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24 February 2013 10:30
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I'll pick Spa because its the best track.
28 February 2013 08:16
@TrumpetTriple, yep, the full monty, allspeeds, rearsets, yellow speed block paint; a much more cohesive look than those god awful Dyson kits! Mind you, even now I'd love a Godier Genoud replica kwak, in green.....oh bugger, why am I poor!!!!!!
28 February 2013 07:51
Sondel RD .. blimey , forgot about them, did you have the whole kit , fairing and tank/seat unit ?
I think MCN have got the Kyalami date wrong as in 1983 Barry only finished 10th, it was 1984 he was on the rostrum as i put below.
Still difficult to beat the atmosphere that came accross from 79 @ Siverstone although the Kyalami race in 1984 came close, Barry had a 47 second deficit after the first lap due to a bike problem and ended up coming third less than a second behind Roche and 13 behind Lawson, i remember sitting on the edge of my chair as he closed Roche down in 2nd .... just amazing!
26 February 2013 14:24
Silverstone '79, deffo. His showboating with Kenny Roberts was part of an awesome display by two of the world's best riders. I wore my King helmet (Barry Sheene replica) with pride on the way home, on my Sondel RD250 Yamaha. Happy days...........
26 February 2013 13:23
Heh-heh, that was great Baz , i was just 16 when that race was on, immediately after i went out on my moped for a thrash .... 45mph to 50mph with the throttle cable at full stretch, halcyon days.
26 February 2013 13:08
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