Category Archives: Motorcycle

Bob Gill at Green Valley

I dread assignments like this. Actually, this was not an assigned shoot, but the following year I did one when Evel Knievel came to do an exhibition jump, which was supposed to be the warm-up for his famous Snake River … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Drags

This was May 1972 at Green Valley Raceway near Fort Worth. I’m usually not into drag races. They are all or nothing in just a few seconds. Lots of sound and fury, then the fun is over until the next … Continue reading

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Definition of DNF

DNF is short for Did Not Finish. There are various reasons a rider may not finish a race: He can lose interest and stop for coffee. Course officials can object to something he has done and remove him from the … Continue reading

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Flat Out at the Dome

I remember a time there wasn’t an Astrodome. It was the first of its kind domed stadium when it opened in 1965. It was just right for indoor motorcycle racing, and the first national championship even was held in 1968. … Continue reading

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Early Motocross

Motocross racing involves a lot of motorcycle dynamics. I was just now looking at a collection of shots from 40 years ago, and I picked out a few that show some action:

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ISDT Qualifier 1974

Forty years, hard to imagine. In March 1974 a qualifying round for the ISDT was held at Fort Hood, and I went down to get some photos for Cycle News. The best information is that Fort Hood is the largest military base in … Continue reading

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Texas World Speedway

Four years ago I was out to the CMRA Superbike Endurance races at Texas World Speedway near College Station, Texas. I took photos and did a write-up for Cycle News. TWS is a fast track, and crowd control is somewhat tight. … Continue reading

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