Lehaitre Tracked Motorcycle from 1939

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Tracked Motorcycle, 1938, of J Lehaitre, Paris. Speed 25 m.p.h.

Steering was accomplished by handlebars which controlled a sideways motion of the drive belt. From Modern Mechanix, Feb 1938.

Just a Car Guy via Unusual Locomotion.

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I design video games for a living, write fiction, political theory and poetry for personal amusement, and train regularly in Western European 16th century swordwork. On frequent occasion I have been known to hunt for and explore abandoned graveyards, train tunnels and other interesting places wherever I may find them, but there is absolutely no truth to the rumor that I am preparing to set off a zombie apocalypse. Nothing that will stand up in court, at least. I use paranthesis with distressing frequency, have a deep passion for history, anthropology and sociological theory, and really, really, really hate mayonnaise. But I wash my hands after the writing. Promise.

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