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Old 09-15-2008, 10:14 AM   #32
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Originally Posted by Valleyrider
I searched all over and have not been able to locate a DVD version of the movie.
Yeah, the Rocket 3's and Trident showed up earlier, but once the TZ hit the track, All the others came out of the woodwork. I worked with a guy at U.S. Suzuki who built a TR spec Trackmaster Suzuki 750 triple for The San Jose Mile races. Ron Grant also built a Suzuki Triple for Pat Hennen.

Ronnie Rahls also ran a Suzuki triple. Most experienced the same problem, lack of traction. If they could have used the "Big Bang" setup that is used in MotoGP today, they may have had more success...
I have a photo I took of Irv Kanemoto working on one of 2 Kawi triples he tuned on and another of Don Castro sitting on a Kanemoto Kawi waiting to practice at San Jose. Scott Brelsford rode the other Kawi.

Those were GREAT days!!
Great pictures. Yep, that 's the 750 Suzuki I saw, but one question. What year was it that Brelsford rode the Kawai and wasn't it a H-2?? Or was it an H-1 when he was a junior and before he stated riding for H-D?? I think I'm getting to the point where I'm starting to get CRS .
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