BSA Hornet

Gary Hickle a former racer, and dealership owner for BSA, Sno-Jet, Kawasaki and Yamaha - raced one of these Hornets.  They were a competitive race bike in their day.  A big motor stuffed in a tiny frame . . . My dad said Hickle let him run the Hornet for a few laps in Nashua, Iowa at the fairgrounds track.  Gary is still riding motorcycles after all these years.  He's had a lot wins on motorcycles and snowmobiles, and the trophies to show for it.  Youth don't last forever . . . but don't tell him that !  Hickle's racing saying to me was usually . . . "Boy, you got to put the hammer down !"

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