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Old 02-15-2008, 02:16 PM   #108
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Location: Delaware Ohio
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Originally Posted by FloridaSteve
Here's another one. Forgot I had this pic. Man, riding that bike must be for only the truly "gifted".
Ten to one that is one of the Champion frames built for Irv Kanemoto back in 1974-75. They ran at Indy too. Fast motors, but Castro, Nixon, and Brelsford didn't figure out the racing line needed. Roberts did. The two strokes needed to come in high, cut low, and exit high - squaring off the corner. The four strokes make a graceful giant oval of the whole track, running in a smooth transition to a low line.
Ever get lost? You know, that good kind of lost - come to a dirt road intersection and you have no idea where you are or which way to turn? I like when that happens!

Mark - klx678
95 KLX650C w/Vulcan piston bigbore, Now an 09 KLX250S, selling my 90 Zephyr 550
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