Elliot wrote:Oh, OK. I guess I'm guilty of promoting an 'urban legend', then. I could google Elkins, but it is more fun to test my memory on a live audience -- Elkins was a big time desert racer....
Anyroad, that's a cool pix of McQueen.
Elorrum wrote:"TT Special 650 Triumph. We painted it olive drab and put on a luggage rack and an old seat to make it look like a wartime BMW. We couldn't use a real BMW, not at the speeds we were running, since those old babies were rigid-frame jobs, and couldn't take the punishment"
unjonharley wrote:Fucking BMW's bolts fell out. Had to spend the week nights wrenching it. Just to kept togeather for a week end. No (kids) we didn't have lock tight back then, We did a lot of drilling and wireing through the bolt heads. Got that done then dropped on a grated bridge deck. Junk. As for me.. I spent some time in the burn ward at the navel base Long Beach. Needed some help growing some skin back.
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