Southwest Stories

Arizona Bike Week 2013

What a kick@$$ time it was! By Digger Dave View the Arizona Bike Week gallery! People from all over the U.S.A poured in to partake of AZBW , and they were ready for a good time, myself included. Riders from Italy, Australia, France and Denmark, Germany, Spain and many other countries.  I met a hell of a lot of them ...

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20 Questions (sort of) with Kerri Kasem

20 Questions (sort of) with Kerri Kasem By Lisa Dalgaard Photos: www.michaelhelms.com We spoke with Kerri Kasem on a Wednesday just after she wrapped up her radio show with Nicki Sixx (of Motley Crue) called SIXX SENSE. First question I ask her is, are you really a motorcycle rider? It’s hard to believe this beautiful 5’ 6” cover model and radio ...

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San Diego Harley Gets Their Boots On

Story by Randy Twells; Photos- RT, Petrina Hermann (Chris Kyle tribute) View the SDHD Boots On gallery! On a clear blue-sky day with camera in hand, it was heart-stopping timing to capture the Navy SEALs Leap Frog 3-man team parachuting out of the sky, with the target a 6’X6’ orange fabric crossbar target laid out between two buildings barely 60 ...

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Days of Thunder at El Cajon Harley

Days of Thunder at El Cajon Harley Story & Photos by Randy Twells The weekend was perfect. Blue sky in the El Cajon Valley, nice spring weather, some awesome bikes to ride, what more could you want? Even the brand new Breakout was part of the mix! El Cajon Harley-Davidson gave a party to celebrate the Demo Truck coming for ...

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Ride & Rock With Mogollon

2013 Rock and Ride with Mogollon

The Sounds of Autism AZ. Correspondent, Tracy “Smiles” Photos by “Smiles” View the full picture gallery Sundays are always a great day to ride, and this Sunday was no exception. The sun was shining bright and the temps were delicious in the 70’s and 80’s throughout the day. Pre-rally days for Bike Week 2013 were in full swing and several ...

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Burapa – Bigger, Bolder, Better

The Fryed Brothers Do Thailand By Art Hall View the Burapa gallery! ‘Same Same But Different’ is a phrase emblazoned on T-shirts and signs everywhere around Thailand. I am still not completely sure what it means, but it seems to apply here. This years rally was the same as last year but man, was it different. The old adage of ...

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Riding to River Run

GETTING THERE IS HALF THE FUN Story and photos by Ray Seidel View the Riding to River Run Gallery! Later this month many of us will be heading to Nevada for the Laughlin River Run. According to MapQuest that’s about a 4 hour trip from Riverside. That would be four hours by car, with no stops for rest, restroom, gas, ...

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Star Motorcycles Unveils New BOLT

Working for a motorcycle publication does have some pretty cool perks. 1: getting to ride new bikes for a few weeks at a time, 2: Attending unveiling of new bikes and checking out new stuff before anyone else gets to see it!  Oh, yea and the open bar and killer food is pretty awesome too.  Two Thumbs up here.  It ...

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A Panther in Pussycat’s Pajamas

306 Horsepower, 200 Miles Per Hour, 1 Fast Black Cat This is not a Victory Vision, the gas tank is not where you expect, in fact nothing you see is standard issue. Yet this Black Cat is not a mythical creature, she is real… and she is real fast. Story Cat Biler and Gary Koz Mraz On a trip to ...

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Lee’s Indians: A Collector’s Dream

Story: Gary Koz Mraz Photos: Marc Yskamp Born in Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon) Lee and his brother Randy grew up surrounded by Indian motorcycles. Their father Alfred Chandrasena owned a 1944 Indian Chief with sidecar and their uncle Herbert Fernando, who loved motorcycles more than life itself, was a hill climber. In 1957 Herbert started racing both in the solo and sidecar division, racing against British ...

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