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#1 Mondiale M85S

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 22:21

This is bugging me big time!

In this months Motorcycle Racer there is a picture of Gina ? on a Suzuki from the early 80's i think. Didn't this lady come over to race Transatlantic and Brands Hatch backed her or is my memory letting me down?

Er, call off the dogs, its Gina Bovaird i reckon. He said answering his own post....... :lol:

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#2 Macca

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 13:03

Correct - she rode in British 500s on a TZ in 1981, failed to qualify for the GP at Imola in '81, later switched to an RG500. She'd ridden in the 250 class at Daytona in 1980. Got a couple of photos somewhere....

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#3 fines

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 16:01

Yeah, I remember the furore about Gina! Some of her rivals rather uncharmingly refered to the difficulties in overtaking her caused by her oversized "behind"... :o

#4 philippe7

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 17:58

On the site of occasional TNF'er Manfred Mothes :

http://www.highsider...ger/Bovaird.htm

#5 jcbc3

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Posted 24 February 2008 - 10:34

Originally posted by fines
Yeah, I remember the furore about Gina! Some of her rivals rather uncharmingly refered to the difficulties in overtaking her caused by her oversized "behind"... :o


I've seen worse. Also in bike racing.

http://www.highsider...vaird_81_04.htm

#6 fines

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Posted 24 February 2008 - 12:11

Well, of course it was only (admittedly sexist) banter!;)

#7 jcbc3

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Posted 24 February 2008 - 12:16

It's all good. Mine was just an excuse to post a female posterior on a racing BB.

(on another BB I frequent there is a thread with grid girl photos. Wouldn't do here, however much an integral part of formula 1 racing it is nowadays).

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Posted 24 February 2008 - 12:41

Originally posted by jcbc3
Wouldn't do here, (...)

Why NOT?

"Twinny", he screams, "we need a new thread..." :lol:












On second thoughts, what will the Fluff Police think of us! :eek: :o :blush:

#9 LotusElise

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Posted 24 February 2008 - 18:43

We are too classy. We have the "women drivers" thread instead.;)

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Posted 24 February 2008 - 19:47

Originally posted by LotusElise
We are too classy. ...;)



:rotfl: Good one. *wipes tear from face*