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Cycle News 1969 05 20

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~ WORLDS FASTEST 11- PRODUCTION MOTORCYCLE BSA Rocket 3 SETS NEW THREE-FLAG RECORD • A new Three-Flag Record of 23 hours. 35 minutes. has been establ ished by Darrell Triber of Spokane. Washington, riding the BSA Rocket 3, 750cc motorcycle which. in its short existence. has already knocked several A.M.A. records out of the books. Triber blasted his way out of Blaine. Washington (on the Canadian border) at 12.19 pm. Sunday, May 4th, with his departure time certified by His Honor, the Mayor of Blaine. and he hit Tijuana, Mexico, at 11:44 am. Monday. May 5th. in time to help the city celebrate its national holiday. Cinco De Mayo - with a California Highway Patrol officer at the border to attest to his arrival and the time. Total di stance covered ••• 1,394.5 mi les! ' BSA Rocket 31st OVERALL Draage Coamty International Raceway May 4th HeavyweigIJt Production Class . MIKE KEEN - BSA Rocket 3 - 750cc See Your Bold World Dealer Now! BSA 650 Lightning AMATEUR NATIONAL WINNER 10 Mile National Championship ClIRberlllld, Maryland May 4th Amat. Main Event 1st DAVE ALDANA - &SA BSA Western 2745 E. Huntington Drive Duarte, California 91010 Ph (213) 359-9271

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