There aren't any pictures from our trip.
of the things we forgot to bring, was a camera!
pictures are from around the time of our trip,
are of other motorized stuff we have owned.
RD350, brand new! This was to be
ride for the next few years.
500cc twin trail bike! A breakthrough trail rider
and manufactured right in Schenectady.
750, the classic! Bought used, added pull-back
paint, backrest, highway pegs, driving
ride, all through college.
things said, this was one of my best bikes.
reliable, very smooth, comfortable, a
The 4 into 2 headers gave it a
nice presence. The
16" rear wheel was great for
cruising and handling. Two
driving lights plus a quartz-
halogen main light turned
night into day.
West Covina HS, Class of 73'.
school graduation, a few months before the
is showing off his extremely well patched
pair of Levis. The
pants wore out years ago, the
patches seemed to
hang in there though.
our house was Cucamonga Peak(I'm serious..).
were fire roads leading up to the top, and
great trails, even for street bikes.
can I say? My best friend all through high
shared a love of bikes, the Southern
and the open road.
Yamaha RD350, I bought this one for
on the trails behind our house. It
ran well, and also
served as a home for several
families of mice while stored
in our shed.
fun project, "The Beast", this started out as
with a 340cc snowmobile engine. I
added a tweaked
Honda 350 motor, constant-
velocity carbs, 10-4 redline,
chassis support, and other mods. Ran
on the fire-roads behind our house.
neighbors bike. Nice to look at, sounds
a bear to ride. Count on about 50 miles
stops. It's not entirely practical,
but people sure