Originally posted by bitsfalloff:
but remember that Stan is/was just one of a plethora of Triumph tuners,
Which is a bit like saying "Alex Ferguson is one of a plethora of football team managers" or (for our colonial readers who haven't heard of 'soccer' and Manchester United, substitute "Dick O'Brien is/was just one of a plethora of Harley tuners") :rolleyes:
For those who haven't heard of him before, Stan was boss of long-time Triumph dealers Boyers of Bromley which, under his direction, raced Triumphs so successfully that they were, depending on the factory involvement, either a semi-works team or deadly rivals.
Also, if you've noticed the word 'Boyer
', he backed Ernie Bransden to develop and build the Boyer
-Bransden electronic ignition at a time when he (Stan) knew his racers needed 'em to eliminate problems caused by points at high revs., but he couldn't lay his hands on Lucas