75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Photo Blog: 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, August 1

Sturgis, S.D., Aug. 1—With the 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally just getting under way, we’ve... 
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Bagger shock with compressor

Shotgun Shock: A smooth ride

Softail version: $1,550 Bagger version: $1,750 www.shotgunshock.com From the moment I heard about Shotgun... 
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Shadow with “Sunshine” Sonny Payne, host of the King Biscuit Time program that airs from radio station KFFA in Helena, Arkansas

Country and Blues Ride: Deep in the Delta

Clarksdale, Miss.—Here were two women, Shadow and me, who had never ridden together and, in fact, hardly... 
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RALLIES & EVENTS

Lighthouse Run

15th annual Lighthouse Run: Exploring Oregon’s iconic gems

Shannon Parker

Coos Bay, Ore., June 19–20—There is no doubt in my mind that we here in the Northwest are privy to one of the most beautiful parts of the United States. One rarely needs... read story

Laconia Motorcycle Week

Video: Laconia Motorcycle Week

13th annual Outer Banks Bike Week

13th annual Outer Banks Bike Week: Carolina cool

Outer Banks, N.C., Apr. 18–26—Early morning sunshine streams down and the air has already warmed up considerably—T-shirt weather for sure.... Read more »

Run-A-Mucca 2015

Run-A-Mucca 2015: Dancing in the rain

Winnemucca, Nev., May 22–24—Vivian Greene wrote, “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in... Read more »

74th annual Daytona Bike Week: Beachside escapades

74th annual Daytona Bike Week: Beachside escapades

Daytona Beach, Fla., Mar. 6–15—The stage and scaffolding extended well beyond the Full Moon Saloon property, blocking most of Olive Street... Read more »

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Editorially Speaking

Terry_Roorda

Blue Dog Diaries: Life in the split lane

Heading north on I-280 towards San Francisco, four lanes in either direction, I’m moving with traffic at 75... Read more »

Terry_Roorda

Blue Dog Diaries: Mad Vlad’s mangy pack

The Russians have a motorcycle club rumored to number over 5,000, and they call themselves the Night Wolves. They’re... Read more »

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GEAR

Shotgun Shock: A smooth ride

Shotgun Shock: A smooth ride

PJ Hyland

Softail version: $1,550 Bagger version: $1,750 www.shotgunshock.com From the moment I heard about Shotgun Shock’s bagger version I couldn’t wait to get in the saddle of... read story

Corbin Seat installed on a Dyna Switchback—note the key slot to the rear of the Corbin logo, which allows seat removal within seconds without the need for tools

Cushy tush: “Close” Classic Heated Solo Saddle

Corbin “Close” Classic Heated Solo Saddle for Dyna Glide, P/N HD-FXD-6-CS-E, $593 Ovalbac Leather... Read more »

Memphis Shades Batwing Fairing installed with all the trimmings on my 2014 Dyna FLD

Batwing Fairing: Smooth sailing

Batwing Fairing Memphis Shades Batwing Fairing #2330-0017, $299.95 Polished Trigger Lock Hardware #2320-0113,... Read more »

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Columnists

Ernie_Copper

Spare Parts: Back home, again

I have rarely had the desire, or opportunity, to own the same bike more than once. But the bike I call Elsie has... Read more »

Ernie_Copper

Spare Parts: Rust never sleeps

Every now and then I catch a glimpse of the sentiment so often expressed on shows like American Pickers and What’s... Read more »

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Regional Buzz

Kay_Cardwell

If You See Kay: June, 2015

I can get by with a little help from my friends. So, the question is: How do you clean spokes? I have a million... Read more »

Kay_Cardwell

If You See Kay: May, 2015

Happy birthday to all bikers who celebrate in May. Happy birthday to Hannelore Hill in Watsonville, to Andy Lagosh... Read more »

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