The Super Test - Toronto 1924

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Toronto, Canada.

Title: "The SUPER TEST for man and machine - Canada's most daring motor cyclists at annual Hill Climb Contest".

High angled shot looking down a steep hill, a crowd of spectators watch from the bottom, a man with a flag signals to a motorcyclist who starts the climb...



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G 1084
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01:21:40:00 / 01:22:47:00
G 1084
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