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Michael Dunlop Tribute to Bob McIntyre Historic 100mph Lap Record 1957 Classic TT

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Michael Dunlop Tribute to Bob McIntyre Historic 100mph Lap Record 1957 Classic TT

 Davida Classic Bob McIntyre Replica Helmet    From BBC Sport Bob McIntyre: Scottish racer's historic 101mph TT lap marked on 60th anniversary   Late Scottish racer Bob McIntyre designed and prepared the bikes he raced during his career The achievement of a Scottish racer who became the first man to lap the Isle of Man TT course at more than 100mph will be celebrated on the 60th anniversary. The late Bob McIntyre set the milestone lap on the event's 50th anniversary in 1957 on a red and white Gilera machine. Manx racer Geoff Duke had recommended the Italian team signed him...

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Swallows Fly In To 2017 Classic TT To Create IOM History With Glyn Robinson's Hailwood Ducati TT1

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Swallows Fly In To 2017 Classic TT To Create IOM History With Glyn Robinson's Hailwood Ducati TT1

Classic Bike racing specialist, Chris Swallow could pull the rug from under the feet of the IOM Classic TT Lightweight race favourites, Bruce Anstey, Ian Lougher & Micheal Dunlop on Saturday 26th August 2017. With his father, veteran racer  Bill Swallow by his side, together with the Glyn Robinsons Sport Motorcycles Hailwood Ducati TT1, Chris has some the best classic bike racing minds behind him and he may pull off the ride of his life.  Since the IOM Classic TT was created in 2013, there has been a new & exotic racing arena for classic bike racing specialist such as...

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Davida Once Again Part Of Creating History At The 2017 Classic TT IOM Parade

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Davida Once Again Part Of Creating History At The 2017 Classic TT IOM  Parade

Double TT winner, Cameron Donald wears a Davida Classic carrying the Geoff Duke Norton Racing Design at 2017 Classic IOM TT Parade onboard the only surviving 1950 Works Norton  Passionate about Classic bike racing, Davida believe it's vitally important to celebrate our racing heritage by keeping race track helmet art alive. Restored by Ken McIntosh, Bruce Anstey rode the same 'Works' Manx Norton on the Geoff Duke Memorial Lap in 2015, wearing the Davida Geoff Duke Norton Replica helmet. Ken McIntosh (NZ) has made a strong name for himself at the Classic TT, with Bruce Anstey (NZ) lapping 108mph on a...

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Davida with racing Legend Bill Swallow at 2016 Classic TT

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Davida with racing Legend Bill Swallow at 2016 Classic TT

Veteran racer Bill Swallow will again be back on the grid at this year’s Classic TT wearing his Davida Jet,  with the Huddersfield rider contesting both the Bennetts Senior Classic TT and Okells Junior Classic TT Races. Bill has been racing classic machines in his Davida Jet for more than a decade. " I always reckoned I rode harder in an open face & goggles - the combination allowed me to get around the bends faster...you can get your head down. My Davida Jet is so comfortable, more flexible..the lightness and mobility" ,says Swallow,  “I was aged 50 when I lapped at...

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