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75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally: Making Pappy proud

75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Sturgis, S.D., August. 3–9—There is little that can be said about the American biker scene that doesn’t include the word Sturgis. From hills and dales to dirt and trails the tiny town nestled in the Black Hills of South Dakota has proudly laid claim to its part in helping to shape what true red-white-’n’-blue motorcycle events have come to be ...

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

Lighthouse Run

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 to ride for more than 30 minutes from any city in the state before your eyes feast upon a plethora of natural wonders. Iconic mountains, sweeping deserts ...

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Run-A-Mucca 2015: Dancing in the rain

Run-A-Mucca 2015

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 the rain.” With the weather that was forecast for this weekend I guess we’d see how many people felt like dancing. Weather is a primary factor for this run. Over the years it has seen blazing heat, snow, hail, ...

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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 where it intersected Main. Although the first weekend of Daytona Bike Week started off cold and drizzly, crowds started to gather early for the Victory Motorcycles party on Saturday at the Full Moon. Victory was to introduce its new ...

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15th annual V-Twin Expo: Dialing in the Details

15th annual V-Twin Expo

Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb. 7–8—The V-Twin Expo is billed as “the greatest V-twin products show on earth” and it would be difficult to dispute that claim. Exhibitors like S&S Cycle, Küryakyn, Vance & Hines, Bassani Exhaust and Arlen Ness filled the main floor of the Duke Energy Convention Center featuring new products, performance products and appearance enhancement products. Seminars were featured ...

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Motorcycle Cannonball Run Photo Gallery

Motorcycle Cannonball Run

Daytona Beach, Fla.–Tacoma, Wash., Sept. 5–21—They gathered in Daytona Beach, Florida, the motorcycle-riding fanatics with ancient iron, each anxious to strike out for new horizons, and it’s all captured by the lens of our Contributing Editor Felicia Morgan. Follow the 2014 Cannonballers on their cross-country journey. [Show as slideshow] 12348910►

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2014 Motorcycle Cannonball Run: Cross-country travels and travails

Motorcycle Cannonball Run

Daytona Beach, Fla.–Tacoma, Wash., Sept. 5–21—They gathered in Daytona Beach, Florida, the motorcycle-riding fanatics with ancient iron, each anxious to strike out for new horizons. All 105 had paid their fees, made their bikes ready and journeyed from their homes to take the ride of a lifetime across America. Some came a great distance, shipping precious antique motorcycles from as ...

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37th annual Colorado Motorcycle Expo: Wintry outside, warm and welcome inside

There was a bevy of goods on display at the two-day show featuring all things motorcycle

Denver, Colo., Jan. 31–Feb. 1—OK, for one reason or another most of us have seen the Disney never-to-melt mega-monster, Frozen. It has heroes, princesses, ice castles, bad guys, good guys, a near-human reindeer and a talking snowman. But not surprisingly, no motorcycles are seen in pop culture’s most popular polar panorama. For me, however, that entire perspective changed as January ...

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