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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-21-2015, 11:26 AM Thread Starter
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Lee Johnston's Victory Race Bike Stolen and Un-Stolen

It's been a whirlwind couple of days for the boys and babes out at Brammo HQ in Southern Oregon.

On July 16th, 2015 under the creeping cover of darkness two dudes dashed off with one of those electric racing motorcycles, namely the number 3 bike that Lee Johnston rode to a rostrum finish at the Isle of Man TT last month.

Some were quick to jump to conclusions of corporate espionage, maybe even a disgruntled current or ex-employee, instead it was the work of two low level bright lights from Talent, OR.

Yesterday morning (July 20th) news broke that the bike had been recovered. After receiving a tip that led to another tip police were able to secure a search warrant at 8 pm on the July 19th. They found 28 year old Michael Joseph Manring and 24 year old Carlos Nunez-Vega in a home on Third Street arguing over how to put gas in the electric prototype...
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Any good thief would make sure these can't be found, or at least not found as soon as it was and found as easy as it was found.

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