S&S is a V twin motorcycle engine manufacturers near La Cross WI, They have 80 CNC machines and employ about 400 folks. S&S has just come out with a new X-Wedge engine with 135 (stock) crank horsepower. I guess S&S fits well with the other Wisconsin V Twin motorcycle engine manufacturers, namely HD and Victory.

Here is a nice article from the Milwaukee Journal about S&S and their 50 years of building custom V-twin engine parts, including it S&S carburetors. S&S Motor Company
The dates for the celebration was the June 27th, 2008 weekendThe official location was at the Oktoberfest grounds adjacent to the Mississippi River in downtown La Crosse,

Saturday morning I toured S&S Viola Wisconsin facility, Saturday afternoon I paid the 5 buck fee and enjoyed the 50 builder/50 bike build-off for $50,000 at the Octoberfest grounds. Sunday Morning went back to the Octoberfest grounds and at noon I visited the S&S La Crosse facilities

It was a great weekend at the 50 Anniversary Party for S&S Motors!