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Show #506

WERA Nat'l at Talladega 1998
(Part 1 of 2)

First three hours of this Four Hour event. We check out Dunlop tires for hardness and mix racing gas with the Torco additive. We then look at some of the motorocycles in the Barber Museum in Birmingham, Alabama.
Show #507

WERA Nat'l at Talladega 1998
(Part 2 of 2)

Conclusion of the four hour event. We interview John Ulrich, editor of Roadracing World Magazine. We check out the Sunday's National sprints including 600 SuperStock, Formula 125, 750 SuperStock and the Novice 750 SuperStock race.
Show #510

WERA National Memphis
(Part 1 of 2)

First four hours of this 6 hour race. We install the Kit Racing Frame Protectors on the Yamaha YZF 600. The Dunlop Tech tip is with Matt McCord of Race Tire Service.
Show #511

WERA National Memphis
(Part 2 of 2)

Conclusion of the 6 Hour National. We interview racer Mark Joung, and look at some of the National Challenge races including 600 SuperStock, 750 SuperStock and the Novice 600 SuperStock.
Show #514

WERA National Atlanta MotorSpeedway
(Part 1 of 2)

First 2 hours of this 4-hour National race at this famous NASCAR track. I show how to make racing numbers and install vinyl cut artwork.
Show #514

WERA National Atlanta MotorSpeedway
(Part 2 of 2)

Conclusion of the 4 hour race. Some of the National Challenge races include 750 Novice SuperBike, 600 SuperStock and Formula 2. Also included are clips from the Mud Bog Race in Morrison, Illinois.
Show #519

WERA National Roebling Road
(Part 1 of 2)

We look at the first 4 hours of this 6-Hour National held close to Savannah, Georgia. I interview Mark McDaniels of Arc Light Racing.
Show #520

WERA National Roebling Road
(Part 2 of 2)

Conclusion of the 6 Hour National, interview with rider of winning team, Chris Hughs, and we look at National Challenge sprints: 600 SuperStock, 750 SuperStock, Clubman class and Novice 600 SuperStock.
Show #523

WERA Nat'l Indianapolis
(Part 1 of 2)

We travel to Indianapolis Raceway Park for this four hour National Endurance race. We check out the first 2 hours. Included is the tech tip about installing a FACTORY Jet Kit. We watch the technicians from Champion Spark Plug take heat range tests from the YZF600 Yamaha and John Miller explains the charts.
Show #524

WERA Nat'l Indianapolis
(Part 2 of 2)

Continuing the coverage of this four hour race. We see #57 crash and lose the lead. Number 2 also crashes out of race. Coverage of some of the races of this INDY CYCLE JAM include B SS Expert, Vintage with Formula RD, B Production Novice and A SuperSport.
Show #531

WERA National Summit Point
(Part 1 of 2)

Sixty Miles from Washington DC, at the eastern edge of West Virginia, we race this 4-hour race. Interview with Sam Flemming of Army of Darkness. With the Team Chicago Helmet-Camera we have a birds eye view of this track. First two hours covered.
Show #532

WERA National Summit Point
(Part 2 of 2)

The last two hours of this race conclude this 4-hour National Endurance. The 600 Superstock race on Sunday is covered with great crash by Mark Joung. then travelling to Woodstock, Illinios, we check the Bikini Bike Wash at Cycle Craft Yamaha.
Show #533

WERA National Putnam Park
(Part 1 of 2)

Just west of Indianapolis, this is the site of a 6-hour National Endurance. After the start, we receive a Dunlop Tech Tip from Matt McCord. Coverage continues through the third hour.
Show #534

WERA National Putnam Park
(Part 2 of 2)

Continuing the race coverage with the Team Chicago Helmet Camera, we cover the last three hours of this National. The two races of the National Challenge Series viewed are the 600 SuperStock and 750 SuperStock.
Show #536

WERA National Texas World
(Part 1 of 2)

In College Station, Texas we compete in this 6 hour National Endurance. the racing action is covered from various spots on this track with Team Chicago Helmet Camera footage included. The first three hours of this event are covered.
Show #537

WERA National Texas World
(Part 2 of 2)

