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#2 Steve DeCosa

Oswego, NY

1915 Harley-Davidson 11F

Hello everyone, I am Steve DeCosa of Oswego, New York, Rider No. 2 for the 2020 Motorcycle Cannonball. I guess I’ve forgotten how difficult the Cannonball is, because I am back for a fourth time to ride an ancient machine across the U.S! In 2014 I rode from Daytona, Florida to Tacoma, Washington aboard a 1927...Read More

#3 Buck Carson

Livingston, TX

1927 Harley-Davidson JD

Hello Cannonball Nation, My name is Buck Carson, and I hail from a small town about an hour north of Houston, Texas. I’m an antique motorcycle enthusiast with a serious addiction to the Motorcycle Cannonball. Since 2012, I have been fortunate enough to be able to participate in four events alongside my father Mike Carson (#15),...Read More

#4 Mark Hill

Waddington, NY

1929 Henderson KJ

Mark Hill #4 of 4th Coast Fours, Waddington, New York: In 2010, I was a mechanic for Frank Westfall and his ’15 Henderson and Jim Dennie and his ’15 Militaire, and I have been involved in every Cannonball since then. At the time, I worked for the State University of New York at Canton in the...Read More

#5 Jeff Tiernan

Waddington, NY

1912 Henderson A

#6 Justin Rinker

Van Buren, OH

1929 Indian 101 Scout

Justin Rinker from Findlay, OH (originally from Romney, WV) is rider number 6. He is riding a 1929 Indian 101 Scout like 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 was...Read More

#7 Steve Rinker

Purgitsville, WV

1929 Indian 101 Scout

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 Jr.

Daytona Beach, FL

1928 BMW R52

#9 Chris Tribbey

Caledonia, WI

1911 Excelsior 4K

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 11B

Click Here to Watch Rider Video The 2016 cannonball from Atlantic City to Carlsbad was one of the most challenging motorcycle journey’s I have been blessed to be a part of. I thought that there was no way this adventure could be topped, challenging not only myself, but my 100 year old 1915 single cylinder Harley...Read More

#11 Billy Page

El Dorado, KS

1916 Harley-Davidson JD

Click Here to Watch Rider Video Motorcycles have literally played some sort of role throughout my entire life, thanks to my dad. When I was four years old he bought me my very first one and I’ve been hooked ever since. In the 2016 Cannonball I rode along as my dad’s pit crew, and in 2018...Read More

#12 Retired-Lonnie Isam Jr.

Sturgis, SD

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#13 Dean Bordigioni

Santa Rosa, CA

1923 Harley-Davidson J

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#14 Loring Hill

Waddington, NY

1928 Indian Ace

Loring Hill #14 of 4th Coast Fours, Waddington, New York: I have been involved with the Motorcycle Cannonball since the inaugural endurance run in 2010 when I was 13 years old. Before I was old enough to ride my own bike in the run, I wrenched on Wolf Pack bikes from 2010-2016. Even though I rode...Read More

#15 Mike Carson

Livingston, TX

1928 Harley-Davidson JD

Mike Carson, The Good Looking Texan has been racing and riding since he was 13 years old, almost 70 years ago. He has ridden and raced internationally and has competed in 4 Cannonballs. Most currently he is racing in Billy Lane’s Sons of Speed and will also be racing in the 2019 The Chase on a...Read More

#16 Mike Jensen

Council Bluffs, IA

1910 Excelsior 4

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#17 Rick Salisbury

Springville, UT

1921 Henderson

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

Watsonville, CA

1912 Excelsior Twin

Located somewhere deep in the Pacific Coast Range of Northern California, rider number 18 is the owner of Santa Cruz Vintage Cycles and he keeps himself quite busy with the business of buying, selling and swapping old motorcycles. Doug is one of only three riders who have managed to experience the transcontinental adventures of each one...Read More

#20 Denis Sharon

New Milford, CT

1916 Harley-Davidson F

Team Two Tired is not too tired to embark on our 4th Motorcycle Cannonball. The combination of physical and mechanical challenge, the camaraderie and the idea of crossing America on back roads at 45 mph on an antique motorcycle is just too hard to resist. Team Two Tired is comprised of my wife Beau, who is Vice President of Operations,...Read More

