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The Langton Douglas
« on: 25 Apr 2007 at 06:36 »
Hi all,
This machine, owned and restored by Paul Reed, was exhibited at the rally. The placard on the bike reads "This machine was built in 1930 by the English Champion, Eric Langton, for a series of races to introduce speedway racing to South America. It was successfully raced at River Plate, Huracon, Buenos Airies and in Montevideo, Uraguay. It consists of a shortened 1926 TT road racing frame and gearbox and a 1928 DT motor. It has been restored as a TT model with clutch and brakes but retains the original Dirt Track motor."

Paul rode his 1925 TT Sunbeam in the rally.

Alwyn



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