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Tank Mount Speedometer/Tachometer #MVX- 2011, $499.95 Oil Pressure Sender #SEN-1039, $119.95 Dakota Digital dakotadigital.com Reviewed by Shadow The tank-mount gauge found on my 2012 FLD Switchback as well as many other late-model Harley-Davidsons is a wondrous thing. With just a quick flick of a “key cap” (the switch on the left grip housing that sounds the horn), one can cycle ...

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Photo Blog: 77th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally—August 11 and 12

Sturgis, S.D., Aug. 11–12—The town of Deadwood is a favorite destination of the Thunder Press staff. And after roaming the streets and visiting shops for a while, we enjoyed a delicious pasta lunch at the newly-opened Harry’s Spaghetti Western Restaurant on Sherman Street. Photos by Shadow If you get a chance, take a ride out to Spur Creek Saloon in ...

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Photo Blog: 77th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally—August 10

Sturgis, S.D., Aug. 10—Another picture-perfect day in Sturgis! The inaugural Beard and Mustache Competition held on Wednesday was a rousing success! Thursday was also the day of the Thunder Press 25th Anniversary Bash held at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame Photo set by Shadow We had Crooked Fox Bourbon, XIII Kings Vodka, BuzzBallz and Chillers (ready-to-drink cocktails) were ...

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Photo Blog: 77th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally—August 9

Sturgis, S.D., Aug. 9—Big day out at the Buffalo Chip. Photo set by Felicia Morgan Perewitz Paint Show in downtown Sturgis. Photo by Shadow Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductees, past and present. Photo by Thunder Press contributor Diane “Shadow’s Wife” Jones Sturgis is all about the bikes. Photo set by Felicia Morgan

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One for the Road: Quarter-century celebration

Once again, I’m planning my annual pilgrimage to South Dakota for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. This is my 15th year of attending, and I’ve also been part of the THUNDER PRESS family for over 15 years. But much more important is another milestone—the 25th anniversary of THUNDER PRESS. And we’re celebrating that remarkable achievement this year during the rally. Our ...

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Photo Blog: 77th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally—August 8

Sturgis, S.D., Aug. 8—What a fabulous and eclectic collection of fascinating folks and their old iron at the AMCA Vintage Motorcycle Day on Tuesday of Sturgis rally week! Photo set by Shadow The first-ever Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Tattoo Contest saw a huge turnout of both contestants and spectators. We hope this becomes an annual rally event! Photo set by Shadow ...

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Photo Blog: 77th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally—August 7

Sturgis, S.D., Aug. 7—The 11th annual Sturgis Ride-in Bike Show held by the Horse Back Street Choppers magazine at the Full Throttle Saloon on Monday, August 7, was one of the best yet! Photo set by Shadow Sunday night was the first-ever AFT race to be held at the Buffalo Chip. Thrills, spills, and plenty of excitement this evening! Photo ...

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Photo Blog: 77th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally—August 6

Sturgis, S.D., Aug. 6—Keith Ball from Bikernet, Marjorie Kleiman from THUNDER PRESS and Chris Callen from Cycle Source collectively represent magazines with 65-years in motorcycle publishing. They were each presented awards from the Buffalo Chip in Sturgis for their publication’s “Moxie.” On Sunday we attended the Flying Piston Builders Breakfast where we met today’s cutting edge-custom builders to benefit Motorcycle ...

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Photo Blog: 77th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally—August 5

Sturgis, S.D., Aug. 5—Sturgis has started, Charlie Bechtel is playing at the Buffalo Chip, be sure to check out the boys in the band. THUNDER PRESS‘s SoCal contributors, Diane and Shadow Jones are in town but the second official day of the rally starts off with rain and gloomy skies… we’re still having fun just the same… Photo set by ...

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