December 2000 Who's Who 
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Alan Bowden Proprietor of Classicar Restoration Ltd, specializing in some pretty amazing sheet metal work on some pretty fancy cars. Also employs his talents on making Indian sidecar bodies and restoring Indians. Lives in New Zealand.
Andrew Blake Member of Indian Motocycles Club France. Went to the 2000 International Indian Rally in Austria on his Chief and reports on it in this issue. Lives in France.
Bob Kelley Regular VI columnist and contributor to the AMCA magazine. Rides a 101 Scout (and just bought another!). Lives in New Jersey.
Cambren Davis Cambren joined the "Iron Butt Association" by going 1000 miles in 24 hours on his 1948 Chief. Lives in Texas.
Caryll Chriss AKA Sitting Duck. Member of Indian Club GB, and occasional contributor to the VI. Reported on the club's 2000 Summer Rally in this issue. Lives in England.
Charles Qua Restores Fours and supplies a number of parts for them (and other models); clutches, leaf spring gaiters and jump seats among them. Lives in Holland
Cotten Regular contributor of tech stories and event reports. Owns Liberty Motorcycle Specialties, dealing exclusively with restoration of antique American motorcycles, in Lacon, Illinois.
Dave Clements Dave Clements heads the VI Blueprint Team, is into 'Sport Scouts and Antique Electronics', as he signs his email. Lives in New Mexico.
David Hansen Proprietor of The Shop in Ventura California (parts and services for HDs and Indians) and the man behind the Bonneville record breaking Chief in this issue. Lives in California.
Firedog AKA Malcolm Brown, builder and rider of one of the fast 741 racers in Indian Team NZ. Will be offering free camping for everybody going to the 2001 NZ Rally in February. Lives in New Zealand.
Fritz K Makes gears -and soon pump bodies too- for the 1948-53 oil pumps, as well as many other neat parts. Lives in Arizona.
Frank Woslum Designer of the affordable all-purpose Legion frame for Chief powerplants (there may be a Scout/Warpath version + other neat things coming). Lives in Washington.
Fred Johansen Red Fred is into Indians in a very big way, including riding all over the place on them. He reports on this years' Death Valley Run in this issue. Lives in (Northern) California.
Jeff Blosser Did the magnificent drawings of the 1940 Sport Scout rear frame on this month's Blueprint page. Lives in Oklahoma.
Jeff Hiatt Rebuilds Indian tanks and Four engines, and has a new website coming in January (as well as a VI dealer page). Lives in Indiana.
Jim Jones Wrote both the first VI Road Test and the first VI Garage Raid in this issue. Jim also coordinated the VI T-shirt fund raiser, and is a regular contributor of event and ride reports (as well as the series on his Sport Scout restoration). Lives in Maryland.
Jim Wall Regular contributor of Indian race and tech articles. Jim is heavily into racing Sport Scouts but races other Indians too. Jim won the Boardtrack class at Davenport two years in a row! Lives in Colorado.
Jürgen Hecker Well known restorer and supplier of parts, mainly for 101s, Fours and early models. This issue has a bunch of reproduction literature and wheel parts from Jürgen. He lives in Germany.
Keith Bird Member of Indian Club GB. Reported on the club's 2000 Summer Rally in this issue. Lives in England.
Kim Scholer Editor of the Danish Nimbus club newsletter. Reviewed the catalog of the "Art of the Motorcycle" exhibition in this issue. Lives in Denmark.
Lyle Landstrom Father of the Warpath, the VI casting guru, a man of an extraordinary number of talents. He also has a cool Chief bobber and lives in Minnesota
Mads Johnsen Co-editor of the Danish Nimbus club newsletter. Trained as an industrial designer and used his training to build the way cool low-budget Four in this issue. Lives in Denmark.
Matt Blake Has been making quality steel fenders for Indians for years and now makes tanks too, as well as other parts - mainly for Sport Scouts. Has a new website and Lives in California.
Matt Wilkinson Likes fast Sport Scouts and was the victim of the first VI Garage Raid in this issue. Matt also made a batch of Bonneville Scout valve lifts. Lives in Maryland.
Matthias Elvenkemper Member of the German (international, actually) Indian Motocycle Club, likes stroker Scouts and just got married to Claudia, who also rides a 741/SS. Lives in Germany.
Mike "Kiwi" Tomas Owner of Kiwi Indian Parts in Riverside, California. Travels extensively with the Kiwi parts truck all over the USA, and occasionally finds the time to write for the VI - also about his trips by Indian!
Moen VI editor and coordinator. Has a small bike repair and parts business and does occasional web design for various businesses and organisations, including Indian Klub Danmark. Lives in Denmark.
Paul Hanes Top Scout racer and tuner, part of Indian Team NZ, coordinator of the international race meet at Pukekohe in February 2001. NZ distributor of King clutch kits. Lives in New Zealand
Peter Beckert Sent this cool Christmas card from Germany!
Rick Abbott Rick is into Scouts and is using a good part of his considerable resources on making new parts (machining the Warpath engine cases among other things). Lives in Missouri.
Stan Jessup One of the most prolific writers for the VI magazine and on the mailing list. Stan cranks out a steady stream of high-class restorations and great articles. Stan has a website selling King clutch kits, neon signs and oil filter kits. Lives in Oregon.
Steve Adams Parts manager at Kiwi Indian Parts in Riverside, California. Steve organizes the Century Ride Home charity road run from California to the Wigwam in 2001. Editor of the Indian Motorcycle Club International newsletter and website.
Tim Pickering Regular VI columnist. Has created "the thinking man's guide to Indian choppers" with his Choppers Corner columns in the VI over the last year, and also contributes a lot of other interesting stories (one on OHV history and one on eBay this time). Likes Ariels too and lives in Fiji.
Tom Lovejoy Member of the extremely active SoCal AMCA Chapter, and an occasional contributor of ride stories to the VI. Lives in California.
Torkel Torkel has a correct Indian Chief too -in addition to his way cool Arctic Rat Chief in this issue. Lives in Norway.
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