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Bikes, Boat Wrecks, and BBQ’s

Posted on 27. Feb, 2014 by .

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by Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes One of the strangest aspects of a drifter’s life is the fact that he has almost no permanent reality of his own. Almost every man has his own reality; his job, woman, friends, family, home, dog, etc. The things he loves and things he only tolerates in his world. In […]

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Varieties of Motorcycle Jackets

Posted on 11. Feb, 2014 by .

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by Lisa Rose An essential item in any self-respecting motorcyclist’s wardrobe, jackets for motorcycles come in a number of separate varieties. As you may or may not have already determined, the world of motorcycling is an extremely dynamic one- and furthermore one that necessitates within itself the need for the establishment of several borders in […]

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Kansas Breakdown

Posted on 27. Jan, 2014 by .

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By Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes The time in Billings, Mt. had been unusually strange, if not a little fantastic; but the story I’d like to tell now would not begin until two weeks later in Kansas. It was just after Sturgis and while on the road to Montana that the weld on my transmission’s shifting […]

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INEXPENSIVE CANDLEPOWER

Posted on 10. Jan, 2014 by .

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When it comes to a high output headlight sometime cheap is best.  by Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes There are a variety of high output headlights out there these days, and although some are less expensive, there are those that climb well into the $400 range. A few of my friends have made the investment and […]

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Outlaw Biker Clubs from All Over the World

Posted on 12. Dec, 2013 by .

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by Lisa Rose   Generally speaking, there are three separate types of ‘biker clubs’ distinguishable in modern motorcycle culture. The first type; denoted by some as the ‘one-patch’ bikers, are representative of a particularly favored maker of motorcycles. For example, if a biker were to be a sole and proud proprietor of BMW motorcycles, they […]

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Riding the North Cascades Highway

Posted on 28. Nov, 2013 by .

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by Lisa Rose North Cascades Highway – Washington Short day trips and week-long rides are often the most talked about journeys for motorcyclists, but what about the rides that are usually split into two days? Covering 436 miles and experienced best over a two-day ride period of time, Washington State Route 20, or the North […]

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Always Something for which to be Thankful…

Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 by .

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Dear Family, Friends, Colleagues, & Folks I Have Met on the Road… This Thanksgiving and coming holiday season is one that is more special than any other I have ever had. Most of you know already that I took a risk to chase a dream in February 2013. I spent just at 6 months living on […]

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Embracing the Open Road: Biker Brits on American Asphalt

Posted on 20. Nov, 2013 by .

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by Melissa Hayman Soaring peaks, rolling plains and the romantic roadside diner is the stuff of dreams for the All-American biker who takes to the open road and revs up their Harley for an adventure of a lifetime. For some, it’s a poetic pastime – for others, a culture and lifestyle all on its own which drives […]

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Skip Fordyce Harley-Davidson Changes Hands After Nearly 40 Years

Posted on 30. Oct, 2013 by .

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Publish Date: Oct 29, 2013 By Holly J. Wagner DealerNews.com RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Skip Fordyce Harley-Davidson in Riverside has been sold to the Veracka family, who also own Rawhide Harley-Davidson in Olathe, Kan., Avalanche Harley-Davidson in the Denver suburb of Lakewood, Colo., and High Octane Harley-Davidson in Boston, Mass. The family once owned Grand Rapids […]

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Riding Amy – 2,000 Miles Below the Mexican Border

Posted on 24. Oct, 2013 by .

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by Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes Sometimes reality is stranger than fiction… The mid winter air was pleasingly warm. I wore only jeans and T-shirt as the old Electra Glide beat its familiar rhythm against the broken pavement of this little third-world highway. Beyond the roadside, lush foliage rolled easily across the land and brought almost […]

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Metal and Ink: The Links Between Motorcycles and Tattoos

Posted on 10. Oct, 2013 by .

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by Melissa Hayman There has long been a perceived link between bikers and tattoos. Tell most non-motorcyclists about your passion for your Harley, the open road and stopping by the odd convention, and they’ll soon start surreptitiously scanning your body for signs of a permanent stamp of your allegiance to the lifestyle. This can be […]

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