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May 2017 Issue

2014 Harley-Davidson Street Glide and Cover Model Rachael

Our May 2017 cover bike is a 2014 Harley-Davidson Street Glide, whose owner Eddie Homfeld has nicknamed "Mistress," and this month's cover model is Rachael from Kansas City, Kansas. Scroll down to check out all of this month's articles, and for more details about this month's cover bike and model.

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2014 Harley-Davidson Street Glide "Mistress"

April 29, 2017

Our May 2017 cover bike is a 2014 Harley-Davidson Street Glide, which is owned by Eddie Homfeld from Grain Valley, Missouri. To find out more about Eddie, check out his interview, and for more photos of his bike, which he nicknamed "Mistress," and for more photos of our cover model Rachael, check out her interview as well. For this month's issue, we also invite you to check out our behind the scenes photos and video taken at our May 2017 cover shoot.

Eddie Homfeld & His 2014 Harley-Davidson Street Glide "Mistress"

April 29, 2017

Our May 2017 cover bike is owned by Eddie Homfeld, and we enjoyed shooting his 2014 Harley-Davidson Street Glide "Mistress" for this month’s cover. Eddie is from Grain Valley, Missouri, and we had the opportunity to gather additional information about him and his “Mistress.” We also enjoyed shooting cover model Rachael on Eddie’s bike for this month’s cover. I’m sure you’ll also enjoy this month’s behind the scenes photos and video!

Behind the Scenes with Rachael

April 29, 2017

Our May 2017 cover model is Rachael from Kansas City, Kansas. She owns her own housekeeping service called Tidy Assistant. When asked about future ambitions, Rachael said “To be the best mom I can be, and to become a black belt in taekwondo. I start training in two weeks!” When it comes to hobbies, she told us that she enjoys arts and crafts, concerts, and movies.

Video: Behind the Scenes at our May 2017 Cycle Connections Cover Shoot

April 29, 2017

 For this month's issue, we invite you to take a look behind the scenes at our May 2017 Cover Shoot video, which follows cover model Rachael through her photo shoot and interview, and make sure to check out the specs and additional photos of this custom 2014 Harley-Davidson Street Glide and our interview with bike owner Eddie Homfeld.  

Photos by Dick Carlson with Carlson Digital Photography

Video by Randall “Sea Hawk” Hauk with Sea Hawk Media Productions

 

57th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels - Kansas City, Missouri

April 22, 2017

During the weekend of February 10 through 12, Bartle Hall in Kansas City was the venue for the 57th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels. The show is part of the Championship Auto Shows series held in various U.S. cities and Canada. Every year, World of Wheels packs Bartle Hall with sports cars, classic cars, street rods, race cars, rat rods, motorcycles, and vendor booths. I got my $16 discount ticket at O’Reilly Auto Parts and headed for downtown Kansas City on Sunday, February 12.

Monkeying Around in Peru

April 30, 2017

What could be more challenging than taking a bunch of brave/slightly unhinged men and women, blindfolding them, leading them into the Sahara desert in Morocco and telling them they have to get to a destination on the Atlantic Coast, 1000km away, six days later on tiny motorbikes more suitable for children than adults? How about taking them and their bikes to Peru?

Upcoming Women Rider Events

April 30, 2017

This year’s International Female Ride Day (IFRD) falls on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Started 11 years ago to boost female ridership and bring attention to women who ride, IFRD has grown to include almost every country, with events planned all over the world. You can get your IFRD logo here to print and place on your bike or display it on social media.

Whether you ride with a planned group event or ride solo, the purpose of the day to get you out there to “Just Ride!”

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