A few big bore Yamaha XS650 versions found their way into sidecar outfits but, as far as solo racing was concerned, other more suitable machines were available. However, such rules do not necessarily apply in the world of the classic clubman...
Few of us will have had the good fortune of being given, as a birthday present, a motor cycle – especially something as exotic as a pre-Second World War 1265cc in-line Indian Four. Yet that is exactly what happened to Peter Sparkes when his wife decided to give him something extra-special...
• Rod Gould
Road to the championship
• Pat Hennen
First fast American
• Tom Houseworth
• The Classic TT
The waiting is over
• Archive Shot
• Daytona Gold Star
Fast on the beach
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