SHOWS PRODUCED IN 1993
Ice Race Seminar on the Track: At
Loon Lake, Illinois, we let some of the students try ice racing for the first
1993 International Motorcycle Show:
At the motorcycle show at the Rosemont Expo Center, Illinois, we unveil
the Team Chicago race bikes and talk to some of the participants.
Rebuilding 4-Cyliner Engine Part 5:
We explain the crank, bearings and connecting rods, and watch footage of
racing under the Thunder Dome. (1993)
#257 FREE Riders’ School at Grattan Raceway: April 3, 1993,Kevin Graham explains how to ride Grattan, Mike Cheff explains rider attitude, Steve Karson shows how to safety wire the bike, and I show the flags as we instruct 40 students in the art of motorcycle racing.
#258 Grattan ’93 Race 1 Part 1: April 10-11, 1993, We check out the 25-lap GTO and GTU races and at 4 & 6 Racing in Chicago we install fork springs and spacers. The riders we interview include Greg Gibson, Jim Will and Steve Kok. Two of the students interviewed from the TC School are Rad Greaves and Leonard Love, both sponsored by Mr. Roof.
#259 Grattan ’93 Race 1 Part 2: April 10-11, 1993. With the rain, sleet and snow falling in West Michigan, we watch four races on Sunday. We interview Canadians Kevin Graham and Linney Clark.
#262 Blackhawk ’93 Race 1 Part 1: May 8-9, 1993. We watch the racing action in four 28-lap GTO and GTU races and we change the chain on the FZR 600.
#263 Blackhawk ’93 Race 1 Part 2: May 8-9, 1993. We talk to three novice racers and look at the Sunday 9-lap sprint races.
#264 Vintage Half-Mile Racing at I-96 Speedway: May, 1993. With the help of Wyoming Community TV, we cover half-mile dirt track racing and I race the Triumph.
#265 Blackhawk ’93 Race 2 Part 1: June 5-6, 1993. We check out the 25-lap GTO and GTU races and talk to some of the racers. We interview David Brown from Detroit.
Blackhawk ’93 Race 2 Part 2:
June 5-6, 1993. We look at the sprint races at Blackhawk Farms and conduct interviews
with racers from Woodfield Cycle and Gordon Lundy, Senior and Junior.
#269 MegaCross ’93: June, 1993. We travel to the fairground at Mendota, Illinois and watch this stadium motocross event.
#271 Grattan ’93 Race 3 Part 2: July 3-4, 1993. A few of the races covered include the two twin’s races, MW SuperBike, MW SuperSport and Unlimited GP. A talk to Dane Waily from Wisconsin and Dave Moon from MCC in Villa Park, Illinois. Steve Karson and Dave Hendrickson ride the Team Chicago FZR 600’s. I capture one great high-side crash before the bowl and one unique crash in the hairpin where one of the bikes stays standing..
#272 National at I-96 Speedway ’93: July 17, 1993. We interview National #1, Chris Carr, as well as Steve Morehead, and cover completely the 883 Race and the National Half-Mile.
#273 Blackhawk ’93 Race 3 Part 1: July 24-25, 1993. We interview vintage racers, Englishman Stu Rogers and Santa Fe racer Pat McHenry, and watch the vintage races.
#274 Blackhawk ’93 Race 3 Part 2: July 24-25, 1993. We check the Yamaha SuperBike on the dyno and watch the 8-lap sprint races.
#276 Lake County SuperCross Part 2: July 28, 1993. We check out the finals at the 4-camera shoot event, and Nicole Duax interviews three of the racers.
#277 Ducati Weekend at Grattan Raceway ’93: July 31-August 1, 1993. We ride a few of the European bikes and talk to the third largest Ducati dealer, plus we travel to Columbus, Ohio for the Hinds SportBike Night and National GTU race from Mid-Ohio. (August 7, 1993).
#278 TT Racing at I-96 Speedway: August 14, 1993. We race in and look at this T.T. race held on a Sunday afternoon at this track located between Lansing and Grand Rapids, Michigan.
#279 Blackhawk ’93 Race 4 Part 1: August 21-22, 1993. We show how to properly install a shock on the Yamaha FZR 600 and talk to Art Barta, vintage racer, and watch a vintage race and then the 25-lap GTO and GTU races.
#280 Blackhawk ’93 Race 4 Part 2: August 21-22, 1993. We watch the races in the rain and some spectacular crashes, and we interview a few racers.
#281 Grattan ’93 Race 4 Part 1: August 28-29, 1993. We dyno test the SuperSport and check out synthetic oil and watch the four Vintage National Races.
#282 Grattan ’93 Race 4 Part 2: August 28-29, 1993. With the rain falling, we interview Jeff Vos and National Star, Steve Patterson, and watch a few of the races.
Vintage National at I-96 Speedway:
September 4, 1993. We interview John Phillips and Gary Brennon, and watch the heats and
finals at this vintage motorcycle race. (1993)
Blackhawk ’93 Race 5 Part 1:
September 11-12, 1993. We set the sag for the rear shock, watch Dave finish third in Amateur GTU,
and watch the other 28-lap races. (1993)
Blackhawk ’93 Race 5 Part 2:
September 11-12, 1993. We interview Tom Girard and Dave Hendrickson, and watch the sprint races
in South Beloit, Wisconsin. (1993)
#286 Grattan ’93 Race 5 Part 1: September 25-26, 1993. We watch the 25-lap GTO and GTU races with Dave leading Amateur GTU until it rains, and we read from Roadracing World.
#288 FREE School and Ducati Engines: October 2, 1993. We watch the Free Riders’ School at Grattan put on by the members of the West Michigan Sport Bike Club and go to MCC in Villa Park, Illinois to explain how Desmo heads on a Ducati work.
#289 Last Enduro and Vintage Motorcycles: October 2, 1993. We ride the Bitter End Enduro in Morrison, Illinois and look at Vintage Harley-Davidsons at Illinois H-D in Berwyn, Illinois.
Northwest Indiana’s Motorcycle Museum:
We travel to North Judson, Indiana to Jim Kersting’s Harley-Davidson
dealership to look at his collection of old motorcycles.
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