Board of Directors to fill seats vacated recently by Brenda Teel-Lash and Peter Gagan
Craig continued, "We also want to thank Brenda Teel-Lash and Peter Gagan for their loyal service to the Foundation as members of its Board of Directors.
, and former president of both the Antique Motorcycle Club of America
and the Antique Motorcycle Foundation
, and still a director of the Foundation, explains, "In 1911, Indian offered a 'Little Twin' of 680ccs and a 'Big Twin' of 1,000ccs, both of which were to large to fit the rules."
continues, "The Big Twin came with a two-speed gearbox while the Little Twin had only a single speed.
Indian Chief Engineer Oscar Hedstrom sleeved down the Little Twin to 580cc to qualify within the rules, and built a special frame to make room for the two-speed transmission.
The machine's two-speeds, plus its chain drive, enabled Indian to dominate the mountain course, bringing Oliver Godfrey, Charles Franklin, and A.J. Moorehouse home one-two-three.
built his IOM Indian replica by following Hedstrom's design as closely as possible, and he graced it with "26," which was Godfrey's 1911 winning number.
says the motorcycle is ready to go except for one final modification.
states, "I am going to remove the replica white period tires and replace them with safer racing rubber.
Photo of Peter Gagan
and Indian replica courtesy of The Deeley Motorcycle Exhibition