California Featured Stories

David Mann ChopperFest

By Tom Christian This year’s David Mann ChopperFest at the Ventura County Fairgrounds took place December 9th as scheduled; last year’s event was rescheduled due to the devastating fires and floods in the area. The recent fires in the area potentially foreshadowed a repeat re-scheduling, but thankfully that was not the case. When arriving at the fairgrounds and doing a ...

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Easyriders Bike Show Sacramento

Story by Dave Haile & Pastor Z. Photos by Dave Haile, Tristan Haile & Stacy McCleary This year’s Sacramento Easyriders Bike Show, Saturday January 12th, kicked off the night before at Yuba City Harley-Davidson with a pre-show party. As people gathered, we enjoyed good music and a delicious nacho bar. There was a buzz in the air, as everyone anticipated the ...

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Morongo Sleigh Ride Toy Run

By Jerry Nichols A toy drive to benefit the JJ Johnson Foundation, this second annual event was held on December 8th, 2018. The Foundation’s objectives are to improve the living conditions of those in need and to provide employment opportunities through education and training. To accomplish this they work with various government and private agencies and organizations, local and beyond, ...

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Coppers and Choppers

By Tom Christian When I was asked to cover this event and take part in some of the workshops it took me back a bit, to think about being a part of the training taking place in the parking lot of the Anaheim Angels baseball stadium in Orange County, California. Coppers and Choppers Motorcycle Safety Expo was held on Saturday, ...

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Operation Restoration 2018

An awesome downed biker benefit,  “Operation Restoration,” took place on Sunday Oct. 7th.  We jumped on the bikes at 9 a.m., and set out on the ride from North San Diego to the Route 66 Classic Grill in Canyon Country, CA near Santa Clarita (about 150 miles).   

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2018 Mecum Monterey August Motorcycle Auction

Mecum Auctions was founded by Dana Mecum and his family in the late eighties. Now headquartered in Walworth, Wisconsin, Mecum’s very first official auction was held at Rockport Airport in 1988, which proved to be a total disaster due to severe weather. Luckily, Mecum refused to give up and has come a long way since then.

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Bikes and Bombers VII Show

There were about 200 bikes registered for this event and the officials pick out 25 of the bikes that might lean toward what the people attending would like.

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Yuba City HD’s 2nd Anniversary Party

By Chris Oggerino June 30th, 2018, I had the opportunity to take a cruise to California to check out the 2nd anniversary celebration of Yuba City Harley-Davidson. In case you’re not familiar, Yuba City is about a 45-minute drive directly north of Sacramento. I didn’t really know what to expect at an event like this, because my usual coverage is ...

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Top-Line Industrial Supply’s Charity Car and Bike Show

By Tom Christian I rode down from the mountains very early to be ready to cover this year’s Charity Car and Bike Show. For my plan to work, I needed to arrive at Top-Line Industrial Supply even earlier to watch them set up. Riding into the parking lot there were already a hundred cars and a lot of the vendors ...

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2018 West Coast Thunder

By Tom Christian It was a beautiful morning as I rode down from Big Bear to Riverside Harley-Davidson to cover this event. My mind drifted south to San Diego as I thought about a Thanksgiving conversation that I had with my friend Reta Holbrook’s brother, Donald Bennett. Reta’s family was full of veterans and I had the pleasure to meet ...

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