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>> Jack Dale - flathead lakester

Jack Dale & his 123..52.11 MPH Flathead
In 1952, Jack Dale turned
123..52.11 MPH on his flathead 45 Harley, using 81 octane gasoline.

Dale bought this racer in 1939, tuned and improved it until he broke the record at Bonneville.
The bike is a "kit job" built on a set of 1937 WLDR cases. Bob Shirey another well known California racer
was involved in the prep of this bike.



Jack Dale at Del Mar
in the 1990's
The bike is now
in a San Diego museum