Tag Archives: Carrum Downs

A retro BMX racing flashback, Warrnambool 2017

retro bmx racer

On the eve of the new race season, starting with the Frankston Helltrack event, in a couple of days time, I thought I would post about the last open meet that we all attended which seems a life time ago, back in May, on the 21st I did the long drive, first thing in the morning, from Carrum Downs, Melbourne out to Warrnambool in Western Victoria a 3 and a half hour one way trip, arriving at 8am in time for practice, I knew it was going to be a long day. Little did I know, that the day was about to turn bad for me in the worst possible way. Up on the start gate for my first practice lap, the rider next to me, was clipped in and over balanced and his 100 kg frame came down straight on top of me, I got my left foot down

For sale 1990 Redline

Currently I have the following bike for sale. which would make an ideal retro racer. Price is $600 for the bike as pictured or willing to sell without the tuffs and tyres for $450, I can organise freight if need be or it can be picked up from Carrum Downs or one of the many tracks I race at. 1990ish Redline frame and forks, 19 inch top tube, stamped Redline Proline bars, Redline 4 bolt stem, Redline saddle, Redline seatclamp, Redline 180mm one piece cranks, Sugino spider, Dia Compe reproduction brakes, Skyway Tuff II wheels and Comp 3 tyres.