What the incomparable Yamaha LC gave us
‘ LC JOHNNIES’
Speed and wheelies attracted bad boys with DMS and Simpson Bandits. No bike in the ’80s was more attractive (or subversive).
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE BOYS IN BLUE
If you had an LC at some point you either got pulled or binned it. Or both... probably at the same time. There was no other way.
There were, and have been, other one-make race series. All were rubbish compared to the Pro-am on ITV’S World of Sport.
125 LICENCE LAW
The 250LC was so good it spawned ‘100mph Learners’ headlines, fuelling the end within two years, of 250 learner laws.