#21 Tom Banks

North Versailles, PA

1913 Harley-Davidson Twin

Hello I’m Tom Banks from Pittsburgh, Pa. I grew loving motorcycles as my father was an Indian dealer and a flat track racer. My dads best friend Bob Hart was a Harley guy. So I collect mostly Harley’s and a few Indians and love old motorcycles. I’m so looking forward to the Cannonball 2020 as I...Read More

#22 Jeff Lauritsen

Kennard, NE

#23 Darryl Richman

Santa Cruz, CA

1928 BMW R52

Hi all!  I’m Darryl Richman, and I’ll be 62 years old when the 2020 Cannonball takes off.  I currently live in Santa Cruz, CA, but I grew up in LA and also lived in Seattle for a decade in the 90s.  I’ve motorcycled through 45 of the US states and about two dozen other countries.  I’m...Read More

#24 Kelly Modlin

Augusta, KS

Kelly Modlin #24 of Augusta Kansas (Originally of Garnett Kansas), is returning for his fourth Motorcycle Cannonball. At home supporting him are his beautiful wife, three daughters and three (very soon to be four) grandbabies. Kelly is an avid vintage motorcycler and proprietor of Twisted Oz Motorcycle Museum, a nationally ranked collection of the some of...Read More

#25 Scott Byrd

Arkadelphia, AR

1916 Harley-Davidson F

Rumor has it……that my love of motorcycles began at an early age when my parents forbid me to have one. So, I did what any red blooded American male would do….I bought one as soon as I moved out. My love of antique motorcycles developed over time, thanks to some great friends who have served as...Read More

#26 Mark Tatum

Jupiter, FL

1925 Harley-Davidson JDCB

“Dream big and dare to fail” – famed adventurer Norman Vaughn. To me, this represents the spirit of the Cannonball riders.  The physical and mental challenge of riding antique motorcycles thousands of miles competing against nature, other competitors, and one’s own self. I am honored to be in the 2020 Cannonball. I will be riding a...Read More

#27 Brad Wendler

Mountain Lakes, NJ

1926 Harley-Davidson JD

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#28 Joe Burch

Ferris, TX

1928 Harley-Davidson JDH

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 career....Read More

#29 Ryan Allen

Santa 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 Keith Kardell

Simpsonville, SC

1923 Harley-Davidson JD

2020 sees Crazy Keith Kardell on another great adventure as he takes on the Motorcycle Cannonball. Crazy Keith will ride a 1923 H-D JD from Michigan where he grew up to Texas where he met his wife Lisa. In the 70’s he began his motorcycle stunt riding career riding Triumphs at drag strips throughout the Midwest....Read More

#31 Michael Mooso

Greeley, CO

1922 Harley-Davidson F

Bought a ’41 Knuckle motor in 1972 for $150.  Built a bike from scratch that I’ve ridden for 47 years.  Got wrapped up in Cannonball fever a while ago and recently bought the second motorcycle I’ve ever owned.  Things are different this time.  Paid too much for a complete machine and immediately started tearing it to pieces!  Lots to learn …...Read More

#32 TJ Jackson

Mesa, AZ

1929 Scott Flying Squirrel

I started riding motorcycles when I was 16 in strict violation of my parents rules who forbade me to be near one. In 1976 when I was 21 and attending engineering college at Arizona State University I took a summer job in a local Mom and Pop Kawasaki dealership in Scottsdale, Arizona (Kactus Kawasaki) and never...Read More

#33 Kyle Rose

Springville, UT

1927 Henderson Motorcycle

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

Burlington, VT

1926 Ner-a-car

Ben is a former software engineer who got into motorcycles for the first time with a 1956 BMW R50 which he still owns.  He’s ridden that bike from Vermont to Minnesota, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Quebec, and many other places around New England.  He’s worked at The Daily Rider in Burlington Vermont since 2010 where he repairs and...Read More

#35 Jon Dobbs

Boulder Junction, WI

1916 Harley-Davidson J

I don’t know exactly how my vintage motorcycle interest turned from an obsession to a disease, but I know the Motorcycle Cannonball is to blame. After each of the first two cross-country events I proclaimed “Wow, I don’t think I’ll be doing that again!” and in the next breath I asked “what’s next?” I’m planning my...Read More

#36 Keith Milne

Ben Lomond, CA

1928 Harley-Davidson JD

My name is Keith Milne from Ben Lomond, California and I am thrilled to be a 2020 Motorcycle Cannonball participant. I’ve been a life-long gearhead and sports car enthusiast, but came to motorcycling later than most. In the late 70s I inherited an exploded Honda CL175, rebuilt it, rode it for a year and parked it....Read More

