Tag Archives: Veterans

Successful Bike Wash for Homeless Veterans

Thunder-Rode Bike Wash Raises Money for Homeless Veterans Kingman, AZ—August 11, 2020 — Motorcycles lined the entrance to the Thunder-Rode Event Center at 102 E. Beale Street, Kingman, AZ to raise money for the homeless veterans in Arizona.  Volunteers washed forty bikes and patrons without bikes graciously donated to the cause.  $482 was raised for Veterans United of Arizona. About ...

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Call To Bars (Handle Bars, That Is)

Save Veterans Home California – Barstow from Closure By Jerry Nichols This event was held in Barstow, CA. Deemed a battle to save the home of over 200 veteran residents and staff from shutdown, this was round two of an effort to save the home from a suggested shutdown by our Governor Gavin Newsom just to plug a small hole ...

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Run for the Wall XXXI

We Ride For Those Who Can’t By Jerry Nichols This is the story of my journey as an “FNG”; it’s a military term some of you will know. (The N and G stand for “New Guy.”) During an afternoon ride back in October with my friend we came across a group of riders parking at Peggy Sue’s Diner in Yermo, ...

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West Coast Thunder 2019

By Tom “Bomb” Christian Memorial Day this year was the 20th anniversary of West Coast Thunder, which made it a very special event for all the folks who have been enjoying this ride over the years. As I rode into Riverside the weather was on my mind after all the rain that southern California had seen in the last few ...

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For Our Vets!

By Shannon “Dazzlin” Venturo For eleven years now Leather Headquarters has sponsored a huge event to benefit the Boulder City Veterans Home.  Event Coordinator Chay Robinson has a special place in her heart for our vets.  She teams up annually with Leather HQ’s Owner Michael Snyder  to put on this annual event. Chay’s dad is a vet.  She told me, ...

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2018 Men of Fire Ride for Veterans

by Ryan Granath April 27th during Laughlin River Run– We had another successful run to raise money for veterans in the tri-state area (CA, AZ and NV). This was our fifth annual poker run which started at Bullhead Fire Station Number 2 on Hwy. 95 just a few miles south of the Laughlin Bridge. Registration was between 8 and 11 ...

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Veterans Tribute Ride & Family Festival

Veterans Tribute Ride (And Family Festival) Digger Dave, Photos: Digger View the Veterans Tribute Ride Gallery here! Up where I live in the northern part of Phoenix, Nov. 10th dawned a little on the cold side, yep.. cold.. in Arizona. Luckily with a KSU of 2:30pm I thought it would warm up enough to not have to gear up in ...

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FINALLY: “We are Rolling Again”

FINALLY: “WE ARE ROLLING AGAIN” By Wild Bill After what has seemed like forever, a few events have started trickling out around the Southwest. I know they say because of the heat, or the economy or it’s just not like it used to be? We seemed to have dried up for a period of time. Now that I have been ...

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