Posted on: 22-02-2013
Posted by: W. HÃ¤nse(ThÃ¼ringen, Deutschland)
E-mail: Wolfganghaense <at> t-online <dot> de
Habe Barry bei seinen groÃŸen erfolgen auf der Rennstrecke gesehen.
Zum letzten mal 1998 in Assen.
Jetzt fÃ¤hrt mein Enkel Motorradrennen und hat fÃ¼r dieses Jahr die Startnummer 7 bekommen worÃ¼ber ich mich besonders gefreut habe.
GruÃŸ Wolfgang und Justin #7
Posted on: 16-02-2013
Posted by: luc(antwerpen, belgium)
E-mail: luc_vanschoorisse <at> msn <dot> com
mijn zoon zijn voornaam is sheene.
Posted on: 07-02-2013
Posted by: dave atherton(st.helens,merseyside, england)
E-mail: davidatherton57 <at> gmail <dot> com
barry was a great bike rider and brought much excitement and pride to the british people but also he just seemed a nice guy,barry went much to soon my thoughts and prayers go to his loved ones,i hope youve found peace since barry went away.take care and bestv wishes.dave
Posted on: 02-02-2013
Posted by: Olivier(Montreal, Canada)
Great job on the Replica TR500 Gerard, well done, great site and its great to read the posted comments, keep up the great work.
Posted on: 02-02-2013
Posted by: Adrian(England, North Yorkshire)
I too remember with fondness watching Barry race round Olivers Mount at Scarborough in North Yorkshire in the early 1980's .
An absolute showman, sadly missed.
Great site! well done mate.
i loved watching Barry as a lad and he is the reason i got into bikes.
I am an artist and i have just finished a drawing of Barry, i would love to know what you think, here is a link to the work. http://www.redbubble.com/people/chris-cox/works/9851964-barry-sheene-mbe
Posted on: 30-12-2012
Posted by: Jeff(Yorkshire, UK)
I remember watching Barry when I was young racing around Scarbrough. I particularly remember seeing him come round the few straights so far in front it sounded like his engine had failed when in fact he was just slowing to let other catch up so he could make the race more interesting for the crowd. Fantastic to watch and a great loss way to early.
I watched Barry being 'bungy corded' (occa strapped) onto a bike at Oulton Park just weeks after Daytona, from memory he won one race and placed in the other. I remember admiring Stephanie seeing her in the pits at Mallory. Great family, perfect spouse, good people. The World is full of 'little men' and fake celebrities nowadays, but real heroes like Barry will never die. I've been writing the number 7 with a slash on it ever since - a small personal but tangible reminder of a him and the legacy he left to the m/c World and Racing in general. Hell of a guy, racing is bereft of larakins like Barry now, fck the nay-sayers, ride on Bazza, MCC
Posted on: 06-12-2012
Posted by: Mick(Dartford, England)
E-mail: Micklisacorder <at> talktalk <dot> net
Great website thanks for some great memories. My all time favourite racer. Sadly missed by so many. I use to watch him at brands in the transatlantic trophy racing against kenny Roberts. Those were the days.
Posted on: 04-12-2012
Posted by: roy hook(wilstead, england)
E-mail: hook76 <at> btinternet <dot> com
hi gerard; i was just reading your website;and what a fantastic read it was ; i can see what a passionate fan you were of barrys. i to am a fan of the great barry sheene and all things suzuki.i used to work for crooks suzuki of barrow-in-furness were i used to live ; i was martin crooks mechanic for five years from 1991 to1996; i left there and am now living in wilstead near bedford. barry sheene used to ride a crooks suzuki as i am sure you all ready know; ihave been racing my self for twenty years and my suzuki t20 is my main machine ; i won the classic 250 twins championship here in britain in 2006;and am looking forward to racing it again in 2013. any way gerard nice to find you and i hope that we can comunicate again take care roy
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