DIrt Bike Journal | SEVEN-TIME ENDURO CHAMPION BILL BAIRD PASSES AWAY


PICKERINGTON, Ohio — AMA Corridor of Famer Invoice Baird handed away early Wednesday, July 12, because of accidents he sustained from a earlier fall. He was 88.

Mr. Baird was the main AMA Nationwide Enduro Rider from the mid-1950s to the late 1960s and received seven consecutive nationwide enduro championships throughout that point. He was inducted into the AMA Bike Corridor of Fame in 1999.

“We prolong our heartfelt sympathies to the Baird household. It’s a tragic day for the American Motorcyclist Affiliation and for motorcycling,” AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman mentioned. “Invoice Baird, along with his spouse, Millie, was a robust supporter of the AMA and performed a key position in getting the American Bike Heritage Basis began.”

Along with being a prime competitor, Mr. Baird was additionally a key determine within the AMA, serving on the Board of Trustees for 21 years and being one of many driving forces behind the formation of the Bike Corridor of Fame Museum by his actions for the American Bike Heritage Basis.

Mr. Baird additionally was an avid motorbike collector. A number of of his machines have been displayed on the Bike Corridor of Fame Museum.

Visitation is scheduled for July 21, with the funeral July 22. McDonald Funeral Residence in Sterling, Ailing., is dealing with preparations.

Mr. Baird’s AMA Bike Corridor of Fame profile could also be considered at www.motorcyclemuseum.org.

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