The Grandfathers of Motocross ™


1948 The Big Bear Hare & Hound (H&H) Race

1948 The Big Bear H & H Race won by Dutch Sterner.


In 2014, Del Kuhn said he entered this Big Bear Race in 1948 and had not seen this footage before.
He identified the motorcycle rider who is signing a clipboard at a check point as Dutch Sterner who was the winner than year.
Kuhn also identified himself as the rider following another rider without a helmet as they come into a slow curve.
The 3 Point Motorcycle Club sponsored this race. This was the new WWII veteran, Kuhn’s 2nd Big Bear race, came in 16th in 1947 and in 1948 on a HD,
did not finish but he doesn’t remember why. Kuhn went on the win the 1952 Big Bear.

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