motorcycle trivia


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  • Chris_from_Oz

Posted July 30, 2004 - 11:10 AM


What one year only KX had a rear fender mounted numerplate set-up?



I don't know, but that was one PLUG UGLY lookin set up! :thumbsup:

:awww: :lol: :lol: True, although I had one :devil: Another quick one; who was the HD racer who set a speed record aboard a Knucklehead based streamlined bike in 1937? Extra points for knowing what the speed was? :D

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 30, 2004 - 11:54 AM


Joe Petrali set a record blistering the daytona beach at 136.183 mph on that old knuck.
Kawi question seems like around 78 or 79, i remember these kaws kicking my but on the track.
Dont know much about the crs of early year, i would guess around early 80s.
The big wheel rm came sometime after the tm 75 :thumbsup:
Bruce Penhall nickname was The Fox
Yamaha come out with that about the same time as the watercooler bike Yz 125 81 or 82

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 30, 2004 - 12:29 PM


1973 FMF starts building pipes and heads.
Niel Youngs unknown hero song she rides a Harley Davidson.
Making A kettle boil refers to a ??????? (Hint h20 cooled bike)
A fish eye and a fish mouth are the same thing on a motorcycle????
This guy was know as the iron man of sweden. His hands had to be pryed of his bike at times.?????
Where did he get past at on the carlbad track for(500cc world champ). ?????? :thumbsup:

  • YZ250F49

Posted July 30, 2004 - 05:38 PM


This guy was know as the iron man of sweden. His hands had to be pryed of his bike at times.?????




Torsten Hallman.

  • Chris_from_Oz

Posted July 30, 2004 - 06:40 PM


Correct on the Joe Petrali question, also the YEIS question. :thumbsup: Few years out on the KX, RM, and CR questions, any other takers?

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 31, 2004 - 02:44 AM


No not hallman, another clue this guy wore clogs and a speedo around in the pits between rounds. we are talking a iron man here. Do you have any tapes or dvds of on any sunday?? :thumbsup:

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 31, 2004 - 02:56 AM


This guy was a mini bike racing star that later did well in other events, known as the "Flying Freckle"who is he?
This racer was a four time grand nat. champ had a flying duck on the tank of his bike, who was he???
The wall of death is what???
The goon rider on moto xxx video rides a ???
Water kettle still unaswered? (hint 3 cyl. h20 cooled)
The original iron man 500cc champ, beat by Bad Brad ?? :thumbsup:

  • Chris_from_Oz

Posted July 31, 2004 - 03:36 AM


This guy was a mini bike racing star that later did well in other events, known as the "Flying Freckle"who is he?
This racer was a four time grand nat. champ had a flying duck on the tank of his bike, who was he???
The wall of death is what???
The goon rider on moto xxx video rides a ???
Water kettle still unaswered? (hint 3 cyl. h20 cooled)
The original iron man 500cc champ, beat by Bad Brad ?? :thumbsup:

RC for the flying freckle? The wall of death is a circular cage that bikes ride around the inside walls of, started in the late '20's, early '30's I beleive. I just saw a movie called Moto XXX, but it was a porno, so don't know that one :devil: The water kettle (WaterBottle we called 'em) were the original GT750A Suzuki. Was the iron man Hans Karlquist? (I know i've got the name wrong).

  • Eddie Sisneros

Posted July 31, 2004 - 04:38 AM


This guy was a mini bike racing star that later did well in other events, known as the "Flying Freckle"who is he?




jeff ward

Water kettle still unaswered? (hint 3 cyl. h20 cooled)




gt750 suzuki water buffaloe.

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 31, 2004 - 06:31 AM


We are talking wardy here, before mini bike champ he was the kid on the mini trail walking the wheelie on the original on any sunday. and yes the beloved water blaster, in england these bike are big, you can double the hp front the stock of like 60 something to 120 plus easy. the only thing aboutem they had a flaw in the design of head studs/bolts. :thumbsup:

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  • RoosterJ

Posted July 31, 2004 - 06:36 AM


Where you been we missed you? I had to give away a lot of answers.