#37 Jared Rinker

Van Buren, OH

1929 Indian 101 Scout

Jared Rinker from Findlay, OH (originally from Romney, WV) is rider #37. He is riding a 1929 Indian 101 Scout. Jared and his wife, Crystal, have three daughters – Jordan, Karter, and Spencer. Jared has a twin brother, Justin Rinker #6, who is also a Cannonball competitor and riding an Indian 101. Jared grew up around...Read More

#39 Cameron Saure

Queen Valley, AZ

1925 Harley-Davidson JDCB

My first knowledge of motorcycles began at a very young age from my Mothers Brother (uncle) who raced Harley Davidsons and Vincents in the 40s and 50s. He was into dirt flat track, drag racing and running a Vincent streamliner at Bonneville. He always sent me pictures and postcards of his racing exploits when I was a kid...Read More

#41 Jeff Mcallister

Ridgefield, CT

1927 Indian Big 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 Michael Bruso

Forest City, NC

1926 Harley-Davidson JD

I grew up riding dirt bikes and 4 wheelers in Malone, a small town on the Canadian border in northern NY.  I acquired my motor cycle license a few days after my 16th birthday and have never looked back. Though I’ve owned many bikes over the years, old and new, the old ones capture my attention...Read More

#44 Luke Garrett

Joaquin, TX

1926 Indian Big Chief

2020 Cannonball Bio Team: Flying G Vintage Motorcycles Cannonball #: 44 Rider: Luke Garrett Hometown: Joaquin, TX The 2020 Cannonball will mark the fourth entry for our Flying G team, and we couldn’t be more excited. In 2014 and 2016, Dennis Leggett (with the support of the late Mike Storie) piloted our vintage Indians across the...Read More

#45 Dana Lasher

Morgan Hill, CA

1929 Indian 101 Scout

This is me, a 50ish software engineer who lives in the Silicon Valley.    This is my motorcycle, Oscar the bastard.  Oscar’s a 1929 Indian Scout 101.  Oscar’s a bastard because every part on him seems to come from a different father.   This is my workshop.  I restore cars and motorcycles here.  It’s amazing what...Read More

#46 David Reidie

Victoria, Australia

1929 Harley-Davidson JDH

I started riding motorcycles in 1965. Riding the 2018 Cannonball was a blast so I am back for another attempt. Harleys have been a big part of my life opening a Dealership in 1981 (Harley City Melbourne Australia). In 2017 I sold leaving me more family time as well as looking after my collection of mostly...Read More

#47 Aaron Loveless

Castroville, CA

1918 Harley-Davidson J

Aaron Loveless Video My name is Aaron Loveless and I live in the small town of Prunedale, 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, I had ridden my 1950’s motorized bicycle...Read More

#48 Bartek Mizerski

Wilmette, IL

1928 Indian 101

My name is Bartek Mizerski. I am from Poland, living in the U.S. I am returning for my third Motorcycle Cannonball, having participated in the 2014 event when I rode my 1936 Polish motorcycle Sokol 1000, completing every mile. Last year I rode a 1928 Indian Scout 101. And I also had perfect race. For 2020...Read More

#49 Frank Westfall

Syracuse, NY

1913 Henderson B

I’m just a simple leather worker with a passion for motorcycles.  I’ve run the Great Race twice, competed in every single Motorcycle Cannonball, as well as the 2016 Cannonball overall winner.

#50 Steve Andreasen

Kennard, NE

1914 Harley-Davidson 10B

I’m Steve Andreasen along with my wife Robin live in eastern Nebr. where I farm and Robin works at the Local courthouse.     This is our second Cannonball, we had major engine problems in 2018, but with the help of fellow Cannonballs have got it sorted out.    In 2020 we plan on riding as a...Read More

#51 “Panhead Pat” Settersten

Monrovia, MD

1929 Harley-Davidson JD

   Hi, “Panhead” Pat Settersten here, the owner/rider of a 1929 Harley JD, hailing from Monrovia, Md. a small community outside of Frederick, Md.          I have always loved things mechanical, motorcycles and racing. I had a couple motorcycles before I brought home my first Harley, a Panhead, hence the nickname, in boxes when I was...Read More

