Austrian motorcycle legend Hans Bahmer passes away

Austrian motorcycle racing legend Hans Bahmer passed aged 92 on Tuesday, January 11th. Bahmer was a founding member of a Triumph Club Austria, which helped shape the future of two-wheeled racing in the country. Following an active racing career which included several club championships, his love story with the sport continued, becoming a motorcycle tester and journalist. After helping Austrian racing make huge strides forward, he became involved with the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) and took on the role of Safety Officer for World Championship races from 1991 to 2002. Bahmer also became President of the much-vaunted Triumph Club, which has produced a number of national Champions since its inception.

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