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As bad as it gets , oh god flares !
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I remember falling off a bike because my flares slipped over the Kickstarter.  Chafing of the calves due to the excess material whipping about at speed was also a problem. This editing of this film apart from the racing is awful. 🤣

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I remember falling off a bike because my flares slipped over the Kickstarter.  Chafing of the calves due to the excess material whipping about at speed was also a problem. This editing of this film apart from the racing is awful. 🤣  

Cheers that's my break sorted at work tonight 👍

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Good vid, I`ve watched a third of it so far, will treat myself to the rest later.....there`s some interesting footage, thanks for posting.

What a dedicated follower of fashion the great man was 🙂  I have to confess to wearing flared trooserz, penny collars & platform shoes in the early `70s. Last time I saw him was at Donington Park with his arm in a sling being chauffeured  in a Jag, July `79.

I was just watching 2019 vid doing the rounds, with the other IOM TT great, still switching on the charm, with the female interviewer. 

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Hi bantammad ere flares platforms by god wouldn’t be seen in that follower of fashion get on your winkle pickers drainpipe trousers leather jacket with studs in plus My Dunstall Norton Domminator had good time for shore happy days Les 

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Hi bantammad ere flares platforms by god wouldn’t be seen in that follower of fashion get on your winkle pickers drainpipe trousers leather jacket with studs in plus My Dunstall Norton Domminator had good time for shore happy days Les   

Haha, I`d`ve much preferred to have been a Teddy Boy or Rocker, but I was born in the `50s and in my defence, I didn`t wear them for long, but the garb helped with pulling the birds for that short window 🙂

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Hi bantammad ere l suppose this is the wrong place for this tale but its true and funny picture this Saturday morning a gang of of us riding up the A5 towards smockington hollow me on the Dommi others on tritons and such like we came up to the back of a canvas covered army lorry at that point it suddenly started to rain tweernt the scwaddies in the back had opened the canvas and was piddling over us funny haha Les 

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Hi bantammad ere must say thanks to Doug for the racing pleasure to watch dig up some more please regards Les 

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