Desert sleds- post 'em here!

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by jehu, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. Vintage pro

    Vintage pro Been here awhile

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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

    layzrider 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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  5. dpforth

    dpforth no inline fours

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    ^^^
    Great shot. Flying W, just like on his helmet.
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    MotoChuck250 Not older than dirt

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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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    Strong Bad Former World's Foremost Authority

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    The great Charlie Curnutt Sr.!! 500cc Triumph, Shamrocks MC. & shocks he built!!!

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    bud who ?? you can close the thread now,i only just found this marh 57 issue of cycle in my stash
    bud wins on square wheels, bud who 015.JPG bud who 001.JPG bud who 003.JPG bud who 008.JPG look at dat front rim
    you know that would knock out the average man
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