AHRMA @ Barber 2005

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by norton73, Oct 25, 2005.

  1. norton73

    norton73 drinkin'

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    once again my humble abode was invaded by Bob's Champagne Norton Race Team for the AHRMA races at Barber Motorsports Park last weekend.
    It was a successful weekend for the team, 4 firsts, 1 third, and 1 fifth.
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    Actually several fifths diappeared, along with some champagne, but that's another story :D

    They brought two bikes, a '37 Norton International for the Pre-40 and Class C races;
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    and a bitza, a 1955 Featherbed frame with a 1949 International motor for the Classic '60s race;
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    Getting ready to grid in the Classic '60c race;
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    During the lunch break on Saturday, they had the "Race of the Century".
    The museum brought out a 1905 Harley and a 1905 Indian and raced them around the track. I think a good bicycle rider could have gone faster, but it was fun to watch :lol3
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    Jay Springsteen was there, he raced a Triumph Thruxton and a XR750 HD;
    Here's his Thruxton in the pits;
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    Gary Nixon was also there, he rode a Thruxton also, and a BSA triple in the F750 race.

    I picked up the book "Grand National: America's Golden Age of Motorcycle Racing" by Joe Scalzo at the track, and got both Nixon and Springer to autograph it.
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  2. norton73

    norton73 drinkin'

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    For those that thought a Kawker H2 wasn't enough of a handful :huh
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    Couple pretty Bultacos :rabia
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    H-D KR750
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    H-D XR750
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    Hand shift HD racer
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    Fire Engine!
    500cc MV Augusta 3 cylinder, one of the last bikes campaigned by MV
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  3. jimjib

    jimjib Long timer

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    Nice
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  4. bmwblake

    bmwblake upside down parker

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    very nice. sorry i missed it.

    that bitza norton is seriously sexy.
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