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midlifecrisis

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Any one ever seen one of these? Crankshaft for the 1963 Honda RC115, 50cc, twin cylinders, 4 valves per cylinder, 9 speed gearbox, red line of 21,500 RPM.
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I heard the RC174 come down the hill at full chat between Kate's Cottage and Creg Ny Baa, 250cc 6 cylinder...noise at 19,000 rev was awesome!

How many world championships are in this photo...
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Clue: L to R Ago, Mike the Bike, The Prince of Speed and Bill Ivy
 

BennyD

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I heard the RC174 come down the hill at full chat between Kate's Cottage and Creg Ny Baa, 250cc 6 cylinder...noise at 19,000 rev was awesome!

How many world championships are in this photo...
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Clue: L to R Ago, Mike the Bike, The Prince of Speed and Bill Ivy
I’ll bet it wasn’t as awesome as the Britten going down the Sulby straight at full chat.