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Cycle News 1971 03 02

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VOLUME VIII NUMBER 7 March 2, 1971 PRICE THIRTY CENTS INSIDE ACTION Planning Time By Benjamin E. & Tim J. Smith Benjamin E. Smith and Associates Now is the time when the motorcycle industry in the United States must develop a master plan for growth, for land·use, for ecological compatibility, for safety, for competitive events, and for effective community and political action. (Please turn to pg. 5) Enduro Keys By James Brammer UPPER LAKE, CAL., Feb. 7, 1971 - The Bob Keys, junior and senior, riding with numbers 3E and 3H won the Sawmill Enduro losing only 6 points each over the 73.4 mile course. The start-finish was at Middle Creek Camp Grounds about 25 miles east of Ukiah, California. (Please turn to pg. 10) Draggin' Boris By Dave Swift IRWINDALE, CAL., Feb. 21, 1971 - Ta'II, lanky Californian Boris Murray grabbed an upset victory from heavily favored Dave Campos in the final round of the Top Fuel Eliminations here to climax the Second Annual United States Fuel and Gas Motorcycle Nationals. Top Gasser was Sonny Routt riding an earth-shaking 1500cc two-engined Triumph. (Please turn to pg. 3) Big' $$$ Oates Limiting the AMA national championship schedule has already begun paying off for riders, promoters and spectators alike. AMA Professional Racing Director Tom Clark announces a whole slew of definite and tentative big-money dates that have been negotiated around the country. (Please turn to pg. 12) Mel Disharoon and Jerry Magnutson fettle the new Drag Bike Eng. Supercharged, injected, fuel Harley-Davidson after running 10.19 sec. and 152 mph first time out at Irwindale Sunday. Photo by Steve Brackett. CiC'.BNB\VS 8488 OB i IklsAue. Ne-.rspaper

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