Bikerumor Throwback Pic Of The Day: The Red Zinger Mini Classic, Circa 1983


Photo submitted by Kevin Minard of the Morgul Bismark stage of the Red Zinger Mini Classic, “Racing in my first stage race on a Peugeot I bought at Gart Brothers with paper route money.”

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Cody - 09/02/13 - 8:44am

Sick aero helmet! Where can I buy one?

Arnie - 09/02/13 - 6:14pm

Look at that Skid Lid on te rider in the background! I used to have one of those. NOT the most protective helmet.

Pete - 09/02/13 - 10:35pm

Foreground is obvious – that’s the pre-production Air Attack helmet. Been in final development for quite a while tho.

john neff - 09/03/13 - 11:57am

Awesome pic, I ride that route pretty often seeing as I work 2 miles away!

Thanks for the share!

Tom Pence - 05/17/14 - 11:07am

I crashed on gravel in the first decent on this very stage in 1983 and ended up with 176 stitches. I still have small pieces of gravel visible under the skin of my elbow and hip. Had to abandon when the med-van guy tackled me as i tried to remount my bike. That course was custom suited for my skill set. I still wonder what might have been all these years later.

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