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Cannonball Characters: #52 Stephen “Doc” Hopkins

#52 Stephen “Doc” Hopkins 1916 Harley-Davidson with wicker sidecar Doc, who earned his nickname after receiving his doctoral in mechanics, was part of a team that managed to navigate his handsome machine across every single mile of the difficult route that spanned 15 states. The Doc ’n’ Dawn duo came in 10th overall and became the first couple to complete ...

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Cannonball Characters: #29 Ryan Allen

#29 Ryan Allen 1916 Indian Powerplus The 2016 Cannonball was not the first go-round for the gregarious rider #29, Ryan Allen. The New Mexico native cool kid had ridden a 1929 Indian Scout in the 2014 run so he was well aware of what to expect for the next iteration, all except for the part about riding a machine more ...

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Free Range: Bikers reign

It’s pretty tough to catch up with friends who travel as much as I do, since schedules and routes rarely align, so it was extra special recently when I got to sit down with my favorite fiddling friend, Harry, from the Fryed Brothers Band. He and his band of brothers spend their time touring the country to play their own ...

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9th annual Quail Motorcycle Gathering: The best and the brightest

Carmel, Calif., May 6—Under grey skies and a siege of cold wind, over 3,000 diehard attendees filled the lawn at the Quail Lodge and Golf Club for the ninth year of celebrating all things motorcycle related. Sprawled out across the comfort of the cushy resort’s putting greens, the Quail Motorcycle Gathering was a complete case of sensory overload as spectators ...

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Doctor’s orders

Just read the Tuff Luv piece. Having had a heart attack I can relate. The guy sounds like a co-worker I had some years ago. He and I had our issues about the same time. I followed the instructions from my doctor. He didn’t. I’m still here and he’s not.  —Mike Driggers, Georgia Glad you were smart and are still ...

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Free Range: Tuff luv

Sitting out on the dive bar patio, soaking up the warmth of a rare sunny day in the dead of a nasty winter, I overheard a conversation between members of a club I recognized. There were no attempts at keeping the story quiet so I listened intently as a guy described a situation he’d experienced three years prior. “Right here ...

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Free Range: Changes

Aaron was a cool guy. A kid, really. At least in my eyes, since he was still in his forties when he passed away just a week ago. As coworkers we’d spent the last few years wrangling over photos, collages, layouts… all the typical stuff one does to get a publication to the newsstands in time. He and I managed ...

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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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Mama Tried Motorcycle Show: Stoking the fire

Milwaukee, Wis., Feb. 16–19—Dragging luggage through the Milwaukee airport gives one a giggle while passing through the designated “recombobulation area,” past the cheese-wedge hats, Harley-Davidson boutique and right on out the front door to the biggest motorcycle mecca in all the world. While bikers might be a minority anywhere else on the planet, we are certainly not so in Milwaukee, ...

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