Monday, March 18, 2013

1959 Vintage BMW Motorcycle Ad: John Penton rode from New York to Los Angeles in 52 hours, 11 minutes, 1 second

"A Remarkable Bike" says Floyd Clymer after riding John Penton's BMW R69 at the end of 3051-mile run; "King of Endurance" says Bill Bagnall about John Penton; Not only was Penton the undisputed Enduro King for 1958, but he added a slight touch to his victories that few riders practice these days - rode his winning lightweight to and from the meets...Just 52 hours, 11 minutes and one second after inconspicuously checking out of New York City Penton arrive in downtown Los Angeles. He had shaved a whole day off of the record! 1959 BMW R-69 / John Penton rode from New York to Los Angeles Ad available at www.DadsVintageAds.com CLICK THE PICTURE TO "BUY IT NOW"

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