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Cycle News 1966 12 08

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,e I I ~ • e .. • • • ORA GS frOm ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• froll page right , fue l mix o. k, and Banzai! Murra y t>o - This Week-Dr ag Boat s? And the rai ns camel Heavy and har d with no signs of l etting uP. Lions and Irwindale were closed and th e only faint ray of hope was with Fontana' s Sunday program. Th er e was a great variety of equi pment a t F ont ana, ran ging from Ariel Squa re F ours to Harl ey flathead s . P ersonalties were a b.mda nt s uch as Bob Slrke gian , To ny Dodge, Murray and Cook , and Nir a J ohnso n ; the re were actual ly enough to fill thes e pages many time s ove r and accompli s hmen ts would take on . equal space. Bob Sirke gian had his 650 cc BSA turn an el aps ed time of 12.10 se conds at a sp ee d of 112 ntiles pe r hou r. Willie Gore secure d an ela pse d time bra cket on hi s ol d fai thful Harl ey and the fastest street bike class winn er was Tony Dod ge, T ony defeated all come rs an d was looking for othe rs on his beautiful 650cc T ri umph that ha d drawn l ooks of res pe ct from au th os e who he ard the a mazing perfo rmanc e fi go ures of 12.45 seconds and 107.52 mil e s per hour. Bike vs. Carl The e lap se d time bracket number on e was secure d by Murray and Cook. J im bad onl y ooe opponent and tha t was an A modified roadster that was not willing to easily be defeated by a two wheeler. But defeated he was as Jim rod e the • Flustratlon" as thou gh on rails down the asphalt strip to a vic tory at 10.27 seconds and 148 mile s per hour! On a previous run Jim had taken the double through the lights a t 9.97 and 155 miles per hour. Spectacular Thrill Show W have observed that two fa ctors e help govern the cycles at dra g strips, one the sponsorship a nd the ot her. s pe cta to rs wanting to see a t bri ll s how. J oe Sntith's Harl ey provided the tbrills this day if you can cali avoi din g flying engine d ebris a thrill. Joe s ta ged for a run and drop ped his clutch to start wha t appeared to be an oth er low 10 seco nd, normal run. Sudd enly his engine disintegrated an d t hnt is no exa ggeration. T he engine c ases s pli t into s mall shrapnel and th e flywheels a nd pistons e tc. went their own s eparate ways. Thanks to all the Holy Gods . J oe was unt ouch ed by the explosi on. That second factor 1 mentioned abo ut s ponsors hi p will now be proven good or bad by his fine backer. Mr. Laldlaw of Laidlaw Harl ey-Davidson In Sa n Ga bri el. J oe Is or wa s a l ow te n-second conte nde r who performed before many thousands of specta tors e ach week an d If he Is bac k In a sh ort time a lo t of good a dvertis in g will be gai ned by Laidlaw. J eff Gough ha d a s iml lar disaster thi s day e xcept tha t he ran t he kick start er down to fir e a nd th e rod sepa ra ted. taking a good pie ce of lower end orld Inc. will ha ve J eff with It. Cycle W bac k In s hort orderl New Cycle Associati on Meets Th e first meeting of Moto rcyc le Dra g Racing As soc . was a great success In many ways. T he attendanc e was a bundant and e very person wa s not just mildly int ere ste d but fill ed with enthus ia s m. A temporary s teering committee was app oin ted to mee t and la y fort h a prog ram of operati ons to pres ent at the next meet Ing in rega rds to elections , goa ls and etc. T he perso ns res pons ibl e for this firs t s tep i n committee work a re Mike Spika , M. Dis har oon. Bob Bra verman. Boris Murray a nd Bob Ebeling. News About Racing Dat es Due to some special meets and th e Chris toll s Holidays, there will be no more cycle rac e s at Fontana Raceway until after JanualY i s t, L iun s Drag strip will close for the Chri stmas and Ne w Year Holiday, but will run until and afte r that time. Irwindale Rac eway will IUn on Mooday , Dec. 26th and Jan. 2nd, Imt will continue the nonnal Saturday program ·wi th the addition ot new small bike classes. Until then, good racin