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Bob McIntyre breaks 100mph lap at TT 1957

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I am glad to see that finally Bob McIntyre is getting recognition from the Scottish people.

I have been brought up on tales of this amazing man, as my mother worked besides Bob at Joe Potts of Bellshill.

I would also like to see a monument placed in Bellshill near to the site of Joe Potts in memory of this great Scotsman.

Posted by: Alan Godfrey on 2005-12-07 13:36:05

 

Could not agree more regarding a memorial to the Flying Scotsman.

Posted by: Peter Wright on 2006-01-06 10:49:34

 

I had the great pleasure of seeing my hero Bob Mac at the 1961 TT. What a rider, what a man. Now all these years later I still remember him with great affection, even though I never met him. Perhaps this is how a great man is measured, like the ripples on a lake spreading out when a pebble is dropped in it. When I ride my Bonneville part of me still believes he is on the pillion!! Thanks "Mac" for all the happy memories.

Posted by: Bernie May on 2006-02-22 09:53:52

 

Having loved motorbikes in my young days I had known of Bob Mac in MCN and I'm sure he would have been a great person to know and a great father. Can someone tell me where I can get the book by Mr Allen about Bob Mac? Tell me not how a man died rather tell me how he lived!

Posted by: Jim Brown on 2006-11-27 12:24:20

 

 

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