Col Crothers Australian Land Speed Record holder in 1954

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Col Crothers Australian Land Speed Record holder in 1954

Post by AuotonomousRX » Fri Feb 17, 2012 9:32 am

A very interesting read in Issue 30 of Old Bike Australasia.

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Re: Col Crothers Australian Land Speed Record holder in 1954

Post by Montlhery » Sat Mar 17, 2012 7:38 pm

Thanks for the info Pete ,just went out and bought it , Reading the article it must be where club animal aka Steve got his inspiration to wear his "salt uniform" ie "I did a few runs just in a pair of underpants and no crash helmet"

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Re: Col Crothers Australian Land Speed Record holder in 1954

Post by Stayt`ie » Sat Apr 07, 2012 8:13 am

interesting to see that, that bike is still in existance, as run, :D ,, makes one wonder how many other old battlehorses are out there, 8) ,,,
First Australian to ride a motorcycle over 200mph at Bonneville,,,

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