#52 Doc Hopkins

Bonduel, WI

1916 Harley-Davidson J

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

Bonduel, WI

1922 Harley-Davidson J

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 shop rag in my hand.  I’ve been testing the limitations of various vehicles ever since. Following my Dad’s lead, I developed a fond love for drag...Read More

#54 Brent Hansen

Sebastopol, CA

1927 BMW R47

I started riding motorcycles in 1968, and bought (with lots of saved newspaper money) a used Honda SL70 – my first bike. I wrenched for BMW in Medford Oregon for 6 years, and then attended grad school and became a registered nurse, staying in that profession for 25+ years. Since then, I’ve returned to my prior...Read More

#55 Pat Patterson

Castlerock, CO

1926 Harley-Davidson JD

Hello, I am Pat Patterson from Castle Rock, CO (also Hays, Kansas). My love of motorcycles started when I was young with mini bikes, evolving to enduros, street bikes, Harleys, and then all bikes. It wasn’t until 2008, when I bought a BMW 650 to ride through Europe, Asia and Russia. This is when I really...Read More

#56 Victor Boocock

San Carlos, CA

1914 Harley-Davidson 10E

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#57 Chris Salisbury

Mapleton, UT

1927 Henderson

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#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...Read More

#59 Steve Gonzales

San Francisco, CA

1924 Harley-Davidson JD

#60 John Bartman

DeBary, FL

1923 Harley-Davidson J

John has been kicking over, riding, and collecting Harley Davidson’s for over 40 years. He has always had a love for old Harley’s. After John started following the Motorcycle Cannonball, he knew he had to be part of the experience and threw his name into the hat. After finishing every mile on the 2018 Cannonball on...Read More

#61 Bob Zeolla

Foxboro, MA

1925 Harley-Davidson JE

Born in 1958 Boston, MA Married to Andrea Labarbara, #98, who placed third overall in the 2018 Cannonball on a 1913 Henderson prepared by Mark Hill and his team at 4th Coast Fours. Father of one son, 28 Yr Old Bobby the 3rd, who hobbies include race cars, skiing, and surfing. I began riding at around...Read More

#62 Jim Lodato

Hamilton, NJ

1928 Harley-Davidson JD

In 2016 I had the opportunity to witness the start of the cannonball in Atlantic City. I was there to see Mike Gontesky #19. He rode my 1928 JD in 2014. I was bitten by the bug! I knew I had to try this and hoped they would allow a 90 year old bike in the...Read More

#63 Erik Bahl

Huntsville, AL

1915 Harley-Davidson 11F

I am riding a 1915 Harley Davidson 11F “Lucille” in the 2020 Cannonball. This will be my fourth Cannonball and my third on Lucille. She successfully completed all the miles in 2016 and 2018. I keep entertaining attempting this on a different motorcycle, but the 1915 Harley is so much fun to ride. This is such...Read More

#64 Dave Currier

Fargo, ND

1911 Harley-Davidson 7A

I have been riding motorcycle since I was very young. I have always been fascinated with the early motorcycle and the CANNONBALL HOOKED ME! This will be my 2nd Cannonball race. My first cannonball in 2018 was so much fun and challenging I just had to do it again. The 2020 Cannonball will be even more...Read More

#65 Mike Butts

Saint Michael, MN

1920 Harley-Davidson J

My name is Mike Butts and I am very excited to be participating in my second MotorcycleCannonball event. I’m not sure which bike I’ll be riding the year…that’s still for the CannonballGods to decide. I’ve been a motorcycle enthusiast since I was very young. Coming from a family of eleven, itwas not unusual for me and...Read More

#66 Juergen Ullrich

Arnstein, Germany

1911 Harley-Davidson 7B

Hi everyone, I am Juergen of Arnstein-Gaenheim in Germany. I rode the 2016 Motorcycle Cannonball on my 1915 Harley-Davidson after I visited Cannonball 2014 and met Lonnie Isam Jr. at my home here in Germany. The plan was that my dad Herbert rides the 1915 as rider number 61 and myself my 1911 with rider number...Read More

#67 Kyle Tatum

Jupiter, FL

1925 Harley-Davidson JD

My name is Kyle Tatum.  I’m a relative newbie to the antique motorcycle scene and if I’m being honest my first real exposure was during last years Cannonball.  For the 2020 Cannonball I’ll be rebuilding a 1925 JD, current pictures attached.  With all that being said, I’ll dive into a little about myself.  I’m currently 31...Read More

