Thursday, January 31, 2019

old motorcycle item

From the August 22, 1936 Vancouver Province, a story on local motorcycle racing.


Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Motorcycle scrambles, 1969

Not sure exactly where this was. Off Carvolth Road (200th Street) in Langley, south of No. 10 Highway. "Sully property under the B.C. Hydro power lines". I can sort of visualize it.




Tuesday, January 29, 2019

some more stuff

From the Larry McBride collection.



Monday, January 28, 2019

some old street rodders

From the Larry McBride collection.



Sunday, January 27, 2019

Sunday funnies

From an external hard drive.



Saturday, January 26, 2019

1947, Jack Smith's Flying Saucer

Article from the January 25, 1947 Victoria Daily Colonist.



Saturday morning viddie

From Westwood, 1965, Phil Gaglardi and Stirling Moss doing a few laps.


Friday, January 25, 2019

Thursday, January 24, 2019

1976 PGARA program

Some pages from a 1976 PGARA program.




Wednesday, January 23, 2019

1951 Abbotsford, motorcycle vs. automobile

From the October 26, 1951 Vancouver Province. No results of the competition as of yet. (It's only been 68 years!)


Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Flyin' Phil and Whistlin' Bernie

An old Vancouver Province story with Phil Gaglardi hamming it up with Bernie Smith.


Monday, January 21, 2019

Boats, Harrison Lake,1959

Two weekends of racing, one for the locals got press in the Chilliwack Progress.



Sunday, January 20, 2019

arena cross program, Stetson Bowl, Cloverdale, 1989

There were a lot of venues that held motorcycle/motocross races over the years.


Saturday, January 19, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

The Surfaris, "Boss Barracuda":


Friday, January 18, 2019

1978 Westwood Honda series

Win on Sunday, sell on Monday.


Thursday, January 17, 2019

1991 motocross

Some events from Aldergrove, and a mention of a Supercross at BC Place.





Wednesday, January 16, 2019

some old clippings

Some motorcycle racing stuff from 1947.




Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Monday, January 14, 2019

1966 drag boats, Deas Channel

I always want to call it Deas Slough, but it's Deas Channel.




Sunday, January 13, 2019

super cross poster

"Found" on a hard drive.


Saturday, January 12, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

Everett Gates and the Jokers, "Mean Machine":


Friday, January 11, 2019

Arlington airport drag racing, 1953

Another couple pages "borrowed" from facebook. This one a story on Arlington Airport from HRM.



Thursday, January 10, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

1966 Tiger Raceways ad

Drag boat racing at the Deas Slough/Channel off the Fraser River near the tunnel, 1966.


Tuesday, January 8, 2019

1964 Syndicate Scuderia

From an old issue of National Dragster, Jack Williams and the Syndicate Scuderia. Found on facebook.


Monday, January 7, 2019

1974 Daffodil Cup, Western Speedway

Some new old newspapers coming online. Report on the 1974 Daffodil Cup from the Victorian newspaper.



Sunday, January 6, 2019

Sunday funnies

A comic strip I've never seen before.



Saturday, January 5, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

Pete Anderson, "Drivin' Wheel":


Friday, January 4, 2019

Ed Gray, drag racer

Some mid-1960s photos of Ed Gray at the Jack Williams' shop.




Thursday, January 3, 2019

a track unknown

South of Blaine, Dunkins Speedway.