Friday, May 17, 2013

1976 Desert Racing Magazine by the publishers of Dirt Bike

Cover: Andy Kirker, showing the form that has brought him to several overll desert wins. He doesn't seem to know a downhill from level ground; he landed 60 feet down this hill. Desert racers are a mystery. Even more so than any other motorcycle rider. The fastest among them cannot make a living at it. Yet all desert racers are, as are all athletes in every sport, called upon to take their sport seriously. They thinks and dream motorcycles, seven days a week, every hour of the day. Yet their dedication must be exactly and only that: Dedication. Even winning the biggest events only covers expenses for maybe a few races. And no one wins them all... Contents: Winning Bikes: Monodesert 125 conversion - for novice or expert; Honda 350 and 410 - Baja 1000 winners, '68 and '75; Monoshock and Husky Takeover - all models are winning all the classes; Competition: Baja 1000 - what was once a bet is now a classic; Barstow to Vegas - R.I.P.; Personalities: Sierra Club's most wanted list - twenty of the fastest; Technical: Harley 250 and Honda 410 - How to make your own Baja winner; Monoshock air cleaners - fuzzy things disposed of; Features: Desert Racing Defined - they don't chase hares anymore; Know your Cacti - no dear, that's a Joshua tree; Novice Advice - fear of falling; After the checkered; more 1976 May Desert Racing / Dirt Bike Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at CLICK THE PICTURE TO "BUY IT NOW"

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