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Motorhead Memo: The Gentleman’s Express

For those too young to recall or too new to Harley-Davidson to realize: Harley-Davidson FXR = Forever Excellent Roadster. Actually, it really means… F = Big Twin engine X = (Sportster-derived) front end R= Rubber (vibration-isolating) engine mounts … and the factory should have stuck with that simplicity, in more ways than one. For instance, Harley never bothered to “name” ...

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The Red Baron

Sam Jones an aviator? Another skillset? Sincerely, Michael “100 Mile Mike” Mihalevich That is an old photo of me in WWI, just before I shot down the Red Baron. Thanks, Slippery Sam

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Daytona TT to kick off 2018 American Flat Track season

Daytona Beach, Fla., Sept. 19—American Flat Track is pleased to announce its return to Daytona International Speedway’s legendary tri-oval for the second annual Daytona TT on Thursday, March 15, 2018.   Following the sport’s hugely successful debut event inside the world’s only motorsports stadium this past March, American Flat Track will be back under the lights in 2018. Fans attending ...

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Hazy on the Details: September, 2017

September’s a quirky month—in theory everyone’s returned from their summer vacations and back down to serious work. Kids are back in school, summer’s over, Costco introduces Christmas (shudder) and Halloween’s a’comin. However, for me, it’s another couple months of yucky summer heat and the welcome back to horrible fall commuter traffic (summer traffic is so much better!) My summer music ...

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Krawiec wins all-Harley Street Rod NHRA final at Charlotte

Concord, N.C. Sept. 17—Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec leads the NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs after winning the Pro Stock Motorcycle final at the NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway. In an all-Harley final round, Krawiec defeated his Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines teammate Andrew Hines in the first head-to-head face-off of the new Harley-Davidson Street ...

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Partz: Race Ready

Roland Sands Design has increased their line of jackets to include the new Ronin Color Block Series. Constructed of hand-finished Airborne leather, the Color Block captures a vintage café racer style. It features pre-curved sleeves, a dropped-back length and relaxed stand-up snap collar. Ventilation is accomplished with perforated leather interior trim along with perforated sleeve venting. For carrying those essentials ...

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Thunder Press 25th Anniversary Party: Celebrating a milestone

Sturgis, S.D., Aug. 10—Our history and heritage is so important, molding generation after generation in every aspect of our lives, social, business, political, economical, down to our very core beliefs of how, why and who we are today. The history that is pulled together for our motorcycling community in the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame is simply inspiring ...

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Mile Marker: September, 2017

In 2000 I had the pleasure of sitting with Bill Werner and Vaughn Beals when they were inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame. They are legends in the world of Harley-Davidson history, and it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. This year Bill Werner, who built and tuned XR750s that won more AMA Grand National Championships and races than any ...

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