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Who’s hard-core? My Dad’s Moto Guzzi tombstone

August 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Profiles in Riding, Vintage

I went to a funeral today to pay my respect to the father of my friend, European Press Agency photographer Paul Buck. Paul and I have known each other since junior high school and back before either of us had a drivers license his dad Jim used to take us to the local motocross races. […]

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RIP Lake Whitney Motocross Park

July 7th, 2010 · 10 Comments · Politics of Riding, Racing

It appears that storied Lake Whitney Cycle Park — the site of numerous National, International, and amateur motocross events since 1972 — has finally succumbed to economic pressures after years on life support. This report is unconfirmed and based on this RacerX article. I also found this post from June 2006 and this LinkedIn profile […]

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An all-original vintage Honda SL70

April 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on An all-original vintage Honda SL70 · Vintage

Check out this excellent ’72 Honda SL 70 my friend Ronnie Welch picked up at the 2010 Diamond Don’s Riverport National. This bike looks totally original — fenders, speedo, pegs, everything. Only one slight dent in the right side of the tank. Even the seat is in excellent condition! It’s amazing. And it runs. The […]

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Honda SL 70 – a story

April 8th, 2010 · 9 Comments · Vintage

Update: This story has been updated to reflect the facts. Check the comments for details. :end: A while back Mitch Boehm of Moto Retro contacted me about some old SL 70 stories. I don’t know if he used any of them or not as I haven’t gotten around to subscribing yet. But here’s one I […]

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