Southwest Featured Stories

Ed’s Ride 2019

By Perry and Traci Nelson Ed’s Ride is a charity motorcycle event in memory of Ed Miller who passed away from Alpha-1 AntiTrypsin disease. Ed was a member of the Howlers MC. Every year the Howlers Community Service Riders Inc host this ride to benefit the Alphazonies, a non-profit organization. All contributions go directly to this local support group for ...

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King’s Day Toy Run 2019

By Perry and Traci Nelson After another one of our hectic, event filled Decembers, we figured, why not spend the first weekend in January riding and chilling on the beach in Rocky Point Mexico for some much-needed, as Bugs Bunny put it, “West and wewaxation at wast.” We decided to get on our Dyna and head down to Puerto Penasco, ...

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For Our Vets!

By Shannon “Dazzlin” Venturo For eleven years now Leather Headquarters has sponsored a huge event to benefit the Boulder City Veterans Home.  Event Coordinator Chay Robinson has a special place in her heart for our vets.  She teams up annually with Leather HQ’s Owner Michael Snyder  to put on this annual event. Chay’s dad is a vet.  She told me, ...

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Team Tinkerin and the 2019 Blue Collar Build Off

By Justin James If you want to make a name for yourself in the custom motorcycle industry you must be willing to venture outside of your comfort zone and push your limits. Over the years I have built many bikes and entered plenty of shows but I have yet to compete in any sort of build off. Recently I have ...

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MECUM Las Vegas

By Shannon Venturo I am confident that when most motorcycle enthusiasts take a look at that picture of the huge room full of over 1,750 bikes, they see vintage and custom motos, their hopes, dreams, favorites etc.   I see a little glimpse into what heaven surely must look like!   They hit it out of the park once again. ...

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Rocky Point Rally

By Perry & Traci Nelson The Rocky Point Rally (RPR) is like no other, with an authentic Mardi Gras and Sturgis rolled into one! Throw in beaches and sunsets and you’ve got the perfect rally. Taking place in Puerto Penasco, Mexico, RPR is always on Veterans Day weekend from Thursday through Sunday. We packed up our Road King and headed ...

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SEMA 2018

By Sasha Johnson I’ve been to many a convention in my amazing city of Las Vegas. However, I can honestly say I have never been to anything like SEMA. The Specialty Equipment Market Association was developed in 1963 by a group of small manufacturers that supplied performance equipment for premier hot rods. Over fifty years later, it has become the ...

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Hogs & Heifers Saloon: A Look Back

It’s Wednesday night, October 10th at Hogs & Heifers Saloon in Las Vegas, which can only mean one thing: It’s time to party! The minute you step on to the corner of Ogden and Third Street, you become completely immersed in what the real Vegas used to be.

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Rally in the Alley Hosts Quick Throttle Celebrity Meet & Greet

It is Saturday afternoon, October 13th, and I am off to Las Vegas! My assignment is only for one day. As a Nevada girl it only took me two hours and twenty minutes to travel from Caliente, NV to Las Vegas on the scenic and beautiful Highway 93!

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Babes in the Alley at Hogs and Heifers Saloon’s Rally in the Alley

By Shannon “Dazzlin” Venturo. Photos by Dazzlin, Mystique and Sheila Cunningham Rally in the Alley, sponsored by Hogs and Heifers Saloon, was held October 10th-14th in Las Vegas, Nevada. With thousands of motorcyclists in town, many will end up at the famous Hogs and Heifers. This is when they take the party to the streets. They close the block down and ...

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