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HOT ACTION BIKERNET WEEKLY NEWS for September 28, 2017

Hottest News this Week, Royal Enfield finally builds a Twin

By Bandit, Bob T, Rogue, Paul Aiken, Buckshot, Bobby Stark, Wayfarer, Uncle Monkey and the rest of the Bikernet crew
9/28/2017


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Las Vegas Bike Fest is coming right up.
The Aim Expo was last week in Columbus. It maybe the only dealer show still standing. This was the fifth and still fluctuating event, changing dates and locations almost yearly trying to find the answer.

Next year the plan is for the Expo to partner with Las Vegas Bike Fest and that could easily turn into a Las Vegas Bike Week. Let’s see what happens next.
The completed and signed mural. Hang on for some professional shots.
The completed and signed mural. Hang on for some professional shots.


 
The Bikernet Weekly News is sponsored in part by companies who also dig Freedom including: Cycle Source Magazine, the MRF, Las Vegas Bikefest, Iron Trader News, ChopperTown and BorntoRide.com, Sturgis Museum.







NEW FROM ZIPPER’S PERFORMANCE--
Red Shift 468 Cam for Milwaukee 8 Engines

New from Red Shift Cams is the 468 bolt-in grind for 107 and 114" Milwaukee 8 engines. The 468 delivers significant improvements in power and throttle response right where you ride.



The Red Shift 468 is designed to compliment the M8 heads' high intake flow while its unique design overcomes the restrictive exhaust port for big gains in both torque and horsepower. The 468 provides instant acceleration below 2,000 RPM while pulling strong to 6,000 – really shining in the 2,000-4,000 RPM cruising range. Cranking compression is unchanged for easy starting, and proprietary Red Shift Cams ramp design delivers quiet operation and long valvetrain life.

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HERITAGE SOFTAIL DEAL OF THE WEEK--
I have been overseas and do not ride much anymore. I’ll take 17K or best offer.

My name is Shirley I have been deployed with the US Army on three different deployments. I have always wanted a Harley-Davidson motorcycle so when I arrived to Kuwait my goal was to save enough money to buy a bike and my dream came true and I got a Harley- Davidson 2013 Heritage Softail Classic pearl white with blue trim.



However when I came home from the first deployment it wasn't long after that that I volunteered to deploy again. I did that those tours since 2009 until 2016. I have been working for the US Army Civil Service for 33 years this June 2017.

I can no longer ride so I would love to sell my pearl to another Harley lover!
It only has 100 miles on it. It's in a garage covered and I added the oil cooler, engine guard.
Looking to sell it and hopefully make me someone a proud Harley owner.


2013
100 miles
Pearl white, blue trim.
Oil cooler
Engine guard
Cover for bike.



--Shirley
210-367-2046
pinkbug09@yahoo.com





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Cantina Episode 77: Desert Run


Oh snap! Another cliff hanger. What will happen next? Tune in at the same time...same place to see. Will the cops arrest anyone? Will the van throw a muffler bearing? Will the Chinaman's nachos be cold by the time they get back? Shite...don't keep us waiting too long Bandit. As for me, my memories not so hot...



--Sam
Somewhere in Texas


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TRAILBLAZERS NEWS EXTRA--

AFT FINALS AT PERRIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

PLUS + HOOLIGAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7

The AFT Finals will take place at the Perris Auto Speedway, located at the Southern California Fairgrounds, 18700 Lake Perris Drive, Perris. Gates open to the Fair and race track at 11:00am, Practice starts about 1:00pm. Races at 5pm. You will have plenty of time to enjoy the fair before and after the races. Motorcycles park FREE. Other vehicles are $8.00. Parking is at Gate B.

ADMISSION www.SOCALFAIR.COM

Enter at Main Gate


If you buy your ticket at the gate it is

$10.00 to get into the Fair

$ 5.00 General Admission for races Or $20.00 reserved seating.

If you purchase in advance online. www.socalfair.com

$20.00 reserved seating + $2.00 fee , Includes Fair admission. Saves you $8.00 if you want to sit in reserved seating.

General admission not sold online.



THANKS TO CHRIS AGAJANIAN


The photos are going to be sent separately

Photos of Grand Marshal Sammy Tanner, winner of the first National at Ascot and Grand Marshal Ronnie Jones, winner of the final race at Ascot in 1990. Attached is a list of the Legends who rode Ascot that will be signing autographs and a short bit about Ascot. One attachment is a photo that shows the Ascot Style of riding. Three of the five pictured will be signing autographs. Also a photo of Skip Van Leeuwen, who will be honored at the AFT Final.

NOTES ON CURRENT STANDINGS


Jeffrey Carver won his first AFT Twins race on September 23rd at the Lone Star Half-Mile in Fort Worth on a Harley. It is the first Victory for Harley-Davidson this season.

