Igor took me back to my 1970s glory days

No lid, hang­ing off, drag­ging ev­ery­thing. He’s a leg­end!

Motorcycle News (UK) - - THIS WEEK -

Great in­ter­view with Igor Akrapovic (MCN, December 17) but what blew me away was the su­perb photo of a much younger Igor in jeans, jumper and no hel­met hang­ing off a road bike in a deep cor­ner with ev­ery­thing drag­ging… the epit­ome of youth­ful ex­u­ber­ance. This took me back to my for­ma­tive years in the early 1970s in Here­ford where on a par­tic­u­lar large round­about I would lay my Kawasaki H2 so far over it decked out the pegs, lower ex­haust pipes and the side of my left Green Flash plim­soll which, along with a ny­lon wind­cheater jacket and open-faced hel­met, made up my rid­ing at­tire. I still get ev­ery­thing down, but, now it is only on track days. Happy times. Chris Devine, Salisbury Ed: We’ve an­other Akrapovic exclusive on page 28

Igor reck­oned he had a harder head back then! Turn to page 28 for more

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