Memories

Here’s a collection of mini-biographies of Ken drawn from many different sources.

“Ken was described by Don Cox as “nature’s gentleman, national treasure lost at Isle of Man”Ken was described by Don Cox as “nature’s gentleman, national treasure lost at Isle of Man”Ken was described by Don Cox as “nature’s gentleman, national treasure lost at Isle of Man”

Read my biography of Ken.

“This article appeared in the February 2008 issue of BMWWorld, the club magazine of the BMW Club of Victoria. I’m indebted to Damien Cook for providing it for use on this site.”

Read the BMW Club article.

“This month marks the thirtieth anniversary of Kenny Blake and Joe Eastmure winning the Castrol 6 Hour riding an R 100 S. This was one of the great BMW achievements, not only in an Australian context but also in a race that was held in high esteem throughout the world.”

Read the BMW Club Vic magazine article on the Six Hour 1977.

Emails and letters. Here’s a collection of feedback that I have received about Ken through the years.

Read emails and letters about Kenny.

“The first major race meeting that I attended was also one of the most significant race meetings of its era, though I could not have known that at the time.”

Read about Kenny’s win over Agostini at Laverton.

“I make no claim to any startling insights, nor of deep personal acquaintance with Ken. But, such was the man that, you only HAD to meet him once fro him to make you feel like he was your friend. Here’s some personal reflections.”

Read my personal reflections about Kenny.

“Here is the text of the article published in “Old Bike Australasia” in February 2009. My great thanks to Jim Scaysbrook for making it available to me in its entirity.”

Read Jim Scaysbrook’s biography.