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Volume 1 Issue 5 The Motorcycling Community Newspaper For Riders of all Kinds FREE - TAKE ONE! September 2009
Brain Storms .............................................4
Motorcycle News .................................6
RoadGypsy Files .....................................9
Test Ride - H-D V-Rod Muscle .....10
Chainlinks ...............................................13
Gearhed .................................................19
Finish Lines ............................................20
Safety Scene ........................................24
Classifieds ..............................................25
Events Calendar ..................................26
Roger Goldammer with his 164 mph single-cylinder Harley engine custom called “Goldmember”.
Good as Gold
A chat with three-time AMD World Champion Roger Goldammer
by KEN VENUS
fered over the last few years due to factors blinged out barge that went out of style very first work, he told me he still had the
Contributing Writer, TMN
like the Chopper Fad dying down and the 5 years ago”. At first glance that might first Harley he ever built; a turbo charged
economy taking a powder. Roger’s shop sound arrogant, but Roger isn’t like that Shovelhead. A very loud ‘SHWING’ was
In the world of Custom Bikes a few is no exception, orders for his front ends at all, and anyone in business in Canada heard on my end of the phone. This bike
names always seem to pop up and are and his custom bikes have suffered, cre- knows what us Canadians are like as ran 23-24 pounds boost without blowing
talked about, but when the name Roger ating there own set of challenges. “People consumers. the spark out! “ I used fairly shallow 30
Goldammer comes up, the conversation assume that I have all these hugely ex- Roger draws his roots in motorcycles degree Evo pistons in it, ceramic coated,
shifts, dramatically. He tossed his bike pensive bikes that I sell, the reality is; col- from a simple start, “Playing around with Teflons on the skirts, ceramic coated the
“Trouble” in the ring of the 2004 AMD lectively, generally, Canadians are tighter BMX Bikes. I used to play with them, combustion chambers and exhaust ports,
World Championship scoring first place, with their money, but they still want an mix and match parts, then I got into dirt ran a blow through system into a Mikuni
his first time out and he followed it up O.C.C. bike. The true enthusiasts aren’t bikes, then British bikes and it just went carb, yah, a lot of boost, a progressive fuel
again in 2005 and 2008 ( he didn’t enter necessarily the wealthy people, the true from there; my little hobby turned into system, it’s almost like an injection sys-
a bike in 2007 ). Roger is Canadian, cre- enthusiasts that get and appreciate what a business. I just love anything on two tem, a very primitive one.”
ative and very competitive with himself. I do often can’t afford my bikes, and wheels of any form really.” I took notes. The bike is a 1980; there
The whole custom industry has suf- the ones that can want a 12 foot long When I told him I’d like to see some of his Continued - Page 3
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