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The 1916 Dodge city Classic

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Post Wed Oct 18, 2006 9:19 am

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Location: Hill City, Ks. USA

What youngster referred to as "The Milwaukee man with the thousand dollar smile" was the winner of the 1916 Dodge City 300 mile race aboard a Harley 8-valve motorcycle?
Harley fielded eight motorcycles for the event, but only 3 were 8-valves. Who were the members of the factory team that rode 8-valves for that race?
Curt!

Post Wed Oct 18, 2006 12:46 pm

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Location: Los Angeles, CA
Irving Janke was The Man With "The Thousand Dollar Smile"

The 8 Valve riders in the 1916 Dodge City 300 were, Irving Janke, Floyd Clymer, and Clarence Johnston.

Post Wed Oct 18, 2006 4:43 pm

Posts: 903
Location: Hill City, Ks. USA

Of Course you are right, Chris
Gonna take a bit of work to find something to make you dig for the answer. Here's a link to Herb Wagner's story on the race: http://www.atthecreation.com/motorcycle ... assic.html
Curt!


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