Markel made it look easy . .

He always made flat track motorcycle racing look easy for me.  Just put your left foot down, hard and locked.  You don't need gloves.  You don't need much of a helmet.  A light shield, no goggles.  Here, he doesn't even need an air filter on this clean, blue-groove.  What Bart Markel doesn't show . . . is that you need a really stocky build, strong arms, strong hands(with a vise-like grip), strong legs and nerves of steel to win multiple championships on heavy Harley KRs and XRs - on all types of tracks under every type of track condition imaginable.  A former golden gloves boxer . . . Markel was known to just move you right over if you weren't fast enough to get away from him. 

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