Southwest Stories

Tucson Thunder HOG Rally

Every year for the last six or seven a committee of H.O.G. representatives met at the end of the state H.O.G. rally in Williams, Arizona to evaluate the annual event and vote on a venue for the next year . Every year for the last six or seven, they’ve chosen to return to Williams, a pleasant and accommodating little burg ...

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Sunshine Acres

Story and Pictures by Linda Dahl Sunshine Acres is a Christian home for children who are separated from their parents, and to help them establish long-term relationships with stable parental figures. This is the 7th Annual Sunshine Acres Charity Run sponsored by Chandler Harley Davidson located in Chandler, AZ. This year’s entry fees brought the total donation made to Sunshine ...

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Ride for the Red

By Famous Jake On March 11th the Red Cross held their fourth annual Ride for the Red Texas Hold’em Poker Run in Tucson. It was a perfect day for riding and over one thousand bikers pre registered with hundreds more lining up to sign in the morning of the event, with rides starting both in Tucson and Sierra Vista. It ...

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The Radial Motorcycle

STORY & PHOTOS BY BERNIE TYRRELL One night in a bar while sketching on a napkin, (a picture of said napkin complete with beer stain is included), John Levey and his two friends/Partners, Chet Thomas and Tim Deml of the Rapid City, SD area who work in the Medical field doing repair to medical equipment such as X-ray machines, came ...

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Lessons from an Old Biker

Four wheels move the body.  Two wheels move the soul. Life may begin at 30, but it doesn’t get real interesting until  about 60 mph! You start the game of life with a full pot o’ luck and an empty pot o’ experience… The object is to fill the pot of experience before you empty the pot of luck. If ...

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DON’T Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em

By Linda “Angry Bunny” Dahl Well, Arizona, we’ve done it. By the time you read this article, life as you know in public has officially changed. We have officially become a nonsmoking state. You can no longer smoke in bars, restaurants, or any public place where people gather. You can’t smoke in any working environment. Even if everyone in that ...

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PYO Bash 2007

By Wild Bill I had never done this famous AZ Bike Week event at Paul Yaffe Originals but had sure heard enough about it. When I arrived in the area, man you could not miss it. Bikes everywhere and I mean a whole lot of custom bikes. Parking and breaking out the camera we walked in to a mass of ...

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2007 Arizona Bike Week

Story by Famous Jake Pics by Jake, Linda Dahl & David Laird Saturday, March 31st, I awoke tired from a long week of scratching for nickels and a little grumpy about having to take that long freeway ride to Phoenix to hand out magazines at Arizona Bike Week. But as the day warmed and me and the V- Rod hit ...

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Arizona Victory

By Wild Bill Saxton Located just off the I-10 and Speedway in the city of Tucson, Arizona is a place to stop and yes, shop. Now when you travel there sometimes it can be different and difficult because of the planning and improvements to our city but you will see that it is well worth it. Their sign stands out ...

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2007 Yuma HOG Rodeo

  By Linda “Deepthroat”” Dahl What do you get when you mix a sunny day, 100 bikes, an open field, some beer and brats? You get a HOG rodeo! YEE HAW!!!!!!!! I had never been to one, but the pictures on the web site made it seem fun. So I had to see for myself. Yuma HOG puts this event ...

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