California Stories

2008 Lipstick Ride

  PICS AND STORY BY LINDA DAHL Chester’s H-D did it again. Provided a day of entertainment, food and fun. Seems like every time I fire up my little PEZ dispenser and head for Chester’s H-D that is what I am in for. This time it was for the Lipstick Ride. A ride to benefit abused women’s charities. It was ...

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Eaglerider

  BY RANDY TWELLS, PICS BY ART HALL Hawthorne, CA—The 20th Annual Martin Luther King Parade in Los Angeles drew thousands of spectators and many participants, including African-American motorcycle clubs from around LA and also far away, and among them many women riders, who all ride with pride in their machines and their heritage. Peace and Unity were the banner ...

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ROAD TEST: 2008 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob Review – Livin’ Large with Fat Bob

Fat Bob

By Koz Mraz Harley Davidson is a living legend, larger than life. It’s big, and it just got bigger. I love just saying the words Fat Boy, and who is Fat Bob any way? Well the name comes from the twin fat gas tanks and the bobbed rear fender. The re-introduction of the Fat Bob FXDF in 2008 is a ...

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V-Twin Expo Cincinnati

BY ART HALL Cincinnati seems like a remote place when you are in Southern Cal but it actually is pretty well centrally located geographically from population bases and makes a good destination for this type of show. Cinci is a good convention town with lots of quality hotels adjacent to the large, modern convention center. Just to validate that – ...

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Ride for Babies

BY ROBERT SWEENEY • PHOTOS BY MONIKA SWEENEY Las Vegas, NV – Many riders were looking forward to the first Las Vegas edition of the March of Dimes “Ride for Babies” with great anticipation. But as the December date for the ride neared, ominous portents began to appear in the local weather report. A storm front was moving in and ...

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Raider Takes No Prisoners

BY RANDY TWELLS WITH PHOTO ASSIST FROM YAMAHA’S KIM KNUPP TECHNICAL CONSULTATION BY ALL PRO CYCLE & OFFROAD, GLOBE, AZ Bike detail photos at Yamaha of Cucamonga, Rancho Cucamonga, CA Cypress, CA — Well there I was at the Yamaha Press Event November 15th at Yamaha’s USA headquarters. Yamaha introduced their new 2008 race team doing high flying stunts, a ...

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HOGS on the Historic Route 66

Article & Photos by Bonnie Simonian Back in the 50’s, a young family with 4-year-old twin girls traveled from Texas to southern California on US Hwy. 66. For thousands of people, Route 66 symbolized the “road to opportunity” and a better way of life. This young family was my family. My mom, dad, sister and I made the journey out ...

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ROAD TEST: 2008 Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glide Review

By Art Hall Last month I got to bring home a 2008 FXDWG (Dyna Wide Glide) Anniversary Edition compliments of the Harley demo fleet warehouse. At first glance one is impressed with the good looks of the balance between chrome and paint. Harley has come a long way with the fit and finish criteria, and it shows on this bike. ...

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Chill’n with Easyriders in Pomona

BY MIKE SAYER PICS BY PETE ALVA AND ART HALL Jan, 5-6, 2008. Every New Year rings in with the Annual Easyriders Bike Show held at the Fairplex in Pomona, CA. This year, like several in the past, have had the over-tone of rain lingering above threatening to soak us to-the-soul if we even attempted to mount our fire-breathing steeds ...

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Love Ride 24

By Babydoll Pics by Pete Alva, CD, Lisa D, Mike Sayer & Pizano I arrived in Los Angeles on Tuesday night for a week jammed packed with interviews and excitement. My first stop was The Biltmore Hotel downtown to check in. On Wednesday, I drove over to see George Barris the King of Kustoms, one of the regular Love Ride ...

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