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 31, 2004 - 06:43 AM


I forgot about the fish eye/fish mouth question. still unaswered. whats the difference or they the same thing???
The original iron man from sweden beaten by lackey and passed on what part of the carlsbad track.???
New ??? who biult the original bat cycle???
New??? Who was Big Daddy Rat???
New??? where is the iron horse saloon????
New???Bruce Brown usually did what kind of films???? :thumbsup:

  • Chris_from_Oz

Posted July 31, 2004 - 07:14 AM


Ed Roth is Big Daddy Rat. The Iron Horse Saloon is in Daytona Florida. The mid' '60's (1966?) Bat Cycle was built by one of George Barris' mechanics, don't recall the name. Bruce Brown did mostly surf films for decades. Still don't know the fish eyes or iron man ???

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 31, 2004 - 08:15 AM


The Rat Fink had a motorcycle show during bke week every year, whats its name??
The bat cycle is on what kind of chassis/power source?
The iron horse saloon has a wall of death as well as a midevil feel because its differs from other bars in what way??
Meet this guy at bike week a couple years ago, was a 4 time grand national champ known as the muuch, rode a harley with flying duck on the tank now lives in Janis Joplins hometown who is he?
Bruce Brown bought his first bike it was a ???
How about a paint defect or crater?
Ever cut any tubing?
Ive all but gave away the iron man one??
How about a cyber motorcycle gang?? :thumbsup:

  • Chris_from_Oz

Posted July 31, 2004 - 09:05 AM


The Rat Fink had a motorcycle show during bke week every year, whats its name??
The bat cycle is on what kind of chassis/power source?
The iron horse saloon has a wall of death as well as a midevil feel because its differs from other bars in what way??
Meet this guy at bike week a couple years ago, was a 4 time grand national champ known as the muuch, rode a harley with flying duck on the tank now lives in Janis Joplins hometown who is he?
Bruce Brown bought his first bike it was a ???
How about a paint defect or crater?
Ever cut any tubing?
Ive all but gave away the iron man one??
How about a cyber motorcycle gang?? :thumbsup:

The Rats Hole Show, there were two Batcycles, the main one was I think a Honda 250, the other one was a '59 Sportster. Carroll Resweber was the 4 time AMA champ. I thought so, but had to do a Google search to link him to Janis Joplin's hometown :awww: Bruce Browns first bike was a Honda Stetson. The iron man one has me stumped, I know i'm almost there, but not quite. :devil: Cyber m/cycle gangs, i'm not sure, I have heard of one or more in Japan???

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 31, 2004 - 11:31 AM


The goon rider rode a xt yamaha!
I thought Bruce Brown started on a triumph cub!
A fish eye is a paint defect that is a small crater!
A fish mouth is a cut in the end of a piece of tube!
Unaswered ??? at the iron horse saloon it has the wall of death and has a midevil feel, what else is different about it???
New??? The VJMC is what???
New??? In the early years of motocross and of road yamaha sold parts from its GYT line, what does this stand for??
New??? Honda builds its first 2 stroke in what year???
Still looking for the answer on the iron man ?? :thumbsup:
Cyber Motocycle gangs???

  • stk0308

Posted August 01, 2004 - 05:50 AM


There's also an Iron Horse Saloon in Riverside, IA. They had a K model, and an old shovelhead up in the rafters as decoration. :thumbsup:

  • RoosterJ

Posted August 01, 2004 - 08:56 AM


Can you ride threw it too, and does it have a burnout pit??? :thumbsup:

  • RoosterJ

Posted August 01, 2004 - 09:13 AM


First off The Iron man was Heikki Mikkola and Lackey past him on the carlsbad frwy, they used to call it.
New??? IN Born Losers Billy Jack takes on who???
New??? In Montroses song about a bike what kind was it???
New??? In the early 70s yamaha sold high perfomace parts under the GYT banner, what does this stand for???
New??? what is the VJMC???
New???IN the filming of Easy Rider something happened to one of the capitan america choppers what was it??? :thumbsup:

  • YZ250F49

Posted August 01, 2004 - 10:04 AM


New??? In the early 70s yamaha sold high perfomace parts under the GYT banner, what does this stand for???


New???IN the filming of Easy Rider something happened to one of the capitan america choppers what was it???




GYT I wanna say Genuine Yamaha Torque


Easy Rider I wanna say

A. Didn't start :thumbsup: Surprise!

B. Developed an incurable miss.

C. Destroyed in the making of the film.

(I thought I read somewhere that the only remaining bike from the film was later stolen from Peter Fonda.




 
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