Photos courtesy Arbalet Ukraine. Before the collapse of the Soviet Union, Alenka Miroshnyk earned a living as a fashion designer in the Ukraine. After, without work and without money, a friend visiting from America suggested she sell some things on an online auction site with global reach, and from these humble beginnings, Arbalet Ukraine, a company that specializes in sales of vintage Soviet vehicles and spare parts, was born. Now celebrating its 13th year in business, Arbalet Russian for crossbow has expanded globally, opening a new showroom in, of all places, Papillion, Nebraska. Like the BMW on which it was based, Dnepr motorcycles use an air-cooled, horizontally opposed two-cylinder engine, equipped with shaft drive. Most come with side cars, and two-wheel drive including a powered sidecar wheel is a common option.
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As you can see, along with the bike and sidecar the lucky winner gets a steel document case, blackout headlight cover, and a conveniently mounted spare wheel located on the rear of the sidecar. Dneprs were renowned for their off-roading capabilities, and one reason is that some, like this one, had two-wheel drive. Ms evolved in various ways between and , with one branch eventually becoming the MV Over time, many upgrades were made to the original design, including switching out the original rear plunger suspension for a swingarm, as well as various engine enhancements. According to Russian Garage , some of these bikes had as much as 15 centimeters nearly six inches of ground clearance. This feature, coupled with that two-wheel drive, made Dneprs—and their Ural cousins—so formidable off road.
Sale and restoration of motorcycles Dnepr. Our company has been successfully engaged in the professional restoration of old motorcycles Dnepr KMF for many years. All equipment is completely restored, worn parts are replaced with new ones, eliminating problems in further operation of the motorcycle. The whole process of restoration is under the full control of specialists.