#68 Steve Obst

Plantation, FL

1929 Henderson KJ

Steve Obst here, letting you all know that I will be part of the 2020 Cannonball. On the 2018 Cannonball, my 80-year-old father and I met up with the WOLFPACK, that’s the Henderson motorcycle crew for the uninformed the day before the rest stop to find Mark Hill working on Frank Westfall ‘s bike. My Dad...Read More

#69 Mark Loewen

Carmichael, CA

1925 Harley-Davidson JDCB

Hi, my name is Mark Loewen, I’m a specialty contractor in Northern California, running a family business that is on its 40th year of operation. Me and my father, who has passed, now me and my son, Jeremy, That some of you know from 2018 cannonball. He rode my 25 JD to a perfect score. I...Read More

#70 Wade Mueller

Milwaukee, WI

1924 Henderson Deluxe

Hi, my name is Wade Mueller.  I work as a Professor of Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.  I’ve been an active motorcyclist since about age 14.  Over time, I’ve been involved with scrambles, flat track, amateur road racing and am still involved with ice racing. My main current involvement with bikes is...Read More

#71 Todd Kraft

Santa Cruz, CA

1928 Harley-Davidson JDH

Todd Kraft, #71, is on his third Cannonball Run with his father Dan Kraft.  Todd has spent the last 30 of his 52 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

1928 Indian 401

1928 Indian 401

Dan Kraft, #72 was the same age as his riding number in 2016 on his second Cannonball Run.   In 2014 Dan rode with his middle son, Robb Kraft; and in 2016 and 2018 with his eldest son, Todd Kraft  #71. In 2020 Dan and Todd (#71) will partner again.  Dan has been married to his beautiful...Read More

#73 George Unruh

St. John, KS

1924 Harley-Davidson JDCA

George’s love of motorcycles started early as his oldest brother Jim would give him rides on his 1947 Knuckle and 1960 Panhead.  Although George tried hundreds of times to kick start Jim’s bike, he never could get it started – usually because the battery was bad.  He could never have a motorcycle as a kid at...Read More

#74 Rowdy Schenck

Carlsbad, NM

1929 Henderson KJ

Click Here to Watch Rowdy’s Rider Video Cannonball Runs can be so hard on a person. Particularly for those riders that are the rider, the mechanic, the logistics person, the spare parts guy, the trailer lights technician, the welder, wiring genius, magneto diagnostician, patcher of inner tubes plus a bunch of shit I can’t remember. Yeah,...Read More

#75 Dan Emerson

Woodstock, CT

1913 Excelsior 4c

Like most of the people who participate in this event I am a lifelong motorcycle enthusiast. My occupation is as a plumbing and heating contractor but my passion is motorcycles. This will be the fifth Cannonball for my wife Karen and I. I do the riding and repairs and she does everything else. Looking forward to...Read More

#76 Oliver Peck

Dallas, TX

Born in Texas in 1971 and raised to be a proud American. A Lover of American Automobiles his favorites being Harley Davidson and Oldsmobile.  Oliver has a collection of over 40 Harley Davidson Motorcyles ranging from 1916 to 2013, and is a member of the Cherokee Chapter of the AMCA.  He has been a professional Tattooer...Read More

#77 Richard Asprey

South Lake, TX

1915 Norton TT

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

Toledo, OR

1916 Indian Powerplus

I am a commercial fisherman based out of Newport, OR.  I have been interested  and around motorcycles my whole life, but only really became interested in the old stuff when I first read of Lonnie Isam Jr. putting together the first Cannonball, I thought it looked like one of the coolest things ever! Iwas finally able...Read More

#79 Jody Perewitz

Halifax, MA

1914 Pope Single

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. Jody paved her own way into history by becoming the first woman ever to ride an American...Read More

#80 Shinya Kimura

Azusa, CA

1915 Indian C3 Twin

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#81 Larry Butts

Minneapolis, MN

1929 Harley-Davidson JD

My name is Larry Butts from Minneapolis, MN. I am currently preparing a 1929 Harley Davidson Model JD to join my brother, Mike (2018 CB), to compete in my first Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run. My motorcycle passion began at a very young age witnessing my father, a lifelong HD rider, and joining my 3 older brothers...Read More