Jared Mees earned the 2017 Grand National Champion title, which he clenched with 342 points after winning at Williams Grove. He will be racing for his 10th win this year on his Indian.

Bryan Smith is 2nd in point standings on a Twin.

Brad Baker broke his jaw while training so he sat out the race in Fort Worth. He is 3rd in point standings at 247 points. Larry Pegram filled in for him in Texas.



In the Singles race Kolby Carlile is leading in points at 250 and no wins.

Shayna Texter on a Honda took her fifth win at Fort Worth and has 226 in points going into the final race of the season.




NOT THE ONLY RACE AT PERRIS THAT WEEKEND, BUT DIFFERENT TRACK


The Perris Raceway will host Round 8 and PRO EVENTS at PERRIS RACEWAY 1205 BURTON RD. IN PERRIS on Friday night, October 6th. The Perris tracks are about 15 miles apart. Gates open at 12:30, practice at 3:30 and heat races start at 5PM. (951) 377 2208, www.scftaracing.com. OVERNIGHT PARKING, BUT NO CAMPING on Friday night.



22ND ANNUAL OKLAHOMA GOLD RUSH GRAND PRIX
THIS IS WORTH THE DRIVE

Sent by Norm McDonald

The event takes place on November 3, 4 & 5th at Hallet Oklahoma Road Race Course. They will use 1 ½ miles of the road course and 9 miles woods & trails. Events for motorcycles, ATV’s, Quads and Side by Side. Starting Friday, there will be Super Moto, Motocross, Cross Country Grand Prix, Team Races and more. www.okgoldrush.com (918) 446 6657



END OF SUMMER RIDE
TRIUMPH CLASSIC MOTORCYCLES


Flyer with map of ride sent separately

Meet at TCM on Sunday, October 8th.. Get there at 9am if you want donuts and coffee. The ride starts at 10:30am with a lunch stop at Rose Canyon Cantina. It will be a mellow 75 mile ride through beautiful Santiago/Trabuco Canyon & along the Pacific Coast Highway. TCM at 1281 Logan Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92626 (714) 556 0170 www.triclassic.com

BSAOCSC RIDES


Sunday, October 1 is the Mount Baldy Street Ride. Meet at Buchanan’s Spoke and Rim, 805 W. 8th St in Azusa at 9:30am. Ride at 10:30am (951) 440 3521 or (310) 398 6406 for info

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 6-8 is the California BSA Clubs NC/SC Southern Sierra Road Ride. Meet at Paradise Cove Steak House, Hwy 178, just north of Lake Isabella, at 8am, Ride at 9am (661) 742 5539

Sunday, October 22 BSA “AFTER THE GOLD RUSH” DUAL SPORT RIDE in California City. Vintage British motorcycles only, with street registration and spark arrestors. (760)365 9191 or (310) 292 8997



OTHER RIDES OR EVENTS
MELLOW VELO RALLY


Saturday and Sunday, October 14-15 is the MELLOW VELO RALLY at “The Place” in Ventucopa For information (805) 646 9982



DOUG BINGHAM MEMORIAL SIDECAR RALLY


Sunday, October 15 is the DOUG BINGHAM MEMORIAL SIDECAR RALLY. “New Location” William S. Hart Regional Park, 24151 Newhall Ave. Newhall, CA. 8am-3:30pm. Sidecars $10.00 Entry Fee/Solo Bikes and Spectators Free! Mike Smith (661) 965 2903



RIDE FOR KIDS

Hosted by Honda. Every Mile Counts. Wonderful ride to raise money for Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. http://www.curethekids.org/events/ride-for-kids/



LUCASOILRACING.TV


Always something interesting to watch. New shows are the September 18th Motocross GP, Round 5 in Italy and the Lucas Oil AMA Motocross, Round 3 in Jefferson City, September 15th. Ready for your viewing pleasure.






LOWBROW Customs Founder Recaptures Land Speed Record--
Tyler Malinky, founder and CEO of Lowbrow Customs, has successfully reclaimed a land speed record on his 1955 Triumph motorcycle.

Starting his land speed racing career in 2010, he has set record speeds in five different classes, including the A-VG 750 record back in 2011. “It feels great to set a goal and then accomplish it, especially when that goal is difficult to achieve, such as a land speed record,” said Malinky.

The new record is 124.593 mph on his 1955 Triumph, which was originally only 33 horsepower at the crankshaft. Malinky’s custom-built race bike ‘Poison Ivy’ touts almost double the power and torque of the original.



“Going fast is fun no matter what, but taking something slow and making it go faster than it should is what I enjoy,” said Malinky, “especially when I built it in my home garage out of swap meet junk, tubing and sheet metal.”

The prior record, just over 1 mph slower, was set at Bonneville Speed Week in 2016 by the Cheetah race team out of Switzerland on a 1950s Triumph motorcycle with a speed of 123.534 mph. They had increased the record from the 117.108 mph speed set on Poison Ivy by Malinky back in 2011.

