National Stories

Ride the Mountain

BIG BEAR CHOPPERS 6TH ANNUAL RIDE THE MOUNTAIN RALLY IS SET FOR 2 DAYS THIS YEAR — JUNE 7-8, 2008 Nearly ten thousand riders from all over the west coast rode their machines up to the top of the San Bernardino Mountains for the Big Bear Choppers’ 5th Annual Ride the Mountain Rally in June, and this year is no ...

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Miss AZ Bike Week

STORY BY LINDA DAHL AND THE WINNER IS… You’ll have to wait for that answer!! Well, you know Arizona Bike Week is coming when all of us converge upon The Venue of Scottsdale for what appears to everyone as the kick off to the next 11 days of total excitement. These are actually just “Pre-Rally” days, but can be just ...

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Hump to Pahrump

Ah, Spring! when a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of… humping. Humping to Pahrump that is, for the annual Vietnam Vets/Legacy Vets’ Hump to Pahrump poker run held March 29 to benefit needy veterans in Southern Nevada. Humping to and from Pahrump is a regular activity for many a resident of the Southwestern Nevada town of Pahrump who ...

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Burapa Bike Week

It was back about the year 2000 when upon recommendation I first booked a flight to the idyllic, former-fishing village of Pattaya, Thailand. Then I picked up a copy of Maxim Magazine and noticed (next to the hot babe photo) the cover story, “Pattaya – The Most Dangerous Resort Town in The World.” Well being the adventurous sort I decided ...

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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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