Rides, Rallies and Events Recap

Rides, Rallies and Events Recap

4th Annual Thank a Vet Ride - Birmingham, Alabama

September 30, 2011
On Saturday, September 10, riders gathered at All About Bikes to ride over to the American Legion Post in Eastlake for the 4th Annual Thank a Vet ride to the VA Hospital in Birmingham. The Legion Post 171 in Eastlake is where we met Rick Waller with the VA Medical Center and Legion Post 171, John Burke also with Legion Post 171, and one of the organizers, John Culver. John is a veteran who four years ago saw the benefit of having people just going to say “Hi” and shake hands with the people who devoted their lives to our…

7th Annual Rollin for the Ranch Charity Ride & Dice Run – Chelsea, Alabama

August 31, 2011
On Saturday, August 13, riders gathered at Rider’s Harley-Davidson in Trussville for the 7th Annual Rollin for the Ranch Charity Ride/ Dice Run to benefit the King’s Ranch. The name of the ranch has been changed to King’s Home. Only the name has changed; they still do the same great things they always have and will continue to do so. King’s Home rescues kids from abusive homes, takes in and nurtures troubled youths to give them a loving and supportive home environment, and they offer a safe environment for battered and abused mothers. This year’s ride was in memory of…

2011 March of Dimes Bikers for Babies® Ride - Birmingham, Alabama

August 31, 2011
On Saturday July 30th, 2011, bikers from all over the state of Alabama converged on the track at Talladega in support of the March of Dimes. The riders from the Birmingham area were treated to a complimentary pancake breakfast at registration at the Applebee’s in Brookwood Village. The Alabama State Troopers were in charge of getting the bikers safely to the track from there and the other locations, coordinated and escorted by, Sgt. Thad Chandler. Track lead volunteers were, Tony Williams and Billy Epperson, and Patrick Banfield was the Talladega Super Speedway coordinator. Ashley Wheeler with her staff of March…

Bike Night at the Super Bowl – Birmingham, Alabama

August 31, 2011
We would like to introduce you to our new friend and advertiser of Cycle Connections, as well as your weekend party destination in the Birmingham area. For the past several years, Cycle Connections has been the one to help bring the Friday Bike Nights to a different level--outside under the stars! This year we have connected with the Super Bowl Lanes in Pinson, Alabama, on the Pinson Valley Parkway. The Super Bowl is under the new ownership of Jason McCarty and has gone through quite a few changes for the better since he has taken over. The bowling lanes have…

Sturgis 2011 - Bikes

August 31, 2011
Check out this year's collection of Sturgis bike photos. More photos are being added, so keep checking back!Photos by Stripe

Sturgis 2011 - Babes

August 31, 2011
Check out this year's collection of Sturgis babe photos! More photos are being added, so keep checking back!This year's lead photo features Danielle from the popular TV show American Pickers, who is posing on Stripe’s new Wide-Glide.Photos by Stripe

Sturgis 2011 - Bikers

August 31, 2011
Check out this year's collection of Sturgis biker photos! More photos are being added, so keep checking back!Photos by Stripe

Road Trippin' to Sturgis - 2011

August 31, 2011
This year’s trip to Sturgis gave us a good taste of almost every type of weather Mother Nature could dish out, including rain, hail, and thankfully, plenty of sunshine. This year was the 71st Anniversary of the Sturgis Rally, and we took our traditional route across Kansas, and then up through Nebraska into the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. This route includes stops at some of my favorite places, including Carhenge and to Boot Hill, where we stop to pay our respects to our fallen brothers and sisters; whose boots we had placed on some old wooden fence posts…

Cover Bike & Cover Model Search at Worth Clearance Center - Gladstone, Missouri

August 31, 2011
Worth Clearance Center in Gladstone, Missouri was the location for our fifth cover bike & cover model search of the year, which took place on Saturday, July 23, 2011, which coincided with their grand opening.Danny, Stripe and I arrived early to setup our booth in the parking lot, and before long, bikes started rolling in. Several vendors and special guests were already setup in the parking lot, including the new Pennzoil “Feel the Clean” truck, 98.9 The Rock, Shaunta’ and her bikini bike wash girls, Dry Wash, and The Hideout Bar was there providing beverages, and sharing a tent with…

Cover Bike & Cover Model Search at the Brass Rail - Kansas City Missouri

August 31, 2011
The Brass Rail in Kansas City, Missouri was the location for our sixth cover bike & cover model search of the year, which took place on Thursday, July 28, 2011, which coincided with their weekly bike night.We arrived early to setup our booth and to block off a section of the parking lot for our cover bike search, and in no time, the bikes began showing up. Blake with Prodigal Son Coating also showed up, and parked his truck at one end of the parking lot so he could promote his new powder coating business in Oak Grove, Missouri. Throughout…

Cover Bike Search Winner Dale Minton & His 2002 Harley-Davidson Road King Firefighter Edition Trike

August 31, 2011
Dale Minton’s 2002 Harley-Davidson Road King Firefighter Edition Trike was selected as the winning bike at our Cover Bike Search at Worth Clearance Center in Grandview, Missouri. This beautiful bike will be photographed for an upcoming cover.Dale is from Parkville, Missouri, and we had the opportunity to gather more information about him and his 2002 Harley-Davidson Road King Trike for this month's issue. We also took a few photos of cover model search winner Keesha, on his bike. CC: Dale, what is your occupation?Dale: I’m a Fire Fighter Captain.CC: Do you have hobbies other than motorcycling?Dale: Yes, I like to…

2002 Harley-Davidson Road King Firefighter Edition Trike

August 31, 2011
Dale Minton’s 2002 Harley-Davidson Road King Firefighter Edition Trike was selected as the winning bike at our Cover Bike Search at Worth Clearance Center in Grandview, Missouri. This beautiful bike will be photographed for an upcoming cover.Dale is from Parkville, Missouri, and we had the opportunity to gather more information about him and his 2002 Harley-Davidson Road King Trike for this month's issue. We also took a few photos of cover model search winner Keesha, on his bike. Owner: Dale Minton & Michael Newburger City: Parkville, MissouriGeneral- Year/Make/Model: 2002 Harley-Davidson Road King Firefighter Edition Trike- Fabrication by: Harley Davidson &…

2011 Harley-Davidson Super Glide Custom

August 31, 2011
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1972 Harley-Davidson FLH

August 31, 2011
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Cover Model Search Winner Keesha

August 31, 2011
Keesha is from Kansas City, Missouri, and was the winner of our Cover Model Search at Worth Clearance Center in Grandview, Missouri. Keesha told me that she's a spoiled housewife, and her ambition is to be the best wife and mother, and to be just an all-around good person. Hobbies include bowling, computers, photography, card-design and decorating. Turn-ons include nice teeth and good hygiene, while liars, jealously, and mean people are a major turnoff. Keesha admits that she’s a sucker for animals. When asked what the smartest thing is she has ever done, Keesha said “I married my husband.” She…

Cover Model Search Finalist Jill

August 31, 2011
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Cover Model Search Finalist Carissa

August 31, 2011
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