Bernies Bike Shed

Maico Taifun 1956

Taifun September 2007



This is the Taifun on its arrival back in September 2007 it had spent its life in Omaha USA.It seems to have ended its running life as a street cruiser ? note the coloured lights within the front wheel and the fenders at front and rear.

This pictures shows the remains of a mouse nest found in the carb bay also note the very rusty clutch basket!when the primary drive cover was removed,only rust coloured water !No oil


The Taifun unique engine,transmission and suspension all one unit

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