This is a favourite shot of mine...erstwhile managing director of Veloce Ltd, "Bertie" Goodman, flat on the tank of a cobbled up KTT special testing the new Velocette telescopic forks.Likely around 1950... he was a real "racer's racer"
Hard men in the 1950s...... road racing with ribbed front tyres on gravel road circuits...pictured at Quornhall, Tasmania, during the Junior TT. #21 ridden by D.Powell, Mk.8 KTT e/no. KTT1015 with #74 Max Stephens, Mk.8 KTT e/no. KTT1025.
Below, Pietro Taruffi, Rondine Gilera, sets a new world record..but where and when?