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Arizona Bike Week: Faces in the Crowd

Whether you hung out in WestWorld all week, moseyed out to Phoenix Bikefest or cruised out to Cave Creek, there was plenty of fun to be had all over the Valley of the Sun. Here are a few of the folks we shared some of the beautiful weather with: Damsel in Defense dames We met Mindy Lin, cofounder of Damsels ...

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Arizona Bike Week: Coming of age

Scottsdale, Ariz., Apr. 5–9—After months of record-setting nasty weather, winter had had its way with the western states in a huge way and as riders, folks were done with it. Consequently, loading up to hit the highway for signature sunsets with saguaro silhouettes was particularly exciting for those who traveled across the soggy southwest to celebrate Arizona Bike Week’s coming ...

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Arizona Bike Week celebrates its 20th anniversary

What started as a small gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts two decades ago has grown into one of the biggest rallies in the country.  April 6–10, Arizona Bike Week will be celebrating its 20th anniversary at WestWorld in Scottsdale, AZ.  This 360-acre park has been home to Arizona Bike Week for 15 of its 20 rallies.  With massive RV camping accommodations ...

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Arizona Bike Week RV Adventure: Wild times at WestWorld

Arizona Bike Week RV Adventure at WestWorld

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ., APR. 2–6—The Arizona desert, words that make me smile and breathe easier. Toss in motorcycle riding and Arizona Bike Week and it’s instant heaven. Our annual journey was certainly different this year, however, since it included our newly acquired RV. Call us what you want: trailer trash, poser, RUB, whatever. We were going and, in the end, that’s ...

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Sonny Barger Hell’s Angels Anniversary Party

Zorana and Sonny Barger (l) pose with a friend at the Steel Horse Saloon

CAVE CREEK, ARIZ., APR.6—There really is nothing like the roar of hundreds of motorcycles rising up over the desert hills with riders united in the freedom of the ride, pushing through the warm desert air creating smiles for miles behind those bushy beards with hearts pumping and adrenaline racing. That’s what comes with a pack ride with the Hell’s Angels, ...

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15th annual Chester’s Torch Ride

Guests of the Wildhorse Pass Casino and Hotel lined up to take photos of the 1200 Torch Riders arriving at the Phoenix Bike Fest

MESA, ARIZ., APR. 5—Mesa, Ariz., Apr. 5—Approximately 1,200 bikers showed up to help support the Arizona Special Olympics at Chester’s 15th annual Torch Ride. The $25-a-head donation (or $45 for two heads) got you a pancake breakfast, run pin, entry into the Sammy Hagar Concert at Phoenix Bike Fest that night (a $25 value all by itself) and a chance ...

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Cave Creek Rally 2014

Cave Creek Rally 2014

CAVE CREEK, ARIZ., APR. 1-6—Cowboys, Indians, outlaws and miners. That pretty much sums up Cave Creek’s history and heritage. Gold was discovered in 1874 on nearby Gold Hill, which caused a gold rush to the area displacing the Indians who lived there. Although the gold has played out, the town remains like an echo in time. The buildings, although none ...

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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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MMI to host 6th annual AZ Bike Week Garage Party

PHOENIX, ARIZ.,—Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI), a division of Universal Technical Institute and provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional motorcycle technicians, will host its 6th annual AZ Bike Week Garage Party on Saturday, March 29, at its Phoenix campus. A main stop on the AZ Bike Week tour, the event will host a custom bike shop competition ...

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