Super cool

YEAR: 1975 // TRACK: ASSEN // YVON DUHAMEL HAS JUST WONTHE F750 RACE IN STYLE, ON AND OFF THE BIKE

Classic Racer - - CLASSIC RACER ARCHIVE -

You can mea­sure many eras by the ex­tremes of fashion. Many of the trends have gone, long con­signed to the dust­bin of dis­tress that ac­cu­mu­lates so much of what once was deemed es­sen­tial, as seen in this won­der­ful photo by Nick Ni­cholls. Face hair, promo girls, a Duhamel on top of the podium look­ing ef­fort­lessly cool... The only mod­ern racer any­where near get­ting this ethos in top flight rac­ing again (in truth) is Cal Crutchlow. You can see the real Cal from time to time in Parc Ferme. Get grow­ing the long hair and side­burns Cal, let’s have an­other re­fined cave­man out there stick­ing it to the pretty boy glit­terati just likeyvon did 43 years ago. It’s time.

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