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  • Date is exactly "1978-11-26"

Riders at the top of Repack preparing for their race down.

Top of Repack, discussing start times, socializing and releasing pre-race tensions, Late 1978. More than 20 people in photo. (credit to Joe Breeze)

Crash sequence, 2 of 3: John Drum crashing at Repack’s Camera Corner. One of the classic crash sequences. Late 1978

Crash sequence, 3 of 3: Bob Burrowes down in a cloud of dust on Repack’s Camera Corner. Wearing denim jacket. [Wheel should be placed on left.] [Orig. “NOV 78P3, #7]

From the Azalea Hill drop-off point, it was only a 300-foot climb to the start. Left to right: Three plaids, three Breezers: Joe Breeze, Wende Cragg, Fred Wolf, heading away from camera towards Serpentine Hill, and other riders on Pine Mountain Truck…

From the Azalea Hill drop-off point, it was only a 300-foot climb to the start. Left to right: Charlie Kelly, Joe Breeze, and Wende Cragg heading away from camera towards Serpentine Hill. Other riders ascending Pine Mountain Truck Road.

Crash sequence, 1 of 3: Bob Burrowes in Repack’s Camera Corner. Pitched sideways, dynamic, weight on the outside pedal . . . a tad too far. Let go of that front brake now Bob. Wearing denim jacket as well as a hockey helmet, goggles, and gloves.

Crash sequence, 2 of 3: Bob Burrowes going down on Repack’s Camera Corner. Having countered a near high-side, he’s now caught in an irretrievable front wheel plow. A little late off the brake Bob. Wearing denim jacket. Interesting to note the…

Slide sequence, 2 of 2. Donna Degan rounds out turn on Repack’s Camera Corner, late 1977. Owen Mulholland looking impressed in background.

Crash sequence, 1 of 3: John Drum crashing at Repack’s Camera Corner. One of the classic crash sequences.

Crash sequence, 3 of 3: John Drum crashing at Repack’s Camera Corner. One of the classic crash sequences. There is a forth shot, but it is not particularly interesting (see below). Late 1978.
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