Southwest Featured Stories

Kings Day Toy Run 2020

By Perry and Traci Nelson Looking for a charity to help children who have next to nothing? Here is your chance. A coloring book, a set of jacks, a doll, or even an old bike you rarely use is gold to these kids. Word got out this year in this low income section of Puerto Penasco that the Three Kings ...

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Blue Collar Build Off 2020

By Rob Borden Perhaps no one has enjoyed their quarantine more than the handful of teams that were selected to participate in this year’s Blue Collar Build Off… Now in its fourth year, this low-budget bike building competition brings in teams from all over the country, and it just keeps getting bigger and better every year. The founder of this ...

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Mad Hatter Performance: The Baddest Shop You’ve Never Heard Of

By Justin James With the current state of the world, it was hard to envision how the 2020 Blue Collar Build Off would turn out. It is difficult enough to build a bike in only thirty days under a budget constraint of only $1,500 without the world being shut down. Despite the added challenges brought on by Covid-19 this year, ...

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Mecum Auctions: Las Vegas, 2020

By Sasha Johnson The 2020 Mecum Auction January 21-26 was the place to be for motorcycle lovers and enthusiasts. My first day at the event, I walked on to the showroom floor and was absolutely gob-smacked. I could not believe just how many amazing, vintage works of art had found their way to Vegas. And though the bidding arena was ...

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A Million Dollar Highway

By Bryan Hall I just spent three weeks on the road, covering about 5,500 miles and riding through some of the most scenic and beautiful parts of the West this country has to offer. I was in Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Washington and even British Columbia. Amazing roads, breathtaking scenery, some triple digit temperatures and even thunderstorms. But ...

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Rocky Point Rally, part two

By Perry and Traci Nelson The fiesta begins about a mile before rally goers enter Puerto Penasco, at the Barclin’s Pemex gas station. The ‘Rocky Point Rally Welcome Center’ is ready with rally registration, food and music. It’s here where we meet up with old friends and find out about everything that’s going on during the rally. There were several ...

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Rocky Point Rally 2019

 By Perry & Traci Nelson Not too long ago in a land not too far away, Traci and I went on our annual road trip to Puerto Penasco Mexico, also known as Rocky Point. We went to this beautiful port city for the 18th Annual Rocky Point Rally. Rocky Point is about a three-and-a-half-hour ride from Phoenix, Arizona. For people ...

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Rally in the Alley

By Mike Cupp Hogs and Heifers Saloon in Las Vegas is known for their drinks, but more notably for their scantily clad bartenders dancing on bars between pours.  Normally, they do this inside the saloon, but when they move it outdoors, you know you’re in for one heck of a party.  In fact, the event was expected to be so ...

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2019 Hogs & Heifers Rally in the Alley

Hogs & Heifers Saloon 14th Anniversary Party By Penny Osiecki  |  Photos by Mike Cupp Bike Week in Las Vegas wouldn’t be the same without Hogs & Heifers Saloon’s annual Anniversary Party that kicks off five days of motorcycles and mayhem. Before I start this article, here is a little bit of history on Hogs & Heifers and how they came ...

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Thunder Valley Rally

Cottonwood, AZ Story and Photos by Koz Mraz. 38 Special photos by Vyto Starinskas.    Thunder Valley Rally held this year on September 20-21 in Cottonwood, Arizona, has everything.  The amazing riding through the Highway 89A twisties from Prescott to Jerome or Sedona is downright spectacular.  The fifteen restaurants and wine tasting rooms in Old Town Cottonwood offer everything from ...

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