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Old 07-15-2010, 10:42 AM   #1
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What were you doing in the summer of 1966? We all should have been at the Circuit De Charade. T...

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Old 07-15-2010, 10:45 AM   #2
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I was a few months old and thinking about why I wasn't at this thing !
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I was -10 years old.
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Old 07-15-2010, 11:24 AM   #4
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Still in my dads nut sack
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My dad was 7. I was born 11 years later. Hahahaha

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1966... First yearJC,,2 years later Fort Dix N.J.
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My mom shot this picture of me in the summer of '66 with my '62 CH. I had already won a few trophies with it. I was 22 and had just completed my boot camp and tech school, hence the short haircut.
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I wasnt born until Nov 1968
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I was twenty and just got 4Fed and was making plans to head for Ireland to see if REAL road racing matched my Dad's descriptions. It did and then some!!
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I was holding this thing called a draft card in one hand. it was a great 18th birthday present from the government. I got to see the world and learn to duck bullets very quickly. Had a 48 pan and HAIR.
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Boot camp in SoCal. Ended up on a DE. from there on a riverboat up in I Corp in 68 and my introduction to Tet offensive and the real world (or not depending on your point of view).
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Riding my own first bike, a Yammi Twin Jet 100, hot shit! Graduated up from my brother's Cushman. Paid for it throwing papers, and cashed it in for a
knuckle basket a couple years later. Been downhill since then!
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Old 07-18-2010, 12:46 AM   #13
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I was 11 years old and trying to figure out why my older brother was so damn hungry when he got back from riding with his friends.
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That was the year I startted tattooing.
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That is so epic. I wouldn't be born for another 22 years, but something about old racing footage makes me all warm inside. Thanks for posting this.
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Being born and a pain in my mommys....ummm ass?!?
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I was riding Saddelback park on my Yamaha and getting beat in the straights by rich kids on Bultaco's.
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