California Stories

The Radial Motorcycle

STORY & PHOTOS BY BERNIE TYRRELL One night in a bar while sketching on a napkin, (a picture of said napkin complete with beer stain is included), John Levey and his two friends/Partners, Chet Thomas and Tim Deml of the Rapid City, SD area who work in the Medical field doing repair to medical equipment such as X-ray machines, came ...

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Lessons from an Old Biker

Four wheels move the body.  Two wheels move the soul. Life may begin at 30, but it doesn’t get real interesting until  about 60 mph! You start the game of life with a full pot o’ luck and an empty pot o’ experience… The object is to fill the pot of experience before you empty the pot of luck. If ...

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Southern California Bike Nights

  by Charlene Casey Community. Not a word most people would associate with motorcyclists. Yet, it is the best word I can think of to describe the group of people I’ve met in my brief experience (riding less than 3 years) as a biker chic and proud of it. How many places can you go and see the most beautiful ...

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Inside Scoop on the MoFlow

Review by Randy Twells Photos by Randy Twells & Randy Aron I met Randy Aron of Cycle Visions not long ago, and he showed me this great air cleaner that he thought up, called the MoFlow. He said, “Let me put this on your bike, and you won’t believe how it improves performance!” I said, yeah sure, ok, I am ...

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AN OPEN LETTER TO US SENATOR FRANK R LAUTENBERG (NJ)

AN OPEN LETTER TO US SENATOR FRANK R LAUTENBERG (NJ) (THE HELMET HELLION) by Tom P. Senator Lautenberg, I want to thank you for saving me from myself. Apparently, I am not as intelligent as you when it comes to riding a motorcycle. I am 60 now and have been riding cycles since age 14 and have never worn a ...

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Carroll Shelby and Rucker Performance

  TO BUILD THE ULTIMATE AMERICAN PERFORMANCE MOTORCYCLE Shelby Automobiles, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc., (CSBI.PK) and Rucker Performance unveiled a limited production Shelby motorcycle at the Cincinnati V-Twin Expo in Cincinnati, Ohio, on February 2, 2007.  This incredible high performance American motorcycle, which rivals the power to weight ratio of the famed Shelby Cobra ...

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Harley-Davidson Introduces XL 1200N Nightster

Harley-Davidson Sportster motorcycles get a burst of adrenaline with the launch of the new XL 1200N Nightster. With a wicked combination of exceptional performance, unique design and a low seat height, the Nightster has a gritty, urban feel offering a sharp ride for the street. Blending the seat height and mid-mount controls with the powerful torque of the rubber-mounted Evolution ...

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