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How Every Motorcyclist Can Help Pass Laws Against Motorcycle Profiling How Every Motorcyclist Can Help Pass Laws Against Motorcycle Profiling

The epidemic called motorcycle profiling is officially a national discussion. The practice of using a person’s protected expression, association, or mode of transportation as a factor in the decision to take a law enforcement action must end. Two concurrent resolutions have spent 2018 pending in US Congress (H.Res.318 and S.Res.154), and the opportunity to pass…

Washington Motorcyclists Asking Legislature to Amend Profiling Law Washington Motorcyclists Asking Legislature to Amend Profiling Law

Other states are looking to Washington State’s Profiling Law as a model, so this is important to all riders. ABATE and the Council of Clubs of Washington State, collectively representing thousands of the state’s registered motorcyclists, is requesting support and sponsorship of a simple, cost-free amendment to the law addressing motorcycle profiling. In 2011, every…

Moto Beach Classic Moto Beach Classic

This past weekend I had the pleasure of experiencing the Moto Beach Classic (MBC); the 2nd annual event put on by the one and only Roland Sands and his team (RSD) based in Southern California.  The event was the epitome of Southern California cool and hands down the BEST event I went to in all…

The 2018 Kernville Kampout The 2018 Kernville Kampout

Nowadays it seems like money is harder to earn, harder to hold onto, and doesn’t get you much when you finally let go of it. A recent exception I ran into was the Kernville Kampout. Now in its fourth year, the event shows that a bunch of people looking to have a good time are…

The Dream Roll – Year 4 The Dream Roll – Year 4

Twin Lakes Resort – a chunk of land in between 2 lakes in the middle of Oregon. Just an hours ride from Crater Lake, Twin Lakes Resort has a couple cabins, a couple campgrounds and enough room to let 600 women on motorcycles roam free for a weekend of Dream Rollin’. This venue is the…

13th Annual Women’s Sportbike Rally (WSR) West 13th Annual Women’s Sportbike Rally (WSR) West

There is always such a giddy feeling when I arrive at a rally.  The tableau of other riders, the sounds of the different engines, and meeting so many passionate people with a common bond revs my soul. No matter riders’ age, gender, life preferences, personalities; the distinction and common bond of being motorcycle riders and…

Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis: 2018 Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis: 2018

Now in its fourth year, the Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis© (VCR) takes wounded and amputee veterans on a two-week road trip on Indian Motorcycles to the famous biker rally. This year it left from Las Vegas, Nevada, spending time in Moab, Utah before wandering the backroads of Colorado and Wyoming, then ending in the…

Hooligans in the Bay Hooligans in the Bay

Bringing motorcycle racing to a new audience has been a goal of varying importance since the dawn of motorsport. Some of the biggest hurdles organizers and promoters run into is making the rules easy to understand, finding a nearby venue, and having more to do than just watch motorcycles go round and round. Roland Sands…

Industry Spotlight: Scratchboard Artist BOMONSTER Industry Spotlight: Scratchboard Artist BOMONSTER

Visual artists draw their power from what is added as well as what is not added. But in the medium of scratchboard art (called scrapeboard art in some countries), it has everything to do with what you take away. Scratchboard artists like Los Angeles-based-BOMONSTER use a clay board that is evenly covered with India ink. Using…

Flat Track Racing for Beginners Flat Track Racing for Beginners

Ever since I attended a Speedway in Costa Mesa, I’ve been attracted to flat track racing. The bikes are simple but fast (often built san’s brakes) and are relatively inexpensive to buy/build. Going fast and turning left seemed to be the only skills one would need to compete (so I naively thought) and if ya…

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