California Stories

American Heat – 2012

American Heat – 2012 Story and photos by Ray Seidel American Heat returned to Palm Springs this year for another 3-day weekend, Friday, October 19 – Sunday, October 21. (So one COULD squeeze in both this and Love Ride with some planning). I’ve been to American Heat previously, and will spend the weekend there this time. These street fairs, I ...

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Love Ride 29

Love Ride Number 29 is Just Fine… Again. Story and Photography By Pete Alva View the Love Ride 29 Gallery here! I myself, being a ‘Veteran Attendee’ of 15 years at The Love Ride, will always feel a passion to speak of this event as if were almost my own, as I feel rather as someone who, like countless others ...

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Veterans Tribute Ride & Family Festival

Veterans Tribute Ride (And Family Festival) Digger Dave, Photos: Digger View the Veterans Tribute Ride Gallery here! Up where I live in the northern part of Phoenix, Nov. 10th dawned a little on the cold side, yep.. cold.. in Arizona. Luckily with a KSU of 2:30pm I thought it would warm up enough to not have to gear up in ...

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2013 Harley-Davidson Street Bob

2013 Street Bob Words / Photos: Heath “The Chief” Cofran Additional Photos: Scooter-pro Morning cup of coffee, hot and roasted as the steam rises through the morning sun coming in the window, it’s another amazing day to get out and pick up another motorcycle to give a good week’s test ride. Made in USA has really lost so much of ...

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FINALLY: “We are Rolling Again”

FINALLY: “WE ARE ROLLING AGAIN” By Wild Bill After what has seemed like forever, a few events have started trickling out around the Southwest. I know they say because of the heat, or the economy or it’s just not like it used to be? We seemed to have dried up for a period of time. Now that I have been ...

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“It Takes (More Than) A Village”…. the LA Ride For Autism

“It Takes (More Than) A Village”…. the LA Ride For Autism Story by Randy Twells; Photos- RT & Jennifer Wicks The 5th Annual LA Ride For Autism got started at Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson early the morning of August 4th this year, and even in a busy ride season this was not to be missed for the 300 riders /500+ total people ...

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First Look: The 2013 Anniversary Road King

FIRST LOOK: The 2013 Anniversary Road King By Art Hall, Photos by Art Hall and Roger Heffley It’s all about finding the happy medium in just about everything we do. With regards to motorcycling for me, the happy medium is somewhere between a bone shaking rigid and an over the top reverse geared Goldwing that would be a car if ...

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Boot Ride 2012: Riding with the Sons of Anarchy

BOOT RIDE 2012: Riding with the Sons of Anarchy Story by Ray Seidel and Ilenia Herrera Lutz. Photos by Ray Seidel. Would you like to meet the stars of the hit FX show Sons of Anarchy? Would you like to ride with ‘em? Many fans got to do exactly that on Sunday, August 26, and at the same time support ...

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Sturgis 2012 – Part II

Sturgis 2012 – Part II By Randy Twells; Photos- George Childress & Contributors* Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is always a good bet for an epic trip, as you saw in last month’s coverage of our premier photographer George Childress’ coverage of his exploits with camera in hand everywhere on the road, at all the hot venues and, in the air. We ...

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Sturgis 2012 – Part I

Sturgis, South Dakota 2012 STORY AND PHOTOS BY GEORGE CHILDRESS View the Sturgis photo gallery here! There is really only one king of motorcycle rallies and great American road trips. Hail Sturgis! The 72 year old Sturgis Black Hills Rally and Races has always been a destination where you can bring your highest expectations and never be disappointed because it ...

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