National Stories

What’s the future for Indian?

Story and photos by Ray Seidel In what is intended to be the largest gathering of Indian motorcycles west of the Mississippi, the 3rd Biennial Indian Day West was recently held in Pomona, CA. celebrating the 110th anniversary of Indian Motorcycles. Pre-1980 classic motorcycles got free entry, and on hand was The World’s Fastest Indian (which was fired up a ...

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Montgomery Gentry

By Lisa Dalgaard When Eddie was 6 years old  he was on his 1st mini bike- crashed into a swing set.  Then he moved up to 50 or 70 horsepower  bike and got his first Harley in his teens.  The bike he rides now is a ridge with Springer Front end.  It’s a POW  themed bike with  World War 2 ...

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Sturgis in our Rear View Mirrors

View the Sturgis Photo Gallery here! Sturgis Rally is into its eight decade, with the 71st running this year.  Just the name “Sturgis”, sounds bigger than life.    Imagine any other town name, it just doesn’t work.  What the name Sturgis evokes— black & white memories of old panheads, shovels & knuckles, camping in the city park… races, mud, old school… ...

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ROAD TEST: 2008 Harley-Davidson Sportster Custom (Fatster) Review

By Koz Mraz I recently rode a 2008 Harley Fat Bob and I was very impressed. Personally, I liked everything about this bike. Fat 130 front and 180 rear tires, comfy seat, drag bars, Tommy gun pipes and yes even the dual headlamps. They got it right and I guess I’m not alone. Officially released in August 2007, James Clark, ...

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The Harley-Davidson Museum Experience

Pulling open the oversize steel doors and nervously walking inside, I felt a bit like Dorothy entering the castle to see the Wizard of Oz. And then, there it was. The holy grail of Milwaukee iron sitting just a few feet from me: Harley-Davidson motorcycle serial number 1. I was at the Harley-Davidson museum in Milwaukee and feeling like I ...

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The Indian (The Movie)

Story by Ray Seidel Hollywood film producer “Skip” (Sal Landi) has been in the fast lane to flip city for some time. Now he finds his hedonistic lifestyle has resulted in an advanced case of hepatitis C. He is urged in the most animated fashion by his doctor to waste no time in getting a partial liver transplant from an ...

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QT Interview: Jay Leno’s Garage

By Linda Dahl, Pics By Pete Alva Most journalists have their dream interview. If I were asked “dead or alive”, mine starts with Princess Diana. But, Jay Leno has always been very high on my list. I have admired his history, his garage, his drive and his personality. I love his show and his cast (especially Kevin). When the opportunity ...

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Ride for What’s Right

By Wild Bill Pictures by Chris & Buick We received the e-mail in late August that CD, our Publisher/Editor, slotted in a last-minute ad in the September Issue Titled “Ride for Ramos and Compean”. CD came up with the “Ride for What’s Right” title and naturally we told him he was a genius. CD informed us he was thrilled to ...

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Love Ride 25

Article by Mike Sayer Pics by Art Hall, Fierce Photography, Pete Alva Anytime a 25th Silver Anniversary is celebrated by anyone or anything it is truly a notable and commendable event. This year marked that significant achievement for Oliver Shokouh, Glendale Harley- Davidson and the literal army of staff and volunteers that made it possible. Glendale H-D, where the actual ...

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Is This The Real Santa?

Pics By Mike Steele Santa Eloyd brings toys and joy, and leaves “forever memories”. Since accepting his Santa clause, Santa has brought joy to thousands of children, who love to pull on his snow white beard to see if it’s truly real. Santa Eloyd will be meeting hundreds of girls and boys at South Coast Plaza this year, just as ...

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