Stories

Rolling Thunder

The 30th Annual event in Washington, D.C. was absolutely incredible. Story & pics by Pastor Z. We arrived at the KOA Campground on Friday afternoon, and got our bikes and bags unpacked, and those who were camping were setting up their tents. Later that afternoon a handful of us headed for downtown D.C. – where we attended a very special ...

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Bike Week in Arizona, part II

Article and photos by Perry and Traci Nelson SEE THE FULL COVERAGE WITH PHOTOS ON THE JULY DIGITAL MAGAZINE Traci and I started our QT booth at EagleRider Tempe March 25-26th at the “Wake Up and Smell the Freedom” event.  As bike week in Arizona closed in we regrouped and took our booth on the road.  Below is a not-so-small ...

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2017 Rockin’ the Red Horse Rally

Written by Beryl Kelley & Diana Olmstead Photos by Beryl Kelley & Nicole Crossett The Red Horse Diner, a favorite destination just off I-90 in Ellensburg, kicked off the riding season with a huge party, swap meet, and motorcycle run known as “Rockin’ the Red Horse”. The Red Horse Diner is a one of a kind, 50’s style diner set ...

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ROAD TEST: 2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic Review

The perfect marriage of beauty and function Story by Ray Seidel Last year we tested Indian’s cruiser bike, the Springfield; this year we’ve moved up to their touring bike, the Roadmaster Classic. Both Indian Chiefs are very much alike, but if you’re into the longer trips, the Classic may be more to your liking. Both bikes have 1940’s styling, but ...

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ROAD TEST: 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Review

2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Standard Story and Photos by Koz Mraz The Road Glide, one of Harley’s most controversial motorcycles was introduced as the “Tour Glide’’’ in the 1979 with only 19 FLT’s produced that year. Different than any H-D models before, in that it had a fixed fairing that was attached to the frame and did not move with ...

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ROAD TEST: 2017 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Review

Flight of the Screamin' Eagle

2017 Laguna Orange Street Glide Special 107ci with Screamin’ Eagle Performance upgrades By Koz Mraz Screamin’ Eagle was originally a line in the HD catalog offering hard-parts, chrome dash, chain guards etc.  In 1999 Harley-Davidson offered a deluxe version of the FXDWG Wide Glide to the public.  Their first factory custom was specially outfitted with factory installed Screamin’ Eagle parts ...

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New Harley-Davidson Street Rod is tuned for dynamic performance

High-Output Revolution X Engine and Refined Chassis Deliver More Power and Nimble Handling MILWAUKEE (March 9, 2017) – The new Harley-Davidson® Street Rod™ motorcycle is a muscular middle-weight built to blitz the city streets. An addition to the Harley-Davidson® Street™ model family, the Street Rod is agile, powerful and tuned for maneuvering through traffic and congestion. Steeped in tough Harley-Davidson® ...

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON ROAD KING SPECIAL DELIVERS ALL-NEW MILWAUKEE-EIGHT ENGINE

MILWAUKEE (Feb. 9, 2017) – Swapping chrome for black and powered by the muscular Milwaukee-Eight™ 107 engine, the new Road King Special motorcycle pushes Harley-Davidson’s touring line in a dramatic new styling direction, expressing a contemporary perspective on the classic Road King model. “The Road King Special pounds down the boulevard like a gleaming locomotive rolling through a train yard at midnight,” ...

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Polaris Industries to Wind Down Victory Motorcycles Operations

Strengthening its Position in the Powersports Industry MINNEAPOLIS (January 9, 2017) — Polaris Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced it will immediately begin winding down its Victory Motorcycles brand and related operations. Polaris will assist dealers in liquidating existing inventories while continuing to supply parts for a period of 10 years, along with providing service and warranty coverage to Victory ...

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Lee’s Indians: A Collector’s Dream

Story: Gary Koz Mraz Photos: Marc Yskamp Born in Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon) Lee and his brother Randy grew up surrounded by Indian motorcycles. Their father Alfred Chandrasena owned a 1944 Indian Chief with sidecar and their uncle Herbert Fernando, who loved motorcycles more than life itself, was a hill climber. In 1957 Herbert started racing both in the solo and sidecar division, racing against British ...

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