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"Ray Weishaar, winner of 100-mile race at Norton, Kansas. October 22, 1914. Time 2 hr. 1½ min. World record." Lawrence Ray Weishaar (1890-1924), the "Kansas Cyclone" and rider for the Harley-Davison "Wrecking Crew," died at the age of 33 after crashing his bike during a race in Los Angeles. View full size.
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