1964: Riding From the SFV to Central America. Without Helmets.


Photograph caption dated March 10, 1964 reads “Wagon train – cycle style – The start – Ready to roar off on a three month Central American tour after the go signal from Andy Kolbe, Reseda Honda dealer, are three Valley cyclists, Martin MacDonald, 20, Sepulveda; Jim Craine, 22, Van Nuys, and Jim Nicholson, 20, Granada Hills. The adventuresome trio will wheel down through Baja California, Mexico City, La Paz, the Yucatan Peninsula and Central America. Kolbe is sponsoring the tour which will test the new Honda Scramblers on a rough trip.”

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