California Featured Stories

A Woman Who Rode – Cathie Kennedy

By Randy Twells; Photos-RT & Courtesy Kennedy Family* My acquaintance with Cathie Kennedy began upon getting to know her and her husband Bill, in association with the motorcycle community in Southern California around the year 2000. The first time we really rode together on a road trip was in a large group of their friends and associates heading across from ...

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The Hollister Rally: Back with a Vengeance

The 2014 Hollister Independence Day Rally was back this year with a vengeance ! On Thursday, July 3rd the bikers began rolling in. Special thanks to the major rally promoters Mark and Yvonne of Worldwide Dynamics, and their local sharpshooter Jorge Briones. They brought the bikers back to Hollister again, and it totally rocked ! Literally ! Some awesome Tribute ...

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Iconic Motorcycles Make a Grand Entrance

San Diego Indian & Victory Motorcycle’s Grand Opening Story & Photos by Randy Twells It was time for San Diego Indian & Victory Motorcycle to officially Welcome the World! On June 14, 2014 the stage was set and preparations in place. As guests arrived for the long awaited Grand Opening, owner Petrina Herman- Shelby and her husband New York Myke, Owner of San Diego Harley, and Petrina’s sister Caryn were ...

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Hear the new electric Harley

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May Ride 2014 at Biggs Harley-Davidson

Proving the Metal– and the Mettle Story- Randy Twells; Photos- RT & Courtesy Biggs H-D It was Armed Forces Day, May 17th. In San Marcos, CA where the May Ride takes place every year at Biggs Harley-Davidson, it never applied more appropriately as in the week immediately preceding, our US Military came to the assistance of local and state firefighting ...

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El Cajon Harley-Davidson Welcomes Women Riders

Story-Randy Twells; Photos- RT & Courtesy El Cajon H-D Harley-Davidson Motor Company for over a decade has seen that women riders are the fastest growing demographic in new motorcycle registrations. Women riders have always been welcome at Demo Events & Rider Courses, etc. Women’s Garage Parties however have really brought the focus to wooing the women in a dedicated environment with an event just for them. Any motorcycle ...

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Women Riders Do the San Diego Indian Demo Rides

Story & Photos by Randy Twells May is Woman Rider Month so what better story is there than a motorcycle dealership, owned by a Woman Rider, and their first Demo Event with women (as well as men) riders hitting the road on these awesome bikes! Maybe you saw our Women Who Ride story about Petrina Herman, in March 2012*; this lady rider has now taken the San ...

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Racing: My First Year

By QT Road Test Writer, Heath “The Chief” Cofran PHOTOS BY Sam Westre – Etech Photo 4TheRiders Photography What really can be said about such an amazing learning year of racing motorcycles. I went from placing 4th in my very first race to doing a record of 4 first place finishes in a row! It’s the team that I had ...

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Invasion of Wal-Mart Sends Bikers to Hospital

Biggs Harley Involved in “Toy Store Invasion” Story by Randy Twells; Photos- RT & Howie Wahl, Rick Ortiz/ Biggs H-D. December 14, 2013 – Yes it was a mob of bikers who collected for the 8th Annual Toy Store Invasion at Biggs Harley-Davidson this mid-December day. At 7 am that time of year the sun is barely up, but they ...

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Dallying in the Desert: American Heat

American Heat

Story & Photos by Randy Twells Oct. 25-27–There is something about the mystique of the desert that makes us go there. Palm Springs being an oasis in the midst of a sandy expanse guarded by tall mountains just to the west, is a recipe for a getaway weekend. It feels so secluded, and quiet. Therefore, when American Heat takes over ...

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