Slimey Crud May 2017 Part 2

May 13 Part II  (May 6, 2017 SLIMEY CRUD) With the bike rolled out and loaded up we made our way out to the Slimey Crud rally. This proved to be the biggest yet with an estimated 3,000 plus bikes in attendance!  Getting there early allowed a good spot for the truck and trailer and…

Updates from Slimey crud 2017 Part 1

May 13, 2017 Hello again, The May 6 Bull Session was a great time for all and I want to thank all who stopped by.  As I pondered the beginning of our 40th season at this location I was able to revisit some of the past highlights of that journey. The Blown Ducati (BD) was…

Updates from April 12, 2017

Saturday dawned with the wind down to a 3 or 4 mile per hour headwind.  The air density was very good, with all that northern cool, dry air providing lots of oxygen. Being able to see the results from Friday, we elected to soften Sam’s bike up and see how things looked after the second…

Drag Racing in Valdosta April 7-9, 2017 (Part One)

Greetings to all, As the season unfolds in 2017 we are busy in a number of different directions. On the drag racing front, we have incorporated a three-dimensional tuning thought process that allowed the Top Fueler of Sam Wills to smoke the tire on the first pass and get down the track four out of…

Update: Plans for Bonneville 2017

As it stands, we are planning to go to Bonneville to participate in the Motorcycle Speed Trials from August 26-31, in an effort to beat the rain that has plagued our efforts to run since 2013.

Oklahoma City: Part 3

There were four heads to start with, all used, that had the seats and valves retouched by Clyde Day, there in OKC.  Clyde has been doing cylinder heads for over forty years and most recently was the cam designer for Hotcams in Iowa.  Being able to talk to Clyde allowed a lot of information to…

Oklahoma City: Part 2

The next day began the usual regimen of up and on the way before seven a.m. and working on listed items and other things that came to mind.  Having a chance to work for Sam was something I had hoped to use as both a chance to get ahead on the bike and spares rebuilding…

Oklahoma City: Part 1

Hello to you all! The last week was a bit of a whirlwind.  Sunday morning at 4:30 am, up and to the airport to fly to Oklahoma City for the planned working for Sam Wills.  I had no idea what to expect, but the adventure began. Arriving at Will Rogers World Airport (I can just…

Plans for 2017

Hello All, It has been a long time since our last visit and I can only say it has been a bit wild around here since then. One of the focal points has been nailing down the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials date and that has been declared as August 26 – 31, 2017.  We have…

Updates Fall 2016

Hello All, It has been quite a while since the last post and I apologize for that, but it has been sixteen hours a day, seven days a week since then.  I thought there would be a slow-down that we usually see at this time of year, but it hasn’t happened yet. We finished up…

Racing season ends…for now

The racing season has finally ended in the formal sense.  Now the development and scheduling of events for 2017 begins.  There really isn’t a “Downtime” in racing at the level we try to attain. The Mancup Finals in Georgia didn’t go as hoped, with a clutch management system malfunction eluded detection and resolution, costing us…

Slimey Crud Run 2016

Check out #1 in the list… Top 10 Highlights of the Fall 2016 Slimey Crud Run: The Usual Suspects