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Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle

Evel Knievel Dragster & Stunt Cycle

It grieves me that I never got either of these. I used to watch all the commercials on TV coming up to xmas and this was one of the most exciting toys around. I can remember going to watch his life story film and being shocked that the first utterance of dialogue was the “f” word which everyone thought was funny.

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Prices circa 1976 from Argos –  stunt cycle £5.95  – Dragster £7.95

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Remember the old retro toys you used to play with? Did you bounce about on spacehoppers, play pong or ride around on your cool Chopper? Can you recall the heroes Twirling Tim and Hurricane Hank, and who they used to do battle with in the arena? Did you used to come home from school with bruised knuckles from trying to beat 100 clacks on your Klackers? Or was you the studious type carefully making lovely patterns with your Spirograph which, no matter how careful you were, always seemed to cut through the paper turning your masterpiece into a mess.

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