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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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Tears of Remembrance – West Coast Thunder 2013

Posted on 31. May, 2013 by .

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The biker community is a pretty diverse and eclectic community. But it is a community steeped with passion. Passion for freedom, passion to ride, passion to party, and passion for their fellow bikers. It is also the largest group of veterans and supporters, larger even than many of the veterans organizations. As such, the passion […]

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Remembrance and The Last Ride

Posted on 29. May, 2012 by .

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With my chrome shining bright, and my paint newly waxed, I headed out with the wind in my face. Where I was headed wasn’t particularly important. Hell, I was just out to ride and put some distance between myself and my day. That was Saturday on a beautiful Southern California Memorial Weekend. Memorial weekend has […]

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West Coast Thunder Becomes a Family Tradition

Posted on 20. May, 2012 by .

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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 […]

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Raising Thunder for Veterans at West Coast Thunder

Posted on 12. May, 2012 by .

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Press Enterprise The West Coast Thunder fundraiser is gearing up for its Memorial Day ride. Scott Wilson and Tim Davis of Wilson Associates organized a golf tournament for the benefit of the Riverside National Cemetery Support Committee, through West Coast Thunder at General Old Golf Course, on Feb. 5. This charity event netted a $7,621.15 […]

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A Day of Remembrance – West Coast Thunder 2011

Posted on 02. Jun, 2011 by .

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The last few years have been tough for our country. But never so tough as for those soldiers that gave their lives for their country and their families. We honor them on Memorial Day in various ways. Some barbeque with friends and families, some enjoy the great outdoors in various ways, our President played golf […]

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West Coast Thunder XII – Paying Homage

Posted on 06. Apr, 2011 by .

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For many in America, especially the Veterans of the United States military, Memorial Day is a somber time. It is more than a day off, it is the day we pay homage to the men and women who have fought bravely for our freedoms, many not returning from the battlefield from which they fought. We […]

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West Coast Thunder 2011

Posted on 27. Jan, 2011 by .

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Although a few months away yet, Skip Fordyce Harley-Davidson is already gearing up for the 2011 West Coast Thunder XII Memorial Day Bike Run. And this year plans to be one hell of a party! Originated in 2000, West Coast Thunder Memorial Day Ride packs over 7500 bikes on Indiana Ave in Riverside, and makes […]

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Troubling Times – Corona HD Set to Close

Posted on 09. Sep, 2010 by .

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These are tough economic times. I probably don’t need to tell you that, the signs are everywhere. But it is equally difficult for the owners of the Harley-Davidson dealerships around the country. We consistently hear of different dealerships closing their doors. This affects not only the owners and their employees, but the customers and community […]

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West Coast Thunder XI – Behind the Scenes

Posted on 14. Jun, 2010 by .

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West Coast Thunder is the Memorial Day ride that parades from Skip Fordyce Harley-Davidson in Riverside, California to the Riverside National Cemetery to pay tribute to the men and women who have fought for this country, and to those soldiers and their families that have paid the ultimate sacrifice. This ride has gained a lot […]

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