I’m a day late with this week’s story. Thanksgiving got in the way. A U.S. Holiday, Thanksgiving is when families to get together for a large meal, so today’s page has a family theme. Look for the page titled “ZA. Fathers and Sons.” Oops. Updated 11/29/14 to include Kenny Roberts and sons Kenny Roberts Jr. and Kurtis Roberts.
I missed the Thursday deadline but I have a good reason. On Thursday I was traveling to California. SSMark’s internment and Celebration of Life was on Friday, then we traveled all day Saturday to get back home.
This week’s page has a few stories from the old days, stuff that didn’t make it into the Book. Look for the page “ZB. Stories from “Back in the Day.”
I don’t have much today, just a set of short stories about suddenly realizing a solution to a problem. Look for the page titled “ZC. Moments of Enlightenment” at the top of the page list.
I’m posting this a day early because I will be traveling to SSMark’s Internment and Celebration of Life tomorrow. You can read about SSMark in the stories Wetleather pt. 2 – the Gather, Wetleather pt. 3B – the BB100 Race, and A Ride in the Desert. Godspeed my friend.
Photographer Phil Aynsley helped me locate some of the research material for today’s story. You can see his beautiful work at http://www.philaphoto.com/imageLibrary/index.php.
I’m trying something new starting today. I will try to post a new story every Thursday (U.S. Time Zone), hopefully before 5pm Pacific Time.
Today’s story is about the bikes used in the American Motorcyclists Association Superbike races during the first four years of the class. It’s a bit heavy on tech but it’s full of Superbike history. Look for the page titled “Early Superbike Iron.” As usual comments are welcome.