“We’ll be back on the Salt in 2018 with Poison Ivy to bump up the speeds on this new gas record and try and take the fuel record as well” said Malinky, not missing a beat, “The real competition is between myself, my bike and the salt flats. The trouble with speed is that once you get going, you always want more.”

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This should have made the headlines, but didn't. Staff Sergeant Mark DeAlencar was killed on April 8th. He was an Army Special Forces soldier stationed here in the Fort Walton area. In January he deployed, again, to Afghanistan. He promised his adopted daughter Octavia that he would be home for her High School Graduation. He didn't make it. But she went to graduation yesterday anyway.

In the audience, were eighty (80) US Army Special Forces soldiers from her dad's unit in full Parade Dress Uniform.
 
Additionally, they brought THEIR FAMILIES to be with them as well. As Octavia ascended the steps to the stage to receive her diploma THEY ALL SILENTLY STOOD UP. And when she was presented her diploma they ALL CHEERED, CLAPPED, WHISTLED ...... and YES, CRIED.

Everyone in attendance then stood up and cried and cheered also. Octavia had graduated and yes, she had lost her Dad...... but she had 80 other DADS to stand there with her and take his place.

I just wanted to share this moment with you.... and remind you that THIS IS WHAT IT'S LIKE TO LIVE IN A MILITARY TOWN. THIS is the real America, we all love...... and I'm proud to be part of it. God bless our men in uniform and their families who give so much. And, GOD BLESS AMERICA, land of the free and home of the brave.

--from Joe Teresi
Lord Publisher
Easyriders and Tattoo Magazine





BIKERNET UNIVERSITY ENGLISH DEPARTMENT VOCABULARY LESSON--
sobersides [soh-ber-sahydz]
noun

1. Slang. a humorless or habitually serious person.
 
QUOTES
What right has such a sobersides to sit in the stalls and criticize the human comedy?
-- Richard Gordon, Doctor on the Ball, 1985
 
ORIGIN
Sobersides was first recorded in the late 1600s or early 1700s. It’s a blend of the words sober and side.





NEW FROM THE MASTER BUILDERS AT S&S CYCLE -
S&S Cycle Releases Black Edition V124 Performance Engines

S&S Cycle's line of blacked out performance engines now includes their monster V124. Packing 128Hp and 133ft lb of torque, the Black Edition V124 is a straight bolt in for the 1984-1999 carbureted big twins and includes S&S G carb and S&S Super Stock ignition.



At 10.8:1 compression and 4-1/8" bore X 4-5/8" stroke the V124 represents more than double the factory horsepower and torque, yet includes a two year warranty. Save the hassle of a rebuild and bolt in the power and reliability of an S&S engine!



FITMENT


1984-1999 Carbureted Chassis
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FEATURES AND BENEFITS

Huge Power increase over stock engine
124 cubic inch displacement
4 1/8" Bore
4 5/8" Stroke
640 Cam
1.671" diameter Crankpin
.927" Wristpin
Piston Cooling Jets
S&S Forged Pistons
10.8:1 Compression
S&S 3 Piece Flywheel
HVHP Oil Pump
Electric Compression Releases
S&S Super G Carburetor
S&S Slasher Air Cleaner
S&S Superstock Ignition

*Will require high performance clutch

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The FIM unveils the FIM Awards!


The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) is proud to announce the new identity of its end-of-the-year flagship event.

The FIM Awards are about to become one the most renown Prize-giving ceremony in the world of the motorcycle sport.

Sport, suspense and glamour will be the watchwords of this breath-taking evening show! A glittering cast of no fewer than 40 world champions will gather onstage alongside high-profile guests to celebrate the end of this motorcycling season with a Grand Finale.

On Sunday 26 November, Europe’s highest capital Andorra-la-Vella will play host to the great motorcycling family in a spirit of festivity and harmony.





The FIM’s annual prize-giving ceremony is officially becoming the FIM Awards. To grow its audience reach, this premium event now has a new, modern and elegant logo perfectly reflecting the Federation’s values: passion, excellence, engagement and courage!

This identity-affirming get-together will mark the crowning moment for the year’s motorcycling heroes while showcasing the range and depth of the FIM’s activities.

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SPORTSTER PROJECT FINISHED--

Had to go visit with a friend of mine who would have loved it!

--Paul Aiken
Aeromach Manufacturing
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Sorry to hear about Bill Dodge and Bling Cycles misfortune. I live about 60 miles south of Daytona, by the Space Center. Central Florida took a beating. the only bright light in this is and is coming up soon and a lot of people will be there at Biketoberfest. Maybe he will collect enough to rebuild and then some.

Tim Harrison
Cocoa, FL
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Editor Response I'm sure he will. He doesn't give up.
--Bandit

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