Archive for 'Guest Articles'
Posted on 21. Mar, 2013 by admin.
submitted by Men of War MC As far back as 1917, during World War 1, AKA, the GREAT War, both the German and American Infantries successfully used motorcycles as couriers, RECON scouts, and communications dispatchers. Motorcycle Soldiers, and Marines would travel behind enemy lines, alone or in small groups on extraordinarily dangerous missions to make [...]
Posted on 20. Dec, 2012 by admin.
by Eric, National President Men of War Motorcycle Club, Veterans Editors Note: From 100 miles from home, actions collide with intent. Under a star lit night, we turn hard our throttles and feel the earth move below our feet. Eric captures the experience for us here: 4th gear, headed to 6th, 83 on the clock, [...]
Posted on 19. Nov, 2012 by admin.
by Scott Holton Here is the ignored elephant in the corner…… There is a potential major issue in the Harley-Davidson Twin-Cam engines. This is a statement of fact, not a bunch of wild guesses. I’m not here to bash Mother Harley, but you should be educated to its causes, and possible solutions. Okay, what issue [...]
Posted on 25. Jul, 2012 by admin.
No it’s not a scene out of the famous Kevin Costner movie “Field of Dreams”…it was the 3rd Annual Rider Appreciation Day held on June 30, 2012 at Corbin’s workshop in Hollister, CA. Everything was perfect…the weather, the crowds, the food, the entertainment and most importantly…Corbin’s incredible staff that donated thousands of hours into making [...]
Posted on 29. Jun, 2012 by admin.
by David Hough compliments of Street Glide Nation The ride south over the Siskiyou Mountains from Oregon to California started out cool enough. Up at 4,000 feet, it was chilly enough that I was glad I had added the jacket liner and neck warmer. But a hundred miles later, as I descend down into the [...]
Posted on 06. Jun, 2012 by admin.
by Wayne Today, as I usually do each Memorial Day and Veterans Day, I joined with my fellow Soldiers I served with in Vietnam to lay a wreath for our fallen at the Vietnam Veterans Wall. We always gather at 0903 hours at the Three Soldier’s Monument. There we meet for a while and talk, [...]
Posted on 20. May, 2012 by admin.
WEST COAST THUNDER Press Enterprise Inland Published: 18 May 2012 Bobbie Rivers will celebrate her 12th birthday this year with what has become a family tradition: riding on the back of her dad Robert’s motorcycle in the West Coast Thunder Memorial Day parade. The annual event commemorating veterans draws thousands of bikers, who ride [...]
Posted on 22. Feb, 2012 by admin.
Old Harley’s such as the Pan and Knuckleheads are generally remembered very romantically as the “golden era” of Harley heritage. Hell, everybody wants a Panhead. But even more so do people want the new, high-tech bikes with their big engines and extra gear transmissions. These two classes are highly coveted while the “Sweet Years” of [...]
Posted on 02. Feb, 2012 by admin.
by Robert “Puppy” DeGroat I think in one of my earlier missives, I might have mentioned that I like adventures, and as such, my wanderings on motorcycles became just that, a ride to another adventure, or even the bridge from adventure to adventure. One of my many faults is that I became a creature of [...]
Posted on 10. Nov, 2011 by admin.
by Michele “Backseatrider” Vogt I am! If you have never watched, tune in. Full Throttle television show gives a behind-the-scenes look at how the bar is run during the Sturgis Rally. The owners, Mike Ballard and Jesse Dupree from Jackyl, along with Michael’s fiancee(?), Angie, give viewers an inside look on the ups ‘n’ downs [...]
Posted on 20. Oct, 2011 by admin.
by Jimi Dean The beginning of a new life starts with some pain and a little bit of sorrow. I’ve been watching my mom for the last 5 years living on the road on her motorcycle. I was always envious of her for doing just that, living. So when the next chapter of my life [...]