Burt Munro’s Indian Scout Mileage

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    Engine_Joe1 New Member

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    I have been searching the interweb and I am interested to know how many miles Burt Munro had on his Indian Scout when he broke the land speed record. I know his bike was extensively modified (and remodified) but I’m curious about how much the old girl had on her when she screamed into the history books. Does anyone know?
     
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    Not sure there's an simple answer to that question. A look at Burt's workshop will tell you that some parts of the Scout went further than others.
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    I figured there were parts left on the wayside along the way. I understand he rode it all his life since he bought it ( with his affection spread around other bikes along the way,). But from your 20,s to your 60’s I would expect a boatload of miles if he kept the odometer on it. ( They’re so heavy, ya know).
     

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