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American Quantum Cycles Adds Motorcycle Industry Leaders to Management Team

13 June 2000

Keith Ruxton Appointed Chief Technology Officer; David Stach, Engineering Manager

    MELBOURNE, Fla. - American Quantum Cycles, a manufacturer of high performance motorcycles, announced today the appointments of Keith Ruxton as Chief Technology Officer and David Stach as Director of Engineering Services.

    Prior to joining American Quantum Cycles, Keith Ruxton was the Technical Director at Chrome Specialties, Inc. and was responsible for motorcycle parts engineering, technology and quality assessment. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ruxton was the Crew Chief and Senior Design Engineer for the Easyriders Streamliner motorcycle, which set the world's motorcycle land speed record at 322.15 mph, a record that still stands today, almost ten years later. Mr. Ruxton has 33 years of experience in the motorcycle industry designing, building, racing and testing motorcycles and motorcycle parts.

    David Stach worked at Harley-Davidson for over 17 years in a variety of engineering positions. He was a Project Leader responsible for all aspects of chassis design and development and more recently handled the business case analysis for Harley's Sportster Model. Most recently, Mr. Stach developed methods to reduce the cost-of-goods for Victory Motorcycles (a subsidiary of Polaris Industries), which lead to a significant reduction of cost over a two-year period.

    About American Quantum Cycles

    American Quantum Cycles manufactures American-made, high performance, custom-made, cruisers and touring style motorcycles with state-of-the-art engines utilizing a patented four-valve head for greater power and lower pollutant emissions. Using a PC-based kiosk Intranet/Extranet system installed in dealer showrooms, customers can select a precise motorcycle design with options tailored to their requirements.

    This release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Although American Quantum Cycles believes that the expectations reflected in its forward looking statements are reasonable, actual results could differ materially from those expectations. Important cautionary statements and risk factors that would affect actual results are discussed in materials filed by American Quantum Cycles with the Securities and Exchange Commission.