Get the Broom Out – Indian Sweeps Sacramento Mile

May 21, 2017 – American Flat Track Twins presented by Vance & Hines. Bryan Smith Wins Again! He demonstrated his mastery of the Mile with a tactically brilliant victory aboard his No. 1 Indian Motorcycle Racing backed by Allstate Scout FTR750.

The 5th round of this year’s 18-race American Flat Track Twins presented by Vance & Hines saw Bryan Smith passing the stripe 1st with Jared Mees (No. 9 Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing Scout FTR750) and Brad Baker (No. 6 Indian Motorcycle Racing backed by Allstate Scout FTR750) following in succession.

Almost immediately, the Indian-mounted teammate/rivals ripped away from the rest of the Main Event field. They then waged an intra-team battle that alternately required pace, patience, slipstreaming and strategy for practically the entirety of the 25-mile distance.
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Indian Sweeps Arizona Mile

Indian Sweeps Arizona Mile

Indian Sweeps Arizona Mile

PHOENIX (MAY 15, 2017) – Indian Motorcycle Racing continued its dominance of the flat track with its second podium sweep of the season. Indian Motorcycle’s “Wrecking Crew” is living up to its legendary moniker as Bryan Smith, Brad Baker and Jared Mees finished 1-2-3, respectively.

After two red flags, and as the sun began to set, the AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines Main Event was reconfigured into a dramatic five-lap shootout. At the second and final restart, Baker again resumed his place at the front of the field and appeared well on his way to grabbing his first victory of 2017. Smith earned his second consecutive victory by ducking inside Baker with two laps remaining – edging him out by .057 seconds.

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Doug Danger jumps an Evil Kneivel’s Failed Jump – On the Sin-Central Pod-E

Marilyn Stemp helped get the Evil Knievel museum together. She knows everyone in the industry and helped to put the pieces together. Once Pat finds out that Marilyn has a direct line on t-shirts, he wheedles a Knievel t-shirt from Stemp. She talks about Knievel’s snake pit jump being recreated by Doug Danger at Buffalo Chip.

Interview with Marilyn Stemp

Marilyn Stemp is the publisher of the online magazine http://irontradernews.com/. She knows everybody and is at all the major rallys working her magic.

Questions for M. Stemp

We have a few questions:

  • You are instrumental in getting the Evil Kneivel revival happening – What’s going on with the museum?
  • Doug Danger will be on a EK bike. What are the details of the Buffalo Chip Jump
  • You are doing a benefit breakfast in Sturgis / Where will the proceeds go / Who will be attending

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Does Biker’s Choice Really have Brass Balls?

Why Yes, Biker’s Choice Really does have Brass Balls Parts!

Biker’s Choice Really have Brass Balls

Biker’s Choice Really have Brass Balls

Brass Balls Cycles has been honored with numerous awards for their customized motorcycles, including the AMD World Championships of Custom/Production Bike Building in 2011 and 2012. Dar Holdworth, President of Brass Balls Cycles, has taken his award winning motorcycle design and applied it to motorcycle parts and accessories.

In addition to the motorcycles they have built and customized for their customers, they have also crafted several bikes to support the troops.
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Joe Leonard, a 3-time AMA Grand National champion, 1932-2017

Joe Leonard passed away on April 27, 2017Joe Leonard passed away on April 27, 2017 in a San Jose, California, nursing home at the age of 84. A three-time AMA Grand National champion, he was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 1991 and in 1998 he was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.

Leonard’s racing accomplishments were extremely rare, as the San Diego native won national championships on both two and four wheels.

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2017 Charlotte AFT Race Update – Indian takes Win

2017 Charlotte Race Results

Baker took pole position

Indian takes 1st & 2nd

2017 Charlotte AFT Race Results – Jared Mees captures victory for Indian Motorcycle Racing in American Flat Track Season opener at Daytona and then again took 1st in Atlanta but his teammate, Bryan Smith, took his Scout FTR750 to the top of the box on Saturday night in Charlotte.

Indian racer, Brad “the Bullet” Baker took the hole shot and held point for a total of 5 laps. But by lap 10 he was out.
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2 Races & 2 Wins: Jared Mees Wins AFT Atlanta Short Track

The Indian Podium Crew

The Indian Podium Crew

Jared Mees Wins Atlanta – Indian makes it a podium sweep at the 2017 AFT American Flat Track Atlanta Short Track

Indian Takes 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Jared Mees made it two in a row Saturday evening with his win at the Atlanta Short Track presented by Indian Motorcycle. And when the checked flag dropped it was Indian on the podium followed by Kawasaki and Harley-Davidson.
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The Hell Cat talks about Pinstriping

Hell Cat Pinstriping

Jillian « Hell Cat » Rossi is a pinstripes on Hot Rods and motorcycles. Being in the motorcycle culture for the last six years, she found nothing better than to surround herself by cool rides, great dudes and bitchin paint jobs.


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Tool Time – Using Lower Steering Stem Removal & Installation Tool (Video)

Front End Work on a 1995 Dyna – Motion Pro Steering Stem Removal

Hank Thilbodeau of Widowmaker CDR removes the lower stem race and installs a roller bearing on a Dyna with Motion Pro Lower Steering Stem Removal & Installation tool.
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Hot Hands with Venture Heat

When I dream of the road… it’s on a chopper hell-bent-for-leather traveling in the high double digits on a lonely ribbon of New Mexico asphalt meeting a crimson sunset.

So what’s the dream for Daytona? Simple, staying warm.

My annual trip to mecca is to the petrol gods every March. When I’ve left for the beach it has been brisk, snowy, rainy but hardly ever warm. So it gives me a chance to test jackets, boots, gloves and lids for their effectiveness during trips.

My dream is to stay warm

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Harley and Indian Wars: 2017 Daytona AFT Update

Indian Wins, Harley Misses the Podium

Jared Mees takes flight off the TT jump in Daytona. (American Flat Track/Mitch Friedman Photo)

Jared Mees takes flight

Score: Indian 1 / Harley 0

History was made.Jared Mees gave the Indian Motorcycle Company its first Daytona victory since Floyd Emde won the Daytona 200 in 1948. The No. 9 Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing FTR750 rider’s big win at the 2017 season opener also marked the first time that a rider won a TT on a Twin in nearly 34 years, when fellow National No. 9 rider Jay Springsteen won at the Peoria TT in 1983.

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Flat Out Friday’s Mama Tried Results

Street Bike Flat Track Racing, with the 2017 Super Hooligan Championship Series

Street Bike Flat Track Racing, with the 2017 Super Hooligan Championship Series

Grassroots racing gets sticky (Dr. Pepper) and brings out over 10,000 fans to watch a bunch of motorcycles turn left on an oval concrete track for bragging rights at the Flat Out Friday races.

The racing was fast and furious at a new location, The BMO Harris Bradley Center, home of the pro Basketball team, The Milwaukee Bucks.
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