The continuation of the 6 hour endurance. Opening with Team Chicago helmet camera footage we cover the last 3 hours of the Texas event. Sunday's National Challenge Races include both the 600 SuperStock and Open SuperStock races.
Show #538

WERA GNF Road Atlanta
(Part 1 of 2)

The final WERA National Endurance of the year. Watching the battle for the title between Semoff Brother Racing and Arclight Suzuki. We interview Chris Hughes from Arclight and Glenn Szarek from SBR. We cover the first 2 hours of the 4 hour race.
Show #539

WERA GNF Road Atlanta
(Part 2 of 2)

With Grif Allan continuing to do the openings, we cover the last 2 hours of this event. The trophy presentation is shown and some of the National Challenge races including Open SuperStock, 750 SuperStock, Formula 1 and 600 SuperStock.
Show #541

The RACE '98
(Part 1 of 2)

Saturday's action from Morrison, Illinios includes the 50, 60 and 80cc classes with an interview with 60cc winner, Tommy Furtune. Youngster Brandon Griffith is also interviewed. Show concludes with the 40-mile off-road race for vintage bikes.
Show #542

The RACE '98
(Part 2 of 2)

Entire 100-mile race is covered from various parts of the baddest off-road race in the country. Through cornfields across rivers and into the woods the action never ends.
Show #549

3-Hour Ice Race Endurance
(Part 1 of 2)

First one and one-half hour of his ice race endurance held in Wisconsin. We watch the start with three classes speeding to challenge this national level race. We receive comments from some of the racers.
Show #550

3-Hour Ice Race Endurance
(Part 2 of 2)

Conclusion of this 3 hour race with more comments from the racers.
Show #551

90 Minute Ice Race
(Part 1 of 2)

On Lake Winnebago in Wisconsin, Dan Schmitt rides this entire 90 minute race with the Team Chicago Helmet-Cam. Included in this show is comments from some of the competitors.
Show #552

90 Minute Ice Race
(Part 2 of 2)

Conclusion of this 90 minute ice race viewed with the Team Chicago Helmet-Cam with action from this 2 mile track marked by Christmas trees.
Show #556

Something New, Something Old
Using the setting of the Field Museum in Chicago, we first return to Four & Six Cycle in Chicago to check out Computrack, the frame straightening system, then we check out the goings on at the Museum, and we look at a brief clip from the fun race held indoors at Thunder Dome.
Show #557

My 10 Favorite
First we travel to North Judson, Indiana to Kersting's Motorcycle Dealers and Museum to ride the brand new 1999 Excelsior Henderson. Then at the Field Museum in Chicago I video tape and comment my ten favorite motorcycles in the ART OF THE MOTORCYCLE. We return to Kersting's to ride a 1948 Ariel Four Square.
Show #559

FREE Roadrace School at Grattan Raceway
Team Chicago conducts this free school. Started in 1993, we look back through the years to the various instructors that have been part of this school. Also track clips including Team Chicago Helmet-Camera.
Show #560

WERA National at Talladega
(Part 1 of 2)

We show the first 2 and one-half hours of this four hour event. With the TC Helmet-Cam we look at this track in Alabama. Team Chicago leads in Middleweight SuperStock class. Also included a Dunlop Tire tech tip about tire pressure with Jeff Henderson.
Show #561

WERA National at Talladega
(Part 2 of 2)

The conclusion of the four hour race with Team Chicago winning in Middleweight SuperStock Class. We also look at Sunday's National Challenge sprints races: 750 SuperStock, Open SuperStock, Formula 2, 600 SuperStock and Novice 600 SuperBike. We interview David Swats from Roadracing World Magazine.
Show #562

Road Test 1999
Along with the staff from OPEN ROAD RADIO we test some 1999 cruiser motorcycles including Harleys, Yamahas, Hondas and Kawasakis. Also included with this show is a clip from the studio of OPEN ROAD RADIO and vintage footage of the 1953 Peoria National TT.
Show #563

MEGACROSS
We travel to Mendota, Illinois for the Friday night action Stadium Motocross races featuring the 125A and 250A races.
Show #564

The Moose Run
(Part 1 of 2)

