California Featured Stories

The Stars Come Out for the 9th Annual Ride For Autism

Autism: a brain-based disorder that generally appears in early childhood, characterized by difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people, and in using language and abstract concepts. Story by Tom Christian with Randy Twells, Photos by Tom Christian It takes a person with a big heart and integrity with absolute love for family with a drive from heaven- to ...

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Daytona Bike Week’s 75th Anniversary

BY Pastor Z. Daytona Bike Week’s 75th Anniversary was incredible this year. I arrived on Weds. Night, and BFC Poet got to hang out in Ocala with BFC Poet, who loaned me his beautiful Dyna Wide Glide. Thank God for my brothers who help me out with HD’s when I travel – I really appreciate you guys, and you know ...

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Laughlin River Run via Route 66

Story by Ray Seidel, Photos by Ray Seidel and Geri Cidot Part 1: Victorville / Barstow / Victorville If you’re anything like me, getting there is half the fun, particularly when riding a motorcycle. The Laughlin River Run offers an opportunity to get off the Super-Slab of the Interstate, and to ride and see some sights at the slower pace ...

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Street Vibrations Fall Rally 2015

Bigger and Better Than Ever! Story by Flame September is here and that means that the biggest bike show in northern Nevada is here! Motorcycle enthusiasts from near & far, clubs, vendors, entertainers, bike industry and locals all congregate in Reno, Nevada for one unforgettable week of Bikes, Beer and Babes. But it is so much more than that. I ...

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Biggest, Baddest Bike Fest Bash

California Harley-Davidson’s 40th Anniversary Story by Koz Mraz, Photos by Juan El Mariachi The festivities began on Saturday morning and rolled non-stop until Sunday the next night. California Harley-Davidson in Harbor City provided ample motorcycle parking right on PCH in front of the dealership. A large covered beer garden and massive stage was the focal point for the duration of ...

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Thunder on the Lot Takes a Slow Ride… to the Park!

21st Annual Event helps Kids Charities of the Antelope Valley Story by RT/Photos by Art Hall Ron and Yvette Emard are not ones to let… ahem… grass grow under their feet, when it comes to the Kids’ Charities and maximizing their options for a great summertime benefit event. Thus, 2015 Thunder on the Lot was billed as, Thunder is On the Move! — to Lancaster City Park! ...

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Redwood Run

By Mike Joseph “Redwood Run; just the sound of those two words conjures up visions of grandeur. Giant sequoias; that cool pine smell in the air (mixed occasionally with the heavy scent of ganja), all hitting you in the face as you negotiate 65 mile per hour curves, cutting through Northern California’s Highway 101, an area otherwise known as the ...

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Mt. Soledad Bike Blessing & Bandit’s Blood Drive

Story by Pastor Z. and Lisa Dalgaard, photos by Pastor Z. and Randy Twells It was a beautiful morning as we rolled out from Oceanside to head for San Diego Harley Davidson for the annual Mt. Soledad Bike Blessing and Blood Drive. A pack of motorcycles and our black “Urban Assault Vehicle” – the BFC van (commandeered by BFC sister -Shylo) rolled the 40 miles south down ...

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Real Riders Talk Back

Doing the Victory Demos at NCY Motorsports Story/ Photos by Randy Twells Getting to try several bike models all at the same Demo event is a great way to compare them with each other and with what you already ride. Then you have a realistic idea of how each bike will perform over the same route/geography and road/weather conditions. This ...

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Mike Ness, Social Distortion plays Lost Highway May 30th

On Family, Music & Motorcycles Randy Twells Interview with Mike Ness Photos courtesy Mike Ness/Black Kat Kustoms I had the chance to speak with Mike Ness recently in a phone interview, and get his thoughts on a variety of things. Playing at the Lost Highway event May 30th, who knew he rides a ’53 Pan? – it has “Social Distortion” on the tank. But ...

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