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Somewhere between Bieber and Sheepshead on CA. Highway 139, you’ll find yourself in the middle of nowhere. Add to that being kissed with semi-warm September sunshine and you’d be in a place that many of us on motorcycles call happiness. Sure we could set the cruise control on Interstate 5, but the fun ride to […]

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In Reno, the weather was a bit cooler and the crowds were a little smaller, but that was just fine for most of the motorcyclists who made the trip to the 2013 Street Vibrations Rally this past weekend. Street Vibrations manager Randy Burke, put the attendee estimates around 30,000.   The vendor space expanded this […]

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Gas prices were higher than in the movie, but Reno always takes advantage of special events that go on through-out the summer and none of them are bigger than Street Vibrations which brings in motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the world. This year was no exception as the warmer than normal riding weather meant tens […]

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Not all summers are created equal.  This year the northwest has experience an incredible summer.  With warm and dry conditions continuing across the West we’ve also  experienced a record breaking number of wildfires. Let me repeat that…  This is one of the worst wildfire seasons on record for the west.  Almost 7M acres or more than 10,000 square miles have literally […]

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I previously blogged about Street Vibrations and the club-on-club shooting in Sparks, NV last month at John Ascuaga’s Nugget Casino which left dead the HAMC San Jose Chapter President (Jeffrey Pettigrew). We now have the first documented incident of how the HAMC and Vagos violence has provoked a response from law enforcement in Manteca, CA which is about […]

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Graham Nash (of CSN&Y fame) wrote “Teach Your Children”, “Lady Of The Island” and “Right Between The Eyes” in ONE night.  He was on tour with the Hollies, was frustrated and sick of making pop music.  He wanted to write songs with meanings…and these three came out. All we’ve got is time and I don’t want to […]

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Previously I blogged about how Street Vibrations 2010 turned into Street Frustrations 2010 HERE. Sure, there’s a whole bunch of stuff that can go wrong with any major event the size of Street Vibrations and after months and months of hard work the folks running this event know if they just pulled off another stunning […]

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As a society we tend to think that more is better. More megapixels must result in better photos. More square footage must mean a better apartment. More calories must mean a better meal. Often times–save the last–we are wrong. If you’ve ever attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally you likely noted the dizzying array of vendors, […]

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Street Vibrations is a 4-day event that brings two-wheel enthusiasts from all parts of the country to show-off customs, parade the vendor booths and enjoy the entertainment.  Oh did I mention the local rides?  Yes, there are plenty from Virginia City to Lake Tahoe as well as the various poker runs. The weather (mid-90’s) really […]

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After an early morning continental breakfast we brought the bikes to life in the motel parking lot and after a quick fuel stop we shake, rattled and rolled down the US 395 trail. The road encourages a relaxed pace and many of the trappings of modern travel are just not on this road.  About 40 […]

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