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August 15, 2012

Stainless Steel Rat

Harry Harrison wrote some great stories about the lighter side of galactic adventure. My favourite was the escapades of James Bolivar diGriz, Slippery Jim. Con man, thief, Corps antagonizer and darn good ducker and diver. HH passed today (87). I’ve chosen this Triumph special: it is a damn good ‘sorted’ machine worthy of a RAT! Big forks, brakes, air cooled and, I’m sure, hot cammed engine. My Bonnie dreams of bikes like this…