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Started by oldstonejim; 520944 views.


Yup it's PFC.  It was '89 on the HB Honda at Spa.  They had the riders boycott due to safety concerns not met made worse by the weather.  PFC didn't want to race but the HB team forced him to make up points.

Also he's suppose to be back in 05 on a Kawi in WSB (his Ducati team is suppose to go to Kawi, not confirmed yet)....all at the ripe age of 41.

Always liked him...he's a passion rider.


From: oldstonejim



Tim, thats a good story, I forgot all about that, but now after you brought it up I remember it happening, but I would have never remembered who won. Your good.

Click on the link , can you name the riders?  Should be easy


#21 Pascal Picotte

#19 Freddie Spencer

Year 1995  The last race (Daytona) Ferracci ran the 851/888 model.

Name all the American riders who won WSB titles, what years and what model bike.

  • Edited 11/23/2004 4:58 am ET by Pure Lunacy (lunatictim)

From: oldstonejim


Well there certainly enough of them over the years, Ill give it a try but i might screw up some dates and rides

88-89 Flying fred on purple rc30 ( love that bike)

91-92 My man Doug Polen on a duck 851 or maybe 888?

Then foggy for a few years with corser mixed in there somewhere ( I got a corser helmet love it )

97 or 98 Bad boy John K on a honda???

Now I know Edwards ( texas tornado ) won 2 ( I think ) both on a honda I'll guess 00-02




Any chance I could convince you to use larger type, Jim. These old eyes are having a tough time reading small green print! <G>

From: oldstonejim


LOL Keith,

Hey your the one that told me how to do all this extra stuff,


Your real close and started out strong, but forgot a few.

88 & 89 Fred Merkel, Honda RC30 (I had a chance to buy a leftover in 93)

91 & 92 Doug polen, 851/888/955 Ducati

93 Scott Ru$$ell, Kawasaki ZX-7R (I owned a 93 ZX-7, which I also crashed)

97 John Kocinski, Honda RC45 (used to have a Kocinski rep helmet)

00 & 02 Colin Edwards, Honda RC51


From: oldstonejim


Oh, I forgot Russell, damit, I never liked him anyways, Mr Daytona, He had a brief ride on Lucky strike, didnt he?

My wife wears a John K helmet, Im starting to collect replica helmets, these are the ones on my list that Im looking for, maybe you can help

Kevin Schwartz one with star on back, yeah I know everyone wants one

Adamo Red,White,Green

And the rarest, a Bieffie ( sp?) Max Biaggi only made one year it was chrome.Really cool looking.

My wife and I are retiring our Corser and John K helmets this winter, she wants the sun/moon rossi, and I havent decided what I want, maybe a Duhamel shoei




- Hey your the one that told me how to do all this extra stuff,  -

May I introduce you to the BOLD button (B), Sir? <G>


Yea Russell quit Muzzy mid 95 to go to lucky strike (the broken foot incident) and had a full year in 96 before getting sacked....unlike you, I liked his style.

Hey, I got a Biaggi rep, but it's his 97 AGV chartreuse (sic) scheme.

OK, what New England bike dealer made it to the international bike racing scene through the TransAtlantic series?