Name Glenn Thomas
Club San Gabriel Valley and Checkers MC
Years Raced 1962 through the early 80s
Desert Racing Highlights Everything about desert racing was a highlight to me. From working my way up to the Expert classification to becoming a Checker. One race that did stand out however was the 1968 Barstow to Vegas. After a 192 miles of racing I finished 10th overall and 3rd 250 Expert.
Bike(s) Raced Started racing on a 500 BSA twin, later switched to a 650 BSA. Triumphs ruled the desert then so I switched to Triumph.In the late 60's the 2-stroke was coming on strong so went to a Greeves, Husky and then Yamaha.
Class(es) Raced 250 and Open Class
Lowest D37 Number Held Best Open Class on my 650 Triumph was # 11

250 Class was # 4

Current Residence Canyon Country, CA
Current Hobbies Camping
Do you still ride motorcycles? Yes
If yes, elaborate I still love to ride,own a Honda XR-600 Dualsport that I ride on a regular basis in the desert and local mountains. Also own a Harley Softail Custom that we have enjoyed for the past 10 years.
Comments I thank my dad for buying our first bike, a 1960 Triumph Tiger Cub. I have never been without a bike since, and the district 37 racing was the very best, and glad to been a part of it.

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