Saturday, October 29, 2011

Pictures of Hollerpalooza Vintage Motorcycle Show Available

There are some GREAT pictures of the 2011 Cycleblend / Hollerpalooza Vintage Motorcycle Show available at
These pictures were made by Jim Wagoner of the Time Warp Vintage motorcycle club, and you will see real quick that he has an eye for a good photo. You can also purchase pictures form this site. Enjoy!
By the way, the Twin Engine Triumph that won the Best British Class (Pictured above) is in the December issue of Cycle World magazine. It won the "Street Special" class at the Indianapolis Rolling Concours show this Summer.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Happy Hollerpalooza Vintage Motorcycle Show Results

The second annual Cycleblend / Happy Hollerpalooza Vintage show was blessed with great weather and great bikes. The quality of bikes that turned out was superb, and I want to thank every one of the owners who brought their bikes out to share with the crowd. Here are the Winners.
 The People Choice award, chosen by the public, went to Wendell Cooper and his just restored 1973 Honda SL 70
 The Best British Class was extremely close, and had several almost perfect bikes. when all the votes were counted,and re-counted, The winner (by 1 vote) was Steve Pieratt and his Twin Engine 1974 Bonneville (2nd place went to David Hurst and his 1966 Triumph Bonneville TT Special)
We had a repeat winner in the Best American Class. It was won again this year by Ted Bortner and his 1946 Indian Chief. (2nd place went to Charlie Cox's 59 Cushman Eagle)
Kent Trimble took the top spot in the Best Japanese Class with his super clean 1973 Suzuki GT-750 Lemans. (2nd place was Charles Gault's 1969 Bridgestone 350 GTR)

The Best European Class showcased some incredible machinery, and Clark Stewarts 1966 Benelli won by 3 votes. Truly a beautiful bike. (2nd place was Chris Howard's 74 Moto Guzzi V-7 Sport)
The Old Dirt class was won by the very special 1960something Triumph "Chrome Cub" owned by Dan Moriarty. This was another bike that was just completed in time for the Hollerpalooza show. (2nd Place was Wendell Cooper's 73 SL70 )

Here are a few pics from the show.