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kys being ridden. Many other memorials have been put in the same area, including a memo- rial for my good friend Jimmy Lewis who was the MSR Sales Manager for the full time I owned MSR. All the other mon- uments there are for die hard motorcycle enthusiasts. I hope to be honored there, BUT at a much later time!” - Malcolm Smith From Gary Whitehead I was one of the riders that would meet at the Ice House early Sunday morning to head out for a weekly ride or race. As Malcolm mentions many times we would head to Bee Canyon, Bautista Canyon or in the early days, the Indian Truck Trail. Jim Erickson was good person and a good friend. My dad introduced me to him when I began racing scrambles at Perris and Prado Park in 1963. Jim was riding a Goldstar at that time. I remem- ber the bike broke, I asked him what happened and he said the fuel line came off. Seemed strange that he would be go- ing home for the day because of a fuel line. Actually, he said, when the rod broke, it took out DIRT ILLustrated \\\\\\ Vol. 1 + Issue 2 + Page 72