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2018 Riders

#1 Frank Westfall

Syracuse, NY

1914 Henderson

#2 Steve Decosa

Oswego, NY

1912 Harley Davidson Twin

Hello everyone, I am Steve DeCosa of Oswego, New York, Rider No. 2 for the 2018 Motorcycle Cannonball. I guess I’ve forgotten how difficult the Cannonball is, because I am back for a third time to ride an ancient machine Coast to Coast. We are building a highly original style 1912 Harley-Davidson Twin cylinder, single speed,...Read More

#3 Buck Carson

Livingston, TX

1925 Harley Davidson

#4 Mark Hill

Waddington, NY

1917 Henderson

#5 Jeff Tiernan

Waddington, NY

1912 Henderson

#6 Justin Rinker

Robinson, IL

1916 Indian Power Plus

Justin Rinker from Robinson, IL (originally from Romney, WV) is rider number 6. He is riding a 1916 Indian Power Plus similar to his twin brother Jared (#37). Justin and his wife, Melody, have three kids; Karson, Landon, and Isabella. After being taught by his father and grandfather, Justin has been riding Indian motorcycles since he...Read More

#7 Steve Rinker

Purgitsville, WV

1928 Indian Scout 101

Steve Rinker (#7) of Buck’s Indian, located in Romney, WV, Is returning for his fourth Motorcycle Cannonball. Participation in the Cannonball to me is much more than just man versus machine, it’s making the imagination of a 12 year old boy come true. It all started with my dad, Buck, who had his first motorcycle at...Read More

#8 Joe Gimpel

Daytona Beach, FL

1928 BMW R62

#9 Chris Tribbey

Caledonia, WI

1911 Excelsior

I have been an active motorcycle enthusiast since 1978. Since then I have racked up over 500,000 miles on two wheels and have owned 50+ motorcycles. I have been lucky enough to have ridden on some awesome trips: Alaska, Mexico, Australia, and extensively in Europe. I am by nature a competitive person and have enjoyed competing...Read More

#10 Bill Page

Augusta, KS

1915 Harley Davidson

JOURNEY OF THE CANNONBALL By Bill Page It was the spring of 2014, my friend Kelly Modlin was preparing his motorcycle for the 2014 Cannonball. To keep him company, I started following him around on my old Knucklehead. As we put miles on his old bike and visited with people along the way, I started to...Read More

#11 Billy Page

El Dorado, KS

1916 Harley Davidson

Billy Page will be riding a 1916 Harley Davidson twin cylinder 61 C.I. 7 1/2 h.p. bike, with magneto ignition. Billy went along with his father Bill Page on the 2016 run, and was a big reason that ole #10 kept on going. He is a good mechanic and tends to be patient in figuring things...Read More

#12 Retired-Lonnie Isam Jr

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#13 Dean Bordigioni

Santa Rosa, CA

1914 Harley Davidson

Hello, my name is Dean Bordigioni and I�m number 13 in the 2018 Motorcycle Cannonball (CB). This will be my fourth Cannonball, oh my, even though before the start of my third in 2016 I thought that would be my last, and then especially after finishing I thought I was done for sure. Welcome to the...Read More

#14 Loring Hill

Waddington, NY

1916 Henderson

#15 Mike Carson

Livingston, TX

1928 Harley Davidson JDH

#16 Mike Jensen

Council Bluffs, IA

1916 Excelsior

Hi, I’m Mike Jensen of Council Bluffs, IA and am a lineman with OPPD in Omaha. I’ve been interested in motorcycles all of my life. My first bike was at age 7 when we moved to the country. It brought the feeling of freedom that got me hooked on motorcycles forever. I sold 4H calves to...Read More

#17 Rick Salisbury

Springville, UT

1927 Indian Ace

Who would have dreamed a young teenager and his love of bikes would evolve into a private collection of vintage motorcycles that would rival Harley-Davidson themselves? Utah Home Builder, Rick Salisbury and his personal love of collecting has amassed well-over 200 vintage motorcycles, mounds of one-of-a-kind memorabilia, a rare trophy collection, and original art by world...Read More

#18 Doug Feinsod

Santa Cruz, CA

1909 Excelsior

#19 Michael Gontesky

Hampton, VA

1924 Harley Davidson

Mikey Gontesky #19 DOB 08/23/1942 – San Diego, California – New York – San Diego – Peru – Kansas – South Dakota – England – South Dakota Since 08/23/1980 – Hampton, Virginia 2014 Cannonball – 1928 Harley Davidson JD 2016 Cannonball – 1912 Harley Davidson 8A 2018 Cannonball – 1925 Harley Davidson JD Thanks to Lonnie...Read More

