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 #32302  by martyn b
 Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:20 pm
I cannot recall whether that photo was 69 or 70, but it was @ SPR so checkout any prog from 69 as well.
 #32314  by timetravel
 Fri Jan 11, 2013 8:30 am
ukdrn wrote:
martyn b wrote:I cannot recall whether that photo was 69 or 70, but it was @ SPR so checkout any prog from 69 as well.
yep been through all those Jon... your programme scans have come in very useful in the past but I still haven't found this bike listed yet...

..interestingly it seems to have a car race number on it as CSA5 is a street altered number whereas I would have thought it would be classed as CSS ???
 #32675  by muddytalker
 Sat Feb 02, 2013 4:56 pm
Here's a few from my collection of slides. According to the box these bikes were snapped at the 1982 Cannonball meet.

Brian Simpson warms the rear slick against the tower astride his 1105cc Kawasaki Enginuity.
JC 57.jpg
The Wizard Too Kawasaki of Michael Carter. The sister bike to BJ's Imperial Wizard.
JC 59.jpg
Another Kawasaki powered bike; this time its Geoff Stilwell's Cloud Nine taking on Alan 'Grandad' Nash in the far lane.
JC 60.jpg
 #32735  by razor
 Wed Feb 06, 2013 11:06 pm
Here's a few from Long Marston 1981

Eamon Hurley
Jim Challenger
Alan Thompson
Tony Murphy
Ollie Thatcher
Paul Mayhew
more to follow

 #32744  by ukdrn
 Thu Feb 07, 2013 12:36 pm
Thanks Ray, great shots.
 #32753  by Geofstilwell
 Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:40 pm
Thanks so much for posting the pic of me on Cloud Nine. That was such a great bike to ride..really easy. Superbike Mike took a few passes on it at the Transatlantic Races in 1983 before the races got underway. It had so many little "trick" pieces on it. I really regret selling the bike now but i gather it has a new home following its recent auction (Steve Tong Estate).
 #32757  by muddytalker
 Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:40 am
No problem Geoff. If I come across a few more in my slide collection I'll post them up on here. I didn't know that Superbike Mike took a few rides on the bike at Long Marston. I always loved the sight of the Pro Stock class in the eighties due to the fact you could see an exposed bike rather than today's aero dynamic 'crotch rockets'. The class had quite a few nice pieces in its time but its pleasing to hear that a few still remain as they are. It's a pity that we don't see Kev Marshal's Old Skool Suzuki Stocker at the strips since 2010. Maybe this year Kev will consider thrilling us all again with his no holds barred riding antics! :D
 #32763  by Geofstilwell
 Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:12 pm
During 1982 i got to know Mike via Jack O Malley and at the end of 1982 with Mikes guidance i put a much bigger motor in the bike Complete with a Superbike Mike Cylinder Head. In fact the chassis length, gear ratio's where exactly the same as Mikes own bike. When he came over for the Transatlantic series they flew in on the tuesday and i picked Mike, his wife, Jack O Malley and John Baugh up from Heathrow. We came straight up to the track and on the wednesday he took my bike out to get a feel for the track and see what he could do with it. No times where recorded. Mike was and still is a really nice guy.
 #32766  by jaytee
 Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:19 am
Geoff how good were the road race style rear slicks back then
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