Detroit Autorama March 2, 3, 4, 2018

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Detroit Autorama March 2, 3, 4, 2018

Post #1 by CBX-tras » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:44 am

The Detroit Autorama is coming in about 2 weeks. Over 900 specialty vehicles of all types will been shown on 2 levels of Cobo Center.

I'll be there with my Supercharged Goldwing 1000 (on a turntable) along with several other bikes I've either built or had a part in.

Our Triumph Land Speed Record holder will be a featured in the Bonneville display near the front of the main hall. Our 80 year old driver, Roosevelt Lackey will be on there to hand out hero cards (ask for an autograph) and talk about the salt. His partner/engineer/builder, Ken Sperry will be there as well. BTW, the bike is Supercharged, mechanical fuel injected and runs on 100% methanol. (I'm the wiring guy that helps to put the flame to the candles).

Randall Washington of Randakk's Cycle Shakk will be there promoting his products in a commercial display too.

Among the features, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be there Saturday signing autographs from 2 to 4.

For more information about the show, see here:
https://autorama.com/attend/detroit/

I hope to see you there, come on by and introduce yourself, I'll be in spot 1650, right on the corner.
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Re: Detroit Autorama March 2, 3, 4, 2018

Post #2 by randakk » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:44 pm

Looking forward to seeing everyone who attends the show.

Come by my booth in the Exhibition Hall and I should have some "swag" for Randakk's plus our 3 sister companies.
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Re: Detroit Autorama March 2, 3, 4, 2018

Post #3 by Lucien Harpress » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:22 pm

Missed the last year or two, but barring something unforseen I should be there. I'll definitely have to pop in and say hi this year.
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Re: Detroit Autorama March 2, 3, 4, 2018

Post #4 by CBX-tras » Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:35 am

Reminding folks that the show is the coming weekend.

Looking forward to seeing some of you guys there.
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Re: Detroit Autorama March 2, 3, 4, 2018

Post #5 by Oldewing » Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:42 am

Got wifey stuff's this weekend, so I am missing out.....
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Re: Detroit Autorama March 2, 3, 4, 2018

Post #6 by ms03 » Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:04 pm

I'll try to be down there Sunday, would love to see the supercharged one and meet Randakk
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Re: Detroit Autorama March 2, 3, 4, 2018

Post #7 by Lucien Harpress » Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:52 pm

Managed to see the Supercharged 'wing at Stockbridge last year. It's a very well put-together machine. Didn't talk to anybody because it's something I'm really fantastic at doing, but it'd be nice to fix that Saturday.
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Re: Detroit Autorama March 2, 3, 4, 2018

Post #8 by ms03 » Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:40 am

Well life happened and I didn't make it. Hopefully I'll make it next year now that I know you guys will be down there..
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Re: Detroit Autorama March 2, 3, 4, 2018

Post #9 by Whiskerfish » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:15 am

Lucien Harpress wrote:SNIP Didn't talk to anybody because it's something I'm really fantastic at doing, but it'd be nice to fix that Saturday.


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Re: Detroit Autorama March 2, 3, 4, 2018

Post #10 by CBX-tras » Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:21 pm

I did meet Lucien at the show and folks from the other sites. Good to meet you all.

I managed to take a First in Class in the Sport Bike classification the organizers placed me in.

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Re: Detroit Autorama March 2, 3, 4, 2018

Post #11 by CYBORG » Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:39 pm

Congratulations! action1 action1 action1 action1 action1 action1 action1
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Re: Detroit Autorama March 2, 3, 4, 2018

Post #12 by RAT » Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:47 pm

Good work indeed ....

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Re: Detroit Autorama March 2, 3, 4, 2018

Post #13 by 5speed » Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:56 pm

congratulations JR.
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