Alistair Frame
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In Brief

Check out Ali's Isle Of Man TT Database entry.

Born in Amington, near Tamworth in 1952, Alistair's first motorbike was a 250cc Royal Enfield (known as Royal 'Oilfield' to the experienced) GT Continental road machine . Later, in 1973, he started racing on a 750cc Triumph/Norton - his Dad's old bike, from whom he also got the speed bug (the speed scared him to death at first and he hated it).

Ali's first proper race bike was a 750cc BSA A65 Metisse - (Ex Dave Mason) on which he had reasonable success although he did crash it first time out at Gerrards Bend, Mallory Park - on practice day! The most memorable aspect of the crash was the fairing acting like a huge scoop, ploughing the mud everywhere !

In 1976 Ali found sponsors in the form of BeeBee Bros. - a scrap metal business run by brothers Mike and David Hoskison. Mike sponsored Ali and David sponsored Ali's close friend and very successful rider, Malcolm Lucas. BeeBee later employed Ali as a driver.

BeeBee Brothers and Alistair have been featured in Classic Racer.
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Today Ali is retired and spends time playing his collection of guitars. He is married to Val and has two children, Martin and Joanne. Joanne is a managing director of "Forever There" caring for the elderly at home and Martin a successful carpet fitter who also produces music.

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