Danny's motorbike photos

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Proud 19 year old Danny with his Clarex Harley Special - Essendon 1963 (43kb) So cool! (82kb) 1938 1000cc Knucklehead Harley (tricked up) (74kb) Harley with friends. Dan and sister Haley in centre. (83kb) Just rode back to Essendon from Canberra - 1964. The envy of my mates. (68kb) Sick of the old bike, conversion to 1954 Norton frame - stage 1 (85kb) The BSA oil tank never happened. Exhaust pipes took months to make. (109kb) Finished product (80kb) Let's go racing - Calder Park Harley Club race meeting (note flat tyre) (51kb)
Photos by Clarrie Riall, who built the Clarex Special (53kb) The Harley Club gave me No.1 as the only Harley racer in the country (56kb) Looks fast, but I only used 3rd and 4th gear, after starting it in 2nd (48kb) Just keeping up with the small bikes (see one behind me?) (47kb) Low compression engine meant it was easy to push-start (5:1) (73kb) Frank Hutchinson's Sportster-engined kneeler sidecar outfit - very successful! (87kb) Kangaroo Motorbike Rally in Mt Barker SA - some nice bikes here (102kb) Like this Vincent outfit (98kb) Side-valve 1200cc Harley C1946 (118kb)
South Australians loved their motorbikes (95kb) Rare Panther 600cc sloper single cylinder, early 1950s (113kb) Frank's Duo-Glide (68kb) 1946  1200cc Indian Chief (94kb) Hond minibike and Brough Superior (108kb) Nice Velocette (95kb) Ex-Victoria Police 1000cc Ariel SquareFour - so smooth.  (83kb) Vincents were the fastest bikes in the world in the 1950s (140mph) (96kb) Graeme Desnoid's Harley Sportster (106kb)