#20 Denis Sharon

New Milford, CT

1916 Harley Davidson

What motorcyclist could resist the prospect of riding across America on back roads at 45mph on an antique motorcycle? Definitely, not this one! I was born on a motorcycle (maybe) and have had a helmet in one hand and wrench in the other ever since. My principle interest was vintage bikes and vintage road racing. Earlier...Read More

#21 Tom Banks

North Versailles, PA

1921 Harley Davidson

“THE LIFESTYLE RUNS THROUGH MY BLOOD. I WAS BORN INTO IT AND I NEVER LOOKED BACK.” That very statement exemplifies Tom Banks, “it’s in my blood.” My father, P.R. (Dick) Banks, was the owner of an Indian Motorcycle dealership, and avid flat track racer, in the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania area during the 1950’s and 60’s. My brothers...Read More

#22 Jeff Lauritsen

Kennard, NE

1916 Excelsior

#23 Darryl Richman

Santa Cruz, CA

1928 R52

#24 Kelly Modlin

Augusta, KS

1928 Indian Chief

#25 Joe Burch

Farris, TX

1928 Harley Davidson JDH

I Left motorcycles behind, sold my 1967 XLCH to start a aviation company. I was the owner , pilot, mechanic, accountant, sales person, you name it. Flew corporate jets all over for several corporations. Even flew Chuck Yeager as a passenger one time. My younger partner is taking over now so I can peruse my next...Read More

#26 Mark Tatum

Jupiter, FL

1925 Harley Davidson JDCB

#29 Ryan Allen

Sante Fe, NM

1916 Indian Powerplus

What is the Motorcycle Cannonball? Not just a trip but a journey for sure, trying to pilot a century old motorcycle across the USA can really test your sanity. Image that the paved back roads of today would’ve been a godsend to the frontier motorcycle rider. Consider then the roads of today have become the motorcycles...Read More

#30 Adrian Lockrey

Middleton, UK

1925 Triumph P

I’m Adrian Lockrey, also known as Skippy, originally from Australia but a UK resident for more than 20 years. I’ve always been interested in anything mechanical, ever since an early age when I replaced a head gasket on my Mums car at around the age of 12 years old. All my own work with the help...Read More

#31 Gene Harper and Jan Carl

Denver Colorado

1924 Indian Chief

My wife Jan and I are very excited to be participating in the 2018 Cannonball!! I’ve wanted to do this since the Cannonball started in 2010 but work and family commitments got in in the way. We will both be retired by the end of this year and the kids have grown up, so we can...Read More

#32 Byrne Bramwell

Ottawa, Ca

1912 Indian Single

#33 Kyle Rose

Springville, UT

1927 Henderson

When asked to describe the “nine-year-old” Kyle, he smiles and says, “Picture a kid covered in dirt and grease who was always taking things apart, obsessed with motorcycles and building things.” Somehow the picture he paints is vivid as I watch “Rose” as he is nick-named, dressed in grease splattered shop attire, answer questions while soldering...Read More

#34 Ben Pierce

Williston, VT

1923 Neracar

I used to be a computer programmer, always admired old machinery – tractors, engines, cars. I saw a BMW club rally in the area once and checked it out to see if they had any old things on display. They did, and they were absolutely beautiful. I decided I wanted to try one. I got started...Read More

#35 Jon Dobbs

Boulder Junction, WI

1916 Harley Davidson

Someone once said, “I’d rather be a rider for a day then a spectator for a lifetime.” Nothing could be more true. My name is Jon Dobbs and I love motorcycles. My adventure motorcycling disease started when I left town one day, drove to Alaska, and returned nearly three months and 13,000 miles later. Last September...Read More

#36 Mark Wiebens

Martinez, CA

1927 Harley Davidson JD

#37 Jared Rinker

Findlay, OH

1916 Indian Powerplus

Jared Rinker from Findlay, OH (originally from Romney, WV) is rider #37. He is riding a 1916 Indian Power Plus which is the same bike he rode in the 2016 Cannonball in which he finished with a perfect score (1 of only 16 competitors to do this in 2016). Jared and his wife, Crystal, have three...Read More

