Southwest Stories

Laughlin River Run 2008

  “So there sits Linda at her desk checking e-mail when CD calls whining (as he often does) that we need even MORE staff to cover Laughlin. So she says, “Get me a room in Laughlin and I can leave in an hour.” So he calls her back a few minutes later and says, “It’s done.” Linda picks up the ...

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ROAD TEST: 2008 Big Dog Pitbull Review – Unleashing the Pitbull

By CD OK, I promise that’s the last cheesy canine reference I’ll make. Well I’ll try at least. You see I’m pretty darn happy with my 2005 Big Dog Chopper, and throwing a leg over that one and firing it up, still makes me wanna growl a little, or make guttural, primal Tim-the-Tool Man sounds when running it through the ...

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Bad Boys Golf Tournament

BY LINDA DAHL When we think of bikers, we often imagine the open road, greasy hamburgers, a few beers and just general decadence. Well, sometimes you have to leave out the first three and just go for the decadence. I am not sure if I could have imagined bikers and golfers on the same playing field. While I am a ...

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V-Rex

By Koz Mraz & CD A crouching heavy metal monster, the Travertson V-Rex appears poised to pounce and devour passing Honda’s and Suzuki’s like a panther in wait. Externally, the incarnation of a Japanese anime transformer, but at its heart and soul, pure Harley-Davidson. The brainchild of Christian Travert, this is a limited production American made Sci-Fi sculpture you can ...

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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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