California Stories

The Cheyenne Bike

On 27th of September, at the London International Tattoo Convention 2014 – the most prestigious body adornment convention in the world – a unique creation in the motorcycle world was unveiled. Polish custom bike manufacturer Game Over Cycles revealed a motorcycle created in devotion to the traditions of the modern motocycle and the human culture of the artistic world of ...

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Las Vegas Bike Fest 2014

Bright Light City Gonna Set My Soul on Fire! Story and Pictures by Angela Conner Let me just begin by stating a simple fact, I do not gamble. I don’t know how to play the slots. I’m a sore loser and I’m against anything that cuts into my drinking money. That being said, I love Las Vegas Bike Fest! We ...

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Rolling Street Art: Victory 2015 Magnum

By Gary Mraz The new 2015 Victory Magnum looks fully custom right off the showroom floor. Taking advantage of the big-wheel bagger craze, the Magnum is riding on a 21-inch front wheel boasting the largest rim on any production bagger. This bike actually looks like it was designed ground-up for a 21” rim. The curvature of the cowling and front ...

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Buckcherry to Play 31st Love Ride in Castaic Lake, California

Angela Conner I had the privilege of chatting with Keith Nelson of Buckcherry the other day about his 2 true passions, music and motorcycles. I was already aware of Keith’s affinity for vintage guitars but it didn’t take long to discover that he also loves classic bikes. You would think that a guy in a successful band that is constantly ...

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The 2015 Harley-Davidson Freewheeler

Story: Gary Mraz AKA The Triking Viking, Photos: Ron Sinoy, Mraz Reading trike reviews by motojourno brethren often irk me. They, as most, find the need to compare and contrast bikes and trikes, finally conceding that it’s a totally different riding experience. No kidding! I’ll read how trikes are for the “injured or the meek, for those unable or unwilling ...

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Sturgis 2014 – The Biggest Rally in America – Part 1

By Perry & Traci Nelson, Photos by Rusty Childress How to start writing about the biggest rally in America? What’s the first word?… Fun? Crazy? Awesome? Cops? Crowded? Sexy? Tattoos? Rain? Motorcycles? That’s it! Let’s start with the Motorcycles! Motorcycles galore! I’m kinda like the AC/DC song “Whole Lotta Rosie”, the way Bon Scott described women I am with motorcycles. ...

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Sturgis 2014 – The Biggest Rally in America – Part 2

By Perry and Traci, Photos by Rusty Childress Well; lets say “Rock-Stars”… in the motorcycle community. They were all here. And yes, real live ‘Rock n Roll’ “Rock-Stars” were here too. Traci and I tried to meet as many people as we could, report on as much cool stuff as we could fit into our cameras and store in our ...

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A Woman Who Rode – Cathie Kennedy

By Randy Twells; Photos-RT & Courtesy Kennedy Family* My acquaintance with Cathie Kennedy began upon getting to know her and her husband Bill, in association with the motorcycle community in Southern California around the year 2000. The first time we really rode together on a road trip was in a large group of their friends and associates heading across from ...

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The 9-11 Healing Field: A Day of Remembrance

by Tracy Smiles The morning started out earlier than most mornings, with the alarm clock going off at around 3:30am. Rubbing the sleep out of my eyes and wondering why I’m waking up at such an early hour, I smell the perking of the coffee from the pot in the kitchen. Then I remember. This is the morning of probably ...

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SOA: The Final Season

“The Black Widower” Written by Kurt Sutter, directed by Paris Barclay. 90 minute premier. In the wake of Tara’s death, Jax makes vengeance a club priority. The new season begins about 2 weeks since the end of season 6. Jax, suspected in the death of Tara and Eli Roosevelt, is back in prison and making use of his time to ...

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