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Can anyone confirm for me a movie trivia question...
What bike is Steve McQueen riding in the movie "Great Escape"?

I am trying to win a bet!

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a triumph dolled up like a BMW wartime bike . mcqueen didn't do the jump, but was on one of the pursuit bikes.

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you guys rock!
thanks!
whats a TR6?

Timmy, if you are right I win!!! My boy said BMW, I said Triumph...now I just need proof!!!
 

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Bud Ekins did the jump.
 

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That is a great movie.... Just watching Bud E. preload the suspension onthe TR6 before he jumps the "barb" wire gets me heart a pumpin'!

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The new BOND movie that guy reminded me of Steve the whole entire movie. Remember Steve Mcqueen was a very experienced driver of both Bike's and Sports cars. His Movie company wouldnt let him do that jump,he had lots of land he owned and road dirt bikes all the time and even his kids would ride because,Its what dad did.
he did all the driving in his part in the movie LeMans ,some great vintage race footage ever filmed the entire movie is just on big race .I have a dvd of it and its still just as cool after all this time nothing but GT40s Mclarens Ferraris AWESOME

Im so far behind ,that I think Im in first.
 
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