Southwest Stories

Just One Flag

On my weekly visit to Tucson for my job, one day I decided to avoid the rush of I-10 and took the scenic route 87 by way of Coolidge. As I was driving along, I came upon an old cemetery. It looked old, neglected and sparsely dotted with only a handful of graves. One grave in particular caught my eye, ...

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Road Dog Customs

BY ART HALL The Saturday of the Road Dog Summer Kickoff BBQ was hot and sunny – a promising day for anyone looking to have a good time. I had little else planned for that day so I grabbed their flyer and headed off to check out just what the Kick-off was about. I had seen the RDC display a ...

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CheyAnne

It was a hot July 4th weekend and the Vagos MC was holding a little family get-together in celebration of Independence Day. It was the typical biker clambake with everyone laughing and partying and having a great time, up until the accident. 9-year old CheyAnne, daughter of Vagos member “Zilla”, was playing in the dirt, digging a hole with her ...

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The Return of Hollister

Article by Babydoll Pics by Babydoll, Pizano, and Art Hall We arrived in Bolado Park in our home away from home, with our three dogs and our daughter, knowing that the park would be overflowing with Boozefighter’s from all over, being the 60th anniversary in Hollister and the place where their story began. Many of us still wonder why we ...

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Sedona or Bust

This year has been a real busy year so far with covering events and Bike nights, Poker runs etc. Trying to get more Southwest involvement in the many things we riders do and charities we cover. So every once in awhile as you all know we need to get away for a little break. Get out and ride and forget ...

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The Stars Shine at Laughlin River Run

Story and photos by Randy Twells With additional photos courtesy of STAR Members The 25th Anniversary Laughlin River Run was also an 11-year milestone for Star Touring & Riding. Manufacturer-sponsored riding organizations are nothing new, and de riguer these days to keep redirecting new life into the bottom line of the motorcycle industry. An All In The Family approach that ...

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Bikes Bay

BY WILD BILL Yes, Southwest riders, “Bikers Bay” has arrived in our area. What is Bikers Bay? Is Bikers Bay needed? “Yes” to both questions as I have seen and talked to a lot of you riders who have experienced the famous words “It will be ready next week” (But I want to ride today) or schedule it and had ...

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Best Bike Night in Southern Arizona

I have written about this event in the past and I have also made most all of the Bike nights (Well missed one). Per your request and a lot of work from Mike and his team (Which Mike?). Well they have made it so much bigger and better with the expanded fence so you can walk around outside and check ...

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The Wall

At the invitation of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and with the assistance of the Yaqui Warriors MC, Vietnam Vets/Legacy Vets MC, and American Legion Yoeme Post 125 the Cost of Freedom Travelling Vietnam Memorial Wall was exhibited in Tucson at the Yaqui-owned Casino Del Sol February 23-25th. This seems an appropriate venue as I am informed that of any ethnic ...

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Quick Throttle Magazine Expo 2007

2nd Annual Totally-Biased Review by CD & Lisa Dalgaard Pics By Pete Alva, Oso, Mikes Sayer, Randy Twells and Linda Dahl Sun, Fun, Bikes, Music, and (one of my favorite things to do) Shopping. That’s why almost 4,000 attendees came to the 2nd Annual Quick Throttle Expo on St. Patty’s Day weekend, March 17th and 18th. Ok so, this was ...

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