Flat tracker and street tracker photos

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by jehu, Oct 5, 2007.

  1. FoothillRyder

    FoothillRyder Tiger Cub

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    Very cool. Always thought the NX would be a good starting point for a nice tracker/scrambler, and you've proven that lad. NICE WORK!
  2. Houseoffubar

    Houseoffubar HoFmetalworks.com

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    Man, The BMW, and the Honda's a re top notch, I can only hope my bike comes out that nice! Nice work on those, that is for sure!:clap
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  4. Jason F.

    Jason F. Will Ride for Beer...

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    I have checked in on this thread a number of times but I guess I forgot to post this over here. We had a Vintage Flat track event here in Middle Tennessee back in October. Reading back through all 60+ pages of this during my slow holiday week at work reminded me to post up my mini report.

    My post copied from another forum
  5. FoothillRyder

    FoothillRyder Tiger Cub

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    Regardless of what 'category' you put it in, that is the most gorgeous BMW I've ever seen. Serious business, that.
  6. GSMark

    GSMark Just Love Bikes

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    Oh the days of bell-bottoms, peace, love, and a TT track in every town.

    I found these photos the other day, most of them were photographed by my father.

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    Oh those were the days my friends!
  7. Uncle Pollo

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    You know what looks so good about the bike?

    It looks attainable.
  8. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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    Neat shot!!
    Looks like some of them "Ascot Moonrocks" might have turned your shin guard sideways!!!

  9. GSMark

    GSMark Just Love Bikes

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    That is a Mahoney photo.

    Valleyrider, you know your stuff, that's for sure.
    Yup! Ascot Moonrocks:rofl:rofl:rofl
    I just looked at your photo album:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/14934865@N07/

    So cool to see you racing that beautiful DT1.
    Love your racing history photos.
    Cheers,
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  11. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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    Yeah, I rode with lots of cardboard stuffed in my leathers to cushion the hits from the rocks and what ever else got graded into the surface!!
    Thanks Mark!!
  12. redeye-az

    redeye-az Been here awhile

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    found this one....
    59' harley KR......
    by the number, must be joe leonard.........

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    willierides Been here awhile

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    One of the recent additions to my stable, taken in my trailer, loaded up for the ride to it's new home (my place):

    72/73 Pursang 350 cases with an Astro cylinder in a '78 Astro 250 frame. Can you say "Vintage Flattrackin' in 2011"??? :clap

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    Update your sig already.
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  15. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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    Nice find!!
  16. plugeye

    plugeye unforgiven

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    the fact that its a bmw has very little to do with the great appearance
  17. FoothillRyder

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    no argument there; but the fact remains - it began life as a BMW.
  18. johnwesley

    johnwesley wanta be

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    After reading this thread from the beginning, forgive such a noob question. What would be the difference between a street/tracker and a scrambler?

    which would be the better backroad / Forest Service road blaster ?

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  19. FoothillRyder

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    as I'm here I'll throw in my $.02...

    A street tracker is generally accepted to be a street-legal version of a dirt-track racer, although there are plenty of them that diverge from this concept.

    A scrambler is a street bike adapted for off-pavement activity, in some cases with as little as the addition of off-pavement tires. Back in the day (ie late 1940's and forward) scramblers were the bikes used for most desert racing, based on medium-large displacement (for the time) 4-strokes, 250-500cc singles (eg. BSA 441) and 500-650 twins (Triumphs and BSA's).

    IMHO, a scrambler is the better choice for fire roads, Forest Service roads, etc.
  20. Ron Peck

    Ron Peck Been here awhile

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