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May 19, 1969
New York State Trooper Lenny Bauer sets out to break the cross-country record of Tibor Sarossy.  He enlisted a local machine shop to to cut an aluminum beer keg in half, insert baffles to keep the gasoline stable, and weld it back together.
It sat on the back of his 1966 HD Shovelhead to lessen the amount of gas stops he would have to make.  He made the 46 hour trek with no GPS, no cell phone, and just open road.
He missed the record by 28 minutes - experiencing contstruction on the Penn Tpk, and Jersey Tpk delays.
The bike is on display at Motorcyclepedia Museum 250 Lake Street NY 12550 www.motorcyclepediamuseum.org
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May 19, 1969

New York State Trooper Lenny Bauer sets out to break the cross-country record of Tibor Sarossy.  He enlisted a local machine shop to to cut an aluminum beer keg in half, insert baffles to keep the gasoline stable, and weld it back together.

It sat on the back of his 1966 HD Shovelhead to lessen the amount of gas stops he would have to make.  He made the 46 hour trek with no GPS, no cell phone, and just open road.

He missed the record by 28 minutes - experiencing contstruction on the Penn Tpk, and Jersey Tpk delays.

The bike is on display at Motorcyclepedia Museum 250 Lake Street NY 12550 www.motorcyclepediamuseum.org

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