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Around 1972 Howard Allen ran I believe just over 200 on a 1200cc Sporty on 98% nitro. this was under the old AMA rules. Next time I see him I'll try and get a pic of the cert.
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I just heard the Discovery Channel has contacted howard Allen to do an interview with him for an upcoming show. Howard is 86 YO and still works in his garage/shop 3 or 4 days a week. The collection of old, old Harley parts is amazing. Many in the original packaging. It will be a very sad day when this man passes. The knowledge and experience will be gone forever.
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Says Riley on the rider's jacket.....So it must be Riley....look at this bike compared to the stuff racing now... The salt had to be faster ...
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Here's a link to Car & Driver, 1972.
The bells were being rung even then...

http://landracing.com/index.php/25-s...-december-1972

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I think I found just the right forum for this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_a7LK-_P3Q&t=3s
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