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Jim Bow
09-06-2013, 09:42 PM
From the New York Times video department.
In this short film, Stan Dibben, a winner of the World Sidecar Championship in 1953, recounts the thrills and perils of his profession.

The Bigfella
09-06-2013, 10:03 PM
I love it. What a brilliant clip.

"Always say yes"

Incidentally, 40 years ago, I was watching my first sidecar race at Bathurst, the Easter bike races... and a sidecar crashed in front of me at the Dipper. I was convinced the passenger was dead... but after 30 seconds or so he moved and was "OK" (ish).

I decided that I prefered solo....