As you well know, bikers are without a doubt some of the most generous people in the world, which is proven time and time again by taking a look at all the charity rides and events that take place throughout the year. This year alone, the Cycle Connections crew covered more than 40 charity rides and events, many of which we helped sponsor and promote. Covering events such as these gives you a nice warm feeling deep inside.
The year isn’t over yet, so you still have time to help those in need. Whether it’s a donation of food, clothing, or a portion of your hard-earned cash, every little bit helps, especially during this time of the year. It’s also a great time to volunteer your time, which is invaluable during the holiday season and throughout the entire year.
On behalf of the entire Cycle Connections crew, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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On the Cover
Cover Page Reviews -- 2007 Big Bear Choppers Sled ProStreet & Cover Model RayRay.
A Helping Hand - Stripe participated in the 19th Annual Toys for Tots Ride in Kansas City, and also found time to make his way down to Warsaw, Missouri for Carl & Patty’s 7th Annual Run with the Leaves ride. Jim Austin was also busy covering the 18th Annual Branson Motorcycle Toy Run in Branson, Missouri, and the 3rd Annual Christian County Toy Run in Nixa, Missouri. In Birmingham, Alabama, Lynn and Leigh rode in the 14th Annual Teddy Bear Ride and the Ride for Rett Syndrome.
Band Reviews - Check out some of our best local biker bands.
Bike Club Reviews - Find out more about your local and national bike clubs and organizations.
Bike Night Reviews - Looking for a great place meet new friends and toss back a few cold ones? If so, take a behind-the-scenes look at these great bike night hangouts!
Bike Reviews - Looking for a new motorcycle? Check out the models we've road tested this year!
Business Reviews - Dave visited with Brad Peterson and his staff at OZ Powersports in Ottawa, Kansas and Jim Austin spent some time with Derek and Marsha Smyth, owners of Route 66 Ridley Motorcycles in Carthage, Missouri to find out more about these exceptional businesses.
Product Reviews - Find out everything you ever wanted to know about these featured products.
Rides, Rallies & Events Recap - Stripe made his annual pilgrimage to Sparks, Oklahoma for their Halloween Biker Bash and also rode out to Grandview, Missouri for the Fall Fashion Show and Heads or Tails for a Harley events at Gail's Harley-Davidson. In Birmingham, Alabama, Lynn and Leigh spent some quality time at the 3rd Annual Barber Vintage Festival.
Readers & Their Rides - Check out our huge collection of articles featuring Cycle Connections readers and their awesome rides!
Scenic Rides & Destinations Reviews - Looking for some great scenic back roads on which to unwind and some interesting destinations to visit? If so, this is your section!
Writer's Block - Check out all the great stories and celebrity interviews from our dedicated team of photojournalists!
Ask the Jackass - No such thing as a stupid question? Wrong! If there's something on your pea-sized brain and you don't know whom to turn to for advice, just ask the Jackass.
Biker Humor - Our weekly publication of jokes and cartoons are sure to bring a smile to your face and tear to your eye. We encourage you to submit jokes and cartoons, and each month, we'll draw a name out of the helmet for a free Cycle Connections cozie!
Cool Bikes & Hot Babes - Check out our photo collection of cool bikes & hot babes! New photos are added each day. This is a members-only page, so sign up now for your FREE online membership and check them out today!
E-mail to the Editor - We've received lots of great feedback and information from our readers that we want to share. Drop us a line and let us know what's on your mind.
In Memory Of - Please stop by and pay tribute to the legendary daredevil Evel Knievel, who died on November 30, 2007, as well as our other fallen brothers and sisters, who are greatly missed.
Safe Riding - Check out our safe riding tips to help you keep the shiny side up!
Spoke to Spoke - Goldie gives us some great Christmas shopping ideas for the biker on your Christmas list
Tech Tips - In this month’s issue, Dave tells us how to diagnose and repair intake manifold leaks.
Veteran Riders - Phil gives us some valuable insight into A Soldier's Christmas and also rides along as the Patriot Guard Riders Honor Spc. Michael Brown.
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