Years Raced

Bikes(s) Raced

Classes(s) Raced

Lowest D37 Number Held

Current Residence

Current Hobbies

Still Ride?

If yes, elaborate

Desert Racing Highlights

Additional Comments

Dick Gilman


VICTORS & Checkers Victors formed from a fight within the Checkers

1954 to 1976

Velocette, AJS, BSA, Triumph, Husqvarna

Desert Heavy

low teens ? the year was in roman numerals ?

Canyon Country, Calif.

boating in Alaska, sculpting, dune buggies, travel


Dual sport bikes, fire roads & desert

First race, Jan. 1954 Big Bear Run. Best race, the first Barstow to Vegas. The San Gabriel M.C. invented a classic. My best race, the first Check Chase to the river. A flat front tire the last 120 miles but finished 6th overall.

Loved racing, and still love the people I met along the way.