53rd annual Norwalk Centaurs Yuma Prison Run: Recidivist rendezvous

53rd annual Norwalk Centaurs Yuma Prison Run

SuperGlide Gail
June 25, 2014

YUMA, ARIZ., APRIL 18-20—Usually the vernal equinox sends people into a spring-cleaning frenzy. Not so with me. My standard operating procedure at this time involves four actions: sending in my IRS extension, checking the weather report for southern Arizona (almost always showing 90 degrees), scrounging... Read more »

Arizona Bike Week 2014: Navigating the Sonoran Desert Sprawl


Felicia Morgan
June 24, 2014

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ., APR. 2–6 — For a lot of riders, cruising into the Valley of the Sun for a springtime traipse through the flora and fauna of the Sonoran Desert is a welcome respite from the winter doldrums, and folks headed to the warmth of the Arizona sunshine this year were more than ready for... Read more »

Genuine Motorworks 5th Anniversary: Motorcycle Merchandise Store Celebrates Success

Genuine Motorworks 5th Anniversary

June 24, 2014

Brooklyn, N.y., Apr. 12 — Five years ago, Elisa Seeger, co-owner of Indian Larry Motorcycles with her husband Bob Seeger, threw open the doors to Genuine Motorworks. I attended the grand opening of the new store on April 18, 2009, marveling at the bravery of anyone opening a new business in those challenging... Read more »

16th Annual Thunder Beach Spring Rally: Sweet Sixteen on the Sugar Sands

7th annual Thunder Beach Spring Rally

Walt Lumpkin
June 23, 2014

Panama City Beach, Fla., Apr. 30–May 4 — Bikers as a group can be a stubborn lot; adventurous and independent thinkers. At least that is my assessment of those who braved the weather to attend the 16th iteration of Thunder Beach in the Florida Panhandle town of Panama City Beach. Nearby Pensacola... Read more »

3rd Annual Easter Basket Ride: Bringing Joy and Jelly Beans to Winthrop Kids

Biker Easter Bunny

Dom Mazza
June 23, 2014

Huntington, N.Y., Apr. 19 — The weather could not have been any nicer for the 3rd annual Easter Basket Ride, sponsored by the Long Island Harley Riders. The April sun was warm with a slight Long Island breeze when more than 50 motorcycle-riding members showed up at the Nathan Hale VFW Hall on the day... Read more »

13th Annual MDA Black ’N Blue Ball: More Than $100,000 Raised For the MDA

2014 MDA Courage Award

John Galvin
June 20, 2014

Minneapolis, Minn., Apr. 12 — How do you get a bunch of bikers into a ballroom? Ditching the dress code is a good way to start. And that’s what the folks at the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) have done with their annual Black ’N Blue Ball held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis.... Read more »

AMCA Viking Chapter Display: Indian 841 Steals the Show

AMCA Viking Chapter display

Tim O'Keeffe
June 19, 2014

ST. PAUL, MINN., MAR. 29–30 — This year, the Donnie Smith Bike Show once again asked the Antique Motorcycle Club of America’s Viking Chapter to host a club display to spread the word about old bikes, along with the fun we have keeping them going on the road. We used the opportunity to talk about... Read more »

2014 Donnie Smith Chopper Class Challenge and Student Builds

Sturgis Brown High School chopper club

John Galvin
June 19, 2014

St. Paul, Minn., Mar. 29–30 — Since 2004, the Donnie Smith Bike Show has showcased the unique, and sometimes wild, creations fabricated by aspiring young builders via their school’s “chopper class” programs. The experience-hungry young guns head to St. Paul to pit their builds against other... Read more »

27th Annual Donnie Smith Bike + Car Show

Donnie Smith Bike + Car Show

June 19, 2014

St. Paul, Minn., Mar. 29–30 — Bearded bikers, moms and dads with infants in strollers, clubs sporting colors, teenagers, run-of-the-mill motorheads—all mingled together in the long line streaming into the St. Paul RiverCentre early Saturday morning. It was an eclectic mix to be sure, but all were... Read more »

San Diego Harley-Davidson Grand Opening

San Diego Harley-Davidson Grand Opening

Jon DeMaria
June 10, 2014

San Diego, Calif., Mar. 22 — It’s been several months since San Diego Harley first rolled open their doors at their new superstore at 4645 Morena Boulevard. The soft opening was back in November, but if you have had any dealings with owner New York Myke and his team, you would know that a huge event... Read more »

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