#58 Norm Nelson
Crescent City, FL
1911 Reading Standard Single
I’m from Florida and am looking forward to the 2020 Cannonball! It’s going to be fun riding from the Canadian border to the Mexican border. I’ve been to Sault Ste. Marie and to south Texas as well, and it will be a true challenge to ride the many miles over hills, mountains, and flat lands to the finish. I’m also excited to pass through Kitty Hawk, NC, to honor our founder Lonnie Isam and the first Cannonball in 2010. Very cool that we are stopping there on the route!
My 1911 Reading Standard will be my motorcycle of choice for the Cannonball and it will be a great challenge to get it to the finish line in Texas. Steve Pennington, of Ormond Beach is helping me with the motor and chassis and my wife Tresia, Jack and Sheila Wright, Jack and Mary Beth and I will the road team. Billy Lane has also helped me on the chassis and running gear. I bought my RS from Mike Wolfe, of American Pickers and am excited to be a part of the coolest vintage ride in the world. This will be my 5th Cannonball and I’m looking forward to seeing former Canonballers and new ones.