Last Call: Reduce, Reuse, De-Cycle Edition

From the class’s inception just after World War II until the early sixties, Formula 3 cars were limited to 500cc. Virtually all of these engines were liberated from motorcycles, such as this Manx Norton engine. Eventually, as the British and European economies improved and automotive technology grew more sophisticated, the concept was abandoned and “Formula 3” came to be something altogether different. But stars such as Sterling Moss, Jim Russel, and Ken Tyrrell got their start in single-cylinder 500s, not mention the Cooper Car Company.
Conversation Starter: What modern motorcycle engine would you build an economy open-wheel race series around? Talk amongst yourselves.
Last Call indicates the end of Redusernab’s broadcast day. It’s meant to be an open forum for anyone and anything. Thread jacking is not only accepted, it’s encouraged.

By |2018-10-16T16:00:55+00:00October 16th, 2018|Last Call, Two-Wheel Tuesday|15 Comments

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Tanshanomi is Japanese [単車のみ] for "motorcycle(s) only." Though primarily tasked with creating two-wheel oriented content for Redusernab, Pete is a lover of all sorts of motorized vehicles.

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