Rides, Rallies and Events Recap

Rides, Rallies and Events Recap

2001 Boar Razorback

July 31, 2011
Robert Vasquez’s 2001 Boar Razorback was selected as one of the finalists at our Cover Bike Search at Open Road Bar & Grill in Grandview, Missouri. Robert is from Stillwell, Kansas, and we had the opportunity to gather more information about himself for this month's issue. We also took a few photos of cover model search finalist Candi, on his bike. Owner: Robert VasquezCity: Stillwell, KansasGeneral- Year/Make/Model: 2001 Boar Razorback - Fabrication by: Dyno Mike WilsonEngine- Make/Size: TP 107ci- Carburetor: S&S Shorty- Air Cleaner: S&S- Pipes: Dyno Mike FishtailsFrame/Suspension- Swingarm: No way!- Rear suspension: The best…hardtail…make sure you have a…

Cover Model Search Finalist Candi

July 31, 2011
Candi, from Belton, Missouri, was one of the finalists in our Cover Model Search at Open Road Bar & Grill in Grandview, Missouri. Candi is a salon coordinator and massage therapist. When asked about her ambitions, she said “I just want to be a good person, work hard, enjoy as many experiences as possible and have fun doing it!” When asked about hobbies, Candi said “Concerts! I LOVE live music. I listen to just about anything, but I love Rock n Roll! I also enjoy movies, reading, painting, camping, fishing, swimming, and playing video games with my son Logan.” She…

Cover Bike Search Finalist Stacy Mitts & His 2002 Custom Chopper

July 31, 2011
Stacy Mitts’ 2002 Custom Chopper was selected as one of the finalists at our Cover Bike Search at Open Road Bar & Grill in Grandview, Missouri. Stacy is from Belton, Missouri, and we had the opportunity to gather more information about him and his 2002 Custom Chopper for this month's issue. We also took a few photos of cover model search finalist Carissa, on his bike. CC: Stacy, what is your occupation?Stacy: I’m a roofer, snow plow driver, and a part time solid gold dancer. LOL.CC: Do you have hobbies other than motorcycling?Stacy: Yes, I also enjoy hotrods and pretty…

2002 Custom Chopper

July 31, 2011
Stacy Mitts’ 2002 Custom Chopper was selected as one of the finalists at our Cover Bike Search at Open Road Bar & Grill in Grandview, Missouri. Stacy is from Belton, Missouri, and we had the opportunity to gather more information about himself for this month's issue. We also took a few photos of cover model search finalist Carissa, on his bike. Owner: Stacy MittsCity: Belton, MissouriGeneral- Year/Make/Model: 2002 Special Construction - Fabrication by: Stacy Mitts- Assembled by: Stacy Mitts- Assembly time: About one year. Bought one part at a time.Engine- Size/Make/Size: 100 inch S&S - Carburetor: S&S- Air Cleaner: S&S-…

Cover Model Search Finalist Carissa

July 31, 2011
Carissa, from Oak Grove, Missouri, was one of the finalists in our Cover Model Search at Open Road Bar & Grill in Grandview, Missouri. Carissa is a product evaluator, and her main ambition is “To live life to the fullest!” Her hobbies include riding motorcycles, swimming, camping, and listening to the blues. Her biggest turn-on is someone who can make her laugh and carry on a good conversation. On the other hand, cocky guys are a major turnoff for her. Carissa told us that she’s a sucker for redheads and bikers. So I’m guessing a redheaded biker would be ideal?…

Cover Bike Search Winner Scott Wilson & His 2005 Wild West Dragoon

July 31, 2011
Scott Wilson’s 2005 Wild West Dragoon was selected as the winning bike at our Cover Bike Search at The Jobsite Bar in Olathe, Kansas. Scott is from Grandview, Missouri, and we had the opportunity to gather more information about him and his 2005 Wild West Dragoon for this month's issue. We also took a few photos of cover model search finalist Amy, on his bike. CC: Scott, what is your occupation?Scott: I’m a plumber with The Plumbing Pros. Give us a call!CC: Do you have hobbies other than motorcycling?Scott: Yes, I belong to the Duck Club, and I also enjoy…

