California Featured Stories

The Big Cover Up

By Pastor Z* Photos by Pastor Z, Messengers MC & Pioneers MC In December of each year – two Motorcycle Clubs (MC’s):  The Messengers & The Pioneers put on an incredible event in San Diego that directly benefits two organizations– Brother Benno’s in Oceanside, and St. Vincent De Paul in San Diego who both minister to the homeless throughout the ...

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2018 L.A. Toy Run

By Art Hall Christmas is a busy time for the motorcycle riders of Southern California with the myriad of toy runs raising money and gathering toys for the less fortunate. One of the premier charity directed fundraisers of the Harley-Davidson community is the dealership in Glendale. It is also the home of the world famous Love Ride which had its ...

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Morongo Sleigh Ride

By Mike Cupp Cabazon, CA — The First Annual Morongo Sleigh Ride was a two-day event held on December 9th and 10th.  There were two group ride options starting at either Palm Springs Harley-Davidson (a twenty mile ride) or Temecula Harley-Davidson (a sixty mile ride), going to the Sleigh Ride event at the Morongo Casino & Resort.  Once you get ...

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2017 San Diego Toy Run

By Pastor Z. and Snowman, Photos by Snowman, Kansas Rose and others… Click here for the full San Diego Toy Run photo gallery The San Diego Toy Run was started in 1973 by an “old school biker couple” named Frank and Charlene King because of an extremely poor family who lived in his neighborhood. Frank decided that there must be ...

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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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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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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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