9. Various Other Things that are Still Running…

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Old Japanese motorcycles never die (until you really need them to run, anyway), they just get turned into flat-trackers. The plethora of old-two strokes and Yamaha SR500s and Honda XRs running around under everybody from rotund old guys to little girls was time-warp amazing. Did you put gas in?

The Hurst four-speed shifter ball catches my eye every time. Nick from Oceanside says he rides his ’54 H-D 40 or 50 miles a day every day, it’s his only transportation.

The Hurst four-speed shifter ball catches my eye every time. Nick from Oceanside says he rides his ’54 H-D 40 or 50 miles a day every day, it’s his only transportation.

Lining up for the Low-Class No-Chance Qualifier...

Lining up for the Low-Class No-Chance Qualifier…

  • COD

    Good times were had by many.

  • Tod Rafferty

    Dang sorry I missed this one. The NX250 would be perfect.

  • BRude19r

    #54Z is Mike Interbitzen, not Mikey Rush.

  • Old MOron

    Oh man, this looks like fun! I think they’re going to do a few races at the Ventura County Fairgrounds this year. I need a bike.

  • Something alluring to me about a cute woman in racing gear, once I saw Sue Fish’s eyes through one of the 1st Bell Star helmets (tiny eye port) and saw two beautiful blue eyes with long lashes, I was immediately smitten. For good.