This is the Saturday event with 50's, 60's, 80's and the Vintage groups on this off-road course. This is the fun run. Check out the track with the TEAM CHICAGO Helmet-Camera.
Show #565

The Moose Run
(Part 2 of 2)

This is the Sunday event, the baddest, meanest, toughest off-road race in the United States. The action is covered from start to finish. 100 miles through Western Illinios.
Show #570

WERA National Roebling Road
(Part 1 of 2)

We travel to the eastern shoreline in Gerogia to race this four-hour National Endurance. After the start of this race, we pick up the 1999 Yamaha YZF600 R-6 at Kersting's Cycle Center in North Judson, Indiana and we check out some of the vintage motorcycles they have on display. Returning to the racing action we cover the first two hours.
Show #571

WERA National Roebling Road
(Part 2 of 2)

We return to the racing action at this track outside of Savannah, Georgia. With the conclusion of this 4-hour race, we check out the action of the Sunday sprint races including Open SuperStock, 600 SuperStock, 125 GP and Formula 2.
Show #575

Battle of the Big Boars
This Gerhard Ward inspired event features the best of the Open Class Mototcrossers in the Midwest, two-strokes vs. four-strokes. We show both Open Class motos, plus the 50cc Sr., 65cc, 80cc, 125A and 250A motos. This Race was held at Buffalo Range just west of Ottawa, Illinios.
Show #576

WERA National Road Atlanta
(Part 1 of 2)

Notheast of Atlanta, Georgia is Road Atlanta, site of the 6-hour National Endurance. After the start of this event, the TEAM CHICAGO TECH TIP shows how the Bang-A-Rang rearsets are manufactured. We also install these on the Yamaha R-6. With a re-start we continue to cover the racing action. The Team Chicago Helmet Camera shows a great view of the 3-mile track.
Show #577

WERA National Road Atlanta
(Part 2 of 2)

Continuing the coverage of this six-hour race. The TEAM CHICAGO TECH TIP shows how to install the Tapeworks Graphic kit on a Yamaha YZF600. At the conclusion of this race, we show some of the racing action in the Vintage 2, Vintage 5 and C production Novice races with a demo ride with Yamaha TZ750s.
Show #585

WERA National Memphis Motorsports Park
(Part 1 of 2)

Extremely hot weather welcomes the WERA national competeitors to Elvis' hometown. During the first three hours the Team Chicago R-6 suffers engine problems. Dan Schmitt interviews Tapeworks' Russell Mascar.
Show #586

WERA National Memphis Motorsports Park
(Part 2 of 2)

Covering the final 3 hours of this 6-hour event, Matt Carlyle and Dave Coomes are interviewed. The Team Chicago Tech Tip shows how to install the Frame Protectors with drilling the fiberglasson the R-6. Racing action from the Open, 750 & 600 SuperStock, 125 GP and Formula 250 classes of the WERA National Challenge Series are covered.
Show #587

AHRMA National Park City, Utah
(Part 1 of 2)

Vintage roadracing in the streets of Park City to replace the action from Steamboat. Comments from residents and racing by old and modern twins provide the action. Coverage from Sotheby's Ducati Ride and my 10 favorite motorcycles at this auction house.
Show #588

AHRMA National Park City, Utah
(Part 2 of 2)

Vintage motocross action with comments from some of the racers. Plus footage from the Vintage National One-Half Mile at the fairgrounds in Hurbert City, Utah.
Show #589

WERA National Willow Springs
(Part 1 of 3)

The first six hours of this first time in 7 years 24-hour race. Racing in the high desert northeast of Los Angeles. Racing action and comment from the racers fill the first part of the three show series.
Show #590

WERA National Willow Springs
(Part 2 of 3)

Complete coverage of the nighttime action in the high desert. Team Chicago Helmet-camera footage and views of the track bring the action home. Additional footage from the Yamaha National Headquarters and AirTECH Streamlining in Vista, California are included with pit aciton.
Show #591

WERA National Willow Springs
(Part 3 of 3)

Starting in the early morning, coverage continues to the end of this great event. Kent Riches at AirTECH explains how fiberglass pieces are made in his shop. The race concludes with a great party.
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