Added reply in a thread 1974 KX250 10/7/2016 4:15 AM

Like the colors ,also that meaty looking pipe , also KidKawies 125

Added reply in a thread DeCoster 2017 10/6/2016 6:54 PM

Like the old saying goes DeCoster has forgotten more than most of these guys will ever know.. Theres a few of the young guys that seem smart enough to learn but there sure are a bunch that seem like Morons or is that Morans... Brain Fade seems pretty ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1974 KX250 10/6/2016 6:40 PM

yes those 78-80 kx 125s and 250s were real slick bikes with not many around either.Yes the decade had a lot of development and exciting things happening. I started going to mx races in 1968 .you never new what kind of bike u would see from stripped down ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1974 KX250 10/6/2016 6:11 PM

Yes , The Jammer and another rider on 450 s that had a lot to do with development in states was Jim Cooke.,On 250s they also had Bill Grossi . As was said the dealers first got the F11 and F12 to sponsor some fast riders on before KXs came out . In my ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1974 KX250 10/6/2016 12:10 PM

Yes, Great times , your post reminded me that in 72 Peter Lamppu from Finland was riding 250 Kaw pre kx factory 250 in trans ama 250 and Brad Lackey and John Desoto the Kaw 450s ..Torleif was there in 1972 I think he was still on a husky in trans ama ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1974 KX250 10/6/2016 8:42 AM

Yes , John Penton imported small bore bikes and was also East coast Husky importer in Lorain Ohio. Back in late 60s they had a big truck/Bus , called the Penton cycleliner that they would go to races in..It was pretty impressive back then . When they ... more »

Added a comment to magoo1982's profile 10/5/2016 6:09 PM
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past bikes,69 Honda mini trail ,71 Suzuki 50 ,72 tc125 ,73 tm125 , 75cr125 , 76 rm250, 78.5 rm250 ,78 jawa500 , 79 250 husky ,80 xr500 , starracer xr500 ,82 900 hon , 83cr480 ,84 cr500 Husky , 86 560 Sonic , 87 430 Husky,70 360 cz ,72 380cz ,81 yz465 ,84 yz490 90 yz490,75 xs 650 dirtbike ,03 kx500 ,4 valve 500 jawa , present bikes 72 380 czs ,74 kx250, 76 400cz ,77 aw440 ,80 can am 400 , 83 ktm504 , 96 501 hus ,06 600 hus ,96atk406 ,96 ccm630 , 03 crf230 ,it 125 , 75 dt400

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Added reply in a thread 1974 KX250 10/4/2016 8:39 PM

NICE

Added reply in a thread Props to RD and DeCoster 10/4/2016 6:31 PM

Ask Roger He knows ...

Added reply in a thread 1974 KX250 10/4/2016 4:11 PM

Speedman , A friend of mine had a cr250 with the Al Baker frame mods, redline swingarm ,Hondas grand prix cylinder,head,piston pipe and carb kit.It was fast for 250, kinda pipey . He won a big cross country race on it which was pretty impressive considering ... more »

Added reply in a thread Props to RD and DeCoster 10/4/2016 9:23 AM

Remember when , the Big Four used to buy Maicos and take back to Japan to try and figure out what made them so good . Do they do this with Katooms now ?

Added reply in a thread Props to RD and DeCoster 10/4/2016 9:17 AM

Is this Kees VanDerven , one of my GP favorites ????

Added reply in a thread 1974 KX250 10/3/2016 7:10 PM

liked the kx better than cr . at tracks around me everybody had cr s with a couple kx s a couple dealer backed yz s and several tm s.. the kxs were more grunt than cr and the few guys I knew had a small tranny part that gave problems . cant remember ... more »

Added reply in a thread What if the Nationals went away and the factories forced the AMA riders to race MXGP? 9/27/2016 7:17 AM

AMEN Brother !!!! Nothing topped that , sort of like Woodstock Moto style !

Added reply in a thread What if the Nationals went away and the factories forced the AMA riders to race MXGP? 9/25/2016 6:01 PM

Yes , The Greatest races the U.S. ever saw...Best riders in the World , Aberg ,Hallman ,Hansen ,Hammergren ,Mikkola ,Jonsson ,Weil, Karsmakers Bauer,Allan ,DeCoster ,Robert ,Geboers ,Rahier , Lamppu,Halm, Stodulka, The Jones DeWayne and Gary , Desoto ... more »

Added reply in a thread JS7 Geico Honda 9/22/2016 9:44 AM

If so, all that Drama and Divaness will make Mike LaRocco s life a lot more complicated ... Feel Sorry for Him...

Added reply in a thread I'd say its official now, KR to HRC 9/21/2016 8:38 AM

Hopefully bike is up to task...

Added reply in a thread 70s MX racing. Got pics? 9/20/2016 12:41 PM

Cool Pic, always liked the white Yamaha colors ,is that at the GP track ???

Added reply in a thread 70s MX racing. Got pics? 9/20/2016 12:09 PM

ROCK , Yes, I remember Steve Mobbs on CZ then a Rickman Montesa,also the others saw Bales in late 70s riding YZ..bought a 250 Husky from Alderton around 78-79... Around 76 when I was 16 was at Ohio Valley Comp Club in Harrison Ohio.I had 2 part time ... more »

Added reply in a thread What impact did On Any Sunday have on moto culture? 9/17/2016 2:12 PM

About 1969-70 was at a local race over the 4th july weekend, called the Firecracker grand prix.It was pretty cool to see the Penton Imports cycleliner with the Husky and Penton riders pull in unload alltheir bikes to race.was only about 9or 10 yrs.old ... more »