Monday, April 21, 2014

1948 July Motorcyclist Magazine - Laconia

Cover Photo: Laconia 1948 - Dick Klamfoth receives the checkered flag for the 50 Mile Amateur Championship and a new course record. Contents: Letters; Riverside Flash; Omobono Tenni Obituary; 9000 Cyclists watch records fall at Laconia - Joe Weatherley / Dick Klamfoth; Isle of Man Clubman T.T. - Daniels, Hazelhurst, Lockwood; The Truth about Riverside; Bud Hogan / Triumph wins Scrambles Inauguration; Lightweight Motorcycling - Photo: Teddy Edwards, Jr. 5 years old; A New BSA - details of the latest English bid for the ever expanding U.S. Lightweight Market; Jawa offers a "Dual-Contro" Student Trainer; The Chance of a Lifetime part 3; more 1948 July Motorcyclist Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at CLICK THE PICTURE TO "BUY IT NOW" Back-Cover Ad: Triumph tops heavy opposition to win America's first English style scrambles. Los Angeles, Calif., June 20 - Bud Hogan riding a strictly stock 1948 Triumph Tiger 100 with full road equipment and equipped with the revolutionary Spring Rear Wheel, today walked away with top honors in the first introduction of the English Style Scrambles to the United States. The racing contest which featured a large entry of American and Foreign motors and riders of National Fame was held over a terrifically severe and unprepared natural terrain that tested every component of the machines to the ultimate. Hogan's Triumph proved more than equal to the test. Digg It! Stumble Delicious Technorati Twitter Facebook
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