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  • Inside, there's plenty more biker-bar ambiance, from the dozens of bras hanging over the bar to the 1954 "panhead" Harley decorated with Hells Angels stickers and mounted against a wall.

    The Seattle Times

  • These days, Winkler, who rides a 1965 Harley panhead, would rather talk about his son's accomplishments than his wild days on two wheels.

    PhillyClout

  • INSERT INTO phpbb3_stats_config (config_name, config_value) VALUES ( 'stats_version', '1.0.2'); panhead wrote: As I read it that query does an insert while the values already exist.

    phpBB.com

  • Manfrotto 190xprob 0r 055pro with either 488rc2 or 488rc4 ballhead or 804rc2 panhead.

    News: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)

  • I have convinced myself that I will be happy with a panhead.

    News: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)

  • Gallery is working fine. forum version: 3.0.6 mysql verison: 5.0.89 panhead wrote: I'd like to change the name of the owner/uploader of an image.

    phpBB.com

  • Only ran for about 300 miles. 509-720-9393 $1700 o.b.o. i can email some pics chopper bobber tranny panhead shovelhead harley parts

    craigslist | all for sale / wanted in los angeles

  • It features a 3-way panhead, spiked feet, bubble level, and more.

    dealnews - Today's Edition

  • What are you on about you panhead and how does your post relate to mine?

    Army Rumour Service

  • Features include a 3-way fluid panhead, bubble level, quick-release plate, quick-release leg locks, and carry bag.

    dealnews - Today's Edition

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  • Do they ride Harleys, I wonder? ;->

    November 6, 2007

  • Fans of the rock band Skillet are called panheads.

    November 6, 2007

  • Hi virago--no, I don't ride, but I have close relatives who do. I learned it all from them. They are Fonts of Hog Knowledge. :-)

    November 4, 2007

  • reesetee, you seem to know a lot about Harley's. Do you ride? If yes, what do you ride?

    November 3, 2007

  • They're still funny names for motorcycles.

    November 3, 2007

  • The original motor (a Harley-Davidson) was named after the shape of the valve covers. The Panhead replaced the Knucklehead and then was itself replaced by the Shovelhead engine. :-)

    November 2, 2007

  • I wonder how a motorcycle ended up with this moniker.

    November 2, 2007

  • WordNet doesn't seem to be pulling this one up, but Dictionary.com says, "a rivet or screw head having the form of a truncated cone."

    November 2, 2007