#38 Paul d’Orleans

San Fancisco. CA

1926 Brough Superior

This is my fourth Cannonball, and my second time riding a Brough Superior. In 2014 I rode a 1933 11.50 model with Susan on the back, and this year our machine is a true masterpiece, the 1926 SS100 model, the apex vintage motorcycle and one of the most beautiful motorcycles ever built. I founded TheVintagent.com in...Read More

#39 Jerry Brown

Ocouto Falls, WI

1926 Harley Davidson

#40 Retired-Bill Buckingham

#41 Jeff Mcallister

Ridgefield, CT

1927 Indian Chief

I have been a lover of motorbikes since my early teens. My first bike was a Zundapp 250, then came a bunch of little Hondas. But the holy grail in my neighborhood was the Triumph Bonneville which I finally acquired in 1978. I tried to buy one at the factory in England, but that’s a story...Read More

#42 Paul Jacobson

Chandler, AZ

1913 Thor U

My name is Paul Jacobson, originally from Farmington, NM and now residing in Chandler, AZ.  My first ownership of a motorcycle was a frozen, tie-wrapped, duct taped  ’72 Harley Rapido which I rebuilt more than once and used throughout my college days. Although this machine is retired now, mostly because my wife didn’t like acquiring the...Read More

#43 Dave Volnek

Valley, NE

1915 Indian Hedstrom

#45 Peter Arundel

Victoria, Australia

1928 Indian Chief

In 1968 Peter Arundel purchased his first motorcycle. In 1975 started working in the building industry as a carpenter, in the same year purchased his first Indian motorcycle a 1924 chief, which started a lifelong passion for the brand. By 1981 he had started his own building company Arundel Constructions which focused on property development around...Read More

#46 Dave Reidie

Victoria, Australia

1928 Harley Davidson JL

David Reidie started riding motorcycles in 1965. In 1978 he got his first Harley-Davidson a XLH Sportster. In 1981 he opened his own Harley Dealership Harley-City in Brunswick a suburb of Melbourne in Australia. He started collecting antique motorcycles mostly Harleys from this time. In 1993 he co-founded with Peter Arundel the Great-Race an annual challenge...Read More

#47 Aaron Loveless

Prunedale, CA

1918 Harley Davidson

My name is Aaron Loveless and I am 22 years old. I currently live in the small town of Prunedale located in Monterey County California. I have always been obsessed with anything on wheels, and my love of vintage motorcycles started early on in life. By the time I graduated from North Monterey County High School,...Read More

#48 Bartek Mizerski

Wilmette, IL

1928 Indian Scout 101

My name is Bartek Mizerski. I am from Poland, living in the U.S. I am returning for my second Motorcycle Cannonball, having participated in the 2014 event when I rode my 1936 Polish motorcycle Sokol 1000, completing every mile. For personal reasons I had to miss the 2016 ride, but I had my 1916 Indian Powerplus...Read More

#50 Ted Walters

Sierre Madre, CA

1916 Harley Davidson

My name is Ted Walters and I am honored to be rider #50 in the 2018 Cannonball. I live in Sierra Madre, California and am an Engineer for the Sierra Madre Fire Department. In my spare time I like to work on 100+ year old old cars and now, motorcycles. Thank you for giving me this...Read More

#51 Wayne Ruhe

Born in Grand Island Nebraska got my first motorcycle at 13 so I guess I’ve been riding about 54 years. This will be my first cannonball as a participant , I was on Vic Hugas crew in 16 and had the best month of my life ! I have no doubt 2018 will be even better....Read More

#52 Doc Hopkins

My love for motorcycles started nearly at birth, but got serious at age 15. I couldn’t afford a motorcycle back then so I built my own. I bent up a frame & fork out of tubing & built a chopper minibike with a 5 horsepower Briggs engine. I got it licensed by local Police Dept. in...Read More

#53 Kersten Heling

I’m Kersten Heling, the one & only daughter of the spectacular Steve “Doc” Hopkins. My lineage is deeply rooted in motorcycling. My Mother tells me I was born with a grease rag in my hand making vroom noises. I’ve been testing the limitations of various vehicles ever since. Following my Dad’s lead, I developed a fond...Read More

#54 Brent Hansen

I started riding motorcycles in 1968, and bought (with lots of saved newspaper money) my first bike in 1971 – a used Honda SL70. I started wrenching for BMW in 1979 in Medford, Oregon, and remained there for 6 years. I then attended graduate school and became a registered nurse, and put 150,000+ miles on a...Read More

