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Mike Schweder

Mike Schweder

Editor-in-Chief - Kansas City, MO

Mike is the original founder of Cycle Connections Online Motorcycle Magazine and an avid motorcycle enthusiast. He has been riding for over 40 years, belongs to several local and national motorcycle organizations and travels to numerous rallies and events throughout the US each year. Mike has been a writer and editor for many years and has a passion for sharing his motorcycling experiences and stories with you. Contact Mike at mikes@cycleconnections.com

Our February 2016 cover model is Ally from Weston, Missouri. She is the owner of Mixologist Girls, and is also a bartender at Shooters and Neon Wild. Ally’s ambitions include owning her own coffee shop. Her hobbies include art, snowboarding, and spending time with her kids.

For this month's issue, we invite you to take a look behind the scenes at our February 2016 Cover Shoot video, which follows cover model Ally through her photo shoot and interview, and make sure to check out the specs and additional photos of the "El Bragas Gotero" 2015 Dakota Thunder Custom and our interview with bike owner Bill Hodson.  

 I have a few passions in life; three of which are motorcycling, travel, and guns. I’ve been riding motorcycles and hunting since the age of seven, so riding and shooting has always been a part of my life.

For many motorcyclists across the country, this time of year marks a crucial maintenance time for their rides; winterization. Some fortunate riders farther south enjoy a year round cycling climate, but if you’re not one of the lucky ones, you need to follow a few important steps to protect your bike over the winter months ahead. The following steps should help to assist you in winterizing your motorcycle so this spring you can hit the road with no trouble.

Brittany from Blue Springs, Missouri is our January 2016 cover model. Brittany is an insurance agent with ambitions to travel the world, start her own business, and build her dream home. Her hobbies include working out, crafting, snowboarding, and spending time with her family.

Our January 2016 cover bike is owned by Mark Kozak, and we were thrilled to shoot his 1958 Harley-Davidson Servi-Car for this month’s cover. Mark is from Kansas City, Missouri, and we had the opportunity to gather additional information about him and his Servi-Car. We also had fun shooting cover model Brittany on Mark’s bike for this month’s cover. I’m sure you’ll also enjoy this month’s behind the scenes photos and video!

Our January 2016 cover bike is a 1958 Harley-Davidson Servi-Car, which is owned by Mark Kozak from Kansas City, Missouri. To find out more about Mark, check out his interview, and for more photos of his bike and our cover model Brittany, check out her interview as well. For this month's issue, we also invite you to check out our behind the scenes photos taken at this month’s cover shoot.

For this month's issue, we invite you to take a look behind the scenes at our January 2016 Cover Shoot video, which follows cover model Brittany through her photo shoot, and make sure to check out the specs and additional photos of this 1958 Harley-Davidson Servi-Car and our interview with bike owner Mark Kozak.  

For this month's issue, we invite you to take a look behind the scenes at our December 2015 Cover Shoot video, which follows cover model Michelle through her photo shoot, and make sure to check out the specs and additional photos of this 2003 Harley-Davidson Road King Classic and our interview with bike owner Tattoo.  

Our December 2015 cover model is Michelle from Olathe, Kansas. She’s been in the car business for about 20 years, and works at Midwest Auto Group, LLC. Michelle has done a lot of work with Biker Beauties Magazine and has worked with various photographers. When asked about hobbies, she told us “I enjoy taking part in various charities, I love to dance, model, run, take road trips my husband, and debating (ha-ha). I also read a lot, and I’m a total biology geek. Who knew, right? Being a lifetime learner, I enjoy spending time with my children, and I love cuddling with my grandkids; they are the best. According to my husband Randy, I also like being the center of attention. LOL..whatever!”

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