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I think it captures a scene which won’t return. I met number 44 recently, after 35 years, and he loaned me the picture.
It was taken at Knockhill, July 1976, waiting in the holding area. Riders are Ron Williams, Scott, number 44; Dave Reid, Ariel, 57; Tom Gaynor, Rudge, 76; and myself, Velocette, 71.
This was racing with the old Scottish vintage racing club when you raced what you had. Dave Reid is no longer with us; he was an ex-Scottish champion and later both Tom and myself did likewise too.
Colin Dunbar, Dumfries
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Current Issue: Mar 2016
Peak of the pre-units
Sturdy and strapping: Sunbeam Model 9A
Rise and shine: Sparkling BSA B32 competition - restored and ridden
Plus: New Hudson Model 3; VMCC president interviewed; 1962 Ulster Grand Prix; Cotton Blackburne; Arturo Magni tribute
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