February 2017 Issue

2014 Indian Chieftain and Cover Model Jessica

Our February 2017 cover bike is a 2014 Indian Chieftain, which is owned by Roger Baggs, and this month's cover model is Jessica from Kansas City, Missouri. Scroll down to check out all of this month's articles and for more details about this month's cover bike and model.

In This Issue:

2014 Indian Chieftain

January 31, 2017

Our February 2017 cover bike is a 2014 Indian Chieftain, which is owned by Roger Baggs from Higginsville, Missouri. To find out more about Roger, check out his interview, and for more photos of his bike and our cover model Jessica, 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 February 2017 cover shoot.

Roger Baggs & His 2014 Indian Chieftain

January 31, 2017

Our February 2017 cover bike is owned by Roger Baggs, and we enjoyed shooting his 2014 Indian Chieftain for this month’s cover. Roger is from Higginsville, Missouri, and we had the opportunity to gather additional information about him and his Chieftain. We also had fun shooting cover model Jessica on Roger’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 Jessica

January 31, 2017

Jessica from Kansas City, Missouri is our February 2017 cover model. She is a dental assistant, and her future ambitions are to make a difference and be happy by getting into social work and working with children who are victims of abuse. Jessica's hobbies include motorcycle riding and horseback riding.

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

January 31, 2017

For this month's issue, we invite you to take a look behind the scenes at our February 2017 Cover Shoot video, which follows cover model Jessica through her photo shoot and interview, and make sure to check out the specs and additional photos of this beautiful 2014 Indian Chieftain. Also make sure to check out our interview with bike owner Roger Baggs.  

13th Annual Christian Biker Workshop - Kansas City, Missouri

January 28, 2017

On Saturday, January 7, bikers gathered in the Langmade Room at Calvary University for the 13th Annual Christian Biker Workshop sponsored by Cycle Disciples M/C. Coffee and donuts were provided by the host club. There were 39 in attendance including members of several groups like Christian Motorcyclists Association and Heart of God Fellowship.

Leon Rook Memorial Christmas Adopt-a-Family Project-Greater KC HOG - Blue Springs, Missouri

January 22, 2017

Several weeks before the Christmas season, Jim Orr brought an idea to the officers of the Greater Kansas City Chapter, Harley Owners Group. The suggestion was to raise money to help make Christmas, 2016, special for one or more families in need and to do this in memory of Leon Rook, a beloved chapter member we lost on May 22, 2011. Chapter director Chad Schmidt, Leon’s grandson, was very appreciative of the idea, and all of the officers enthusiastically approved. Joining Chad and Jim on the planning committee were Amy Both, Diana Bray, Tammy Edgmon, and Ted Resch.

Polaris shuts down Victory Motorcycle Division

January 31, 2017

As has been widely reported, Polaris has decided to shut down its Victory Motorcycles Division after 18 years.

Florida Helmet Law Proposal

January 31, 2017

A bill in Florida was introduced that would require all riders to wear helmets.

News and Tidbits

January 29, 2017

2nd Annual Women’s Motorcycle Show - Los Angeles, California

After the success of its inaugural show, the 2nd annual Women’s Motorcycle Show was held January 14, 2017 at Lucky Wheels Garage in Los Angeles, California. Hosted by Alicia Elfving, author of the successful Moto Lady website, the show promoted the groundbreaking and creative work by women in the motorcycle industry as well as celebrate Moto Lady’s 6th Anniversary. Custom bikes built by and for women from all over California were featured.


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