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Max Forsyth (born 1931) was in his 80’s, at the time of these recordings. He is best know for telling his favorite stories at the most inopportune moments. His either captivated or captive audience, usually find the telling of his stories, almost as amusing, as the stories themselves.

Here are a few of his favorites.

 

Problems with Motorbikes … 

 

On The Road Home from Kalbar

Max tells of a long and eventful evening with a friend’s new motorbike on the way home from a country dance,  some 30 kilometers from their home, at the nearby settlement of Kalbar.

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Download MP3 – “On The Road Home from Kalbar” | 4 min :42 Secs

 


 

The Loose Sidecar

Max worked for the local Ipswich Department store of Cribb & Foote. He obtained a job with the companies orders division, because be could ride a motorbike. Listen to the story of Max’s first and almost last experience with a motorbike sidecar.

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Download MP3 “The Loose Sidecar” | 2 min : 30 Secs

 


 

The Picket Fence

Discover Max’s  early attempts to control both motorbike and sidecar.

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Download MP3 “The Picket Fence” | 1 min : 42 Secs

 


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