7. Classic bikes and classic people

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The 1937 “Yellow Tearer” Big-Base Scout factory racer has won races every year since it was built, under more than 25 national-caliber riders. Its current owner is 1930s speedway rider Bob Nichols. Smokey from Smokey’s Classic Cycles in Long Beach, keeps it running.

Somebody’s baby BSA Scrambler.

Somebody’s baby BSA Scrambler.

  • COD

    Good times were had by many.

  • Tod Rafferty

    Dang sorry I missed this one. The NX250 would be perfect.

  • BRude19r

    #54Z is Mike Interbitzen, not Mikey Rush.

  • Old MOron

    Oh man, this looks like fun! I think they’re going to do a few races at the Ventura County Fairgrounds this year. I need a bike.

  • Something alluring to me about a cute woman in racing gear, once I saw Sue Fish’s eyes through one of the 1st Bell Star helmets (tiny eye port) and saw two beautiful blue eyes with long lashes, I was immediately smitten. For good.