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#868669 01/10/22 2:13 pm
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I'm in preliminary planning stages to maybe run 4 events this year, or AT LEAST 3 event (must run 2 events or you don't qualify to run at Barber's)

So here's looking at you lads who might be at -

Kershaw, NC March 18-20
High Plain (Colorado) April 22-24
Topeka, KS May 27-29
Barber's (Birmingham, AL) October 6-9

If you've never been to Barber's Vintage Festival, you are REALLY missing out on one of the top motorcycling attractions in the U.S. every year.

Now that my middle son has returned stateside from his tour in Germany, he'll be stationed at Fort Riley, KS; so, a VERY good chance that he and my oldest son can race with me at the Heartland event! Too bad my youngest is only 11, I'd LOVE to have all 4 of us on a track before i get too old (still possible, based on how old BritBodger was when he last raced with me).

I sure hope to meet some more fellow BritBike.Com members out there this year!


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At this point, I'm hoping it'll be:

Me - '65-69 Bonneville in Production Heavyweight, '83 Honda VF750F in NexGen
My oldest son Jason - '74 Yamaha RD400 in Prod/Heavy
My middle son Kevin - '72 BMW R75 in Prod/Heavy, '02 Ducati Fogarty Monster in NexGen 3

Still trying to figure out if I have another bike that Jason can ride in one of the NexGen classes, so we all get to race together in both classes...


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Is the Bonneville a 650? What about Classic 60s 650?

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I didn't realize that AHRMA had started racing at High Plain in Colorado. As I will be in Colorado at that time, I will try to get there. I might even fix up my B50 road racer (Sportsman 500), although it will only be on display with a "For Sale" sign. I loved this bike, and it was always faster than I was. 108 mph on my first trip to Bonneville Salt Flats in 2009.

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Originally Posted by Big Al in York
Is the Bonneville a 650? What about Classic 60s 650?
Yes, 650 + .020 (allowed in the rules).
Classic 650s are different animals than Proddy/Heavy.


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Originally Posted by koncretekid
I didn't realize that AHRMA had started racing at High Plain in Colorado. As I will be in Colorado at that time, I will try to get there. I might even fix up my B50 road racer (Sportsman 500), although it will only be on display with a "For Sale" sign.
Sure hope to meet you! Very nice thumper.


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Got approval to run my ZRX in NexGen 3, so that means we all have bikes to ride TOGETHER in Formula Thunder and Production Heavyweight. I don't know if I can do 3 races a day, 2 days in a row, but I might get to find out.

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