Chilliwack 2018


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Went to the Chilliwack motorcycle show last Sunday. Steve Baker was the guest personality. They had his TZ750 there . I had a picture with him and will post if there is interest.
Boris


#2

Yes-- post it.

Baker was one of the most talented racers (pavement & dirt) we ever produced. He beat KR head to head, was the first American to win a road racing world championship (finished 2nd in 500cc GP the same year!), and was destined for further greatness before (like Pat Hennen before him) a really bad accident ended his career.

Cycle Magazine (RIP) had the best description of him (paraphrasing) “looks like a newspaper delivery boy, but has a killer’s instinct on track”.


#3

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Some photos from the show.
BF


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The " paper boy" and me .
BF


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They started the bike - the smell and exhaust sound was great.
BF


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Last year’s VIP — Mr. WES COOLEY. Very interesting man-- great stories from him.
BF


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This was one of the nicer machines .
BF


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Another nice smoker.
BF