2005 Wild West Dragoon

July 31, 2011
Scott Wilson’s 2005 Wild West Dragoon was selected as the winning bike at our Cover Bike Search at The Jobsite Bar in Olathe, Kansas. Scott is from Grandview, Missouri, and we had the opportunity to gather more information about himself for this month's issue. We also took a few photos of cover model search finalist Amy, on his bike. Owner: Scott WilsonCity: Grandview, MissouriGeneral- Year/Make/Model: 2005 Wild West DragoonEngine- Size/Make 117ci S&S Sidewinder- Carburetor: S&S Super G- Air Cleaner: S&S- Pipes: Wild WestTransmission/Drive Train- Make/Model: Baker 6-speed- Primary: Primo 3 inch openFrame/Suspension- Make: Wild West- Rake: 43 degrees- Backbone: 2…

Cover Model Search Winner Amy

July 31, 2011
Amy is from Raymore, Missouri, and was the winner of our Cover Model Search at The Jobsite Bar in Olathe, Kansas. Amy owns her own business, and when asked about her ambitions, she said “I have so many. My current ambition is to move into a lovely house that is all mine. When it comes to hobbies, Amy said: I love cleaning…I know touché…but I do. I love to vacuum, cook, garden, and I also enjoy tinkering around old cars.“ OK guys…get in line! When asked about turn-ons, Amy said “Well, well, well…I am turned on first and foremost, by…

Cover Bike Search Finalist William Edington & His 2010 Harley-Davidson Ultra

July 31, 2011
William Edington’s 2010 Harley-Davidson Ultra was selected as one of the finalists at our Cover Bike Search at The Jobsite Bar in Olathe, Kansas. William is from Olathe, Kansas, and we had the opportunity to gather more information about him and his 2010 Harley-Davidson Ultra for this month's issue. We also took a few photos of cover model search finalist Jennifer, on his bike. CC: Mike, what is your occupation?Mike: I’m a business owner.CC: Do you have hobbies other than motorcycling?Mike: I also enjoy traveling around the world. CC: Why do you ride?Mike: Riding allows me to meet people and…

2010 Harley-Davidson Ultra

July 31, 2011
William Edington’s 2010 Harley-Davidson Ultra was selected as one of the finalists at our Cover Bike Search at The Jobsite Bar in Olathe, Kansas. William is from Olathe, Kansas, and we had the opportunity to gather more information about himself for this month's issue. We also took a few photos of cover model search finalist Jennifer, on his bike. Owner: William EdingtonCity: Olathe, KansasGeneral- Year/Make/Model: 2010 Harley-Davidson UltraEngine- Size/Make: 96ci S&S- Carburetor: Fuel injected- Air Cleaner: Harley-Davidson Stage 1- Pipes: Vance & Hines Paint- Painter: Combs Cycle in Lawrence, Kansas - Color: Black base with candy blue Accessories:- Pegs: Willie…

Cover Model Search Finalist Jennifer

July 31, 2011
Jennifer, from Kansas City, Missouri, was one of the finalists in our Cover Model Search at The Jobsite Bar in Olathe, Kansas. Jennifer told us her occupation is a “Super Star,” and her primary ambition is “World Domination.” OK. Her hobby is “Kickin’ it old school.” Confident guys are a turn-on for her, and her main turnoff is arrogance. Jennifer admits that she’s a sucker for a really bad pick-up line. Jennifer describes her personality as magnetic. When asked what the smartest thing is that she’s ever done, Jennifer said “Staying real.” As far as the most stupid thing she’s…

Cover Bike Search Finalist Terry Spruk & His 1999 Custom Chopper

July 31, 2011
Terry Spruk’s 1999 Custom Chopper was selected as one of the finalists at our Cover Bike Search at The Jobsite Bar in Olathe, Kansas. Terry is from Merriam, and we had the opportunity to took a few photos of cover model search finalist Valerie, on his bike. Congratulation again Mike, on being one of the finalists in our cover bike and cover model search. Photos by Doc Lonnie Blum

Cover Model Search Finalist Valerie

July 31, 2011
Valerie, from Olathe, Kansas, was one of the finalists in our Cover Model Search at The Jobsite Bar in Olathe, Kansas. Valerie is a surgical support tech, and plans to go to nursing school so she can make enough money to buy her own bike. Her hobbies include boxing, camping and fishing. Turn-ons include confident and motivated men, and on the flipside, cocky lazy guys turn her off. Valerie admits that she’s a sucker for a guy with nice arms. Valerie describes her personality as shy and sweet…yet self-willed, and she’s often told that her best attribute is her eyes.…