#82 Chris O’Brien

Vashon, WA

1928 Henderson DeLuxe

I have been riding, fixing and collecting motorcycles as a hobby since 1974. Now I am a retired Neurologist living in Vashon, WA. The 2018 Motorcycle Cannonball was about as much fun as someone can have on a old bike. For us, this was special as the “Blue Bird” is a tribute to my relative, Alan...Read More

#83 Jon Szalay

Barnegat, NJ

1913 Excelsior 7B

Jon Szalay’s third Cannonball, each with a different pre 1915 Motorcycle.  As a restorer, collector, and curator of these old machines it’s important to Jon on the Cannonball rides he puts together a different bike each time. “We don’t do this ride because it’s easy, We do it for the challenge”!  For Jon part of that challenge...Read More

#84 George Banks

Conneautville, PA

1913 Harley-Davidson 9E

My heart pumps 60 wt.  I’m George (G-MAN) Banks, I’ve been around motorcycles my entire life. My father was an Indian dealer and flat track racer. His best friend and my mentor Bob Hart gave me a ride on his 58 pan in 1968.  I was hooked and always will be.  I’ve been riding ever since,...Read More

#85 Jason Wadzinski

Beavercreek, OH

1924 Indian Big Chief

I got a late introduction to the wonders of vintage motorcycles and have spent the last few years trying to catch up with all other guys. I currently own 9 vintage bikes (from a 1920 Indian PowerPlus to a 1964 HD Police Special). Other than two bikes (1920 PowerPlus and 1937 Sport Scout) on display at...Read More

#86 Shane Masters

Dayton, OH

1920 Indian Powerplus

 Hello, I am Shane Masters, Team Rip Rap Riders.  I am a member of the Dayton, Ohio Chapter of The Vintage Iron Motorcycle Club and Road Devils Car Club.   I will be again riding a 1925 Indian Big Chief.  I call the Smoking Indian.  It started off as a dream to just be accepted and ride...Read More

#87 Brent Mayfield

Centerville, OH

1925 Harley-Davidson JD

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

Punta Gorda, FL

1921 Harley-Davidson JD

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#89 Cris Sommer-Simmons

Haiku, HI

1915 Harley-Davidson 11J

Click Here to Watch Cris’ Rider Video Cris has enjoyed a lifetime love affair with two wheels. An eager passenger on her stepfather’s motorcycle at age 9, she got her first motorcycle at 14, her first Harley at age 19 and has been riding ever since.  She was a longtime member of the Women’s International Motorcycle...Read More

#90 Paul Warrenfelt

Indianapolis, IN

1910 Triumph TT

My name is Paul Warrenfelt and I will be riding a 1910 Triumph TT motorcycle in the 2020 Cannonball.  This will be my second Cannonball.  For the 2018 event I rode a “newer” 1920 Triumph Model H.  At the end I was honored to be in the group that made all the miles every day.  The...Read More

#91 Ziggy

1917 Indian Powerplus

#92 Brian Pease

Milton, VT

1917 Henderson G

I started riding in 1960 while attending college in Vermont on a 2 HP 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. ...Read More

#93 Jon Turney

Cambridge, New Zealand

1927 Indian Scout

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#94 Rich Rau

Newport, OR

1916 Indian Powerplus

 I started helping friends working on their Harley’s in the late 60’s. In 1972 I bought my first Harley, a completely stock 1959 Panhead, which I modified many times through the years and I still own. I opened a custom motorcycle shop in 1980. I am still running the shop but on a limited basis now...Read More

#95 Vinnie Grasser

Sun City Center, FL

1916 Harley-Davidson J

I was given a ride in 1962 at age 5 on my uncles new Triumph, started dirt track racing (limited) in 1969 the riding continues…..I will be 64 in 2020, Retired from Construction in 2019

#96 Doug Jones

Dalton, GA

1913 Indian Single

The quest to cross this country on antique motorcycles. Motorcycles that were the dawn of motorized transportation in this country.  Keep it early, keep it simple, and keep it rolling. My name is Doug Jones, #96, and 2020 will be my fourth Cannonball. Each event has been different, taking on its own character. As each day...Read More

#97 Kevin Naser

Fort Calhoun, NE

1916 Indian Powerplus

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 gymnasium for a special presentation. It turns out they’d brought in a man named Danny Liska to talk to us about his motorcycle ride from northern Alaska to the tip of...Read More

