Saturday, November 24, 2012

The Mann.

Dick Mann was born June 13, 1934 in SLC, Utah. Dick Mann is the two-time winner of the AMA Grand National Championship. Dick Mann was inducted in the the Motorsports and Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1998. Dick Mann raced flat track, TT, motocross, observed trials and road races. Dick Mann was the second winningest rider in the AMA Grand National Series history (24 national victories). Dick Mann is known as one of the most talented and versatile riders ever and for wearing a cheap straw hat while working on his motorcycle. On July 28, 2012, at the ripe old age of 78, Dick Mann designed the AHRMA scrambles course in Terra Alta, WV and posed for pictures with members of Ton Up N*C.
Eric with Dick Mann
Brian with Dick Mann
Chad with Dick Mann
It was an honor. Long live Dick Mann.

Here's a few links to Dick Mann's 2010 Mann on Men pieces he did for where he comments on men in today's society with a 1959 perspective:
Mann on Men: Crying
Mann on Men: Wear the Hat Right or Get Bent
Mann on Men: Stop Clucking Like Hens
Mann on Men: Tipping
Mann on Men: Open the Door for a Lady

Ton Up NC = Riding, Restoration and Racing of Vintage Motorcycles

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