Thursday, January 11, 2018

Royal Flyer Rider's Manual

This hilarious send-up of a British motorcycle rider's manual appeared in the March 1983 issue of Cycle Canada.

Too view a pdf of the manual, click here.

Max Burns knew whereof he spoke.  As a regular contributor to Cycle Canada, he knew motorcyclese.  In some correspondence I had with him back in 1986, he added, "It is interesting that, while we both seem to share a passion for old machinery, we both use computers to type out letters ... Sounds like the subject for another column."

Below, what he typed below the letterhead.  He clearly had fun with the computer:

For more on Max and his writings, click here.

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