Diamond Chapter February Newsletter
The Diamond Chapter February meeting will be February 25th at El Padrino Mexican Grill , 1609 Albert Pike, next to
Wal-mart. Please be there around 1:30 pm to eat. Meeting will be around 2:00.
Ride your motorcycle weather permitting and bring a friend.
See you there !!!! 
Happy Birthday Pat Jones !!!!
 Congratulation to Jed and Kris Simpson on their new Motor-home !!!!
Please check if you have paid your AMCA national dues, If not please do ASAP, Thanks.
ABATE Dist 1 Swap Meet:
Greg Bright and I set up a booth at the swap meeting to promote the Diamond Chapter. Greg put his Servi- Car on display.
It did get lots of attention. You just don’t see Servi-cars everyday. Greg had to work Saturday so i worked the booth
all day. James Sandage, Butch and Pat Jones keep me company for a while. The weather was not the best so the attentance
was low. Not many venders there. The bike show was small also.
 I all ways see old friends and meet new people at the swap meet. Greg and I were there most of the day Sunday
but the crowd was very small, so we packed up around 3:00.  
We did hand out a lot of flier and had a lot of interest about the Antique Motorcycles in the Park show in Sept.and the Mini Road Run.
I like the swap meet but it is getting smaller and smaller each year.
Good luck ABATE, hope the swap meet will continue.
Club Officers:
President: Michael Thomson    safari100usa@yahoo.com
Vice Pres: Greg Bright            thebrights@hotmail.com
Secretary: Elizabeth Plunkett  faultless8@yahoo.com
Treasure:  Susie Parker          parkersusie12@yahoo.com
Sgt.@ Arms Russell Plunkett   faultless8@yahoo.com
Director: Mike Parker             mikethebike@cablelynx.com
January Minutes:
The AMCA Diamond Chapter January meeting and chili cook off were held at Brenda and Lanney Plummer’s home in Hot Springs.
The chili cook off was enjoyed first and then the informal meeting was held. There were 20 present including 2 guests.
 Susie Parker sold 50/50 tickets.
 Mike Thomson introduced a guest, David Anderson.
 Mike Parker presented a hot round of trivia. Mike Racicot was the clear winner.
 There were no minutes read and no treasurer’s report.
 Mike Thomson went over the Christmas party and the fun we had playing Dirty Santa. He also announced Mike Parker’s retirement. He listed the club officers and reminded everyone that club elections are coming up.
 The short list of upcoming events were covered by Mike Thomson, along with details for the Abate swap meet in Little Rock.
The February meeting is TBA.
 There was a general discussion about the date for the mini road run, which will return to the end of June. The September club show is the weekend after Labor Day.
 Brenda Plummer announced the chili cook off winners. Pat Jones won 1st place, with Susie Parker in 2nd.
Susie Parker thanked the Plummer’s on behalf of the club for their gracious hospitality.
 Lanney Plummer drew the 50/50 ticket. The winner was Susie Parker.
 Greg Hugel thanked the club officers for their service to the club.
 Linda Bright and Laura Sandage initiated a general discussion about restaurants for the February meeting.
 The meeting adjourned. We picked up our depleted chili pots and called it a great day!
Submitted by Elizabeth Plunkett
 Up coming Events: 
Feb 25 Diamond Chapter meeting @ El Padrino Mex Grill
Mar 25 Diamond Chapter meeting TBA
May 5 AR Vets Honor Ride, Car and Bike Show. Hot Springs Airport. More info later.
May 3-6 Carson Classic Motors Antique Road Run, Livingston TX. If you want to go make plans ASAP. Great Time!!
For Sale:
1996 Harley Pan Head Replica Soft Tail Custom.    
 EVO motor , Pan Head Top End, J&B Custom Disc Brakes, Springer Front
End,S&S Carburetor , 4 Speed Trans. , Le Pera Seat, Electric and
Kick Start , Fish Tail Mufflers ( Loud ) , Electronic Ignition , Paint
needs some attention, 6897 miles ?, Belt Drive , Many more custom parts.
To many to list. Have all paper work on custom work. Beautiful bike needs
a new home.  Over $15,000 to build. Asking $8500 Contact Mike @
501-525-9833 or 214-557-6012, for more info. 
Closing Comment:
Well winter is still with us. Not much snow and ice but plenty of rain. Spring will be here soon I hope,
so we can do some riding. Not much has been going on so not much to write about. Lots of events coming up in the Spring.  We will be having a meeting at James Sandage’s house sometime soon and
at Butch Jones, when the weather gets better.
I will let you know. 
Ride Em, don’t Hide Em !
Michael Thomson
Diamond Chapter of Arkansas
Picture 5 here
February riding in Arkansas

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