August 21, 2013 – Many moons ago when I was a young and impressionable kid, there appeared in our neighborhood a blue motorcycle, which whizzed by at break-neck speeds, and seemed to explode in a high pitched scream when it “came on the cam” during full accelerations. This blue streak, ridden by an “older” guy..
Category: Another Zundapp Fool
December 21, 2011 – Lately, for some reason, I got thinking about my first motorcycle, a 200 cc Zundapp. This wasn’t the first motorcycle I was ever on or operated, but the first I owned. I acquired the Zundapp in the fall at the start of my Junior year in college. This must have been..
December 20, 2011 – To set the stage for this tale, I must go back to the summer of 1956 when I was just a skinny 14-year old tomboy yearning for adventure. My older brother, Kelly, who was stationed at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX, came home to Rochelle, Georgia on vacation with a..
June 28, 2011 – It all began when I was quite young, something like 16 years old, when my father told me that when he was young his father, my grandfather had a incredible bike, most reliable and extremely powerful and when he say powerful he meant that it pulled up a whole tree root..
June 26, 2011 – Trouble…Trouble… I’ve had many problems with motorcycles, Zundapps of course. One that stands out iny mind is battery trouble. We had a Zundapp Super Sabre that the battery would go dead. We checked the generator, it was fine; changed batteries and they would still go dead after a while. The suspense is killing..
July 26, 2010 – My younger brother, Joe, is the “mechanic” in the family. He started riding my 1953 ex sidecar racer around Philadelphia in 1964, about the time I got hitched. I stored the bike there one fall and he had the keys to the garage. Needless to say, it got a lot of..
What you are about to view is quite extraordinary. Someone sent us photos of an early war DBK250 in an amazing state of disrepair with the hopes of resurrecting the moto back to its original condition. It is a basket case in the true sense of the phrase. He has found a friend willing to..