the solent city scooter club dave tooley mallory park 1970       

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Crystal Palace

 

The race meeting at Crystal Palace was a fun event we all trooped up to South London in our usual convoy, we parked in the grounds next to some dinosaurs as I recall I slept in the back of Raffertys Mini Pick up. In the morning stiff and cold we foraged for food some likely lad I can't recall who raided the local doorsteps for some milk sorry people. The race event was a big success it was a lovely track, I was racing the ex Wildcat Vega 125 5 port, and as usual I was getting a fantastic view of Bev Flaniganns rear end, over the years I got to know her rear end very well, as her bike was just a bit faster than mine.

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me behind Bev Flanigann crystal palce

Me studying Bev Flaiganns rear end

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Ian Newnman Les Rafferty Geoff Stevens fixing the sidecar

Ian (ned) Newman, Les Rafferty, Geoff Stevens and crew fixing the sidecar outfit, note my slim frame above Geoffs head

The meeting came to a close and we headed of back to Fareham unfortunately my race came to an early end, my bike packed up round the last bend and I was shunted up the rear by someone and took a flying trip, boy those tracks were hard.

 

 

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