g! (Results on page 12) II> co 0.. & Coo k won E.T. brac ket number one , turn ed a spee d of 158 miles per hour and accompli s he d al l this in only 9.90 sec onds , T his was t heir fastest miles pe r hour to da te a nd 160 Is next. Brack et number two had tbr ee e ntries , Sonny Rasla wskl , Joe Smith and Bob E beling. Two Harl ey- mounted and one on Tr iumph. Th e coins for odd man were flipped a nd J oe Sntith steppe d aside to let Sonny and Ebeling hav e at it. Luck was against Sonny as na ture ' s unsettled weather t urned cool and chan ged th e fue I percentage to a non-combustible ntix W hen the lights were gree n. Sonny bogged hard a nd E belin g drew a Qui ck le ad tha t took him through th e li ghts first. Joe Smith made a single run turning 10.67 seconds at 127 mile s per hour. How such an E. T. and sp eed ? Joe 's battery lead ca me off before th e lights and he went throu gh without power. The repai rs were hastily made. Ebeling a nd Sntith went out for the fina l rou nd. Thi s ti me Har ley- David son took no ba ck seat as J oe s torme d off the lin e In carpets of s moke to a ntid ten- second victory . ... ... to to ... "" .. r:.; ~ offerinl flnything to .~o~ds. \./ live flWflY Of frflde -FHEE V e: ... ... Q t> " .............••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• '\'IP I . SELL OUT 1 • Reliring from Mic Business. • 85 New cycles 10 choose from below dealer cosl. TOHATSU PARTS We've gat them all -fast COD service. Ocelot Engineering. 950 Kendall Ave•• San B..nardina. Ca lli. (714) 882·1019. : ·*10MA MOTORCYCLE CO.ic • I I. 6264 VAN NUYS BLVD., VAN NUYS ------------- • : AHA TD1·B new condo Take over 1966 YAM payments. 714-624-6995. TRADE: Sonic nOOR fiber glass tank & Bates short TT seat. will fit Triumph Tr·5. T R-6. Want fiberglass tank lor '65 TR-' (213) 882-1064. HONDA 2nd USGP - 1966 OSSA 175cc Beat dealer entries. three races. 800 street miles. Never dropped. Ridden on street. Per. lect condition. Modified. $850 Inv..ted will sell lor $600. Tel. (408) 356-7856. DISCOUNTS to $200.00 Fac tory Autho rized Dealer LONG B AC E HHONDA 65 HONDA SUPERHAWK like new. Wi ll sell or trade lor good Dirt Bike. Call 783-8640. Fou r Convlenent Locations 1966 DUCATI DIANA MKlII , alloy rims. Fl· glass seat. tachometer. Thruxtons. etc. 5 hr.. on whole bike! Never raced! Sacrifice. Call TUrner 2·9639 Code 714. 5105 Atlant ic 4328 E. Anaheim 11747 E. Carson 341 W. Pac. Cst Hwy GA 3-1433 65 BUL TACO METISSE - A·1 shape - need cash Immediately $525.00. Bob 37409024. 1966 HAR LEY DAVIDSON KR Roadracer-Ige. brakes, "Fairing· Road RaCln~tlres. $1200. Plus eltra gear. Phone: 714-58 3820. End of The Year Clearance Sale 1967 Montesa, brand new, $725.00. 1966 Montesa, Keith Mashburns flat tracker, with all the extra gearing. $650.00. 1964 Matchless single. brand new engine, $825,00. 1963 Triumph Cub, $295.00. 1961 BSA Gold Star. $450.00. Steve Hurd Motorcycles. 1405 Dlymplc Blvd.. M ontebello. Calif. 724-0466. TRADE 2 Rail M.C. Trailer. For single co. Lucas racln~ mag. & BSA rear wheel or something. Call H 1-1164. SELL-196S Bultaco Sherpa ·S· scrambler. Rod Lawrence. (805) WH 8·1476. TRAD E 1965 Bultaco Sherpa· S· Scramblerlor wall to wall carpeting. Joan Lawrence (805) WH 81476. CE RIANI F ORKS & RE A R UNITS You've heard about 'em-we've got 'em! Units lor street, scrambles, road racing, d....t, lightweight. dragster.. Literature now available. Steen's, 1635 W. Valley, Alhambra Calif. 283-8229. ' "TRADE -Have new 4:00119 Peril II Uni versal Want good used Bell Helmet with lace shieldSize 7·1/ 8·7\4. Phone days. 462-6369. nights and weekends 644-1511.· 1964 GREEVESod..ert bike. Challenger pistan. Barnett Clutch. last and reliable , extras, $465.00. Two 1-3/8 Inch Grand Prll carburetor.. $40.00 each. GA 7-6464.2220 Cota Ave. Long Beach. Calli. 