After a 24 hour van ride to a galaxy far, far away (aka New Jersey), we entered the new dimension in motorcycle events that just might be the savior of American motorcycling. My best bud and partner, Berry Wardlaw (“the engine guy”), side kick Dana Peters, Spike Johnson, and I set out to behold the Annual The Race of Gentlemen (TROG) in Wildwood, New Jersey. The event is a result of the vision of founder, Mel Stultz, and fellow members of the Oilers’ Car and Motorcycle Club. It was billed as a “multi-day celebration that pays tribute to the early days of racing”. Antique cars and bikes were gonna lay it all on the line to blast down an 1/8th mile beach track on the south Jersey shoreline. Naturally aspirated time machines would battle for bragging rights and maybe a trophy or two. Racing…I’m all in. Antique racing…that’s just stupid cool and worth any trip that we had to make. Read more.