It’s spring wishing i could still ride ……… rŌbert
I must have hated myself riding these temperamental Brit bikes all those years with their horrible Lucas electrical systems (Lucas had three settings, dim, flicker, off) that always failed you … often when riding down a dark, winding highway at high speed … the lights would go out..
mid 50’s Vincent Blackshadow
Vincent power land speed record holder Rollie Free featured in one of the most iconic photographs in motorcycling history.
Rolland “Rollie” Free (November 11, 1900 – October 11, 1984) was a motorcycle racer best known for breaking the American motorcycle land speed record in 1948 on the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah. The picture of Free, prone and wearing a bathing suit, has been described as the most famous picture in motorcycling  and Russell Wright won another World Land Speed Record at Swannanoa with a Vincent HRD motorcycle in 1955 at 184.83 mph (297.46 km/h).
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