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Cars by Model Type => Cosmo's and Other Rotary Powered Vehicles => Rotary Motorbikes => Topic started by: Herblenny on January 20, 2008, 04:57:04 PM

Title: 1974 Hercules W 2000 - Rotary Power Bike!
Post by: Herblenny on January 20, 2008, 04:57:04 PM
Well, My brother came to visit me and I decided to take him to the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum (http://www.barbermuseum.org/) and guess what I saw...

Wankel Powered, single rotor, air cooled engine, Rotary Bike!!

Here are some pics I took..

(http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e79/herblenny/55a4313b.jpg)

(http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e79/herblenny/588eb32d.jpg)

(http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e79/herblenny/7ed441a1.jpg)

(http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e79/herblenny/9c5f5259.jpg)

(http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e79/herblenny/c3be0ae3.jpg)

(http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e79/herblenny/f42a04c4.jpg)

(http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e79/herblenny/35c82776.jpg)

(http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e79/herblenny/608d34b1.jpg)

(http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e79/herblenny/a848b5cb.jpg)

(http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e79/herblenny/4e32862e.jpg)

Barber also has 4 x RE 05s which they are restoring as we speak.. They don\'t have ETA on them...

i live about 5 mins from this museum and its definitely worth a visit!! Their collection is VERY extensive!
Title: 1974 Hercules W 2000 - Rotary Power Bike!
Post by: Ultraman_Cosmo on April 25, 2010, 01:28:24 PM
That bike is brand new by the look of it. Very nice.
Title: 1974 Hercules W 2000 - Rotary Power Bike!
Post by: Brett on April 25, 2010, 10:48:29 PM
I remember seeing one of these waiting at the level crossing in Billingshurst a few years hack, great looking machines :)
Title: 1974 Hercules W 2000 - Rotary Power Bike!
Post by: dreadedbob on April 25, 2010, 11:01:51 PM
did you look at the temp gauge ? :)