1965 YAMAHA YD5-3C 250cc, xlnt. 2400 mi. $495. OR 3-4061 eve/wknd. SELL-1964 Triumph 5OO cc. El cellent conditlen, Make offer 761·3231 5-7 p.m. BENELU FLATTRACKER, 250cc Custom buill, lactory engine. Total weight 16S lbs, 28-30 H.P, Call alter 6 pm. $600.00 Phone (213) 752-7008 1965 PANTHER - 650cc single ex. condition 3.500 actual mil.. $650.00. Call 247-3068 or 255·2122. LEATH'ERS padded & lined, Jacket 36· . pants 29· Il ke new. 94 E. Market #7. Long Beach. phone 423-2490. CULVER CITY CYCLE CENTER - 10248 Culver Blvd.. Culver City. Call1ornia 839-9000 COMPRESSION RELEASE FOR ALL 2STROKES. We also specialize In tuning and rebuilding BULTACOS. FDR SALE: " SP RITE" motorcycles · 250cc trial S/scrambles models· kit lorm. Demo machines also available, Save Money. 1446 N. Euclid Ave., Ontario. CallI. 91762. Call alter 5:30 pm. (714) 984-8737. '65 DUCATI Scrambler-helmet and full padded leathers. Many extra parts and carbs - new tires, new seat. Engine bored and ported ready to race (lights Included) $550,00. Call 526·1566 after 6 p.rn. Want to trade ·HODAKA RACER" In excellent shar: for a fad condition Greeve.. Call 444-731 before :00 p.rn. and 444-0083 after 6:00 p.m. Ask lor Terry. TRAD E 1966 Triumph. street II' scrambles 500cc model SCH lor SOOcc ? bike. Call Pete 714-847-68 72. TRIUMPH TlooSC (5OOcc) very clean. stocks, 1965. extra\ chrome $795. Phone 352-2342. See at 9704 IJunga yo. Blvd•• TIlunga. Cal. c FOR SALE-2 rail bike trail er $30.00. Phone 281·7143• TR6-FULL DESERT exce llent condition! . Sacrifice for Immediate sale $525.00. 16632 San Jose, Granada Hills, Cal. Ph. 363·7925 FOR SALE-1966 Montesa la Cross. excellent condition. call OL 1·1992. CYCLE NEWS needs a Gopher (Go·lor) this, go-lor that,boy. Needs to be last and accurate, with average or above driving record, take eare 01 mall etc. Call 423.Q431. TRADE 1~" G.P. Carb. complete and Trl· umph Rldget Frame lor 2 1·3/16 or larger TT Carbs. Harold Warthen. 2222 W. Campbell. Apt. 1, Phoenll. Ariz. 1965 GREEVES Challenger, gaod shape $450.00. Terms available. TE 3.3280. '64 BULTACD 200cc Sherpa T.S.S, spec. All engine work done by Steve Scott. Class ·C· tires. Tom (213) 883-4658. 1964 GREEVES 36A 250cc. Challenger piston. Alpha crank, expansion chamber new , rings. paint. brakes and tires . Sacrifice at $450.00. Phone 596-7266 or see at 2170 Faust Ave., Long Beach. Calli. TRADE-Honda 50 bored. stroked. Webco cam and valve springs, scrambler handlebars. gaod tires, extra gears and other.spare parts, fast and a good dirt bike lor a Honda 5-90. or trade lor? (213) 728·1993. Ask lor Frank. 1966 500 cc TRIUM PH DESE RT Big carb., ported & polished etc. Street parts also. $825.00. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. HA 1-1012 Alter 6 p.m. 596-0128. TRADE: 36 hole, 19 Inch. M ontesa rim, 30mm Ama l Carb, lor center mount 2~ to 3 gallon llberglass petrol tank. (714) 984-8737. UN BEUEVABLY IMMACULATE BULTACO 6 speed. TSS 125 lor cash/Hodaka or Suzuki trail. Spares galore. Eves. or wknd.. 475-1554 · I · · · · · · · ·TYPE · ·extra · · · · · Words · Sl · · · · · ~ r H ~adline in BOLD · · Sl · · ·· - · Ten • I HON DA ME CHANIC WANT E D Busy Honda shop In Los Angel.. need two lull·tlme. experienced Honda mechanics. Elcelle nt pay and good working conditions. Please submit resumeS to: BOI H. Cycle News.6477 N. Long Beach Blvd. Long Beach, Calilornia 90805. TRADE-Hodaka headlight. taillight. battlll'Y. switches. stock silencer. J&R tuned p lpe~ stock head lor small fibreglass tank, 17 knobby tires. other Hodaka parts. II' 4.0018" trailer tire .. John Koenig, BO 2S1. Ballston I Spa, New York. FOR RENT-ONE BEDROOM HOUSE In Long Beach. close to Ireeways. maximum privacy, minimum upkeep. good vibrations. Integrated neighborhood. No garage. $80 per month ($75 on one year lease). Contact C&S Publish ing Co. Phone 423.Q431. j71!f1 Full Factory Warranty. Free Delivery SWAP 14' Ski boat. 35 HP motor w /lge. wheel trailer runs good. For late model 175cc Dirt Bike. Call 8:30 to 5 p.m. MA 409673 Steve. WI LL TRADE 65 T R.6 new Triumph Fiber Tank. Paid $57.00, lor 65 Stock Tank. Phone AT 8·1487, WI lliam J. Ja rl. GIVE GIFT SUBSCRIPTIDNS TO FRIENDS AND RELA TIVES TIUS CHRISTMAS. 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