Ballistic Cycles' hubless creation took the Baddest Bagger

74th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Photo Gallery

STURGIS, S.D., AUG 4-10—Take one last look back at the 74th annual Sturgis Rally through NorCal Bureau... 
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However, if I want to ride the bike with the cover on, I affix it using the hook-and-loop straps, which offer a snugger fit.

SplitWeight Waterproof Motorcycle Seat Cover: Rain, rain go away

A big storm was brewing, and I placed my seat rain cover on my FXD before I retired for the evening.... 
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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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Harley-Davidson MY 2015 press launch

Harley-Davidson MY 2015 press launch: The hits keep happening

Terry Roorda

Sonoma, Calif., Aug. 25–26—From the American debut of the cosmopolitan new XG500 and XG750 Street models in January to the surprise introduction on the eve of Daytona... read story

Club members present a $5,816 check to Children’s Hospital representatives

4th annual It’s All About the Kids Motorcycle Ride: Wide eyes and whopping smiles

Minneapolis, Minn., July 19—It takes months and months of planning for fundraisers and usually, they are over in a matter of hours. But I’m... Read more »

Gina Woods & Jill Parham of J&P withthe HER Project

J&P Cycles Open House Rally: Party in the heartland

Anamosa, Iowa, June 27–29—This one has been on my agenda for years, and this year I finally made it there. The 35th annual J&P Cycles... Read more »

Rolling Thunder Wreath Ceremony

Rolling Thunder XXVII: Riding to remember

Washington, D.C., May 29–June 1—The Rolling Thunder demonstration on Memorial Day weekend is a pilgrimage of sorts, where the people demand... Read more »

NYC H.O.G. Director Joe Sessa (l) and Grand Marshal Peter Vallone Jr. get ready to lead the ride

NYC H.O.G. Bikers Against Breast Cancer: Fighting a family disease

NEW YORK, N.Y., JUNE 8—Hundreds of motorcycles roared through the streets of New York City June 8 to raise money for NYC H.O.G. Bikers Against... 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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SplitWeight Waterproof Motorcycle Seat Cover: Rain, rain go away

SplitWeight Waterproof Motorcycle Seat Cover: Rain, rain go away

Marjorie Kleiman

A big storm was brewing, and I placed my seat rain cover on my FXD before I retired for the evening. When I went down to the hotel parking lot after breakfast, the cover was... read story


Harley-Davidson Eclipse Triple Vent System Jacket

Harley-Davidson Eclipse Triple Vent System Jacket Instead of the usual product review where we start... Read more »

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... Read more »

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Spare Parts: Baby’s first rebuild

There are lots of firsts in a parent’s life. Baby’s first steps, first words and first teeth are so commonplace... Read more »


Free Range: Fresh start

I took a wrong turn off the freeway and managed to get lost in downtown Portland. This isn’t new for me, but... Read more »

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Regional Buzz


Two-Wheel Two-Step: August, 2014

On May 15–18, the Rally in the Crater was held in Mt. Enterprise. Staged in an actual crater that serves as... Read more »


The Shadow Knows: August, 2014

Have you heard about the Biker Ice Bucket Challenge? Members of my club, the Iron Knights MC, posted some hilarious... Read more »

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