Monday, September 29, 2014

Dave Ropper


(Thanks PDO) Dave Roper’s riding skills first started grabbing attention in the mid-1970s, and he raced in the TT three time in the 1980s. He came in 12th place in the Formula III class his first time out in 1982, even after the chain fell off his Aermacchi 350. But 1984 was his year, when he came back for the win riding the Team Obsolete Matchless G50. Both rider and bike were in top form, and Roper posted the fastest lap in his class, 97.21mph ... Read more

1 comment:

BSAChris said...

Photos are by Tom Mueller.