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So WHO will carry the Torch?

Post & Images by Jack McIntyre As a Motorcycle Rally Photographer, my wheels are always turning, and my motorcycle as well. Weeks & sometimes months in advance, the shooting schedules and daily plans are being designed. I’d say, just from my perspective, over the last 20 years, pretty much the same crowd has been producing […]

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So Easy Even a Girl Should Do It: S&S Stealth 2 Air Filter Install

Story by Leah Misch
Photos by Leah Misch ad compliments of S&S Cycle Editor’s Note: The Garage Girls Ultimate Biker Makeover Contest has been a hand up to riders for quite a few years now. The 2016 winner, Leah Misch, is from Wisconsin and when S&S Cycle, one of the contest sponsors, learned she had won […]

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MUSTANG SEATS, MADE IN AMERICA

Story and photos by Marilyn Stemp If your motorcycle is equipped with a Mustang seat, you can rest assured that your posterior is in good hands, so to speak. How do I know? Because we recently visited the Mustang factory—something you can do, too,—and after a thorough tour that traced the manufacturing process of a […]

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Counterproductive Effort in Sturgis

By M. Stemp I’ve always preferred the velvet glove over the sucker punch, but after the sneaky maneuvering at a recent Meade County, South Dakota commissioners meeting, the gloves are off. There’s long been an element of greed associated with the Sturgis Rally, but as the 75th anniversary approaches, the sharks are circling ever more […]

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Road Weasels, A Tribute To Ross Tomas

Post by Joe Distefano of Pro Riders Marketing. After the tragic premature death of their only child,Ross, Mike and Carolyn Tomas, owners of Kiwi Indian Motorcycles in Riverside,California, decided to begin creating a new legacy in their son’s name. They have started a motorcycle group called the Road Weasels. This is already an International group […]

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Riding the Distance With Purpose. Kiwi Mike and Greg go round the world

Kiwi Mike and Greg go round the world It’s billed as the ultimate riding adventure—two men riding Round The World (RTW). In 2012, Kiwi Mike Tomas and Greg Johnson rode from California to the east coast on vintage Indians, and it was such a great adventure they’ve decided to continue it. “This thing was born […]

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Taking Risks in Sturgis

All those quotes about embracing change – and there are plenty of them – tend to ignore one thing: humans don’t like change, we like predictability and familiarity. As a typical human, I concur with this perspective. But circumstances conspired this year to make change my accepted daily ritual. There was no choice about it: […]

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Mr. Subjective: Why ‘Made in the USA Matters’

As borrowed from Aerostich RiderWearhouse, www.aerostich.com America’s core wealth comes from three sources: Extractive resource development, Agricultural production and Manufacturing. Actually, agriculture these days is sort of a mash up of resource development and manufacturing. Service Industries are important, too, but this wealth-from-nothing activity isn’t the same as the other three. The USA is the […]

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