onsdag 7. oktober 2015
I have now other info on this photo other than its taken during one of the Fanø beach races in Denmark. They were held from 1919 to 1923. This is a for me unknown Scandinavian 8 valve Harley. Anyone got any idea of what year of manufacture this one might be?
The cool young rider with a screw driver in his boot is for sure no wimp. Imagine flat out with them exhaust ports roaring just below your ears!
This is a cool picture.
It show a very young Crown Prince Olav whom would later become a beloved king of Norway. The picture of HMK Olav and F-864 is most likely taken during one of his visits to a motorcycle sport related event. HMK Olav would become a keen motorcycle rider and owned his own Harley, this was a smaller Harley model O, or model Sport.
On the picture below HMK Olav pose next to his bike.
Back to HMK Olav and F-864, one can wonder if his white sailor pants where still white after sitting on the bike. My guess is, not so white.
It is a fair chance HMK Olav`s simulated ride on F-864 sparked his desire for a Harley of his own.