Silver Dream survivors

Dear CR

Thanks for the nice article about the making of the movie Silver Dream Racer, in issue 201, which for many of us had an impact to our motorcycle life.

I really enjoyed it. However, the article could have been even better.

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When I read the advance notice that CR would print this article, I called up Barry Hart (the founder and director of Barton Motors), as I expected that Barry would have been contacted, though it seems he wasn’t.

It’s a shame, as he would have certainly made an important contribution to this great article.

But no worries, Barry is soon publishing a book about his life and readers can find a lot of very interesting inside information in it, not just about the Silver Dream Racer.

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Let me share one good piece of news in advance, which I think the readers will be happy to know: Despite what was reported in the feature, both Silver Dream Machines do still exist.

Stay tuned for Barry Hart’s book.

Wolfhart Krischke, via email.

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