Doodle Bug

A Mini Bike From the 1940s

 

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Yesterday's Rides Metalworks, Inc.

 

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1948 Hiawatha Doodle Bug Super. Lots of new old
stock parts and never run since being restored.

Phil Jacobson

 

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1946 5 HP W/Clinton engine

 

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1949 Super Doodle Bug

 

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Duane Petersen's custom wrecker

Purple bug is Duane Petersen's custom wrecker from New York

23rd Doodlebug Reunion, 2009

76 Doodle Bugs were counted

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Newsletter Fall 2011 Newsletter Fall 2011

Doodle Bug Newsletter Fall 2011

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Tangier Shrine Motor Corps Patrol, Omaha

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Motor Patrol B Motor Patrol B

Motor patrol B

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Doodle Bug Motor Corps

Doodle Bug Motor Corps

The photo labeled "Doodle Bug Motor Corps" on the Doodle Bug scoter page is actually a photo of the Walnut Creek Doodle Bug Club, c. 1955. They essentially operated as a youth division of the Oakland, CA police dept. motorcycle drill team. I own the original of that photo. There is a video of them doing drills that has been posted on youtube.  

Copy and past this link in your browser

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbnCGGwwjWo 

Thanks, Tom Brekhus

 

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Manual Models A and B 

B has Clinton engine

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Super manual 

Models C, D, and E

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Supplemental 

Parts clarification

 

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Doodle Bug ad with Dina Shore

 

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Rod Cameron

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Spike Jones

Susan Hayward on Doodlebug prototype 

Susan Hayward 

 

Fall 2012

Fall 2012

Spring 2013

Spring 2013

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Fall 2014

Doodle Bug Newsletter

 

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Old snapshots

 

At Gambles Panorama

Doodle Bug booth at Gambles Panorama

Thanks to Dick DeBuse

 

This Brigs Hiawatha

Engine was for sale on eBay

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Also sold on eBay

 

1946 Hiawatha Doodle Bug with original Briggs and Stratton engine

Some good photos for restorers. Thanks Dan

 

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Doodlebug Reunion, Fort Dodge, Iowa 9/16/07

Doodlebug reunion Fort Dodge, Iowa 9/16/07

 

Doodlebug reunion Fort Dodge, Iowa 9/16/07 Doodlebug reunion Fort Dodge, Iowa 9/16/07

 

A good source for Doodle Bug stuff

Yesterday's Rides Metalworks, Inc.

 

Doodlebug Club of America

 

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