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What the world needs now is…. not this.

The Hypercharger -ah yes. It’s a well known and recognized bolt on H-D accessory that was gestated in the 1990’s – and widely mocked by most everyone I know. It was reminiscent of a JC Whitney part that belonged on a VW, … Continue reading

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Dream Ride – Let’s Go Trippin’! by Kustom Jeff Dailey

Do you have a trip that you’ve always wanted to take and are always looking for info about? Is there that one road you want to ride from one end to the other? Some people are fortunate enough to be … Continue reading

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The Northwest’s Coast Road: US-101 by 8 Ball Brian

Virtually everyone has heard of Route 66, or Highway 101 in California.  They are both great and legendary roads, don’t get me wrong.  But let me tell you about the other end of the “101”.  

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American By Birth.. Biker By Choice… ~Eddie Sorez

As bikers, we all know the freedom of being in the wind. We travel highways and roads often crowded with cagers, but occasionally  we find an open road where our two wheels are the only ones spinning down the highway … Continue reading

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What it Takes to be a National Geographic Photographer

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intellect, passion, maturity and drive.

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Suspension Repair by Brian “8-Ball” Lange

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On the way back from the remote mountain campout last weekend, I hit a bad, sudden dip in the road followed by several nasty bumps that I couldn’t avoid.  That first one broke the shock mounting bolt. After getting replacement … Continue reading

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The Chicago Run By 8 Ball Brian Lange

Have you ever started out planning some big ride, with just your destination as the only sure thing about the run?  Then as time goes on you start thinking about other places along the way you’d like to check out.  … Continue reading

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Road Blocked ~ Sorez The Scribe

Second class citizens Rights revoked Stopped and searched Out there on the road Checkpoints set up At major events Trying to discourage Those who’d attend Profiling Bikers Patched or not Americans rights Are being set up To be taken away … Continue reading

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A Little Wrenching By 8 Ball Brian

When it comes to my bike getting worked on, as much as possible I try to do all the work myself.  I’m not trying to make myself out to be a great mechanic, far from it.  But with the way … Continue reading

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The Road To Paradise (A Ride Through Mt Rainier National Park) by Brian “8-Ball” Lange

This truly is the road to Paradise.  I consider it one of the top ten roads to ride here in Washington state.  It’s fairly close to the Tacoma/Seattle megopolis, but remote enough to restore some of the peace of mind … Continue reading

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Abandoned America: Creedmoor Psychiatric Center by Stephen Berner

See the full set of images from a visit to Creedmoor located in Queens, NYC

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Bubble Bubble Tire Trouble by 8-Ball Brian Lange

We had a great ride yesterday.  Even if things didn’t go quite as planned, it was still a good time.  With the BBQ we rode about 100 miles down to attend running out of food before we even got there … Continue reading

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The Planning Of A Run by 8 Ball Brian Lange

For several years I have wanted to take my Dad’s ashes back to Chicago and put them with his family.  I have long wanted to make it a run back to spread his ashes amongst his kin.  Only I never … Continue reading

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Birmingham, Alabama A Chopper Mecca????? by Kustom Jeff Dailey

When you think of Birmingham what comes to mind? Rednecks, civil rights marches, maybe the Vulcan statue up on Red Mountain, but CHOPPERS????  Nah!  Can’t be any of those around there, Alabama is ALWAYS at least 10 years behind the … Continue reading

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Appearances Count? by Jeff “Maddog” Maddox

I have often wondered how I look riding down the street or highway. A little weird I know, but if you have never looked at your reflection in a store-front window while sitting at a stop light then at some … Continue reading

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Loggers Jubilee By 8 Ball Brian

Nestled in a valley in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains lies the little town of Morton, Washington.  Surrounding by mountains covered in dense forest, it isn’t surprising that 70 years ago there started up a sort of Loggers rodeo.  … Continue reading

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