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post #1 of 4 Old Jul 20th, 2007, 12:15 am Thread Starter
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Found this on the web. Looks like a freighter tips over.






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post #2 of 4 Old Jul 20th, 2007, 2:50 am
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This was on the south coast in the UK a few month back. Lots of Bike went missing. One guy managed to pull a bike from a washed up container, put some fuel in the bike, and it started right up. Don't beleive it myself because they are not shipped in a position to be started, but lots of people got some great freebies.

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Yeah.. amazes me that all the kegs were left ... obviously those are easier to "license" or "spirit" away..

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as they are shipped

As was noted above, picture looked accurate, but the bikes I've seen shipped to dealers are dissembled and take a while to put together, Maybe this was an owners bike that was just tied down for shipment and not new as posted. Amazing what a little salt water will do for an electrical system. It ain't good. Previous life was at Motorola and just a quick dunk into water, fresh or salt, just about killed the internal boards of a portable radio.

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