The Vintage Trials Thread

Discussion in 'Trials' started by Garthe, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. lineaway

    lineaway Long timer

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    I never met Woody in person, but we sure talked alot.
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  2. UstaKood

    UstaKood Been here awhile

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    Yeh for sure . Were they not among the first ( in the states ) to specialize ?
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  3. lineaway

    lineaway Long timer

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    They were the first to run a trials only shop that I can remember.
  4. FASTRacing

    FASTRacing Pant Antler

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    Woody Dame, Jack Stites & Graham Foster....
    Thanks for the memories...
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  5. trials935

    trials935 Been here awhile

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    What about B&B Specialties, I used to get Renthal handlebars from them in 1974, they were somewhere out west, don't remember where, pretty sure still have a catalog in the basement with all the cycle news papers.
  6. dean-o

    dean-o Dabs often

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    originally owned & operated by chuck west & family out of their basement in Cookeville, TN.
    i delivered a truck load of inventory to Woody & Jack Stites after the sale... early 80’s???
    good memory.
    sad that cancer took Jack.
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  7. dean-o

    dean-o Dabs often

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    here is a great pic of the original Tryals Shope guys! chuck west & monkey art sanderson ... 1980 kansas city
    from Art’s fb
    My sordid past. Chuck West and I in 1980 Sidecar Trials Nationals, Kansas City. Had a lot of fun, met a lot of good (some strange) people. We rode with doctors, lawyers and an actual Indian Chief. Oh, the good ole days!

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  8. dean-o

    dean-o Dabs often

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    a fine man, great trials rider & champion father. glenn McNeal has passed.
    god bless
  9. trials935

    trials935 Been here awhile

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    Yes, Glenn was a fine man, raised two outstanding trials riding sons. Condolences to his family.
  10. dean-o

    dean-o Dabs often

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  11. Huzband

    Huzband Team Dirt

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    That's 2 in 3 days for me. Very sad to hear. I rode with the McNeal's during most of the 70's.
  12. dean-o

    dean-o Dabs often

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    i think the family is doing a memorial later because of the covid.
    ill keep the forum updated
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    IMG_4746.JPG About a vintage as you can get . Team Crash & Burn 1980ish :muutt
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    IMG_4791 (1).JPG last 240 Fantic imported .
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    IMG_4797 (1).JPG Let's go on a poker run he says , It will be fun he says . :finger
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  18. Nodabs

    Nodabs Been here awhile

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    I hate the fact that motorcycles that I consider "Modern" are now Vintage!
    Hell the original TY 250 Yamaha is pushing 50 years old now. Beta Zero's are 30 years old.
    It is a bitch to be pushing 60.
  19. 2whlrcr

    2whlrcr gooligan

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    Oh to be 60 again...
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  20. UstaKood

    UstaKood Been here awhile

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    Oh , trust " US " ...

    There's more to come . :gerg

    Y'all ain't seen nothin" yet ! :photog