National Stories

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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Las Vegas Bike Fest

By Art Hall, Photos by Art Hall & Linda Dahl Things just keep coming quicker and quicker – is the earth turning faster? Not so bad when it‘s something you enjoy like Las Vegas Bikefest held every year about the first of October. I think that I have mentioned before that better doesn’t necessarily mean bigger and so it goes ...

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Women Who Ride – Verlea

Girls Just Wanna Have Bling By Linda Dahl Verlea is a cool chick I met at the Harley dealership a while back and when I saw this bike, I just had to get the rest of the story. She is married with a large blended family. Her baby is 10 and a really great kid. Her husband is VP of ...

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S&S WEDGE

S&S WEDGE: THE FUTURE OF AMERICAN V-TWIN Knowing the EPA laws would tighten later in the decade, Brett Smith proposed that S&S design, engineer and manufacture a proprietary engine that would keep air-cooled, pushrod vtwin fans happy for a long time to come. With the Board of Director’s support, Smith and Burgess sat down with a small group of S&S ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Big Dog Wolf

              We all know it’s either a recession or the entire demise of the free world economy. In either case, cautious motorcycle manufacturers have been recycling their existing lines for 2009. Adding fancy paint jobs, 2-up passenger seating or 3 wheels, its all just sheep in wolf’s clothing. We haven’t seen a truly new ...

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2008 Sturgis

If you read last month’s Publisher’s Letter, we recapped the basics about our trip and Sturgis overall. You may have noticed that we tried to be professional, but really didn’t hide the fact that selfishly, as riders, we enjoyed the hell out of an event that continues to lose vendors, sponsors and those big “mainstream” dollars that were thrown around ...

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