Ill Conduct Stunt Show sponsored by Harley-Davidson-4

Photos from the 74th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally – part 4

STURGIS, S.D.—As the 74th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally comes to a close this weekend, Thunder Press... 
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National Cycle Gladiator Windshield FXDB

National Cycle Gladiator Windshield: Stealthy and versatile

I’m not a fan of windshields. All pros aside, I undeniably favor the clean and uncluttered look on... 
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Sutter Creek

Day Tripping to Sloughhouse, California

Sloughhouse, Calif., June 6 — Sometimes we get so caught up in the daily routine of our lives that... 
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All eight Miss Laughlin River Run 2014 contestants gather and wait for the winner to be announced

Miss Laughlin Pageant and Wet T-shirt Contests: Adults only

Jon Demaria

LAUGHLIN, NEV., APR 24-27—In years past I’ve attended the wild and raucous wet T-shirt contests held at the Riverside Resort bar named the Losers’ Lounge, and this year... read story

Steel Horse Sisterhood Summit 2014

Steel Horse Sisterhood Summit: Getting the girls together

DENVER, COLO., MAY 2-4—When I first started riding a motorcycle 20-some years ago, there were very few women riders. As more and more women... Read more »

20th annual Fallen Officers Benefit

20th annual Fallen Officers Benefit Ride: A day of reflection

BALDWIN PARK, CALIF., MAY 17—Before the slow red tape of insurance benefits begins, a check of at least $2,000 is presented by the Choir Boys... Read more »

19th annual Utah Kids Ride at Wright's Motorcycle Parts

19th annual Utah Kids Ride: Tugging at your heartstrings

BOUNTIFUL CITY, UTAH, MAY 18—At a park in Bountiful City, amid clapping and cheers of encouragement, a young boy aided by prosthetics and braced... Read more »

Amateurs in five classes battle it out on the Avi's eighth-mile strip

Avi Resort Thunder on the River: RV’s and racers on the rez

LAUGHLIN, NEV., APR. 24-26—After an excellent RV experience in Arizona, our logic was to keep the toy hauler ready and try our luck at the... Read more »

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Editorially Speaking


Blue Dog Diaries: Future shock

How do you feel about electric motorcycles? And by “you” I mean current Harley riders and the legions of Milwaukee... Read more »

Robert Fila

Southern Rail: Safe keeping

Growing up as a kid, I led a sheltered life. Times were rough on occasion, but it was a simpler time. I don’t... Read more »

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National Cycle Gladiator Windshield: Stealthy and versatile

National Cycle Gladiator Windshield: Stealthy and versatile

John Galvin

I’m not a fan of windshields. All pros aside, I undeniably favor the clean and uncluttered look on the front of motorcycles. However, I don’t know what it’s like where... read story

Harley-Davidson Premium Luggage Sissy Bar Backpack

Harley-Davidson Sissy Bar Backpack: Cavernous companion

The term “backpack” was coined in the U.S. in the early 1900’s, though similar over-the-shoulder... Read more »

Oil Bud Oil Cooler

Oil Bud Oil Cooler

Over the years, Harley-Davidson Twin Cam motor temperatures have gotten higher and higher due to more... Read more »

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Motorhead Memo: Hype-performance myth

Not long ago I was asked to present a little technical information at a “boot camp” held by my alma mater,... Read more »


Almost Fiction: Manic depressive

You used to be a “manic depressive,” now you are labeled with “bipolar disorder.” Personally I prefer... Read more »

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Regional Buzz


Two-Wheel Two-Step: July, 2014

On May 10, the Cherokee Chapter of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America held their annual Bike Show in Smithville... Read more »


Tan Lines: July, 2014

The month of May rolled into Florida with a sprinkling of showers, but not enough to ruin anyone’s riding plans.... Read more »

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