Stories

2018 Mecum Las Vegas January Motorcycle Auction

By “Dazzlin” Shannon Venturo and Mecum.com “Following last year’s phenomenal $13-million-plus record sales and 92 percent sell-through rate, the Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction has again cemented its title as the world’s premiere vintage motorcycle auction with a repeat successful performance at this year’s 27th annual Mecum Auction,” stated Mecum officials. The auction featured an estimated 1,750 antique, vintage and ...

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2017 David Mann Chopperfest

By Tom Christian; Photos by Tom C & Mike Cupp The David Mann Chopper Fest Motorcycle Art and Culture Show was moved from December 10, 2017 to February 4, 2018 because of the fires in the Ventura area last year, and the event venue (Ventura Fairgrounds) was used as an evacuation center. As I was riding out to cover this ...

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Wacky Helmets

Story by Ray Seidel. Skid lids. Love ‘em or hate, in nanny states like California, ya gotta wear ‘em. Now, I PERSONALLY think helmets ought to be optional, as there ARE occasions when it makes no sense AT ALL. Having said that, I am less likely (in the day of the cell phone) to ride without one if given the ...

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2018 – King’s Day Toy Run, Rocky Point

By Perry and Traci Nelson We have been coming to the Rocky Point Rally for years and have heard of this toy run held every January. December is such a busy month for us, with so much to do and  with so little time,  we really needed a vacation!!  We decided to start the year with a trip to Rocky ...

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2018 NWHD Ink & Iron

By Kyler Locke Nothing is more significant in the biker community than the tattoos they wear and all that they represent. Tattoos in the biker community can be traced back to the 1940s and 50s alongside the beginning of motorcycle clubs. Many of the first biker clubs consisted of ex-soldiers and served primarily as a means to continue the same ...

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2018 Mooneyes X-Mas Party

By Art Hall  You saw “The Last Picture Show” – well now it is “The Last Mooneyes Xmas Party” which was held at the Irwindale Raceway in the city of that same name where the 605 meets the 210 freeway. December the 9th, 2017 was the final party for this event that moved to the facility back in 2006 – ...

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Saturday Spontaneity

By Bryan Hall It happened a few years ago on a Saturday morning, the laundry was done, the house had been cleaned, the bike washed and serviced… and I was bored. And usually when I’m bored on a decent day, I climb on my bike. The sun was trying to peek out from the clouds, and winning slowly. I had ...

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ROAD TEST: 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe Review

By Koz Mraz. Photos by Brian Nelson Yea, you’ve heard all about the brand new Harley-Davidson Softail line, lighter weight, bigger motors, and better suspension all married to brand new frames.  It’s all true and don’t get me wrong, that’s great but really, I just wanted a cool vintage looking motorcycle.  With all H-D’s newfangled technology they must know that nostalgia ...

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Charity ride benefitting Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock

By Perry and Traci     We got a call late Friday night, December 1st, from Pastor Z one of our California QT Correspondents,  to tell us that he was going to be in Phoenix the next day for the Charity Ride Benefiting Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock. Pastor Z rode out here with his chapter of the Bikers For Christ ...

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The Big Cover Up

By Pastor Z* Photos by Pastor Z, Messengers MC & Pioneers MC In December of each year – two Motorcycle Clubs (MC’s):  The Messengers & The Pioneers put on an incredible event in San Diego that directly benefits two organizations– Brother Benno’s in Oceanside, and St. Vincent De Paul in San Diego who both minister to the homeless throughout the ...

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