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Dave Aldana on the left correct?? Its gotta be with those leathers. He still wears that skeleton gear when he races vintage moto. That TZ is the meanest bike I have ever heard. Whenever I watch it on you tube, when he takes off and lets second gear just stretchhhh out, it gives me goosebumps everytime.:thumbsup:

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Dave Aldana on the left correct?? Its gotta be with those leathers. He still wears that skeleton gear when he races vintage moto. That TZ is the meanest bike I have ever heard. Whenever I watch it on you tube, when he takes off and lets second gear just stretchhhh out, it gives me goosebumps everytime.:thumbsup:

Yes, as a young enthusiast I thought those leathers (the skeleton) were soo cool!......Dittos on the goosebumps. :ride::lol:

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Here are some pics of Kenny's restored TZ750 that he took for a spin at the Indy Mile flattrack race that was held the night before last year's Indianapolis MotoGP...

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i was there that thing was so fast, i forgot what motogp rider jumped on it, but i believe it was a 250 rider, correct me if im wrong

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was he the guy in on any sunday?

Yes, if you are talkin about "On any Sunday Revisited".

No, if you are talkin about the original "On any Sunday".

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i was there that thing was so fast, i forgot what motogp rider jumped on it, but i believe it was a 250 rider, correct me if im wrong

I read where Ben Bostrom rode some and I read where Valintino Rossi turned down the opportunity to ride after seeing how well KR rode the machine.

and thats all I know about the subject. :banana:

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Yes, if you are talkin about "On any Sunday Revisited".

No, if you are talkin about the original "On any Sunday".

i was talkin bout the original thanks...who was that guy, not malcom smith or steve mcqueen the other one?

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I read where Ben Bostrom rode some and I read where Valintino Rossi turned down the opportunity to ride after seeing how well KR rode the machine.

and thats all I know about the subject. :banana:

i think Valintino Rossi turned it down because he was able to see how dangerous flattrack racing is, there was a accident that night, where a guy lunched off of his bike and hit the paved road below, breaking his hip.

crash- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAz56RjXwB0&feature=related

kenny roberts-

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i was talkin bout the original thanks...who was that guy, not malcom smith or steve mcqueen the other one?

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What most people don't know was the ORIGINAL bike was a TZ700.....750s weren't made yet when Kell Caruthers built this bike

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I met Kenny and his dad Buster in 1968 at Sacramento raceway.....

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What most people don't know was the ORIGINAL bike was a TZ700.....750s weren't made yet when Kell Caruthers built this bike

I always wondered what the time-line for the 700 to 750 change was.

.....phillybeef.....

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