Mr Smith goes to Telford...

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As you may have read in pre­vi­ous is­sues of Clas­sic Dirt Bike, twice world MX cham­pion Jeff Smith has been work­ing on a book about his hec­tic mo­tor­cy­cling life. If you’ve man­aged to read this be­fore the event, or vis­ited Telford for the CDB show, you may have man­aged to see Jeff and his co-writer and our colum­nist Ian Berry. Jeff is noted as an en­ter­tain­ing and elo­quent speaker with a fund of tales from a life­time of mo­tor­cy­cling, be­gin­ning even be­fore his ap­pren­tice­ship at BSA. Jeff’s mo­tor­cy­cling in­flu­ence car­ried on af­ter BSA closed and he went to Can-am to de­velop its MX and en­duro ma­chines. He was also a lead­ing fig­ure in the North Amer­i­can clas­sic dirt bike scene. We un­der­stand a cor­ner of the Lamp­kin Beta stand is be­ing de­voted to Jeff so if you read this in time, pop along, get your copy and have it signed too. The book is avail­able through­tor­

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