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The Buzzzzz Rag Now On Amazon

The Buzzzzz Rag Now On Amazon

The Buzzzzz Rag is now ON AMAZON! No, not the river — not much call for SCOOTERS on the Amazon River. This is the online bookstore we’re talking about. My brother-in-law Steve is steering the SS Buzzzzz Rag onto the waters of online selling. So far,...
41 Years – Not ONE Cancellation

41 Years – Not ONE Cancellation

A website visitor recently asked if a Walneck’s Motorcycle Swap Meet was going to be canceled. And given the depths of misery we’ve seen this winter across the midwest, it’s a fair question. Here’s what Buzz told me when I forwarded the...
What a “Babe”!

What a “Babe”!

Fifty-four years ago when I was working at an auto repair shop in Maywood, Illinois, there was “Babe” – a 1951 Harley ( ex-Chicago Police bike ) in the same building, but separated by a brick wall from the auto repair shop. Little did I know then that in the...
The Old Club

The Old Club

In the l 960’s, early 60’s … maybe late 50’s … Dennis Perniconi and I lived In Westchester, Illinois about 15 miles outside Chicago. Just across the bridge was Bellwood … both nice towns. During a ride into Broadview, we chanced on...
Dabbers and Squids

Dabbers and Squids

I was just talking to an old friend recently about a new phenomenon. The friend is Al Blum. He raced years ago on Triumphs. Still holds a track record on a 1/4-mile, “paved” oval in Rockford, Illinois. Pavement racing on a 1/4-mile oval sounds too tough...