Right place, right time and great stuff. As a kid you had no clue of the machine behind this: pro wrestling style marketing pushing carnival sideshow tricks to new levels. He seemed to retire after every jump (frickin gold), and we'd fret about it at school the next day. They must have made that crank toy for yrs-everybody had it in prob '76 or '77 and 10% went to Evel-this dude knew exactly what he was doing. Great read here. Hell I wish I was a little older so I could remember the earlier jumps!
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