Columbia, CT. 06237
Sponsorship: VRR level 2
Weight: 198 lbs.
Plate: USCRA/AHRMA #590
Type Riding: Vintage Road Race, Vintage Superbike, Middleweight Production, MWV Am/Can classes
Vehicle: 1981 Honda CB750F
Vehicle: 1975 Honda CB550F
Team Name: Team Old Bike Racing
Vintage Superbike. AHRMA's newest roadrace category includes three classes for motorcycles built up to the 1980 model year and originally manufactured as street machines. Motorcycles are to be as close to "production" appearance as possible. Classes are Heavyweight (unlimited displacement twins and pushrod triples; sixes to 1047cc; eight-valve fours to 931cc; and 16-valve fours to 825cc), Middleweight (unlimited displacement singles, pushrod twins to 890cc, OHC twins and pushrod triples to 790cc, OHC fours to 685cc) and Lightweight (two-valve singles to 590cc; four-valve singles to 510cc; and two or more cylinder machines to 470cc).
- 2005 Season Updates:
13 Jun 2005 (United States Classic Racing Association) USCRA/FIM (Federation Internationale De Motocyclisme) Results, Formula 2 1st place.
13 Jun 2005 USCRA/FIM Results, Middleweight Production 1st place.
21 May 2005 USCRA opening round Vintage Celebration, Middleweight Production race, 1st place.
22 May 2005 USCRA opening round Vintage Celebration, Formula 2, 4th place.
March 2005 Carolina Motorsport Park Heavyweight Superbike race, 3rd place.
7 March 2005 Daytona Vintage Superbike Heavy 3rd and 4th place.
3-3-05 AHRMA Kershaw Roadrace, Carolina Motorsports Park, Kershaw, SC., Vint.Superbike Heavy, 3rd place.
2005 Frontier Land Real Racers only Spectacular 350cc and Up Race 2, 1st place.
2005 Vintage Celebration Results Medium Weight Prod 1st place, Formula 2 4th place.
2005 Graniet State Championship, Medium Weight Prod 2nd place, Formula 2 2nd place.
- 2004 Season -
2004 USCRA/FIM Period IV Formula 1 class championship, 2nd place.
6 Sep 2004 FIM/NHIS Vintage Formula 1 class championship, 3rd place.
Aug 2004 New Hampshire International Speedway (NHIS) Formula 1, 3rd place.
16-18 July 2004 Canada's Atlantic Motorsports Park, Schubenacadi, Nova Scotia - won each of the qualifiers, 3rd in the Middleweight Production race, 2nd place in the MWP Am/Can race finals.
14 Jun 2004 NHIS Laconica Bike Week Formula 1 class, 2nd place.
23 May 2004 NHIS Formula 1 class, 2nd place.
24 Feb 2004 Daytona International Speedway, Tuesday finished, 5th place.
23 Feb 2004 Daytona International Speedway, Monday finished, 3rd place.
Jennings Florida WERA V5 race, finished 4th place, awarded 5th place.
- 2003 Season -
2003 USCRA Middleweight Production Formula 1 class championship, 1st place.
2003 USCRA Class Championship Middleweight Supervintage, 1st place
2003 USCRA Class Championship Period IV Formula 2 , 2nd place
1 Sep 2003 NHIS Granite State Championship Races Middleweight Production, 4th place.
1 Sep 2003 NHIS Granite State Championship Races Period III, Formula 2 , 2nd place.
1 Sep 2003 NHIS Granite State Championship Races Period III, Formula 1 , 4th place.
2-3 Aug 2003 NHIS Vintage Celebration Period III, Formula 2, 3rd place.
- 2002 Season -
2002 USCRA Middleweight Production Formula 1 class championship, 1st place.
2002 USCRA Formula 2 class championship, 1st place.
10 Jun 2002 NAMU/FIM Formula 2 class championship, 3Rrd place.
- 2001 Season -
2001 USCRA Middleweight Supervintage class championship, 1st place.
- 2000 Season -
2000 USCRA Middleweight Supervintage class championship, 1st place.
- 1999 Season -
1999 USCRA Middleweight Supervintage class championship, 2nd place.
1999 USCRA 350GP class championship, 2nd place.
- 1998 Season -
1998 USCRA 350GP class championship, Champion.
- 1997 Season -
1997 USCRA 350GP class championship, Champion.
- 1996 Season -
1996 USCRA 350GP class championship, Champion.
- 1989 Season -
1989 LRRS AMA/CSS Superlite GP, 3rd place.
- 1988 Season -
1988 LRRS AMA/CSS Ultralite GP, 3rd place.
- 1982 Season -
1982 AAMRR Production A, Champion
Vehicle setup: 1981 Honda CB750F USCRA Superbike, USCRA Formula 1, AHRMA Superbike, WERA Vintage V5
Wiseco 823cc it from APE.
.020" shaved off from the 823cc cylinder surface to reduce deck height and increase compression.
Taighe and crew at APE lightened and balanced the crankshaft to increase horsepower.
Avon sent out a new 150/60x17 rear tire that combined with the Works Performance Pro Series shock, feels like it rides on rails.
MAC Tri-Y pipe
Sudco Carberators supplied the Keihin CR carbs
Set of cams from Web Cams
Jeff Rau of JJ Rau Autobody to provide body work and paint reminiscent of the 1980 Team Honda HRC 1025cc Superbikes.
Works Performance Products rear pair Pro Racer series shocks (Threaded spring pre-load, Adjustable Compression and Rebound adjustments, and finned piggyback reservoir), 14.25" long with Black Dual-Rate Springs (DRS) for 195-200 lb road-racing.
Vehicle setup: 1975 CB550F USCRA Middleweight Supervintage Production bike, MWV Am/Can classes
Hotter cam installed by Web Cam Racing Cams
Top end refresher supplied by Manchester Honda.
Front suspension pirated from a 1980 Honda CB750F.
Fork oil, Spectro racing brake fluid and Golden Spectro 20/50 motor oil provided by Russ Bennet at Spectro Oils.
MAC Performance exhaust
MAC Performance EBC HH front brake pads