Friday, May 14, 2010

Big D Cycle


Founded by Jack Wilson and Pete Dalio in 1963, Big D Cycle has been setting records and winning races for over 40 years. Originally the shop was located in Oak Cliff, Texas. Jack understood how to build race winning bikes for famous riders such as Gary Nixon, John Minono, Johnny Allen, Mike Kidd, and others.

He built over 60 world speed record setting motorcycles, and countless road racers and dirt trackers. Jack was a no nonsense kind of guy, with a true passion for motorcycles. In 1975 his no BS approach had scared off all his potential riders for Bonneville, so Jack piloted a big bore 1000cc Trident to a 192.34MPH record at the age of 48.


This is just one example how amazing of a man Jack was. Jack Wilson passed away in May of 2000; his contributions to motorcycling world will be admired forever.


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