AMA Superbike Classic at Barber Motorsports - Birmingham, Alabama

July 31, 2011
You know, people talk about the “World Series” of baseball, when there’s no one there from any other country but ours. Now you want to talk about World Series, then you have to include the racing at Barber Motorsports Park. Barber’s truly has a world class track that draws world class riders from several countries, and they all agree that Barber’s is one of the best in the world, and they love racing here! On June 17, 2011, the AMA Pro Road Racing came back to Barber’s for the 9th year.The Alabama National Guard was one of the welcomed guests…

Cover Bike & Cover Model Search at The Jobsite Bar - Olathe, Kansas

July 31, 2011
The Jobsite Bar in Olathe, Kansas was the location for our fourth cover bike & cover model search of the year, which took place on Saturday, July 9, 2011. This was the first event we’ve done this year in which the day didn’t start out raining. Halleluiah! Stripe, Danny, and I arrived early to setup our booth in the parking lot as bikes started rolling in. Lonnie and Donna soon arrived, and our entire crew was ready for the event. Smokin’ Bad Habit BBQ had their smoker fired up at the other end of the parking lot, and when the…

Memorial Weekend B.A.C.A. Fundraiser - Springdale, Arkansas

June 30, 2011
Six years ago a group of biker friends from Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas met for a weekend of riding around Springdale, AR and decided to have a bikini bike wash and a little ride-in bike show with donations to go to B.A.C.A. The best any of them can remember, they raised around 100 bucks that afternoon. In the few years that have passed since that first bike wash, the event has become an organized 3 day event held over the Memorial Weekend each year in Bentonville, Arkansas. The event has gone from that first 100 bucks that was donated…

9th Annual Ride for Ryan - St. Joseph, Missouri

June 30, 2011
Ryan Consolver who had grown up in the Union Star and Savannah, Missouri, area lost his life at the age of 24 in a tragic motorcycle accident on August 11, 2002. Each year since, Ryan’s family has celebrated his life and kept his memory alive by hosting a motorcycle ride on a Saturday close to Ryan’s June 10 birthday. This year’s ride was on June 4. Proceeds from the event go to a scholarship fund for students pursuing careers in the field of construction, Ryan’s chosen occupation. Each scholarship is in the amount of $1,000, and students specializing in Construction…

Support our Military Troops Dice Run at Blue Springs Harley-Davidson

June 30, 2011
Several weeks ago, Carol with Blue Springs Harley-Davidson contacted me to see if we were interested in setting up our booth in their parking lot for the Support our Military Troops Dice Run. As it turns out, on Saturday, May 28, Blue Springs Harley-Davidson and the US Troop Support Foundation (USTSF) decided to team up to help the USTSF raise money to help support our military at home and abroad with care packages and assistance. Danny, Stripe, Nichole and I arrived early to set everything up, and because there was a forecast for rain that day, we decided to put…

Bikers and Rockers Rockin’ Relief Rally - Trussville, Alabama

June 30, 2011
On Saturday, May 28, 2011, Rider’s Harley-Davidson in Trussville played host to one of the many fundraising events going on around the state to help the thousands of people affected by the April tornados that tore through Alabama. Since many of the local bands had come together along with the bikers to put on this event, it was deemed the Bikers & Rockers, Rockin’ Relief Rally. The event started early in the afternoon and went on into the night. The Salvation Army was on hand with a truck to collect the donations of items, food, clothing, water, etc., as well…

2011 Boogie Bottoms Rally by the River – Locust Fort, Alabama

June 30, 2011
Boogie Bottoms Summer Rally was held on June 2-5 in Locust Fort, Alabama on the Warrior River. We lovingly refer to it as one of the “naked rallies,” because that is how most people are all weekend long. Nothing wrong with that! It was a very hot, dusty weekend that was made a little more bearable with things like the Slip-n-Slide, wet-T-shirt contest, and BEING NAKED! Friday and Saturday nights had bands performing to entertain the crowds, and there were bike games during the day, which were also entertaining. There were also the usual vendors on hand for folks to…

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