Due to Tim Langford who despatched in these pictures of long-ago motorbike occasions. Lots of the pictures are from Birch’s Cycle Store, a retailer run by Warren Livingston “Lig” Birch and his spouse Connie Birch. Lig was a motorbike racer, Marine Corps sergeant throughout World Struggle II, and longtime Triumph motorbike supplier. His North Seashore Road cycle store was a downtown landmark and motorbike fanatic gathering place for greater than 4 a long time.
“The 40 years had been pleased occasions in a contented enterprise,” Connie advised The Information-Journal after her husband’s demise in 1990. “We didn’t change into millionaires or get wealthy, however we did not simply have clients; we made nice mates.”
— Mark Lane
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This text initially appeared on The Daytona Seashore Information-Journal: Previous Daytona Seashore motorbike occasions at Lig Birch’s Cycle Store