#55 Pat Patterson

#56 Victor Boocock

1973 – Reedly California. Practicing for the Cannonball 2018 – Same bike, Same rider Wishing everybody a great ride on the 2018 Cannonball

#57 Landon Bateman

When Landon, a new graduate of The Motorcycle Mechanics Institute in Arizona answered a help wanted ad on KSL, he never dreamed it would put him on the fast track to success. Most Harley-Davidson service departments won’t even let you touch a Harley or work on any serious motors until you’ve done your “time” so-to-speak. Not...Read More

#58 Norm Nelson

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#59 Steve Gonzales

#60 John Bartman

John Bartman, a Chicago native turned Florida local, is honored to be #60 in the 2018 Motorcycle Cannonball. His first motorbike was a 69 Honda Mini Trail. John is a lifelong Harley-Davidson enthusiast and purchased his first 1973 Big Twin FLH in 1980. In his spare time, he enjoys collecting and restoring antique motorcycles. John spent...Read More

#61 Robb Priske

The West Kootenays we consider the best place in the world and we are proud Canadians Our entry, #6, is a re engineered 1928 J D built as a 61 inch .motor, 1000 cc. Modern brakes, V L transmission, upgraded electrical; a Harley J D cutaway heavily influenced by John J D Cameron. The theme is...Read More

#62 James Lodato

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#63 Erik Bahl

This is my third attempt to cross this fantastic country on the Cannonball Run. We are truly blessed by God! I am in heavy debt to Lonnie, Jason, and all of the support staff for this life changing opportunity! I also appreciate the intense friendships that are a result of this event! In 2014, my first...Read More

#64 Dave Currier

My name is Dave Currier #64 from Fargo, North Dakota. My passion for motorcycles started at the young age of 7 when my dad let me ride a 250 NSU all by myself. I was hooked! My dad Dick was a flat track motorcycle and car racer from the 40s-50s. His inspiration has been a driving...Read More

#65 Mike Butts

I grew up riding on the back of my dads 1949 Harley panhead at a very young age. This was typically not just a rider and passenger like you would see nowadays, Rather, my dad would take us all to the store with 3 or 4 kids piled on the motorcycle. One kid would be in...Read More

#66 Tom Hayes

I was born in 1944.My father was a motorcyclist so I was a pillion passenger from age 6.We went all over the country no traffic ,no helmet,no protective clothing except for a rain mac as such things were very rare in Europe at that time.Bought my first bike at 17 had a succession of English bikes...Read More

#67 Jon Turney

Hi, my name is Jon Turney, and the bike I have chosen to ride in the 2018 Cannonball Rally is a 1927 Indian Scout Motorcycle. I live in Cambridge, New Zealand, with my wife Jan. She can’t imagine why I would want to do this run, it will be hot, or very cold, physically challenging and...Read More

#68 Jeremy Loewen

After seeing my father, Mark Loewen, take part in the 2014 and 2016 races my love for vintage cars and trucks has expanded to the world of motorcycles. I am very excited to be able to become part of a race where not only vintage and antique motorcycles are being restored to running condition, they are...Read More

#69 Mark Loewen

Hello Cannonball Nation! My name is Mark Loewen. This will be my third crossing of america on the Cannonball. I will be attempting this epic challenge once again on my 1912 Excelsior, twin, belt drive. She’s a strong runner, but her flaws showed up last time to keep me from that alluring perfect score. I believe...Read More

#70 Arrie Redenlinghuys

My name is Arrie (Armand) Redelinghuys and I hail from Rochester, MI. Born in South Africa I was fortunate to come to the USA over a decade ago. Growing up in SA, British bikes were very much the beat we grew up with. Even though the Japanese bikes came to dominate. For me the sound, look...Read More

#71 Todd Kraft

Todd Kraft, #71, is on his second Cannonball Run with his father Dan Kraft. Todd has spent the last 29 of his 51 years devoted to raising a family with his lovely wife, Beth. They live in Ben Lomond, CA and together they have three grown sons. Todd is the eldest son of Dan Kraft #72...Read More

#72 Dan Kraft

Dan Kraft, #72 was the same age as his riding number in 2016 on his second Cannonball Run. The 2018 Cannonball Run is the third one for Dan as he rode with his middle son, Robb Kraft in 2014 and his eldest son, Todd Kraft #71 in 2016. This year Dan and Todd have partnered again....Read More

