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Contact any member of the AMA Board of Directors at www.AmericanMotorcyclist. com/whatis/trustees.asp stan simpson, Chairman Cibolo, Texas

Grant Parsons, Managing Editor James Holter, Associate Editor Bill Kresnak, Government Affairs Editor Mark Lapid, Creative Director Nora McDonald, Production Coordinator Jen Muecke, Designer

Jim Williams, Vice-Chairman Irvine, Calif. Jon-Erik Burleson, Assistant Treasurer Murrietta, Calif. Perry King, Assistant Secretary Northern California

advErtisiNg Bob Buchanan, Advertising Manager (310) 505-3241, bbuchanan@ama-cycle.org

John Ulrich, Executive Committee Member Lake Elsinore, Calif.

Ray Monroe, Advertising Manager (815) 633-8011, rmonroe@ama-cycle.org

andy goldfine, Duluth, Minn.

Misty Walker, Advertising Assistant (614) 856-1900, ext. 1267, mwalker@ama-cycle.org

charles goman, Winder, Ga.

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Holly carlylE, Photographer You’ve seen plenty of Holly’s work in this magazine, with cover shoots of Neil Peart and Carson Daly. Last year, we also relied on Holly to capture the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and AMA Racing Championship Banquet. This month, she pointed her able lens at off-road racing legend Malcolm Smith.

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davE tUcKEr, guest columnist Dave Tucker may be what some people consider a late bloomer. He started his motorcycling love affair in his mid-60s. That hasn’t slowed him down, however. Dave is on his fourth bike—this one a BMW GS—and is planning a riding trip to Alaska. Read more about how he got to where he is today on page 58.

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Nora McdoNald, Production coordinator The CB360 is pointed toward the coast, cans tied firmly to the tailpipe, sappy and suggestive one-liners scrawled in soap on the 40-year-old fuel tank. Nora grips the bars, eyes fixed forward. And the horizon rolls ever closer. Hang on, Mike. It’s going to be one heck of a ride.

1965 HONDA CUB C100

All original, never sold or titled. Restored by Vic World of World Motorcycles.

ALL PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE AMA MOTORCYCLE HALL OF FAME MUSEUM a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to preserving the history of motorcycling.

JEN MUEcKE, designer Somewhere, Jen found a sucker who traded her a like-new DRZ supermoto bike for a 22-year-old Honda and something called a “Baghira.”

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graNt ParsoNs, Managing Editor “Why do I need a car? I have the KLR for longer trips and the Moo-Scoot for around town. I think I’ll sell the car now and get something this fall.” That, kiddies, is the incantation for conjuring up a freak mid-May, two-week-long snow storm for central Ohio. MarK laPid, creative director Can you believe that Mark actually pulled off a one-for-two swap, trading his decidingly single-purpose supermoto for a do-it-all dual-sport and a “barely ridden” Honda Hawk GT for tearing up the twisties? There’s one born every minute. Bill KrEsNaK, government affairs Editor Krez was really, really jazzed to ride an AMA KTM National Dual Sport Trail Riding Series event until he found out the riders’ meeting wouldn’t be held in his living room and the start area wasn’t in his driveway. Oh well, back to Mech Warriors. JaMEs HoltEr, associate Editor New bike. ’Nuff said. other contributors include: Dave Hoenig, Jeff Kardas, Karen Harrison Photography, Dove Photography, Jeff Buchanan, Grogan Studios, Adam Kaempf, Tacoma MC, Motorcycle Safety Foundation, Hendrik von Kuenheim.

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