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Bullin Through Life: The long run

Howdy! Grab a chair an’ a beer! Ya know, a lot of people always talk about “the long run,” and they tell ya “that’ll get ya in the long run,” but sometimes, it’s the long run itself that gets ya. There’s nothing as dreaded as bein’ out in the middle of nowhere, hundreds of miles from home, an’ havin’ a ...

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2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide

A bike for all seasons Harley-Davidson has a long history of manufacturing bikes that can be converted from around-town motorcycles into touring models. The FXRT was likely the first iteration of this concept, adding saddlebags and a full fairing. During the Dyna years, there was the Dyna Convertible, a typical Dyna platform but with the addition of bags that could ...

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Ride Out of the Darkness: From sorrow to healing

I would like to share with you the experience of attending my first American Foundation for Suicide Prevention “Out of the Darkness Community Walk” in Edinburg, Texas. Each and every suicide is said to directly impact no less than six people and in 2016, 44,965 people decided to end their lives prematurely. Of those people, 3,403 were from Texas. This ...

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Shop Dogs: Molly, the shop dog and riding partner

Berry Wardlaw is well known to many as the master when it comes to top-of-the-line V-twin motors. His company Accurate Engineering crafts motors—Panheads, Knuckleheads, Shovels, works of art that also set land speed records. Those who know him also know that he is as much at home on a motorcycle as he is in front of a milling machine. But ...

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57th annual Yuma Prison Run

Smiling Megan performs atop a crowd-pleasing stunt, waving to the enthusiastic crowd

Keep it kickin’ Yuma, Ariz., Apr. 20–22—It’s not like back east with snow creating the “cabin fever” effect. Here in SoCal it’s more a result of the daily survival of the roads and freeways made even more dangerous with “intexticated” drivers. That this event is called the Yuma Prison Run contradicts the actual freedom gained by attending. My friend Esta ...

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Where am I? June 2018

Summer wouldn’t seem summer without melon A big slice, no BIGGER if you would Beehive State sinners and Saints feel as I do Their largest slice of summer is made of wood   The Robber’s Roost on Main in tonight’s headrest I can see the Fat Boy just outside my room door Dinner will be fresh at Ray’s on Broadway ...

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2018 Women’s World Record Race

Faith, on her Indian Chieftain Dark Horse, is posing for pictures before she meets all the fans that showed up to the event

Faith Ahlers and the Grizzly Race Team to circumnavigate the globe St. Michael, Minn., May 5–6—There doesn’t seem to be any better way to celebrate International Female Ride Day than Saturday’s launch party for Faith Ahlers, sponsored by Kuryakyn and Camacho and hosted by Bison Thunder Motorcycle located in St. Michael, Minnesota. Faith, riding an Indian Chieftain Dark Horse, is ...

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Partz: Cool cruising

Partz: Cool cruising

As technology continues to breach new horizons, we continue to be amazed at the products being developed. Case in point is the new Harley-Davidson Footwear High Temperature-Resistant Boots. This newly-developed techno-gizmo is labeled the Motor Company’s TFL COOL SYSTEM and can keep boot temperatures up to 54 degrees F. cooler than a standard piece of dead cow when exposed to the sun’s rays. This works ...

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Home Track Hero Jeffrey Carver Jr. Triumphant at Springfield Mile I

Jared Mees and Kenny Coolbeth finish 2-3 Springfield, Ill., May 28—It may have come a day later than originally planned due to Sunday’s weather postponement, but American Flat Track made good on its Memorial Day tradition. The world’s greatest dirt track motorcycle racers once again put on a spectacular show for the crowd who came back out to the Illinois ...

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