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AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer and Racing Legend Dick Mann Passes

Mann, a two-time AMA Grand National Champion, was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1998 PICKERINGTON, Ohio (April 28, 2021) — Dick “Bugsy” Mann, one of the most versatile racers to ever throw a leg over a motorcycle, passed away on April 26 at the age of 86. Mr. Mann, born June 13, 1934 in

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Hall of Fame Spotlight: Dick Mann, Honda and Daytona, 1970

By Mitch Boehm It’s been 51 years, but the Daytona 200 of 1970 still resonates powerfully, especially when March rolls around and Bike Week flashes on the motorcycle world’s consciousness – as it’s done for the last 10 days. Honda had launched its axis-altering 750 Four the previous year, and though the company was hesitant

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