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Mobshitters Chopper...

Post by Prof » Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:51 am

Email from Phil...
This Triumph chopper was owned by a bloke named Johnny Nelson. I don't know if he built it or not, I don't think so. The air brushed painting on the tank was an outline of a ghost rider (I think as a skull) wearing a cloak on a ghost horse, all painted white over the purple. The quality of the bike was quite good over all.

John was a member of the Sydney based club called the Mobb Shitters, or Mobbies for short. ( I think the Mobbies became the Rebels, but that's another story). The Mobbies had their meetings at the White Horse Hotel in suburban Hurstville, hence the painting I guess.

John and I were neighbours as we grew up but were'nt close mates or any thing like that. I just happened to see him on the bike one day when he came to visit his family. Thats when I took the photo.

I think I have a photo of a WLA Harley chopper and I'll have a look for it and get back to you. Phil.


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Post by Skip » Mon Dec 17, 2007 5:09 pm

Blast from the past..including the days of those horrible front number plates!
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