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Michael Dunlop Tribute to Bob McIntyre Historic 100mph Lap Record 1957 Classic TT

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Michael Dunlop Tribute to Bob McIntyre Historic 100mph Lap Record 1957 Classic TT

 Davida Classic Bob McIntyre Replica Helmet    From BBC Sport Bob McIntyre: Scottish racer's historic 101mph TT lap marked on 60th anniversary   Late Scottish racer Bob McIntyre designed and prepared the bikes he raced during his career The achievement of a Scottish racer who became the first man to lap the Isle of Man TT course at more than 100mph will be celebrated on the 60th anniversary. The late Bob McIntyre set the milestone lap on the event's 50th anniversary in 1957 on a red and white Gilera machine. Manx racer Geoff Duke had recommended the Italian team signed him...

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Sideburn Magazine Declares - "Davida Is A National Treasure"

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Sideburn Magazine Declares - "Davida Is A National Treasure"

  Sideburn Magazine Declares - "Davida Is A National Treasure". Sideburn Editor, Gary Inman, visits Davida factory and created this 6 page article of the company and its helmets. "Trailblazers, revivers, survivors, Davida are true one-offs. They should be treasured" "Davida are a British motorcycle institution....morphed from a company making heritage-style products into a British heritage brand ... virtually all staff has worked for Davida for a decade, often two or three times as long.Many have spent their whole working life there.... the process of making a helmet is so labour intensive, so in-depth, so regimented by.. laws, rules..it's hard...

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