Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Jethro's got his lean on

Indoor racing throws up some incredible images. Like this one, taken by Checkered Flag, that was sent in by Wayne K. He says

'Rod Lake's indoor reunion/race is coming up in a couple of weeks. I thought you might like this shot of Jethro on the concrete. He said he was going to go out and drag his handlebars on the ground. I don't think he ever did but he got it damn close. BTW he never crashed.
'Jethro Halbert national Number 69. He rides for David Zanotti. David's dad was Mario Zanotti the team owner of Steve Eklund's program when he was racing. Here's some interesting reading about them. Krumpledick is in the process of building these

We're not sure who Krumpledick is.
Also, can someone explain why he's using what seem to be quite narrow bars? Is it because the indoor oval was tiny or just a personal preference?


Anonymous said...

Isn't that obvious? bigger bars would touch the ground!

randy said...

I R the mysterious Krumple. I am a very slow vintage expert rider from the same area as our hero, Wayne. I write faster than I ride, therefore I spend more time doing the former than the latter.

We'll see if we can get some good material for you from the upcoming indoor race in San Jose, California.

Rudolph Krumpledick

KrookStreetRacing said...

Note to self: buy very narrow bars for Street tracker project.