this 1950 Harley-Davidson FL Panhead for about 12 years. It was restored by Dale Walksler and his crew at the Wheels Through Time Museum, and I acquired it as the winning bidder at a charity auction.
It was a one-kick starter when I received it and when I was riding it regularly. I last had it out on the road in 2017 at Motoblot and then at American Bike Night at Moto Mondays at the Five Star Bar in Chicago. With a foot clutch, a tank shifter, and a left-hand spark advance, there are a lot of motions required when riding it.
Sadly it’s now a garage queen. A couple of years without use has made it difficult to start. It could use some major TLC. If time permits I’ll have it refurbished and in good running order by Spring.
Last edit: 4 months 1 week ago by Michael Williamson.
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