California Featured Stories

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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Gold at Rainbow’s End

At Redwood Harley-Davidson By Kc Robinson. Photos by Kc Robinson & Robert Moody Every biker knows the journey is as much a part of the experience as the destination. While traveling to Redwood Harley-Davidson (RHD) in Eureka, California, you may be lucky enough to come through the Mendocino Coast. Riding the coast on our way to the Redwood Run annually for ...

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2017 David Mann Chopperfest

By Tom Christian; Photos by Tom C & Mike Cupp The David Mann Chopper Fest Motorcycle Art and Culture Show was moved from December 10, 2017 to February 4, 2018 because of the fires in the Ventura area last year, and the event venue (Ventura Fairgrounds) was used as an evacuation center. As I was riding out to cover this ...

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2018 Mooneyes X-Mas Party

By Art Hall  You saw “The Last Picture Show” – well now it is “The Last Mooneyes Xmas Party” which was held at the Irwindale Raceway in the city of that same name where the 605 meets the 210 freeway. December the 9th, 2017 was the final party for this event that moved to the facility back in 2006 – ...

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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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