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Old 10-08-2013, 03:06 AM   #12166
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Old 10-08-2013, 03:38 AM   #12167
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Old 10-08-2013, 03:45 AM   #12168
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Anyone still ride side saddle?
Yup, still common practice in some countries ...



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Old 10-08-2013, 04:17 AM   #12169
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Old 10-08-2013, 09:21 AM   #12170
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I hope them laces stay away from chain/rear sprocket... Too sexy for face plant .
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Old 10-08-2013, 09:05 PM   #12171
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Old 10-09-2013, 07:57 AM   #12172
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Old 10-09-2013, 10:23 AM   #12173
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Old 10-09-2013, 12:35 PM   #12174
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So my inner nerd finds this image fascinating- this is the earliest picture I've seen of a cool air duct to a carb. It didn't become a common practice until the late 80's to feed race engines unheated air, and was quickly eclipsed by large volume tuned airboxes fed with air ducted from the front of the machine. "Ram air" followed, but was of limited utility- the largest gain was in intake resonance and denser intake air. My RS250 was converted to a later "Ram air" style tank and intake, but I think it's primary advantage was to feed cooler air to the motor as well as somewhat cooling the fuel itself, as the intake air is ducted through the tank.
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Old 10-09-2013, 04:54 PM   #12175
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So my inner nerd finds this image fascinating- this is the earliest picture I've seen of a cool air duct to a carb. It didn't become a common practice until the late 80's to feed race engines unheated air, and was quickly eclipsed by large volume tuned airboxes fed with air ducted from the front of the machine. "Ram air" followed, but was of limited utility- the largest gain was in intake resonance and denser intake air. My RS250 was converted to a later "Ram air" style tank and intake, but I think it's primary advantage was to feed cooler air to the motor as well as somewhat cooling the fuel itself, as the intake air is ducted through the tank.
That flex ducting isn't the best flowing stuff. I believe that the bike is a 350 because of the background color on the number plate, which appears to be blue. I also believe that the fairing is a Peel "Mountain Mile". They were made in the Isle of Man.
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Old 10-09-2013, 11:21 PM   #12176
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The late 60's/early 70's have got a lot to answer for. Love the furry seat though
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Old 10-09-2013, 11:59 PM   #12177
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Outstanding PIC,

Scarf, no gloves, mid gear change with a foot clutch - impressive.
Clearly pre ATGATT era!
Someone must have some history on the rider.
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Old 10-10-2013, 01:29 AM   #12178
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...Scarf, no gloves, mid gear change with a foot clutch - impressive.
...Someone must have some history on the rider.
Don't forget sliding the back end.

It's Dot Robinson. They broke the mould...
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Old 10-10-2013, 03:25 AM   #12179
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Don't forget sliding the back end.

It's Dot Robinson. They broke the mould...
i like how she's so relaxed and hand on the shift lever ready for second gear change,,
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Old 10-10-2013, 06:22 AM   #12180
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Outstanding PIC,
Scarf, no gloves, mid gear change with a foot clutch - impressive.
Clearly pre ATGATT era!
Someone must have some history on the rider.
Hadn't thought about UE (RIP) in a while. He bought my previous 2001 W650 and now I am trying to sell another one.
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