Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: SOUTH MOUNTAIN,MD
back in the mid 80`s honda came out with the ns-750 which honda did some real work on getting the most out of that motor and used that motor in thier flattrackers . it put out so much more power than the xr-750`s that the ama had to re write the rule books to keep things even between the two. Bubba shobert,ricky graham, and doug chandler all rode them. Bubba won numerous grand national dirt track championships while riding that bike !i used to be a corner worker at the oldest ongoing dirttrack race in the country (called the Barbara Fritchie classic) where in met many dirttrack stars .i asked doug chandler how much money was invested into just his bike alone and he told me that just the ns-750 motor was about $12,000 alone ,now this was back in 1984 which is still alot by todays standards. i met Rodney (hotrod ) farris ,will davis ,geo roehder, and steve moorehead,and doug chandler there .steve and rodney would always come up to me to ask me what lines were rider taking in my turn which i worked the second turn. rodney was be far the craziest rider there ,coming into the second turn he was taking a line that to this day i havent seen anyone ever take which was way up on the berm right next to the fence and haybales .Rodney was freaking nuts to say the least! you can see the track on youtube
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