Monthly Archives: July 2009

Gary Mathers Inducted Into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame

Why would we be talking about motorcycles here on VintageSleds.com? Because Gary Mathers got his start in motorsports with snowmobiles at Polaris way back in 1973. Gary was named racing director there and was put in charge of the race … Continue reading

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NW Museum of Vintage Snowmobiles Show

Enthusiasm is horribly infectious. Jerry Kingbaum is amazingly enthusiastic. So are all his friends out in Spokane Washington and the neighboring states. Put them all together in one spot on a bright sunny day, throw in a pile of other … Continue reading

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Sad Day In The Garage – WD40 Inventer Passes

Thought all of my gear-head friends would find this obit interesting…the man behind one of the three key items in any tool box, along with duct tape and a Vice Grip: From the NY Times: John S. Barry, Main Force … Continue reading

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Web Roundup

If your anywhere near Spokane Washington this weekend, I highly recommend the open house and racer reunion in Spokane Valley Washington. Saturday promises to be a fascinating gathering of the greats from western racing, and I just got a hunch … Continue reading

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David Schark’s Cat Attack

Normally in the Heating and Cooling business around Saginaw Michigan, David Shark has been collecting sleds with his friend Jeff Johnson since 1994. His first sled was a 1971 Arctic Cat Puma with a 340 JLO that David still owns … Continue reading

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