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Old 04-22-2011, 06:25 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by lagcam View Post
If I remember right, Shamu was raced by Brian Catterson of Motorcyclist magazine. It seems like he wadded it up at Road America during a Team Extreme event, but I could be wrong. Been a long time ago...
It was also raced by Steve Lindsell at the Isle of Man TT.
He came in 6th in the formula one main race in 1995.
That year I took a trip to his motorcycle shop to see the bike, and it bore no real resemblence to the factory bike.
For a start the original engine had been junked in favour of the YZF750 lump, and the frame and front swing arm were specially made.
In fact, virtually nothing of the original GTS was present.
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