Racing with Mike Beland


Racing History

1993-1995 Dragraced Super Comp Bike at New England Dragway + finished Top 10 each year
1996 NHRA Bracket Finals competitor
1997-1999 Local Dirt Track Multi Class Championships 2000-2005 GNC Dirt Track national expert, multiple mains on 883 Harley Davidsons
2006-2014 Local bracket racing at the Palm Beach International Raceway
2014 October Attended Hawaya Racing Pro Fuel School, graduating first in class
2014 October AMRA Race, leased school bike and qualified 7 out of 14 - rained out
2015 Achieved IHRA Top Fuel License on East Coast 2015 Achieved NHRA Top Fuel License on West Coast
2015 NHRA national event winner Top Fuel Sonoma 2016 AMRA national event winner at Bowling Green Kentucky
2016 AMRA Top Fuel Champion
2017 10th Place NHRA


Rider Bio

Born in Western Mass and raised rural - Mike graduated from high school in 1986. Just two weeks later, Mike was in Marine Corp Basic Training. He then served 6 years worldwide. After he was honorably discharged, Mike worked at a local Chevrolet dealership and for the Teamsters Union repairing large trucks. In 1996, Mike started his own business, A1 Cycles. Currently still in business 21 consecutive years, Mike has built award winning show bikes, been on the cover of 5 national magazines, done 6 pilots for Speed Channel and been featured on "Pinks” and "Pinks All Out." He has also been on Air Talent for "Pass Time" and "Pinks All Out 2016." Mike has been featured in multiple documentaries on the National Geographic and Travel channel. Mike currently resides in the center of racing at Mooresville, North Carolina. 

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