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1933 aussie motorcycle chariot race

Post #1 by calif wingnut » Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:02 pm

Love it :<)
️"The 1933 revival of the Police and Firemen’s Carnival was a sensation. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, “a more spectacular attraction has never been seen on Sydney Showground.” A shining duet of V-twin Harley-Davidsons bolted abreast, each towing an elaborately decorated chariot with full-size H-D wheels, these contraptions exceeded anything conceived by filmmaker Cecil B.
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Post #3 by desertrefugee » Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:52 pm

Crazy stuff. And I hate YouTube. The chariots were just a lead in. I just wasted a good 30 minutes looking at old video of board track racing and the like... And I'm at work!
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Post #4 by Lucien Harpress » Mon Jan 06, 2020 4:57 pm

I'd seen photos, but not any video yet.

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Post #5 by Gowing » Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:08 pm

Things have changed, but not really, very courageous people in any era.
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Post #6 by Lucien Harpress » Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:25 pm

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Re: 1933 aussie motorcycle chariot race

Post #7 by calif wingnut » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:19 am

Their all Nutz, even Ben Hur :<)
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Re: 1933 aussie motorcycle chariot race

Post #8 by calif wingnut » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:46 am

desertrefugee wrote:Crazy stuff. And I hate YouTube. The chariots were just a lead in. I just wasted a good 30 minutes looking at old video of board track racing and the like... And I'm at work!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qp-9w7f7c60 ~:<)


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