My late father's unrestored 1960 R50
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Lyle E. Yost
My father - Circa Summer of 1968 in Michigan
Two Decades of Storage
20 years of dust and dirt that accumulated on my late father's oil coated R50.
Unrestored 1960 R50 Side
After lots of suds and polish - 1960 R50 Side view
Iron Butt 1960 R50
A mint Wixom fairing was added. It helped me run out of gas at 9 PM in Milwaukee. Mad Dog on his Harley saved the day.
1,020 Miles in Less Than 24 Hours
SS1K Certificate - The run was 1,060 in 22 hours. My last gas receipt failed to print at the pump.
John Penton with my R50
John Penton with my R50 after I earned the Iron Butt SaddleSore 1K. The oldest bike to complete the SS1K in 1999.
Unrestored 1960 R50 today