Jay Leno rides a Buddy

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Jay Leno rides a Buddy

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Spotted in this photo from Jay Leno's garage. I wonder if he lurks on this board

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Post by 2003stellaDave »

The man has taste. Looks Ike a Stella to the left.
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I would very much rather have the McLaren that he's sitting in...
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Post by Point37 »

has a buddy...that guy has so many vehicles...how many do you think he actually drives vs just collects...you can see what i assume to be battery tender wires on the floor
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Post by Alzero »

I’ve met Jay several times up at the Rock Store over the years and once at the Empress Hotel in Victoria BC when he and Mavis were at high tea. I can guarantee that while he might own a Buddy, he doesn’t ride it anywhere but around his shop/museum complex if at all. I can also guarantee that while he doesn’t know my name, he remembers my bike and car since he called me Mr. Laverda the second time we met and Mr. Westfield when he and his wife walked by our table at high tea. He is an all around good guy and a real Motörhead. After hearing him on TV for so many years it’s strange to meet him and hear him drop the f-word in conversation!
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Looks like a Buddy Blackjack 150 from the blurry badge on the front. I would really like one of these if I could find a good used one for the price.
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Post by fried okra »

Looks like Jay is wearing a crash helmet in that photo :)
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Post by Syd »

There's also a Vespa in the background, next to the Buddy.
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cummingsjc wrote:Looks like a Buddy Blackjack 150 from the blurry badge on the front. I would really like one of these if I could find a good used one for the price.
Seattle Craigslist has a 2009 model for sale...
https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/mcy/ ... 07551.html
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SemperVee wrote:
cummingsjc wrote:Looks like a Buddy Blackjack 150 from the blurry badge on the front. I would really like one of these if I could find a good used one for the price.
Seattle Craigslist has a 2009 model for sale...
https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/mcy/ ... 07551.html
If you could ship it to me, that would be great! :lol:
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cummingsjc wrote:
SemperVee wrote:
cummingsjc wrote:Looks like a Buddy Blackjack 150 from the blurry badge on the front. I would really like one of these if I could find a good used one for the price.
Seattle Craigslist has a 2009 model for sale...
https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/mcy/ ... 07551.html
If you could ship it to me, that would be great! :lol:
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Post by tenders »

Wheeling and dealing Blackjacks and Gyros at 87 - skipper20 is the biggest badass on two, or three, wheels. Awesome.
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