Motorcycle Performance Magazine headline reads: “Wild, Wild West: IDBA begins 22nd season with plenty of surprises” With Tommy’s engine tuning expertise and Glen’s precision riding, Nickelberry topped the qualifying charts at the IDBA season opener Motorcycle Nationals event in Oklahoma City, OK in 1998. Full … Continue readingNickelberry and Bolton Make Headlines – Motorcycle Performance Magazine – July 1998
Tommy Bolton and Rickey Gadson, drag racer and corporate spokesman for Kawasaki, go way back – all the way to Tommy’s days in Los Angeles as “The King of the Street”. In this interview, Ricky tells us a bit about the old days and how … Continue readingRickey “Hot Rod” Gadson
Tommy Bolton had a chance to interview several African-American motorcycle riders as they gathered for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade in downtown Oklahoma City. Many of the riders had Tombo Racing modified bikes.
Browsing through Facebook this past week we came across this awesomely cool image by David Kommel of autoimagery.com. Tommy said he was there when this picture was taken at Irwindale drag strip in southern California and the guy on the bike was known by the … Continue readingBlack Scotty
get your ex back Tommy ran across this picture of Tombo Racing rider Glen Nickleberry from 1984 racing a Kawasaki GPZ-550. Sweet bike and like always, Glen looks very serious. zp8497586rq zp8497586rq
Bessie Stringfield is one of the legends of women motorcyclist. Born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1911, she was brought to Boston as a young child but became an orphan by the time she was 5 years old. “An Irish lady raised me,” she recalled. “I’m … Continue readingBessie Stringfield
Tommy Bolton has a long history of drag racing across the USA. In the summer of 1989 he traveled to Spokane, WA for the Dragbike USA Northwest Cyclebration. Tommy made the finals and had the top time in qualifying, but a bit too much nitrous … Continue readingTommy Bolton in the Dragbike USA August 1989
Tommy was an accomplished drag racer and engine builder in Los Angeles in 1984 at the age of 24 years old. He not only b cheap cipro uilt and rode world-class race bikes, but liked to customize Harley Davidson bikes to fit his style. Here … Continue readingTommy Bolton circa 1984