by Ken Buckspan

The pic below was taken at the start of a dual European Scramble circa 1971. The story behind the shot is that I bragged (boosted) that...

"My Yamaha will smoke your Harleys."

Mitch Mayes and Terry Clark doubted the claim and challenged me to a drag race on a nearby desert road before the race start. My light 100 Yamaha beat the Harleys by four bike lengths. They asked if I had plans to return to the trail bike class on it. I only raced Trail Bike Class once that year, placing 3rd, seconds behind Terry and Mitch