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Cycle News 2019 Issue 49 December 49

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VOL- UME 56 ISSUE 49 DECEMBER 10, 2019 P25 anybody who loves motorcycling the way I do." Walksler was not able to be in attendance. His wife, Trish, and son, Matt, accepted the honor on his behalf. AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Buzz Kanter, a long-time friend, read a letter from Walksler. "Motorcycles are my life pas- sion, and this honor is a lifetime dream come true," Walksler wrote. "I am humbled to have my name added alongside so many of my heroes at the AMA Motor- cycle Hall of Fame. "Back in 1977, I chased my passions and bought a small Harley dealership in a small town not too far from here," he wrote. "I could never have imagined, even in my wildest dreams, that I would one day be inducted into the AMA Hall of Fame. Or that I will, forever, be linked with the greatest names in motorcycle history. Thank you again." "It's just a huge honor," Le- chien said. "It's something I've been thinking about. I've been on the ballot for three years and finally I got in. It's a huge relief." CN

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