Motordrome Early Boardtrack Video

Posted: March 30, 2013 in British Bikes, classic bikes, motorcycles, vintage bikes, Vintage Motorcycle Racing
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I stumbled across this video of early boardtrack racers circa 1900.

These were some hard men though some look young enough to be unfamiliar with a razor.

Most of the tracks were gone by the 1920’s due to public outcry over the death and dismemberment of riders and spectators alike.

Have a look at some seriously treacherous machinery and the heroes that rode them.

 

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