Earlier this week I interviewed an AFT SuperTwins rider for a future issue of Sideburn. The name Skip Eaken came up. I knew the name, knew he was a team owner and tuner, but didn't know too many details. This tidy short film, from the AMA Hall of Fame, put a lot of meat on the bones and shows some great period photos of the late Eaken and the racers who worked with. GI #SkipEaken #HondaRS750 #BubbaShobert #RickyGraham #HondaXR750 #1970s #1980s #1990s #RickyHowerton #SteveMore
American Flat Track are filling in the gaps of their rescheduled 2020 season and more details have been released. When AFT announced their post-Covid 2020 season there were three TBC dates. The first of those has been confirmed: the Texas double-header, the Dallas Half-Mile I and II is going to be held at the Devil's Bowl in Mesquite, reportedly 20 minutes from downtown Dallas, so it's in keeping with AFT's desire to have more races near major cities to draw new fans out. '
Cory Texter, 2019 AFT Production Twins champ and Sideburn columnist, is back with another of his C-Tex Present video posts. This post contains spoilers for the race, so if you don't want to know the outcome, watch the footage first then compare notes with Cory's expert take on it straight after. Click C-Tex Presents to see his other video posts. I chose the 1999 Harrington Half-Mile as the next vid for you all to check out. This one is a must-see for many different reasons. F
Cory Texter is not only the 2019 AFT Production Twins champion, Sideburn columnist and podcaster, he's a total flat track nerd. Who better to recommend flat track race highlights on YouTube to watch? The race is the Mineral Wells Half-Mile from 1992. It had rained quite a bit, which is not ideal for a clay track. The first highlight from this YouTube video is heat race number one. Not only is my dad, Randy Texter in this heat race, but you also have Scott Parker, Chris Carr a