From:Dave Hennessey
Subject:RE: Helmer Petterson Swede engine tuner at the Schwinn factory Date:Thu Feb 14 18:53:11 2013
Response to:4563

Nice article. Studded tires or not, I'm not riding my motorcycle on ice. Heck, I don't even ride when it's below 16C.

I need a sticker for my toolbox.


Gentlemen and Schwinn history experts.

I have just written a short article on Swede Helmer Petterson and his very very fascinating Super X racer with a Big Bertha engine. Helmer had a career as engine tuner at the factory in Courtland street according to my sources.

If anyone know any details regarding his years at the factory please let me know.

The article;

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Thanks a lot.

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