National Stories

Rallying in Reno – Riding Northern Nevada

Street Vibrations Spring Rally, Reno & Virginia City Story by Dana Lee “Irish Flame” Fruend; Photos by Flame & Kevin Levezu It is early June and time once again for the Street Vibrations Spring Rally. This year Randy Burke has taken the party to downtown Reno and Chester’s Harley Davidson. Thursday night my hubby Ed and I are off to the Street Vibrations VIP party at ...

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON REVEALS PROJECT LIVEWIRE™

THE FIRST ELECTRIC HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLE H-D Invites Consumers to Ride, React and Shape the Future of this New Bike MILWAUKEE (June 19, 2014) – Innovation, meet heritage. Today, Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) reveals Project LiveWire – the first Harley-Davidson® electric motorcycle. In keeping with the company’s customer-led product development approach, starting next week select consumers across the country will be able to ride and provide feedback on the bike, helping to ...

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Route 66: The Road, The Romance, The Reality – Part 1

By Gary Mraz Romanticized by Hollywood, the reality of Route 66 is far harsher. This road is soaked with the sweat of dustbowl Oakies seeking sanctuary in California. In reality, jobs were scarce and harassment by local law enforcement was common, and most returned home on the very same road. Renamed the “Will Rogers Highway” in the 1950’s, it was homogenized with fast food chains, gas stations and motels with gift shops ...

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ROAD TEST: 2014 Harley-Davidson Low Rider Review

Story / Bike Photos: Heath “The Chief “ Cofran Riding Shot: Christina Cofran As a writer for the magazine, we get to pick up new bikes and ride them for a few weeks so we can give our best understanding of them. I have ridden a bunch of really cool bikes and I enjoy seeing what each of them has ...

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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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The Journey

By Theresa Morrison-Meyers, Photos: Sue Meyer, Theresa Morrison-Meyers, Jeff Meyers Mathew Morrison and his father Bob Morrison wanted to build a bike together. Mathew was very interested in the story of the B-17 Flying Fortress bomber named the Memphis Belle that flew in World War II. He found a photo of a bike in a magazine and that was his inspiration. When Bob asked him what he wanted the paint theme ...

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Choptown Camparound

By Angela Conner – Black Leather, Braids and a Bandana Standing there staring at the painting from many different angles I finally decided to touch the canvas and before I knew it I had been absorbed into the brushstrokes of the image.  It was as if I had literally stepped into a David Mann original as I walked around the campground ...

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101 Critical Days of Summer

Written by Diana Olmstead Photos by Robin Hudson & Diana On Thursday, May 15th, a spectacular sunny day in the mid 80’s, I attended the 2014 Naval Base Kitsap Summer Safety Stand-down “101 Critical Days of Summer” event. The event began at 9am sharp with NBK Commanding Officer, Captain Zwolfer who gave an opening speech to an estimated 250 Active ...

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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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Laughlin River Run 2014 – A NEW ADVENTURE

Laughlin River Run

Story by Ray Seidel, Photos by George Childress and Ray Seidel My Indian is packed, some extra water bottles just in case, and kickstand up early Thursday morning. In a pleasant surprise, this year the weather getting to the Laughlin River Run was perfect, unlike the cold, cloudy, drizzle & rain of the past few years. Bikers along the route were taking their ...

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