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53rd annual Norwalk Centaurs Yuma Prison Run: Recidivist rendezvous

53rd annual Norwalk Centaurs Yuma Prison Run

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 in the garage for my box prominently marked YUMA, and informing the Boss I will ...

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Arizona Bike Week 2014: Navigating the Sonoran Desert Sprawl

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 a seasonal thaw. Despite the ...

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San Diego Harley-Davidson Grand Opening

San Diego Harley-Davidson Grand Opening

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 hosting thousands of people ...

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Indian Motorcycle of Orange County Grand Opening

Indian Demo Ride

WESTMINSTER, CALIF., MAR. 28–30 — According to reliable sources, more than 40 riders began queuing up at the door of the brand-new Indian/Victory Motorcycle of Orange County in Westminster as early as 8:00 a.m. on Friday morning, March 28, hoping to be in the first group to test ride one of the models in the 2014 crop of Indian motorcycles. ...

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Harry M. Fisher, 1945–2014: Commander of Victor McLaglen Motor Corps

Colonel Harry Fisher

Los Angeles, Calif., Mar. 22 — Family and friends attending funeral services in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 22, were still stunned by Harry Fisher’s untimely death in Daytona Beach on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the age of 68. Visitors were drawn by the sight of Colonel Fisher’s motorcycle staged outside St. Basil’s Catholic Church with the large, red ...

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2014 Anaheim Easyriders Bike Show: A Purrfect combination

2014 Easyriders Bike Show Tour Anaheim

ANAHEIM, CALIF., JAN. 4—SoCal riders found the combination of mild weather and the lure of two-wheeled eye-candy at the annual Easyriders Bike Show Tour’s stop in Anaheim too tempting to ignore. Last year when actor/heartthrob Charlie Hunnam, “Jax” on the FX channel’s hit TV show Sons of Anarchy, was the celebrity guest, 3,000 young ladies, many with male escorts in ...

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10th annual David Mann Chopperfest: Still The Mann

Paul Ponkow's 1950 Panhead took 1st place in Best Old School Scooter

VENTURA, CALIF., DEC 8—Ten years ago family and friends gathered on the sandy beach of Ventura’s fairgrounds to say goodbye to the very loved David Mann who passed away one day after his 64th birthday in September of 2004. Known to all as a well-respected Mann among men, David was an incredibly talented artist whose paintings are known the world ...

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