Stories

The Ice Run Returns

After a year away the world’s ‘coolest’ motorcycling event is back and promising more crashes, splashes and Russian vodka shots than ever… The 6th Ice Run, taking place in March 2018, has just opened its doors for entrants – teams of two comprising one driver and one ‘navigator’ in a side-car, although you can swap over as much as you ...

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Thunder on the Lot

23 Years of Family Friendly Thunder Intro by Randy Twells Click here to view the Thunder on the Lot photo gallery.  Every year in June since 1995, the pilgrimage takes place with bikes and classic cars –and people- massing by the thousands in the Antelope Valley, making a Thunder for good that is felt all year by 30 community service ...

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Royal Enfield: Fun and Affordable Motorcycling

Story by Ray Seidel Click here to see the full article in our digital magazine I have to admit, I’ve always had a soft spot for the Royal Enfield Bullet. The Bullet is actually the longest lived motorcycle design in history, and the company itself is tied with Indian as the oldest, circa 1901. Though of course, Harley-Davidson has been ...

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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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2017 NWHD Big Bad Bike Show

Written by BlackJack  •  Photos by Blackjack & Joe Boyle Click here for the NWHD Big Bad Bike Show gallery  One of the summer’s first events was just that – BIG and BAD (in the good sense!). Northwest Harley-Davidson’s 20th Annual Big Bad Bike Show kicked off the summer season with a bang! Held this past June, the temps that ...

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Burgers, Bikers and Babes Rally

By MD   |   Photos by Shon McLeod Click here for the Burgers Bikers and Babes Rally gallery  You could not ask for a better day; lots of sunshine for this fan-favored local rider event. It was spectacular, which drove the turnout of bikes, riders, gawkers and dogs to near record numbers. Bikes began rolling in as early as ...

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Rolling Thunder

The 30th Annual event in Washington, D.C. was absolutely incredible. Story & pics by Pastor Z. We arrived at the KOA Campground on Friday afternoon, and got our bikes and bags unpacked, and those who were camping were setting up their tents. Later that afternoon a handful of us headed for downtown D.C. – where we attended a very special ...

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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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Rockin’ the Red Horse

Written by Beryl Kelley & Diana Olmstead Photos by Beryl Kelley & Nicole Crossett The Red Horse Diner, a favorite destination just off I-90 in Ellensburg, kicked off the riding season with a huge party, swap meet, and motorcycle run known as “Rockin’ the Red Horse”. The Red Horse Diner is a one of a kind, 50’s style diner set ...

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ROAD TEST: 2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic

The perfect marriage of beauty and function Story by Ray Seidel Last year we tested Indian’s cruiser bike, the Springfield; this year we’ve moved up to their touring bike, the Roadmaster Classic. Both Indian Chiefs are very much alike, but if you’re into the longer trips, the Classic may be more to your liking. Both bikes have 1940’s styling, but ...

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