Just Vintage Roadracer Photos

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by jehu, Jul 20, 2009.

  1. Old Mule

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  2. boxertricks

    boxertricks Been here awhile

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    #7 That would be Percy Tait, as you say out of it's league against the works Honda, Yamaha, and MV but it could compete with any of the other 500s
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    Didn't he ride a Triumph 500 in a Belgian GP at Spa once? A great TT record too. I really like those late Daytonas. Ray Knight did well in the TT on one too. Thank you!
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    Turn up the volume!!!!!!!

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  5. Wildebeest90210

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    More Mick, ok the us got this one...

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    look at those tires! i think i take for granted how far tire technology has come.
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    Rich Schlacter's TZ750 10/80 20171203_101108.jpg
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    {cue "Glory Days"} :lol3

    Taken at the NYC IMS show this past weekend.

    I love Rocket 3 roadracers from the 70's. BSA/Triumph 1971 team was Mike Hailwood, Dick Mann (Daytona 200 winner that year), Gary Nixon, Gene Romero, Paul Smart, Don Castro, Dave Aldana, and Don Emde. Think about that-- a factory team with 8 top shelf riders.

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    So, ok, they went out of business shortly thereafter. But what a ride!


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    125 gp bike . Gazzaniga. at the 1990 motogp in Phillip Island

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    If anyone can fill in the blanks on this one - great. I don't remember a damn thing about its provenance but I thought it looked cool.
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    2013 Motorado, Santa Fe, N.M.
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    My favorite photo from that event.
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    #94 is an XR750TT. I'm curious about the yellow one , though.
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    JBSmith Ink-stained wretch

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    I'm guessing the yellow one is a flathead KR model.
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    It does look like a KR motor , I just never heard of them being road raced.