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Offline turboguzzi

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the way it used to be
« on: December 18, 2011, 12:30:26 pm »
one of the more amazing and touching posts on vintage racing ive seen in some time

http://bubblevisor.blogspot.com/2011/12/velobanjogent-color-flash-back.html

hard not to miss the simplicity of those times

my little Christmas present to you HiPo's

TG


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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2011, 12:56:01 pm »
Hah, fun stuff.

Fourth picture in reminds me of my little transportation effort.

Offline Jim F

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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2011, 01:59:20 pm »
Thats some cool stuff

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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2011, 03:11:43 pm »
great pictures , its strange that you can still recognise alot of the tracks .... au rouge at spa looked just as frightening 55 years ago!

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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2011, 04:47:31 am »
Thanks for that TG.  Very cool.
 
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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2011, 05:39:05 am »
au rouge at spa is till scary but just love it when the F1 guys don't lift going threw

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Offline Sam Green Racing

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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2011, 06:18:42 am »
great pictures , its strange that you can still recognise alot of the tracks .... au rouge at spa looked just as frightening 55 years ago!

The only difference in all that time is like........55 million spectators ::)

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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2011, 08:37:24 am »
Those were some amazing pictures!  Am I seeing tile on that track?  That bank looks SCARY!

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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2011, 08:52:26 am »
Really ? ::)  the sad thing about some of those wonderfull pictures is that,  I remember some of the bikes and riders. ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2011, 01:30:40 pm »
It's not sad at all that you still have your memory Sam.........let alone your strapping good looks.  ::)

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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #10 on: December 22, 2011, 01:21:56 pm »
Very nice pics , thanks TG

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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #11 on: December 22, 2011, 08:30:36 pm »
VERY COOL
I think i want to get a couple of those pics blown up and put up on the wall.
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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #12 on: December 25, 2011, 10:12:39 am »
Anyone know where the fifth picture from the end is, (the one with the "Hovis" signs? The car in the forground has a Derbyshire registration (NU), but the houses don't look like anywhere in Derbyshire I'm familiar of with those chimneys!

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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #13 on: December 25, 2011, 10:20:38 am »
thanks for the link TG, very cool vintage stuff....Larry

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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #14 on: December 25, 2011, 10:41:28 am »
Anyone know where the fifth picture from the end is, (the one with the "Hovis" signs? The car in the forground has a Derbyshire registration (NU), but the houses don't look like anywhere in Derbyshire I'm familiar of with those chimneys!

looks like kirk michael village , iom

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Re: the way it used to be
« Reply #15 on: May 12, 2012, 06:18:17 pm »
If you look closely there's a Guzzi V-8 in there....

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