#98 Andrea Labarbara

Foxboro, MA

1913 Henderson B

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

Flower Mound, TX

1928 Harley-Davidson JDH

Hi, My name is Jon Neuman and I am a part of TEAM WHITE TRASH. I was raised in Texas and began motorcycling as a boy, buying my first bike with my own money at age 13. Cycling and building bikes has always part of my life, even as I pursued a career, married and raised...Read More

#101 Terry Richardson

Pratt, KS

1916 Harley-Davidson F

My name is Terry Richardson, I live in Pratt, Kansas. I work for my wife, I do this by staying out of her way. I am also held hostage by three  extremely capable tool pushers and one grouchy shop manager in our oilfield and equipment fabrication side, and I am blessed to have a millennial and...Read More

#103 Andy Divine

Bonesteel, SD

1917 Indian Powerplus

When I was a little kid, every summer the motorcycles would go past my house along South Dakota Highway 18 heading to Sturgis.  When they started their annual migration to the Black Hills, I knew it was only a matter of time before my Uncle Pat would be showing up on his Harley.  He’d work a...Read More

#104 Bret Yeager

Aptos, CA

1914 Harley-Davidson 10B

https://motorcyclecannonball.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Click-Here-to-Watch-Brets-Rider-Video.mp4 My story is simple like me… I’ve collected and hunted old junk my whole life and like most people, I followed cannonball from a distance, but never thought I would be a part if it. I always thought it was a rich mans sport and not for us working stiffs. Well, after being fortunate enough...Read More

#106 Bryan Bossier Sr.

Woodworth, LA

1917 Henderson G

As a third generation gravel miner and highway contractor I’ve always been enamored by anything with a motor from an electric razor to a locomotive. In fact, my great uncle, Herman Hameric Holloway, owned the Louisiana Midland Railroad and invented the stick picker and Holloway suction for mining gravel.      Gas explosions escaping from an engine’s...Read More

#107 Kanjana Morton Indian AA

Westfield, MA

1929 Indian 101 Scout

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#108 Joe Chance

Westphalia, IA

1928 Harley-Davidson JD

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

Springville, UT

1918 Harley-Davidson J

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 then. I brought home a Kawasaki...Read More

#112 Ricky Bartel

Shiocton,WI

1926 Harley-Davidson J

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

Grapevine, TX

1923 Norton 16H

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

Dallas, TX

1924 Norton 16H

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

Monrovia, CA

1916 Harley-Davidson JD

I enjoying the challenge of riding in the 2018 CB for the first time on # 117 1916 Harley JD. 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...Read More

#119 Bert Miskell

Frederick, MD

1913 Harley-Davidson 9B

Bert Miskell will be riding his 1913 Harley Davidson in his third Motorcycle Cannonball. As a novice antique motorcycle owner and rider in the 2016 Motorcycle Cannonball, he became an obsessed, enthusiast well before the finish line in Carlsbad. When preparing for and riding in 2016, he discovered a community of antique bike enthusiasts across the...Read More

#120 Dave Minerva

Voorhees, NJ

1913 Harley-Davidson 9B

Here we go again, this will be my third Cannonball. The Cannonball is a real addiction. It is the hardest thing I ever attempted to do. It is a tremendous amount of work. Even getting prepared for the start is a major accomplishment. Preparation is the key. No amount of preparation can prevent a flat tire,...Read More

#122 James Maloney

Hopkinton, MA

1921 Indian Scout

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

#125 Gary Montgomery

Sierra Vista, AZ

1927 Indian Big Chief

My name is Gary Montgomery and I will turn 77 years old during the 2020 Motorcycle Cannonball. My fascination with motorcycles started when I and some elementary school classmates would sneak off campus to go sit on some older students’ Harley Hummers that were parked in the back yard of a private residence. Next was an...Read More

#154 David Lloyd

Olive Branch, MS

1919 Harley-Davidson F

Hello Again!!! As I reflect on the awesome opportunity to ride again in the 2020 Motorcycle Cannonball run, many fun memories flush into my mind. As a rookie rider with team Carson Classic Motors in the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball run, I considered that ride larger than any bucket list I could have ever imagined. It was...Read More

#192 Matt Lyman

Marible, WI

1918 Indian Powerplus

Hello New Friends and Cannonball Enthusiasts!  My name is Matt Lyman.  I’ve read stories about this great adventure called the Motorcycle Cannonball for the past decade!  Now, in 2020, I will become a first-time Cannonball rider myself!   Criss-crossing our beautiful country, from top to bottom, on a century old machine, will be an actual dream come...Read More