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Video of Burns and Wright on a Black Lightning - Swannanoa, NZ 1955

NeilC

New Forum Website User
Non-VOC Member
Hi, I work at Avon tyres and was in contact with Graham Smith a few years ago when I found the footage of Rapide KYB 440 being used for testing on local roads near the factory in Melksham, UK; I think many of you have seen that as I let Graham have a copy.

I've posted a few more videos of films onto youtube that have been found in dark cupboards, this one I think you will enjoy; its Burns and Wright setting the 1955 land speed records for solo and sidecar, then Vic Willoughby riding the bike at Pendine Sands.

Hope you enjoy it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XjoExOoDXU

Neil
 

mercurycrest

Well Known and Active Forum Website User
VOC Member
Hi, I work at Avon tyres and was in contact with Graham Smith a few years ago when I found the footage of Rapide KYB 440 being used for testing on local roads near the factory in Melksham, UK; I think many of you have seen that as I let Graham have a copy.

I've posted a few more videos of films onto youtube that have been found in dark cupboards, this one I think you will enjoy; its Burns and Wright setting the 1955 land speed records for solo and sidecar, then Vic Willoughby riding the bike at Pendine Sands.

Hope you enjoy it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XjoExOoDXU

Neil


Thanks for that. I've had it on Super Eight Film and a Beta tape for years......... It's good to see it again!
Cheers, John:D
 

litnman

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VOC Member
Burns & Wright Record run

Doesn't the VOC still sell this video?
John
 
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