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Reply to André Malherbe's 1981 World Championship Honda RC 500 6/9/2021 3:43 PM

Amazing bike- was it the actual bike he won the title on? Was close that year- Andre, Noyce and Carla on the Yam. Only a few points between them.

Reply to The 203 lb 1980 YZ/OW Hurricane replica 6/9/2021 3:39 PM

Stunning bike- like all your bikes! I really love the clean hubs- well all of it really. Interesting also Darryn Dunham riding it- what a bike and lovely work.

Reply to 83 husky 125 resto question 6/8/2021 4:26 PM

I do remember the 83 125 MX version, dated by the Japanese bikes and was meant to be abit lacking in both performance and tech spec. Not many of them sold over here, I seem to recall. Still a cool bike though and probably very rare and collectable nowdays ... more »

Reply to MX TRIVIA - Who is this famous motocross champion? 6/8/2021 12:56 PM

Hahah- I reckon you maybe cracked it !! Thought there maybe more to it than what have seemed more obvious. I did wonder about the face guard, does look remarkably similar to Rocket Rex's and also saw a pic of Rocket Rex on number 39, exactly as you saying!

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Reply to MX TRIVIA - Who is this famous motocross champion? 6/8/2021 11:31 AM

From the clues (too many!

) and the Des Nations victories- Broc Glover. Although, he did not only ride for one Factory Team, in 1989 he shortly rode for KTM in the GP's - right at the end of his career I think. Think he actually won the last ... more »
Reply to Lupino in for Pala 5/31/2021 3:14 PM

He did good really- qualifying really super. Also to finish in front of Anstie in the 2nd race was good. Give the guy some credit! Must be hard travelling internationally and setting up for a situation like this. Credit to the man! Hope he is in for

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Reply to 2004 cr125 tps plastic connector teeth worn and bike rebuild 5/31/2021 2:47 PM

Your Sis sounds just like mine! She made things very hard for the whole family and also stole my Fathers inheritance that was meant for her kid- like £90,000! When you have family members like this, yes things not easy- such a pity, my empathy for sure. ... more »

Reply to Is anstie a sleeper? 5/9/2021 6:26 PM

Totally agree- he can do top 5's (outdoors) and it wouldn't surprise me at all if actually better even. Slightly off topic but also worth a mention, I remember his old man racing (his Dad)- Merv (the Swerve) as he was affectionately known (not always ... more »

Reply to Super trick XR200R racer for my daughter 5/9/2021 1:18 PM

Hahaha- that will be it OldPro- the Genetics! Strangely sound similar your Daughter and my Sis... my Sis only competed in about 2-3 races before quitting(although she rode for like 3 years). In the last race she did was 3 boys who were like top 10 in ... more »

Reply to Super trick XR200R racer for my daughter 5/8/2021 4:27 PM

That is damn lovely OldPro!! All your bikes seem lovely! (Did you sell that superb 1980 RM100 DG bike?) Best of luck to your daughter on this lovely bike build. ...My slightly older Sister was also really fast- was one of the first Girl racers in UK ... more »

Reply to Clown takes a prat fall 4/25/2021 4:13 PM

Gave me a laugh and sent the link to mates! Never seen this before. Hahah- when the mouthy guy falls over in slow motion- superb

Reply to Guess who 4/21/2021 5:49 PM

Yes- was true- Jason did a parade lap on that bike at the Farleigh 500 GP- think was 1979- think it may have actually been water cooled and tricked out, before water cooling started to happen stock. Cannot quite remember but it certainly was trick. Also ... more »

Reply to Guess who 4/21/2021 5:09 PM

Not got a picture of the car/bike- but do recall when Bonzo and Jason arrived at National championship final in I think 1978-80- cannot quite remember the year. Yes bike was in the back/ trunk of a brown Rolls Royce- wheels pokin out of the trunk! Was ... more »

Reply to My Girl has cancer....😢 4/17/2021 11:13 AM


Always amazes me how strong some people are when their backs are against the wall, not sure I would be so strong and resilient. My Aunt recently collapsed whilst out walking her dog, only 59 years old- turns out was aggressive ... more »
Reply to Lost my Dad..... 4/17/2021 10:09 AM

Thats great G-Man to hear things are hopefully on the up... blimey, 'when it rains it pours...', to coin a phrase. I always remembered your story of your great cat Smokey and how she used to like sleeping right by you- my new Smokey does it also (named

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Reply to Lost my Dad..... 4/16/2021 6:10 PM

Really sorry to hear of your Dear Dads passing Gman. I lost my Dad like 16 years a go, reckon I think of him most days since, if not everyday, as a few have already posted similar messages. I remember you posting a while back about your dear cat Smokey ... more »

Reply to A little help in Sacramento? 3/18/2021 7:15 PM

YES- Moto mx / Vital community is heart touching with the effort and gifts made, as Mayson says. I think its damn brilliant. Have read every post on this thread. You enjoy your bike, gear and life Mayson and ride safe! Have fun. Credit to everyone who ... more »

Reply to Brand Specific suspension 1980s 1/27/2021 7:59 PM

after came Twin Link I think

Reply to Bob Moore's 909 FMF Honda 1/8/2021 12:00 PM

Great memories of Bob on the all white Chesterfield 250cc Yams- him, Schmit and Puzar - all team mates. Those bikes and riders all flew fast back in the 90's era. Super times. That was such a competitive time- were loads of riders fast enough to win- ... more »

Reply to Best 125 Rdiers of All Time 1/7/2021 6:35 AM

Yes- you are correct- I thought Puzar won on the TM but he came 2nd and 3rd on it -I think was 97 and 98. As you say Harry Everts was also pretty good- surprised he hasn't been mentioned more, won title 3 times on 125. Strange how good the Belgians were ... more »