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Offline DMGOE

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EW 350
« on: 02 May 2019 at 06:29 »
Hallo
My english is not so good!
I m new in the Forum , i have new a EW from 03/26. The last Owner in the Documents was Reginald Henry Body from Biddisham Somerset.He owned the bike 1979. Henry was the short Distance Race Champion with Douglas Bikes. Do anywhere knows more about Henry? I hope he is always on live?
The EW was Long time in Germany in a Museums Collection , and now by me.

Much greats from Germany
Manfred








« Last Edit: 13 May 2019 at 19:35 by Dave »

Offline Eric S

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Re: EW 350
« Reply #1 on: 05 May 2019 at 17:51 »
That looks like an historic bike. Do you have pictures of it?
« Last Edit: 13 May 2019 at 21:52 by Eric S »

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Re: EW 350
« Reply #2 on: 05 May 2019 at 20:34 »
Hello Manfred,
                        Yes, Henry Body is still with us - we have a chat on the phone most Friday evenings. Henry gave up sprinting about 3 years ago (at the age of 82) - he has had an incredible record of success with his 600 Douglas - he still holds the record for unlimited cc vintage machines on every sprint strip he has ridden on - a record that is very unlikely to be beaten. Unfortunately, Henry now has a few medical problems that prevent him from racing, but in 2010, he celebrated 60 years of competitive motorcycling (probably the cause of some of his ailments!)

  Regards,
                 Eddie.

Offline douglas1947

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Re: EW 350
« Reply #3 on: 08 May 2019 at 12:20 »
Hello Manfred,

congratulation to your EW350; with Henry Body it had a very well known owner in the past.
I hope your bike is in good condition.
I´m working on a 1930 H3 350cc bike, a model that follows the EW.

Michael

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Re: EW 350
« Reply #4 on: 12 May 2019 at 06:25 »
Hallo
Trank s for the answer . I want to do pictures from the EW here, but i can Not good with the modern technic. I Test it with the Manual in the Forum but its to difficoult for me...
sorry ...
Everybody a another idea?

Manfred

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Re: EW 350
« Reply #5 on: 12 May 2019 at 10:09 »
Hello Manfred,

Please attach your photos to an email and send it to photos@douglasmotorcycles.net. We will add them to your post.

Dave

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Re: EW 350
« Reply #6 on: 13 May 2019 at 06:56 »
Hallo Dave

i send the Picture to the adress. One picter is from the Vehicle Dokument with all owner to 1979 . The last one is Henry Body.

I hope Henry is going well and he knows "your" bike.

Thanks Dave
Manfred

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Re: EW 350
« Reply #7 on: 13 May 2019 at 19:37 »
Photos added to first post in the topic.

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Re: EW 350
« Reply #8 on: 16 May 2019 at 13:34 »
Hello Manfred,

your EW is in a very nice used condition.
May be you would like it too, to use the bike as it is?

Michael

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Re: EW 350
« Reply #9 on: 17 May 2019 at 10:29 »
Hallo
Thanks for bring the picture in the post!

I want let the bike in this condition, but it stand long time in a collection and not runs. I had remove the sidecover from the in and exaust valves and i see that broken the valve spring..
In the moment i have two another projekts with german 500ccm ohv bikes... whenn i see the time than i want to look to the EW Engine .
I m so happy that i found my dream in a EW Modell! I want always a Douglas with „Contra“ engine in line.
They are so great Machines!!!

Manfred