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The way we were too

Discussion in 'Racing, Motorsports, and Track Days' at netrider.net.au started by resurrection, Feb 4, 2008.

  1. Firstly apologies to Paul for pinching his post title. :)
    (I thought it might attract the right people to supply info on the rider pictured.)

    My bro in law came across it in a house he was working on and upon asking for it, was granted custody. He passed it onto me.

    It's actually almost poster sized on photo paper, so I assume that it was once owned by the rider or close family.

    The name is semi familiar to me and I'm thinking that the 'D' could be Dean.

    And Bashams, I seem to remember were a SA motorcycle shop way back when.

    I think the pic is taken at Adelaide International Raceway, Virginia

    Mid 70's?

    Anyone?





    Scown.

    Cheers,
     
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  2. Dean Scown. The name is familiar anyway.

    The bike is a Yamaha TZ-350 (blue number plate background) and it is either an F model, or an earlier model with an F model seat.

    The concrete wall in the background does seem to indicate the location is AIR, coming onto the banking section before the front straight.
     
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  3. 100% Paul
     
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  4. yeh it is Dean Scown. He is my Uncle. If your interested I would be keen to buy from you. I don't have any photo's of him riding and for me it's only a faint memory as I was only about 10 year old when he finished racing. Mind you they were good days hanging out at Adelaide international & Malala race way.
    Let me know if your interested.
    mickscown@bigpond.com
     
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  5. Nice to see Netrider's motto of 'Connecting Riders' is still valid.

    I'm not sure the Original Poster is still on Netrider, but I'd be sending him a PM and negotiating with him directly :LOL:.
     
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  6. #6 kma_jg, Nov 29, 2011
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 24, 2015
    Wow, what a good find. Hope you can get the poster.
     
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