Southwest Stories

Hollister Independence Rally

A Road Trip and a 70 Year Legacy Click here to see the full coverage in our digital magazines.  By Perry and Traci Nelson Well here we go; Traci and I venture off from the 119 degree heat it the desert,  also known as Phoenix, Arizona. Our trip to Hollister took careful planning; because of the excessive heat warnings caution ...

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On the road again at Laughlin River Run, Part II

Story & Photos by Tom Christian Continued from June issue Part One. See the full coverage in our July DMAG.  As the 35th River Run progressed into the weekend, it was now Friday afternoon after the American Heroes Poker Run, and crowds were growing at all the free outdoor venues enjoying the great weather and spring air filled with a sweet ...

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Bike Week in Arizona, part II

Article and photos by Perry and Traci Nelson SEE THE FULL COVERAGE WITH PHOTOS ON THE JULY DIGITAL MAGAZINE Traci and I started our QT booth at EagleRider Tempe March 25-26th at the “Wake Up and Smell the Freedom” event.  As bike week in Arizona closed in we regrouped and took our booth on the road.  Below is a not-so-small ...

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2017 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic

Roam Sweet Roam Story BY Gary Koz Mraz Photos by Mraz and Sherlonna Kirby Since 1965 the Electra Glide has been the essential American touring motorcycle. Refining the machine and the riders experience has been Harley-Davidson’s number one mission. Well for 2017, mission accomplished. With the passing power of the all-new Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine, all new front and rear suspension, ...

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Rocky Point Rally 2016

“The Rocky Point Rally” celebrated its “sweet sixteen” Story and Photos by Perry and Traci We headed out to Mexico on Thursday, about 4pm. We hit a little traffic getting through Phoenix, but smooth the rest of the way. It was a Beautiful chilly night ride and we wished we had worn our chaps! When we got to the border ...

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2017 Polaris Slingshot SLR

Pure FUN, at any cost By CD Your practical side says, “So little storage room, limited protection in a crash, why is there just one tire in back? It’s the answer to a question that nobody asked. Oh and it’s $29,000?!” But then you squeeze into the thing, you fire it up and it’s satisfying…You put it in gear and ...

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The Hard Rock Cafe in Krakow, Poland, Unveils One of its Rarest & Most Unique Exhibits

ON OCTOBER 21ST, THE WORLD-RENOWNED US RESTAURANT WILL ADD A CUSTOM HARLEY DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLE TO ITS COLLECTION OF ROCK AND ROLL ARTIFACTS. The Cafe Racer, developed by Polish custom bike company Game Over Cycles (GOC), will show just what happens when the motorcycle world and the music world collide. Known for their groundbreaking ideas, the GOC crew started out with ...

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Cannonball Run 2016

Story by Ray Seidel Sept 10-25, 2016. 3,133 miles from Atlantic City NJ to Carlsbad CA on 93 100+ year old motorcycles ridden by riders from 8 countries. Now after three successful events, the Cannonball has become an American institution, bringing in riders, and collectors from all over the world. Restorations have taken on a new meaning as skilled engine ...

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2017 CVO Street Glide

114 Cubes of Pure Rock and Roll Story: Gary Koz Mraz, Photography: Riles & Nelson The baddest bike on the Harley-Davidson block is without doubt the 2017 Custom Vehicle Operation (CVO) Street Glide. The 1868cc Milwaukee-Eight 114 is the undeniable rock star of the new three-engine Milwaukee-Eight lineup. Producing a claimed 124 ft. /lbs. of torque at just 3250 rpm, ...

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YOUR SHIP HAS COME IN: 2017 HARLEY-DAVIDSON TOURING MOTORCYCLES

By Gary Mraz You’ve heard the saying, “When my ship comes in” referring to when your dreams come true; well, it just happened. You now have every reason to make that dream a reality … no excuses. If you own a Harley, it might be time to upgrade, if you don’t, well maybe it’s time you did. The new 2017 ...

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