Cover Photo: The last couple of years we haven’t gotten around to ice racing until winter was nearly over, this year the first race took place on February 26th as part of the Manchester, N.H. Winter Carnival. It was well supported, and created much last minute enthusiasm for more. Too late, though, for spring is nearly here.
Contents: Save the Jack Pine Now!; The Deadliest Vehicle; More regulations are proposed; Production road racing is scheduled; Winter Carnival features ice racing; Vermont to regulate scrambles; A frosty Polar Bear Rally; District 5 Awards Night; Seaway region organizes; Huber Memoreal to open season; New course at Carroway; Pre-Daytona tune-up at Dade City; Rough European motocross in Ohio; British Industry abandons ISDT; A Honda “Twingle” by Bolger; Meet John Grace; The magic of the Metisse; more
Cover Photo: They still look at you sort of funny-like when you show up at the enduro with a sidecar, or at the road race, or at the scramble. But the fact is that interest in sidecar competition is growing and now the AMA has okayed it for professional events.
Contents: How safe are motorcycles?; Rundown on Regulations; Season’s End; Meet the Scrambles champs; Bolger is back again; A new class in Metropolitan New York?; That weren’t no scramble; Desperate doings in the north woods; Practicing for TV?; CMSA awards diner; Politician who digs bikes; Has Sammy Miller ruined trials?; A visit to the CZ Factory; Testing the Ossa Pioneer; The secret’s in the studs; We’ve re-organized the trade news; more
Cover Photo: Fred Nix won the 100 Mile National road race at Loudon, N.H. on June 15th, but he had to do it in a pouring rain. The victory presentation afterwards was a rather sodden affair too.
Contents: Motorcycling Down East; New England Events; Scrambles Scribles; Tales of the Trails; Metropolitan Motorcycling; Lots by Leslie; Seaway Sport; Western New York News; District 6 Cycling; District 4 Cycling; South Jersey Sport; Western Pennsylvania; Florida in Focus; Bullshootin’; Perry’s Corner; Hoosier Highlights; Ohio Action; Midwest Motorcycling; more
Road Tests: Norton P-11, Harley-Davidson Sportster XLCH, BSA Victor, Triumph Daytona, CZ Moto-Cross, Suzuki X-6, Honda 450, Yamaha YM1, Triumph Mountain Cub; Features: Metro Cycle Association; Vincent Black Shadow; Drag Bike – how to build one without stripping your bank account; Scrambler Kit; Competition: TT Racing – the guts and gore of the wildest two wheel sport; Hopetown Scrambles; Editorial – Congressman Boff’s Cement Suit – how Big Brother protects you from yourself; more