#73 George Unruh

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#74 Rowdy Schenck

Hey Cannonball followers, I’m going to ride my 1915 HD F-model once again. I’m still in the process of rebuilding the motor from the last cannonball run. It should have been easy, but, nothing is easy on 100 year old machines. The parts I broke are rare and expensive!!! Oh well, that life in the fast...Read More

#75 Dan Emerson

#77 Richard Asprey

Richard Asprey is a native Londoner who moved to Texas in 2001. He’s been riding motorbikes since he bought his first bike at age 15; a used Garelli Tiger Cross 50cc 2-stroke.The little Garelli was still his daily rider when he started working for Lloyd’s of London. Since selling his business a few years ago, Richard...Read More

#78 Clint Funderburg

#79 Jody Perewitz

Jody Perewitz has been around motorcycles all her life. From a kid in her dad’s shop to setting land speed records, Jody has become well-known throughout the motorcycle community for her both her knowledge of bikes and riding skills. Having learned from the “King of Flames” himself, Jody has been perfecting her own talents for airbrushing...Read More

#80 Shinya Kimura

#82 Christopher O’Brien

I have been riding, fixing and collecting motorcycles as a hobby since 1974. Now I am a retired Neurologist living in Vashon, WA. While growing up in New England, I would hear about a relative on my mother’s side of the family named Alan Bedell. Of course, he is famous for breaking “Cannonball” Baker’s cross-country record...Read More

#85 Jason Wadzinski

2018 Motorcycle Cannonball Rider Profile – Jason Wadzinski, Dayton OH I got a late introduction to the wonders of vintage motorcycles. I rode newer bikes when I was younger, but after laying a bike down shortly after starting my first business when I was 25, I decided that I wanted to see the business succeed and...Read More

#86 Shane Masters

Hello, I am Shane Masters one of three riders known as Team Rip Rap Riders. I will be riding a 1925 Indian Big Chief. My love of antique motorcycles started over 40 years ago, while growing up in a family of motorcycle riders and antique motorcycle enthusiasts. My grandfather rode his motorcycle to every state in...Read More

#87 Brent Mayfield

My name is Brent Mayfield. I have lived most of my life in Dayton, Ohio. I got indoctrinated in to motorcycles at a very young age as my father and several relatives all rode motorcycles. In early 1968, when I was a senior in high school, I started looking for my first bike and a friend...Read More

#88 Doug Wothke

#89 Cris Sommer-Simmons

Hey Cannonball Nation! This will be my 4th time riding on the Cannonball and the 3rd time on the same bike, my 1915 HD “Effie”. I’ve had an incurable case of Cannonball Fever ever since riding on the first one in 2010. Effie and I came in 20th place out of the 45, mostly male riders...Read More

#90 Paul Warrenfelt

I am very excited about being accepted to be a participant in the 2018 Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run! Along with my teammates, Arrie (#70) and Skippy (#30) we are team Coventry T3. Coventry since all our bikes were manufactured there and T3 as there are three of us from three continents. I live in Indianapolis, Indiana,...Read More

#91 Ziggy

#92 Brian Pease

I started riding in 1960 while attending college in Vermont on a 2HP Montgomery Ward Scooter. I progressed up to an old BSA Super Rocket before reverting back to 250cc bikes. Armed with an EE degree, and a job in Connecticut, I dabbled in small sports cars for a few years before returning to motorcycles. A...Read More

#94 Rich Rau

#95 Steve Andreasen

#96 Doug Jones

Cannonball The quest to cross this country on antique motorcycles. Motorcycles that were the dawn of motorized transportation in this country. Man, how the technology has changed. Man, how much stays the same. What day is it? Where are we heading tonight, have you seen the route sheet? Man the bike is running so good, this...Read More

#97 Kevin Naser

One day in 1970, when I was an 11 year old boy at Papillion Junior High School, the teachers herded all us kids into the multi-purpose gymnasium for a special presentation. They’d brought in a man named Danny Liska to talk to us about his motorcycle ride from Nebraska to the tip of South America. He...Read More

#98 Andrea Labarbara

I got my first taste of motorcycles when I was about 8 years old and I wanted to keep up with my big brother and the other boys in the neighborhood. My bike was a 1975 Honda MR-50 which my husband restored and is still in our possession today. I don’t think any of those boys...Read More

#99 Jon Neuman

#100 Pat Simmons

Hi, I’m Pat Simmons #100 from Haiku, Maui, Hawaii. This year I’ll be riding my 1928 Harley JD. My wife Cris, and I are doing this together again. This will be her 4th time, and my 3rd. We always look forward to The Cannonball, and reconnecting with our many friends, and the open road. This is...Read More

