2016 went out with a bang. There was an on-track incident during the first day of practice at the Barber Vintage Festival with AHRMA that was pretty rough on the sidecar, my passenger and me. After considering the damage to the bike, my leathers and my passenger, I decided to withdraw from the races. But … More 2016 Season is over!
This was our last race for the season with the Sidecar Racers Association – East (SRA). Phil Marr was back in the chair. Phil does amazingly well for only racing once or twice a season. Saturday we were 1.5 seconds off pace. I dropped to a 15-tooth primary gear. We were getting phenomenal drives out … More Summit Point August 2016 – SRA Race
check it out! I’m bike #375 – we had a great time doing this with Translogic
This was our first race of the season with the Sidecar Racers Association – East (SRA). It was great to have Phil Marr back in the chair again. Phil is my original passenger and team co-founder. It was also very special to me personally as this was the first race in 5-years that my bride … More Summit Point June 2016 – SRA Race
Our first race of the season was with AHRMA at Gingerman Raceway in South Haven, Michigan. Gingerman is a tight track with short straights. This is a drivers track meaning you can’t take advantage of a bigger motor when racing against the P2 sidecars; skill and skill alone wins this race. Tim Joyce and Brad Phillips … More Gingerman Raceway June 3-5, 2016
Two of the guys I race with, Peter Essaff (driver) and Jeff Gillard (passenger) are trying to qualify for the Isle of Man TT. Yesterday was the newcomers speed controlled lap. Pics below. Jeff passengered for another friend last year but they didn’t qualify.
The season is on! The opening race for the season is Gingerman and will see Patrick Whitehead (aka Wingfixer) in the chair. The motor has been dyno tuned by RnR Cycles and is in top form. Now to find out if the driver and passenger are too!