The Virtual Corkscrew Museum's Weekly Newspaper

Monday, September 7, 2020

Number 596

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Welcome Back!

It is hard to imagine that ten years have passed since I suspended publication of the Daily/Weekly/Occasional Screw. But the online publication continued to generate hits from people searching for the many topics covered in the 595 issues. These issues are still available on line for your enjoyment and research. Should you find any broken links, please Email me and I will try to fix them.

Sturgis, South Dakota

Thousands of motorcylists made their annual pilgrimage to Sturgis, South Dakota in August 2020. The first Sturgis motorcycle rally was on August 14, 1938. There were nineteen participants. The record attendance was in 2015 at 739,000.

Isle of Man

Another annual motorcycle event takes place on the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea between Ireland and Great Britain. The first race was held on May 28, 1907. The pictures above are on a wall in the town of Peel.

The corkscrew is British Registered Design No. 873,699 granted April 30, 1954 to Max Gate Limited, Birmingham, England.

Harley-Davidson Corkscrews

Indian Motorcycle Corkscrews

Meanwhile back in Sturgis during the times of Coronavirus

Can you see the corkscrew she is holding?

A Knife for the Cyclist

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