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Paul Pless
03-22-2015, 10:31 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ocIH8rBdJ8

Paul Pless
03-22-2015, 10:32 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tEeHq8fdq0

Jim Bow
03-22-2015, 11:25 AM
Don't forget Michele "Mike" Duff, Canadian racing half of famer.

moTthediesel
03-22-2015, 11:29 AM
Cool little bikes -- they remind me of the one I built for my boys when they were just starting out.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-oe10r-sITWg/VQ7sSykEoXI/AAAAAAAADho/4siS8kfbr4w/w487-h649-no/15%2B-%2B1

That guy is riding an Aprilia Mille now -- I'm not sure I did the right thing.

Andrew Craig-Bennett
03-22-2015, 12:53 PM
Bonus mark for helping to win the Battle of Britain:

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ZoCMvFOXbH8/UGGwrVdotaI/AAAAAAAAM70/iw8Emgq0aEg/s1600/Capture+d%E2%80%99e%CC%81cran+2012-09-25+a%CC%80+15.24.27.png

Dr Beatrice Shilliing, PhD,OBE, and the Norton M30 on which she lapped Brooklands at 106 mph in 1937.

Described as "a flaming pathefinder of women's lib", she refused to marry her fiancee until he had also lapped Brooklands at over the "ton" - he was a Wing Commander and flew bombers in the RAF.

CK 17
03-22-2015, 01:15 PM
is this thread drift?


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Lew Barrett
03-22-2015, 02:56 PM
"The weaker sex."

P.I. Stazzer-Newt
03-22-2015, 03:38 PM
Electric boat - world record.

Fiona, Countess of Arran set the first officially acknowledged record of 50.825 mph in An Stradag in 1989.

http://www.electric-boat-association.org.uk/images/misc/an_stradag_at_speed.jpg

Paul Pless
03-22-2015, 03:39 PM
"The weaker sex."those brits crack me up :D

seanz
03-22-2015, 03:46 PM
Electric boat - world record.

Fiona, Countess of Arran set the first officially acknowledged record of 50.825 mph in An Stradag in 1989.

http://www.electric-boat-association.org.uk/images/misc/an_stradag_at_speed.jpg

A good read.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/10106930/The-Countess-of-Arran.html

P.I. Stazzer-Newt
03-22-2015, 04:01 PM
A good read.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/10106930/The-Countess-of-Arran.html

Great find

and subsequently put her mettle to the test on the newly-built M1. When a policeman stopped her — yet again — she said: “Fast? Get in, officer, and I’ll show you what fast is.”