This week’s page is another chapter, perhaps the final chapter, in my series of articles about the history of the AFM. It covers the years 1973-1978, which were good years for the club.
Book News: A reminder that Dee and I will be at the Sacramento Mile on May 30th (next Saturday!), to sell and sign copies of my book “Racing the Gods.” I hope to see some of you there. If you have already bought a copy of the book bring it by and I’ll sign it. There will be books for sale there as well. In addition it looks like there will be some good racing to watch.
It’s Monday so it must be time for a new page in this blog. This week’s story describes ten of the more memorable crashes that span my racing career, from 1973 to 1980. Look for the page titled “YF. Ten Memorable Crashes.”
Book News: We had a good event at the Oregon Vintage Motorcyclists Show last Sunday. The next book signing will be at the Sacramento Mile at the Cal Expo in Sacramento, CA, on May 30th. That’s less than two weeks from now so get your tickets. If you bring by your copy of “Racing the Gods” I will be happy to sign it for you. If you haven’t got one yet we will have some books for sale. Hope to see some of you there.
It’s pretty amazing when you think about it. Not many non-profit, all-volunteer groups exist for more that 50 years. The American Federation of Motorcyclists is one of them. The newest page about it in this blog is titled “YG. AFM History 1970-1972.” Past pages include “YJ. AFM History 1965-1969” and “YL. The History of the AFM, from Origin to 1964.”
I’m a day late this week, and I missed last week completely. I blame it on the trip to Texas and follow-up activities from that. I will do my best to get back to the every Monday schedule. This week’s publication is about riding and racing motorcycles. Look for the page titled “YH. Five Thoughts About Riding and Racing.”
Dee and I will be at the Oregon Vintage Motorcyclists show and swap meet at the Benton County Fairgrounds on May 17th. That’s in Corvallis in less than two weeks. If you have already bought my book “Racing the Gods” come by and I’ll sign it for you. If you haven’t bought it you can buy it at the show (for a special price) and have it signed. Even if you don’t want a signed book drop by anyway and swap some stories of the old days. The show runs from 10 am to 3 pm but I probably won’t be there until noon. By the way, the featured marque this year is Hodaka. More Book News
Following the OVM show we’ll be at the Sacramento Mile on May 30th at the Cal Expo in Sacramento. I don’t know yet what hours but I’ll keep you posted.