Southwest Featured Stories

Thunder Valley Rally 2018

September 14th and 15th is still a pretty hot time of the year where we live in Phoenix, Arizona; well over 100 degrees. Traci and I really look forward to heading up to Cottonwood for the Thunder Valley Rally. It takes about an hour and 45 minutes on our Road King.

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Street Vibrations 2018 at the new Reno H-D

By Justin James As you may know, Reno Harley-Davidson changed ownership earlier this year. To be expected, operations at the dealership have changed as well. General Manager Ray Wright and Parts Manager Steven Daniell took some time to give me the rundown on what is new at Reno H-D, even though I chose to harass them during their busiest time ...

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2018 Reno Street Vibrations Part 2

By Christine Z. Photos by Christine Z. and Len Trout Reno Street Vibrations was a blast as usual! It’s a Reno tradition, for almost twenty years, that brings bikers from all over the west to visit the “Biggest Little City in the World.” You have rides to beautiful Lake Tahoe as well as the old west, small town of Virginia City, ...

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2018 Reno Street Vibrations

By Chris Oggerino We’ve just had another awesome Street Vibrations in Reno. This fall’s rally ran from September 26 – 30. As with the prior events, there were bands, motorcycles, celebrities, stunt shows, a tattoo expo and so many activities and events, it would be a challenge to see and do it all. And, it took place in the Reno ...

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2018 Mecum Las Vegas June Motorcycle Auction

By Shannon “Dazzlin” Venturo Additional Photos Courtesy Mecum.com The Mecum Motorcycle Auction has become a staple in Las Vegas now.  The family-owned vehicle auction company from Wisconsin brought the motorcycle auction to town for a second spectacular event this year. Making it back-to-back years as a double-header in the city of lights. Las Vegas has a strong international audience that ...

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2018 Spring Street Vibrations

By Chris Oggerino This year’s Spring Street Vibrations took place on June 1st – 3rd in downtown Reno, Nevada. As with prior years, registration is the first thing that opens at the Reno Ballroom. While not everybody registers and a lot of the event is free for the public, registration does have some nice perks. But, I’ll come back to ...

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2018 Men of Fire Ride for Veterans

by Ryan Granath April 27th during Laughlin River Run– We had another successful run to raise money for veterans in the tri-state area (CA, AZ and NV). This was our fifth annual poker run which started at Bullhead Fire Station Number 2 on Hwy. 95 just a few miles south of the Laughlin Bridge. Registration was between 8 and 11 ...

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2018 Flags Across the Dam

By Sasha Johnson The sun at 9am in Southern Nevada on a Sunday morning seems to taunt everyone with the promise to set the valley ablaze this summer, but for now, a balmy 84 degrees will suffice. Today in Boulder City, over 500 motorcycles with flags rigidly attached will travel across the Hoover Dam.  I wouldn’t miss this event for ...

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2018 Laughlin River Run

Click here to view the Laughlin River Run photo gallery  By Tom Christian This year Laughlin River Run was an action packed week for me from the time I checked in at the Riverside RV park on Monday morning, to Sunday driving home. But it really started before I left for the event, when I was checking out my motorhome ...

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Riding for the Long Haul

By Perry and Traci Nelson It was almost time for spring biker event season in Arizona and what better way to get ready than by going to the annual  Riding for the Long Haul at the Shrine Auditorium in Phoenix.  Every year this event gets bigger and better with so much to do.  The purpose of this event is to help educate ...

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