#101 Terry Richardson

#102 Ciro Nisi

MY NAME IS CIRO NISI AND I’M THE ONLY ITALIAN RIDER WHO WILL TAKE PART IN CANNONBALL (#102). IT IS MY THIRD CANNONBALL AND THIS IS THE BIKE I WILL USE THIS YEAR: IT IS A HD MOD. F 1919. I HAVE WORKED FOR TWO YEARS TO PREPARE IT. IT IS A BIG MOTORCYCLE AND I...Read More

#104 Bret Yeager

#107 Dennis Bensavage

My name is Dennis Bensavage. I’m the owner of Beam Equipment and Supplies (an Engine Rebuilding Equipment and Supplies Company). I got involved in the motorcycle cannonball back in 2012 when I sold some machines to Buck’s Indian in Romney WV. They were working on a cannonball bike at the time and my interest was immediately...Read More

#108 Joe Chance

Rider 108 is Joe Chance of Westphalia, Iowa. He is an auto body repairman & works at Creative Concepts Collision Center in Harlan, Iowa. The motorcycle is a 1928 Harley Davidson JD, affectionately named “Shirley”. The other members of “Team Not a Chance” are Shirley’s mechanics, Ron Ronfeldt (who owns the bike), Emmert Andersen, & Mike...Read More

#111 Jim Miner

I’m Jim Miner from Springville Utah. Growing up at a farm tractor dealership , (where I still work) I was always interested in anything with an engine. I loved motorcycles but Dad didn’t. He said when I was 16 I could have one ,so I had to beg or borrow someone else’s bike to ride till...Read More

#112 Ricky Bartel

Ricky Bartel & his wife Janis are from Shiocton, a small town in Northeast Wisconsin. For over 30 years they owned & operated a small trucking company out of their home until Rick’s recent retirement. Rick has been riding motorcycle for as long as he can remember, teaching Janis to ride in a parking lot in...Read More

#115 Chris Parry

Chris Parry was born in Northern Rhodesia, which, shortly thereafter, gained its independence from Britain and became Zambia. He believes these two events may or may not be linked. His childhood automotive memories are inextricably linked with Land Rovers and step-through Hondas. After his family moved back to the UK, Chris bought a Yamaha FS1E 50cc...Read More

#116 Keith Martin

A Sears 5HP mini bike at age 7 inspired Keith Martin’s lifelong love of motorcycles. He’s never been without one since. The owner of Big D Cycle in Dallas, Texas, says that he feels lucky to have been involved in the motorcycle business for 30 years as a dealer, racer, mechanic and restorer. In 1987 Keith...Read More

#117 Todd Cameron

I’m enjoying the challenge of rebuilding # 117 1917 Harley JD in preparation for this years Cannonball event. This original paint JD which has been raced in the family since the 40’s is modified with era correct 74 cubic inch Recardo Cylinders. Being born into a family of motorcycle racing and collector enthusiasts, I am driven...Read More

#118 Fred Wacker

My name is Fred Wacker, and I am looking forward to our second time participating in the Motorcycle Cannonball. As in 2016, Lucky 13 Racing is running my late father’s 1913 Hedstrom-powered Indian twin. Being around this motorcycle rekindles happy memories of my dad. He bought the bike in milk crates for loose change when I...Read More

#119 Bert Miskell

#120 Dave Minerva

When it was announced that the starting point of the 2016 Motorcycle Cannonball was going to be Atlantic City, NJ. I knew if I was ever going to do it, this was going to be the year. It’s less than 40 miles from my home. I didn’t have a bike that I thought I could do...Read More

#122 James Maloney

Hello my name is James Maloney, the 2018 Cannonball will be my first Cannonball. I will be riding a 1928 Indian “Short” Scout. I live in Upton MA, just west of Boston. I have three adult kids. I have served in the Army/ National Guard for 25 years and am a Firefighter in Watertown MA. As...Read More

#123 Charles Falco

Charles Falco was co-curator of the Guggenheim Museum’s record-setting “The Art of the Motorcycle” exhibition whose 20th Anniversary coincides with the 2018 Cannonball, and is the author of “The Gold Star Buyer’s Companion,” now in its 5th edition My first motorcycle was a Honda 50 when I was 15-1/2, at a time when California allowed someone...Read More