Harley-Davidson Engineer To Give Seminar On Racebike Tuning

Harley-Davidson Engineer To Give Seminar On Racebike Tuning

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See Rare Harley-Davidson V-Rod Drag Bike

Rev up for “Power Tuning for Race Bikes” seminar with Harley-Davidson engineer

DENVER — If you’re into race bikes and the technology that makes them go fast, you won’t want to miss an exclusive seminar coming to New Berlin, WI (a suburb of Milwaukee) on Saturday, April 27, 2002. The all-day technical seminar will feature Jamie McNaughton, Powertrain lead development engineer for Harley-Davidson Motor Company. McNaughton worked in Harley-Davidson’s Performance Development and Emissions Department as the lead development engineer for the Revolution Powertrain in the company’s new V-Rod motorcycle. An expert on improving the performance of engines used in race bikes, McNaughton will discuss state-of-the-art engine dynamics as applied to a variety of dirt track bikes and race bikes. Seminar attendees will be able to get a first-hand look at a Harley-Davidson V-Rod Drag Bike, one of the company’s rarest race bikes, at the event.
The seminar, which lasts from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., is being hosted by Hal’s Harley-Davidson, 1925 S. Moorland Rd. in New Berlin. The cost is $250 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch, as well as handouts. Payment by check or credit card is due upon registration, and there will be no refunds due to limited space availability.

This is the second in a series of events being produced by Power Curves, a Denver-based company that specializes in producing technical seminars on all aspects of performance-engine building. Future seminars will feature leading experts in advanced engine technology speaking on engine management systems, IC engine power development, understanding dynamometer testing and data, induction systems and fuel injection, and other topics. Many seminars will be hosted by engine builders and other industry professionals at their own shops, giving attendees an up-close-and-personal look at the latest technology and innovations.

To register for the “Power Tuning for Race Bikes” seminar, or for more information on upcoming Power Curves seminars, contact Mike Waller at 719.687.7803 or by e-mail at [email protected]



(Editorial note: McNaughton also built and tuned engines for road racer Rad Greaves, in his spare time.)

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