Phillip Island 2014

On Thursday, January 16, 2014, former TT Racer and tuner of some of the fastest classic bikes Maurice Candy, Dave Roper, and I, met in Terminal 4 at JFK to begin our long journey to Phillip Island, Australia, to take part in the 21st annual Island Classic.  The Australian Motorcycle News (AMCN) had invited a group of Yanks to participate, providing transportation via two 40' containers full of bikes departing from both the West and East Coast of the USA. As seen in a previous post, I loaded up my Seeley G50 back in November and the container had now arrived safely at the track, awaiting our arrival for unloading. The three of us flew to LAX and had a short layover. Here we met up with Don Lange, an old friend from Seattle, who has been accompanying our racing crew around the USA for the last season, filming for [...]

2014-03-16T14:12:17+00:00January 31st, 2014|G50, nycNorton, racing|

Pack It Up

We've been tardy at posting one of the biggest announcements in our racing times... the invitation to compete in the Island Classic at Phillip Island, Australia, January 24-26, 2014.  The Australians have graciously extended their hand to a select few Americans, inviting them to compete in this huge event, and we are most flattered to have been included.  There are 2 groups of American racers heading over; a West Coast group headed up by Dave Crussel, and an East Coast group, arranged by Bob Coy (USCRA).  Our little sub-group - Dave Roper, Maurice Candy, our filmmaker friend Don Lange (who will be capturing the whole event - more on that in another post later), and me (Kenny Cummings) - will be departing from New York, flying into Sydney, doing a bit of sight-seeing, then meandering our way down to Phillip Island. The Aussies are a tough lot - competitive and [...]

2014-01-04T16:45:29+00:00January 4th, 2014|G50, nycNorton, racing|