Roberts, Mamola Try To Out-Aldana The Great Dave Aldana

Match Race before the massive bar fight…


Match Race photo op: Mamola (mask) and Roberts (ape mask) out do Aldana's "bones" leathers at the Match Races. thanks, King Kenny Roberts
Match Race photo op: Mamola (mask) and Roberts (ape mask) out do Aldana’s “bones” leathers at the Match Races.

Trust us: trying to out Aldana showman Dave Aldana is not easy. Aldana is an icon to a generation of race enthusiasts because of his gregarious personality, colorful stories and of course his “bones” leathers. Infamy isn’t always a bad word, is it?

Here, a late 1970s Match Race image captures racers Randy Mamola and King Kenny Roberts trying to surpass Aldana’s look so rubber masks in the pre-race photo op.

 


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