Southwest Stories

2016 Indian Springfield – Part 2

Living with the Springfield. Story and photos by Ray Seidel A quick recap of my first impressions of the new Indian Springfield (Part 1, May issue) – this is a work of art. Not only is it a beautiful motorcycle, the bike is loaded right out of the box with about everything you’d want. Windshield, hard bags with remote lock, highway bars front and rear, plus passenger ...

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Laughlin River Run 2016 – Part 2

Music & Mayhem, Burros & Burnouts – 2016 Laughlin River Run delivers again Story & Photos- Pastor Fred Z We once again had an amazing time at Laughlin River Run! This is our “13th notquite- Annual Invasion of the River Run” – as Esther and I got married there in 2002. We missed one year (closing escrow on our home in 2008) – so it was actually our ...

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Laughlin River Run 2016 – Part 1

Story & Photos by Tom Christian The time had come to start organizing myself and get ready to hit the big highway to the little city of Laughlin for the 34th Annual River Run. Settling on where to stay was a story in itself in my quest to cover the River Run and enjoy my time there. I called an old friend who ...

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2016 Victory Octane

By: Chip Douglas Setting: May 8th 1945, Winston Churchill takes to the microphone, with the crowd in glimmered anticipation, he speaks… “This is your victory! It is the victory of the cause of freedom in every land. In all our long history we have never seen a greater day than this. Everyone, man or woman, has done their best.” Although the setting is quite different, I believe in context it ...

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Custom Vehicle Operations: By The Book

2016 Street Glide CVO Story Koz Mraz, Photos Koz & Sherlonna Kirby Every year Harley-Davidson unveils new Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) motorcycles and we journalists wait with baited breath. These incredible bikes are all hand-built rather than line production in limited numbers at a premium price and we get to ride them. 2016 CVO’s are decked out with amazing paint, a powerful Screamin ...

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A Three Generation Road Trip – Part III

Editors Note: This is a reader submitted article and was edited for readability by Diana Olmstead. Written By Tom Neal II, Photos by Tom II & Tom III We had started the day off by checking out of our hotel room in Dillard Georgia. I was looking forward to this final leg of our trip and experiencing the Tail of ...

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Arizona Bike Week 2016

Traci n I started our “Pre-bike-week” at the: EAGLERIDER MUSIC FEST: This event started Friday April 1st ending Saturday April 2nd. Friday – We saw the bands: Slaughter and Great White…we have seen both bands before in Laughlin, Nevada during “The Laughlin River Run Rally”. … Traci loved the timeless “Save All Your Love” by then band Great White. My ...

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Daytona Bike Week’s 75th Anniversary

BY Pastor Z. Daytona Bike Week’s 75th Anniversary was incredible this year. I arrived on Weds. Night, and BFC Poet got to hang out in Ocala with BFC Poet, who loaned me his beautiful Dyna Wide Glide. Thank God for my brothers who help me out with HD’s when I travel – I really appreciate you guys, and you know ...

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Victory Magnum X-1 Stealth Edition

VICTORY MOTORCYCLES SET TO SHATTER SOUND BARRIER WITH NEW MAGNUM X-1 STEALTH EDITION The loudest Bagger in the industry returns in 2016 with a 200-watt 10-speaker audio system, 21” billet front wheel, custom stealth paint, LED lights and a new lower price. Minneapolis — Victory Motorcycles® announces the return of the Magnum ® X-1 – the loudest Victory Bagger ever built, designed for serious music and ...

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A Three Generation Road Trip – Part II

Editors Note: This is a reader submitted article and was edited for readability by Diana Olmstead. Written By Tom Neal II, Photos by Tom II & Tom III   Docked in Muskegon, Michigan after having just crossed Lake Michigan by ferry from Milwaulkee, we were done with the flat farm lands and ready for some mountains again! We got back ...

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