Desert sleds- post 'em here!

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  1. Vintage pro

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    Does any one from California remember from D37 racing from the late 60's to early 70's Tom Smith? I remember him winning Barstow to Vegas in 1972 on a 500cc Yamaha then later the bike through him off and paralyzed him. I don't know if he is still around. He was from Bakersfield where I worked in a motorcycle shop Competition Cycle Center where he and Terry Davis would come in.
  2. layzrider

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    I love looking at these photos. Brings back great memories. I liked those days so much, I tried to recreate them for me with a newer version of a desert sled. It works for me but I will admit I have a newer, smaller bike for the single track.
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    dpforth no inline fours

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    Great shot. Flying W, just like on his helmet.
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    Would like to have known Harvey.
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  13. dpforth

    dpforth no inline fours

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    Agree. Not an actor who raced, a racer who acted.

    "I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on earth."
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    Wasn't aware of that model?
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