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Grimm Solves Canoe Problem. Warwood, W. Va.—Lee Grimm has solved the vacation problem. He has attached a canoe, which is on two wheels, to his motorcycle and side-car and next summer will take his wife and four children to Congress Lake, O., in this outfit. He has tried out the new touring canoe and it worked successfully. – Feb. 1, 1917. Motorcycle Illustrated.
New Sidecar is Adapted for Land and Water. While some of the latest amphibious motor cars are attracting considerable attention both here and abroad, a British company has developed a land-and-water sidecar attachment for the motorcycle which is also a curious innovation. The body of this is built along the same lines as a canoe, is secured to a very low chassis by means of four winged nuts, and may be quickly detached and used in the water. The framework is constructed of wood and provided with metal shields at each end, while the exterior is covered with stanch, waterproof canvas. It has sufficient room for two persons and when used as a canoe may be paddled with ease. While it is particularly convenient for the cyclist who uses his machine on shooting trips, it is equally well adapted for pleasure purposes. – Popular Mechanics. Feb. 1916.